Alexander Statement on Ned McWherter

Posted on April 4, 2011

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) released the following statement today on the passing of former Tennessee governor and Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives, Ned McWherter:

“When I became governor, Ned McWherter said, ‘I’m going to help him, because if he succeeds, our state succeeds.’ He was true to his word. That bipartisan spirit symbolized Ned’s entire career. He was one of our state’s finest public servants and a close friend. I will greatly miss him.”

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