TIME Magazine announced Thursday that it has named U.S. Senator Bob Corker to the 2015 TIME 100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Corker is a Tennessee Republican and chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
“I am grateful that Tennesseans have given me the tremendous privilege of serving them in the United States Senate, and I am deeply humbled by this honor,” Corker said. “I wake up every day trying to find ways to move our country ahead, and for as long as Tennesseans afford me this opportunity, I will remain focused on solving the big domestic and foreign policy issues facing our nation.”
The tribute to Corker was written by Senator Lamar Alexander. Alexander is also a Tennessee Republican, the state’s senior senator, and a former governor and former secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. [Read more…]