Sen. Bob Corker
Sep 26, 2013 — Tea Party backed senators Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah got into a rhetorical fight with fellow Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, who accused them of grandstanding.
Dec 9, 2012 — The closed-door meeting between the two men may be the first positive signs in days that negotiations may be moving forward. Meanwhile, a top Republican said Senate Republicans could agree to higher taxes on the richest Americans if it meant getting a chance to overhaul entitlement programs.
Apr 6, 2011 — But it's still not known whether Republican and Democratic lawmakers will agree to come to another meeting. If a deal isn't struck by midnight Friday, large parts of the federal government could shut down.