Health, Education, Labor and Pensions: Lamar Alexander

He’d go after the Obama administration over its frequent use of waivers from the No Child Left Behind law and what he considers a maze of federal rules that has effectively created a “national school board.” His agenda includes a rewrite of No Child Left Behind, private school vouchers and cutting back regulations in higher education. He might push a bill he’s introduced with Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet that would significantly shorten the application for federal financial aid.