Most of Tennessee’s Congressional delegation is either balking or staying silent in response to the gun control plan President Obama unveiled today.
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Time is running out for the Congressional Supercommittee charged with trimming more than a trillion dollars from the nation’s budget. None from Tennessee’s delegation are on the panel, instead they’re watching from the sidelines as the Thanksgiving deadline looms.
About 50 members of the Tea Party movement lined up outside the Murfreesboro office of U.S. Representative Diane Black yesterday, complaining they had been ignored when they tried to oppose raising the nation’s debt ceiling.
With a decision on the debt limit now in the Senate’s court, Tennessee Republican Bob Corker explains he will vote in favor. He says in a statement that he would have preferred larger spending cuts.
Today not a single Tennessee Republican voted to authorize President Obama’s military effort in Libya. But some of them stopped short of pulling funds from that NATO-led mission.
Revelers honked their horns Sunday night at Fort Campbell as word of Osama Bin Laden’s death spread across the Army post.
Congressman Stephen Fincher of Crockett County says he will amend his personal financial statement. The disclosure filed last year lacked detail about his financial standing and attracted criticism during his campaign.
Tennessee’s newly elected Representatives are in Washington with their families for the swearing in ceremony. The state’s delegation officially swings from majority Democrat to nearly all Republican.