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While Not Privy To Top Negotiations, Tennessee’s Diane Black Says She’ll Support Budget Deal

While Not Privy To Top Negotiations, Tennessee’s Diane Black Says She’ll Support Budget Deal

by / on December 11, 2013

Tennessee Congressman Diane Black is urging her colleagues to support the two-year budget deal. The Republican from Gallatin served on the bi-partisan committee, which came up with the deal.

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Rep. Black speaks at the first meeting of the budget conference committee. The bi-partisan panel is made up of 29 House and Senate members. Image: Rep. Diane Black/Instagram

Everyone Is Setting A Low Bar For Budget Committee, Including TN Congressman Black

by / on November 4, 2013

Gallatin Congressman Diane Black is hedging on whether Congress will come up with a budget deal by mid-December. The Republican is the only Tennessean on the 29 member, bi-partisan budget committee.

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Black Beats Zelenik Again

Black Beats Zelenik Again

by / on August 3, 2012

Incumbent Diane Black easily won her rematch against Lou Ann Zelenik in the 6th Congressional district’s GOP Primary. Two years ago, Black squeaked past Zelenik by fewer than 300 votes. This time, the margin of victory was more than two to one.

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Black Campaign Borrows ‘No Pay’ Bill for Latest Ad

Black Campaign Borrows ‘No Pay’ Bill for Latest Ad

by / on July 20, 2012

A hint of bi-partisanship has emerged in one Tennessee congressional race – albeit unspoken. Rep. Diane Black’s latest campaign ad refers to legislation introduced by a neighboring Democrat.

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Cooper, Black Join ‘Fix Congress Now’ Caucus

by / on May 17, 2012

Nashville Democratic Congressman Jim Cooper says support is growing for his ‘No Budget, No Pay’ Act. But the legislation still hasn’t caught the eye of the power brokers on Capitol Hill.

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Rep. Black: Getting Grip on Iran Requires Sensitive Touch

by / on February 6, 2012

Tennessee Congresswoman Diane Black says there are many nuances required when dealing with Iran and its nuclear program.

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TN Reps Gear Up for Congressional Fight Over IPAB

by / on September 6, 2011

Tennessee Representatives are split about a piece of last year’s federal healthcare overhaul — the Independent Payment Advisory Board, or IPAB.

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Tea Party Faithful Picket Congressman Diane Black’s Office

by / on August 16, 2011

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.

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Black Says Constituents Were Mixed Over Debt Deal

by / on August 3, 2011

Tennessee Congressman Diane Black says her constituents were mixed on supporting this week’s budget ceiling deal. Black was among six of Tennessee’s nine representatives to vote in favor of the eleventh-hour compromise. She held a telephone town hall meeting Tuesday night.

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State’s GOP Congressman Reject Authority for Libya Mission, Split on Funding It

by / on June 24, 2011

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.

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Tennessee Freshmen Make Fiscal Stand on Debt Ceiling

by / on June 3, 2011

Freshmen in Congress have hassled the President this week for attempting to raise the national debt ceiling. Tennessee’s Representatives are among them.

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House Repeals Healthcare, Replacement Ideas Abound

by / on January 20, 2011

Tennessee Republicans voted along party lines Wednesday to repeal the health care law. Now, the GOP-controlled House begins working to replace the measure. From our Capitol Hill bureau in Washington, Manuel Quinones reports Tennessee freshman Republican, Diane Black wants to promote free market ideas.

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Republicans Officially Become Majority of Tennessee Delegation

Republicans Officially Become Majority of Tennessee Delegation

by / on January 5, 2011

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.

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Representative-elect Black Wins Major Committee Seat

by / on December 20, 2010

Tennessee’s Diane Black is one of only two freshman Republicans tapped to serve on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee when the new Congress convenes. Democrats are already crying foul over the appointment.

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Tennessee Newest Congressmen Learn, Look Forward

by / on November 19, 2010

Four Tennessee Republicans are among the freshman class currently getting a crash course on how the U.S. Congress works.

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National GOP Group Spending on Tennessee Congressional Elections

by / on October 20, 2010

The National Republican Congressional Committee is investing heavily in some of Tennessee’s Congressional races.

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6th District Unity Tour Goes on Without Zelenik

by / on August 25, 2010

A Republican unity tour has been planned for the 6th Congressional District, minus the runner-up. The Tennessee GOP has held events with gubernatorial and congressional candidates as a way to mend fences after contentious primary battles this month.

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Unity Event May Not Come to Heated 6th District

by / on August 13, 2010

The Tennessee Republican Party has been trying to mend fences damaged in heated primary contests. But a unity event may not come in the 6th Congressional District, where candidate Lou Ann Zelenik has yet to concede.

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Carter Pulls Out Victory in Tight 6th District Democratic Primary

by / on August 6, 2010

Lawyer and Iraq War veteran Brett Carter squeaked out of a tight Democratic primary in the 6th Congressional District, where Bart Gordon is retiring.

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Senate Debates Citizenship Enforcement after House Passes Resolution Praising AZ

by / on May 24, 2010

Hours after the state House passed a resolution praising Arizona for its treatment of illegal aliens, the state Senate crafted a bill Monday night to require sheriffs to check the citizenship of the people they put in jail.

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