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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If Congress takes no action, rates could double.
All but one of Tennessee’s House delegation voted Thursday to block the National Labor Relations Board from ordering businesses to close, relocate or transfer jobs to other sites.
Tennessee’s congressional delegation responded mostly along party lines to President Obama’ s speech on jobs and the economy.
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.
Tennessee’s two Democratic Congressmen voted in favor of upping the nation’s debt limit last night. Nashville Representative Jim Cooper has been indicating he would vote to raise the debt ceiling for months.
With Congress nearing a vote on a compromise spending plan for the rest of this fiscal year, some Tennessee lawmakers are wary about its impact on the state. But their minds are pretty much made up.
State GOP officials say Memphis Democrat Steve Cohen has gone too far criticizing the Republican-led effort to repeal healthcare reform.
Memphis Democrat Steve Cohen is one of several lawmakers planning to rely more on guns for their safety. That in the wake of the Tucson shooting rampage.
Tea Party organizers announced at their Nashville convention today a new political action committee to raise money and back conservative candidates. The Ensuring Liberty PAC will be based in Memphis and plans to target nearby congressional races.
Health Care Town Hall meetings for the Tennessee delegation
Tennessee’s U.S. House members voted along party lines yesterday on the bill known as “PayGo.”