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Your congressional delegation on the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013

Here are the ayes and noes by Tennessee U.S. House members in Thursday’s vote on the budget deal fashioned by U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray. Roe: Aye Duncan: No Fleischmann: Aye DesJarlais: No Cooper: Aye Black:

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Thanks, in part

Below are Thanksgiving Day messages from some of our public officials. President Barack Obama: "On behalf of the Obama family, I want to wish everybody a very happy Thanksgiving." —President Obama — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November 28, 2013 Gov. Bill

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Reps. Faison and Farmer to hold town hall

Reps. Jeremy Faison and Andrew Farmer will hold a joint town hall meeting in Dandridge on Dec. 10. Details are at the Jefferson County Post.

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Nooga roundup

David Morton’s got your weekly roundup of the top local, state, and federal government stories.

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Fleischmann says bill to reopen federal government ‘does nothing’ to address debt

Here’s the statement sent Wednesday night from U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann: “Tonight’s vote was yet another move to kick the can down the road and does nothing to address our unmanageable debt. While I strongly believe the government has an

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