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The calm after the storm

Maybe we haven’t recovered fully from last week’s elections, but here are a few things that have happened since. Chattanooga elections may move Chattanooga City Councilwoman Deborah Scott is pushing to have the council, and then the voters, decide on

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Posted in Political News

Political Christmas greetings

From U.S. Rep. Diane Black: Wishing You a Merry Christmas… Even if I’m not supposed to It seems like every year during the holidays, we get reminded of how political correctness has run amok in this country.  Recently we had

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No Grey Poupon for DesJarlais staff

The Tennessean‘s Elizabeth Bewley reports that Tennessee’s congressional freshmen have kept a tight budget as compared with their colleagues. In particular, U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais had spent less than half of his budget by the end of the third quarter.

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Posted in Governing

Roberts, Wilber face off; Memphis votes on school system transfer

Today voters in Robertson and Sumner Counties who reside in the 18th Senate District will choose a replacement for now-U.S. Rep. Diane Black. One of Black’s rivals in last year’s GOP congressional primary, Kerry Roberts, faces Portland Mayor Ken Wilber,

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Posted in Ballot Initiatives, Local Elections, TN Senate Elections

Black talk

Freshman U.S. Rep. Diane Black (R-Gallatin), who was elected in 2010 to Tennessee’s Sixth District, on Saturday delivered the official Republican response to President Barack Obama’s weekly address. Audio: Diane Black 05-Mar-2011 Video: Weekly Republican Address 3/5/11: Rep. Diane Black

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