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Jun 1, 2011 | USA Today

Obama, House Republicans Agree to Disagree on Debt Limit

President Obama and House Republicans agreed to disagree on solutions to the nation's $14.3 trillion debt problem Wednesday at a sometimes-contentious White House meeting that illustrated how difficult it will be to reach a compromise.

May 23, 2011 | Roll Call

Black is Polished Veteran Among GOP Newbies

Rep. Diane Black buys her shoes at Dillards and chats up constituents at the local grocery store in her middle Tennessee district. The 60-year-old Republican frequently talks about her grandchildren, her time as a nurse and the conservative values she has carried in her public life.

May 2, 2011 | Cookeville Herald Citizen

Congressman greeted with full house at first Cookeville town hall

Sixth District Congressman Diane Black was greeted with a full house Thursday night as she held her first town hall meeting in Cookeville since being elected in November.

Apr 20, 2011 | The Daily News Journal

Black: First 100 Days Have Brought Progress

On April 14, my freshmen colleagues and I celebrated our first 100 days in Congress. While the day was much like the 99 before it, filled with votes and meetings, I was able to mark my 100th day by going down to the House floor and supporting my first piece of legislation — a bill to deny federal funding to Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion provider in the United States.

Mar 7, 2011 | Roll Call

Black: GOP Ready to Deliver Real Policy Solutions

Issues: Energy

Rep. Diane Black says the American people want checks and balances in government, and the House Ways and Means Committee will give that back to them.

Feb 14, 2011 | The Hill

Obama budget is just more of the same

Last year when I was running for Congress, I spoke at length about the need to rein in runaway government spending. As a grandmother of six, I told voters that I did not want the government to mortgage future generations to pay for a federal spending spree...

Jan 25, 2011 | The Weekly Standard

Another Killer B in the House

Tennessee’s Diane Black joins her colleague Marsha Blackburn in Congress.

Dec 30, 2010 | From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

112th United States Congress

The One Hundred Twelfth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2011 to January 3, 2013.