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