TN U.S. House Delegation Splits 5-3 on Debt Ceiling Vote

Tennessee’s U.S. congressmen were split in voting on the debt ceiling deal Monday.
Voting yes were Democratic Rep. Jim Cooper of Nashville and five Republicans — Reps. Marsha Blackburn of Brentwood, Diane Black of Gallatin, Jimmy Duncan of Knoxville, Stephen Fincher of Frog Jump and Philip Roe of Johnson City.
Voting no were Democratic Rep. Steve Cohen of Memphis and two Republicans — Reps. Scott DesJarlais of Jasper and Chuck Fleischmann of Chattanooga.
For more on the Tennessee delegation and the deal, see Michael Collins in the News Sentine and Elizabeth Bewley in the Tennessean.

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