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Says Delta Air Lines has "once again broken a promise they made to me and to the people of Memphis."

"More Tennesseans have hunting and fishing licenses than vote."

Says Tennessee’s higher education funding model "is 100 percent outcomes-based" and "we are already seeing this model changing the way our postsecondary institutions do business."

Says that "Tennessee law requires that schools receive half of proceeds -- $31 million per year" -- from a half-cent increase in the Shelby County sales tax.

Says that "when Congressman (Steve) Cohen took office in 2007, the unemployment rate was at 4.8 percent. The unemployment rate in Shelby County has reached 9.7 percent."

Says House Democrats "voted to use your tax dollars for abortions" by voting against bill defunding Planned Parenthood.

Signs letter saying Consumer Product Safety Commission is acting "without consultation or input from the company" to stop the sale of Buckyballs.

Signs letter saying Consumer Product Safety Commission is acting "without consultation or input from the company" to stop the sale of Buckyballs.

"Tennessee students now cover about 67 percent of the cost of their education at public universities, and some 60 percent at community colleges."

"All legislative mail, from the content to the timing, is approved by the speaker's office."

Says Tennessee is providing "millions of dollars" to virtual school company for "results at the bottom of the bottom."

"We haven’t passed a budget in more than three years and not a single appropriations bill has been brought to the floor this year."

Says that "you can’t destroy the guns purchased in a (gun) buyback program as the city (of Memphis) wants to do."

Says that in the U.S. House of Representatives "we’ve had bipartisan support for the repeal of Obamacare … for getting rid of cap and trade … for building the Keystone Pipeline."

President Obama campaign surrogate Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley "acknowledged that we are not better off than we were four years ago."

Defends his vote to push "retirement age to 70" by saying he is for "a process" that would not be fully implemented until "around the turn of the century."

Tennessee's appeals court judges "were selected by a handful of party officials in Nashville" before the system of "merit selection" was put into effect.

The "Health Care Compact bill would end Medicare's guaranteed benefit for Tennessee's Medicare recipients and shift management of the federal health care plan to the state's TennCare program."

Says a federal judge "sanctions Tennessee ‘birther’ lawyer … for bringing a frivolous lawsuit."

Says that Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam "has made it clear by his repeated actions that he will pursue a policy that promotes the interest of Islamist (sic) and their radical ideology as long as he is governor."

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