Representative Marsha Blackburn's Public Statements

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Full Name: Marsha Blackburn
Current Office: U.S. House - District 7, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Chuck; 2 Children: Mary, Chad
Birth Date: 06/06/1952
Birth Place: Laurel, MS
Home City: Brentwood, TN
Religion: Presbyterian
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Issue Position: Taxes 5/29/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal 5/02/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Regarding Proposal to Limit Incentive Auction Participants 4/15/14 Blackburn: "The IRS Has A Credibility Problem' 4/09/14 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 4/01/14 Letter to Ander Crenshaw, Chairman of Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government - Keeping Pressure on IRS for Targeting 2/26/14 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Jones Votes to End IRS Targeting of Conservative 1/30/14 Letter to Dave Camp, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means - State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Extension 11/18/13 The Abuse of Power by the IRS 10/01/13 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge 9/16/13 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Taxpayer Money to Promote Affordable Care Act 6/02/13 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript - IRS Targeting Controversy, Health Care, and Fair Employment 5/17/13 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - IRS Targeting 5/13/13 Letter to Douglas H. Schulman, Commissioner of IRS - IRS Targeting 2/06/13 Blackburn Statement on House Passage of "Require a PLAN Act" 1/04/13 Blackburn Introduces First Pro-Life Bill in the House for the 113th Congress 1/01/13 Blackburn Rejects Devastating Tax Increases, Calls for Fiscal Sanity 12/09/12 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript 8/01/12 Blackburn: You Don't Punish The Innovators Who Built It! 4/24/12 Letter to Douglas Shulman, Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service - Internal Revenue Service Emails 4/19/12 Blackburn: 'It's a Great Day to be Cutting Taxes' 2/17/12 Blackburn: The American People Are Tired of Broken Promises 2/15/12 Formula for Innovation and Job Creation 12/13/11 Blackburn Statement on the Passage of the Middle Class Tax Relief & Job Creation Act 12/13/11 Statement on the Passage of the Middle Class Tax Relief & Job Creation Act 12/09/11 Statement on the Middle Class Tax Relief & Job Creation Act 11/17/11 Letter to Representative Hensarling, Senator Murray, and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction 11/03/11 Songwriters' Tax Legislation 9/13/11 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript 9/09/11 The Tennessean - State GOP Lawmakers Slam Obama's Jobs Plan 12/02/10 Blackburn Supports Real Tax Relief For All Americans Votes Against Democrat Sponsored Half Measure 9/29/10 Democrats To America: Trust Us On Tax Increase Blackburn Condemns Largest Tax Hike In American History 9/03/10 Blackburn On Unemployment Report 7/20/10 Tennesseans Frustrated with Congress 7/22/09 Blackburn Votes No On Tax And Spend Scheme 1/29/09 Blackburn Votes ‘No' On Democrat Spending Bill 1/27/09 CNBC "CNBC Reports" - Transcript 12/04/08 Blackburn's Economic Stimulus: Sales Tax Deductibility For All Americans 11/07/08 MSNBC Interview - Transcript 9/29/08 Blackburn Votes Against Bailout Provision 6/25/08 Blackburn Opposes More Democrat Bait and Switch 5/21/08 Blackburn Sees Through Democrat Tax Hike / Tax Equity "Bait and Switch" 4/18/08 Blackburn to Ways and Means Leaders: Make Sales Tax Deductibility Permanent 4/10/08 Press Conference with House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH); Rep. Roy Blunt (R-MO); Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI)' Rep. Adam Putnam (R-FL); Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) - Taxes and the Economy; The Tax Increase Prevention Act 3/07/08 Blackburn on the Economy: "Now is Not the Time to Tax too Much so that Government Can Spend too Much" 10/25/07 House Republican Leadership News Conference on House Democrats' Proposed Tax Bill 10/09/07 Good News on the Economic Front 5/17/07 Tax Day 5/17/07 The Official Truth Squad 5/16/07 Leadership