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Blackburn Sworn In to 113th Congress

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Location: Washington, DC

Congressman Marsha Blackburn (TN-7) today was sworn in to the 113th Congress. Vice-Chair of the Energy and Commerce Committee and Member of the Committee on the Budget, Congressman Blackburn said the following:

"I am looking forward to getting to work in the 113th Congress. We've got an agenda of cutting spending, reducing heavy-handed regulations, and protecting the American dream for our children and grandchildren. Each year I've had the privilege of representing Tennessee's Seventh Congressional District, I've called for across-the-board spending cuts to reduce the size and scope of the federal budget.

"My first order of business was to introduce my 1, 5, 10, and 15 percent across-the-board spending cuts. Moving forward, I'll continue my work to address Washington's out-of-control spending, get our fiscal house in order, and reduce the federal government to a manageable size."

To view a picture of Congressman Blackburn and her son Chad at today's Ceremonial Swearing-In with House Speaker John Boehner click HERE.

For more information about Congressman Blackburn and the work she is doing in Congress please visit her website at www.blackburn.house.gov, or you can follow her on Twitter andFacebook.


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