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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Dec 30, 2016

U.S. Rep. Diane Black of Gallatin is the leading candidate to take the gavel of the powerful House Budget Committee, the Tennessean reports. If selected, the move would make her the fourth Tennessee lawmaker to chair a congressional committee and put her on the front lines of the battle to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Black’s name surfaced earlier this week in reports by Politico that she could move ahead of several federal lawmakers with more seniority.