Diane Black

Born:January 16, 1951 (age 67)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-2018
Tennessee State Senate, 2005-2010
Tennessee House of Representatives, 1999-2004
Registered nurse
State:TN
Party:Republican
Education:A.A., Anne Arundel Communicty College
B.A., Belmont University
Website:http://black.house.gov/

Diane Black has represented Tennessee's 6th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives since January 2011. She ran for governor of Tennessee in 2018 but lost in the primary.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, on January 16, 1951, Black graduated with an associate's degree in nursing from Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland, in 1971. In 1991, she completed her bachelor's degree in nursing at Belmont University and worked as a registered nurse.

Prior to representing Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives, Black served in the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 45 from 1998 to 2005, and the Tennessee Senate, representing District 18 from 2005 to 2010. While in the Tennessee Senate, Black served as the vice-chair of Senate Welfare, Health and Human Resources Committee and in 2006, was elected as Tennessee's Senate Republican Caucus chairman.

For information on Black's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on https://www.congress.gov.

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