Political Notebook: Black meets city supporters
U.S. Rep. Diane Black, a Republican primary candidate for governor, held a meet-and-greet event for supporters on Thursday at King Smoking Que Memphis Style on Hixson Pike. Black, who is in an essentially four-person contest for the GOP nomination in the Aug. 2 primary, told the small but enthusiastic group she is the true conservative in the race. She told supporters not to believe recent ads alleging she wasn't a true conservative. Speaking about polls showing the gubernatorial race tightening, Black said polls can be made to say anything. She touted her support from the National Rifle Association, National Right to Life and the Family Research Council.
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