In this April 27, 2011, photo, House Speaker Beth Harwell, R-Nashville, is seen speaking with Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville, on the House floor in Nashville, Tenn. Harwell acknowledged ... more 
In this April 27, 2011, photo, House Speaker Beth Harwell, R-Nashville, is seen speaking with Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville, on the House floor in Nashville, Tenn. Harwell acknowledged being nervous when she became the first woman to be elected to lead a chamber in the Tennessee General Assembly, but leaders of both parties said she showed strong leadership throughout the recently concluded legislative session. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Erik Schelzig
Sun, May 29, 2011 12:55 PM EDT