Marsha Blackburn

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Republicans trail Democrats in Arizona, Tennessee Senate races

Two new CNN polls released Monday show Democratic candidates leading Republicans in Senate races in Arizona and Tennessee — two crucial states that …

U.S. Politics

Pence, Blackburn to attend conservative conference

Vice President Mike Pence will be one of the top guests at a conference for conservative leaders in Tennessee.<p>An event invitation says Pence will …

Mike Pence

Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations offer up a sharp contrast between Republicans and Democrats

The sexual assault allegations against Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick offer us a great view of the two parties in action. Two Republicans have …

Liberal View

Blackburn: Kavanaugh Accusations Are A 'Delay Tactic'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Republican U.S. Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn says sexual misconduct accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett …

U.S. Supreme Court

Polls: Republicans lead in three key Senate races, Democrats in two

Three Republican Senate candidates — Indiana's Mike Braun, North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer and Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn — have slim leads in new Fox News polls, while two Democrats — Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) — have small advantages in polls of their …

U.S. Politics

Senate hopeful in Tenn. 'embarrassed' by Kavanaugh hearings

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen (BRED'-uh-sen) says he's "embarrassed by the circus" in the confirmation hearings for President Donald …

U.S. Supreme Court

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, who promoted notorious anti-abortion hoax, falls silent about that

Ms. Blackburn declined repeated requests to be interviewed for this article.<p>[T]he only real memorable moment involving abortion in Ms. Blackburn’s …

Liberal View

McConnell-aligned PAC unleashes $6.4 million ad blitz to protect Senate majority

WASHINGTON – A super PAC aligned with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is unleashing a $6.4 million advertising onslaught on Tuesday as the fall midterm campaign begins in earnest.<p>The spending blitz by the Senate Leadership Fund includes $1.1 million in advertising in Tennessee, a deep-red …

Republicans

Abortion Opposition Once Defined Marsha Blackburn. But Not in Her Senate Race.

KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Inside the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce one morning last month, a few dozen voters sipped coffee and listened for 45 minutes to Representative Marsha Blackburn tick off all the reasons that this traditionally Republican stronghold in northeastern Tennessee should support her in …

Republicans

Bredesen seeks votes from women in Tennessee Senate race

Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn could make history by becoming the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate in Tennessee.<p>She is running against …

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Poll: Blackburn, Bredesen locked in tight Senate race in Tennessee

Former Democratic Governor Phil Bredesen and Rep. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnTwitter chief faces GOP anger over bias at hearing Election …

Republicans

Dem group TV ad criticizes Blackburn on congressional perks

A Democratic-aligned group's TV ad attacks Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn over claims about congressional perks.<p>Majority Forward's ad says …

Republicans

Tight races in Indiana, Tennessee with latest polling

In Indiana, new NBC News polling gives Democrat Joe Donnelly an edge over Republican challenger Mike Braun. And in Tennessee, former Democratic …

Republicans

Senate bid: Bredesen tax break; Blackburn undisclosed credit

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen has written his city a six-figure check and removed his properties from a state program that provided …

Business

Beyond the Podium: Meet U.S. Senate Candidate Marsha Blackburn

U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn secured the Republican nomination in the volunteer state’s U.S. Senate race during the primary election in …

Elections

Marsha 'Baby Parts' Blackburn Drops Abortion Rhetoric For Votes

Marsha Blackburn is a craven opportunist who used federal taxpayer dollars to launch a false attack on Planned Parenthood to raise her political …

Liberal View

Why did the Tennessee GOP pay for bizarre Google ads that attacked their own party?

The Tennessee Republican Party seems to be taking a page out of the Donald Trump playbook and ginning up anger and enthusiasm among their base.<p><i>The</i> …

Republicans

Blackburn, Bredesen to face off in Knoxville debate

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Tennessee senatorial candidates Marsha Blackburn and Phil Bredesen will face off in a debate in Knoxville on Oct. 10.<p>The …

University of Tennessee

Second Debate Set on Oct. 10 in Tennessee US Senate Contest

NASHVILLE, Tenn.(AP) - A second U.S. Senate debate between Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn and Democratic ex-Gov. Phil Bredesen is set for …

University of Tennessee

Tennessee can be said to be a moocher state — by a wide margin

In his Aug. 23 op-ed, “Smith & Wesson vs. oatmeal on the ballot in Tennessee,” George F. Will wrote that Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R) and Phil Bredesen (D), vying for the Senate in Tennessee, have contributed to that state’s remarkable success with “ ‘entrepreneurial federalism’ — luring businesses by …

Opinion

1st debate set for Sept. 25 in US Senate race in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The first U.S. Senate debate between Democratic ex-Gov. Phil Bredesen and Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn is set for Sept. 25.<p>Blackburn's campaign announced Monday she'll join the Cumberland University debate in Lebanon, adding that they are "looking forward to …

Senate Race

Tennessee opioid summit to feature Senate, gov’s race rivals

Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen and Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn will participate in a summit on the opioid crisis as they compete for …

Republicans

Tennessee’s Senate Race Pits Pistol-Packing Republican vs. Milquetoast Democrat

Marsha Blackburn and Phil Bredesen couldn’t be more different. Their fight for outgoing senator Bob Corker’s seat will be fascinating.<p><i>Nashville,</i> …

Republicans

Jason Isbell and Ben Folds Targeted by Republican Senators

Jason Isbell and Ben Folds were targeted by the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) in a press release issued today criticizing Democratic Tennessee Senate candidate Phil Bredesen. Isbell and Folds are scheduled to play a benefit concert for Bredesen in Nashville tonight. The NRSC named …

Ben Folds

GOP Senate Organization Calls Ben Folds and Jason Isbell the “Unhinged Left”

The NRSC (National Republican Senatorial Committee), a GOP Senate organization headed by Senators Cory Gardner and Thom Tillis, issued a press …

Ben Folds

Dem Rep Jokes About President Trump Drowning

Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) joked over the weekend that it would be a "catastrophe" if anybody jumped in after President Trump if he fell into the …

Maxine Waters

TN-Sen: Marsha Blackburn gains ground in tight race, overtakes Dem opponent Phil Bredesen

Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R) has overtaken Democratic opponent Phil Bredesen in the race for the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Bob Corker (R), a new poll shows.<p>What does the poll show?<p>Blackburn leads Bredesen by 4 points, according to a new Gravis survey, 48 percent to 44 percent. Eight …

Conservative View

Senate GOP targets musicians Ben Folds, Jason Isbell as 'unhinged left' ahead of rally for Dem candidate

The political arm of the Senate GOP on Monday slammed musical artists Ben Folds and Jason Isbell as members of the "unhinged left" ahead of a rally …

Ben Folds

WOMP, WOMP: DNC's Tom Perez Prepares Democrats For Losses

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez spoke to a small group of Democrats in Tennessee this week and seemed to lower their expectations …

U.S. Politics