Upon hearing the news, Blackburn released a statement saying, "Tennessee families want change and that is not what 74-year-old Democrat politician Phil Bredesen will bring to the United States Senate".
Nashville attorney James Mackler, who formally announced months ago his candidacy, is showing no signs of dropping his bid for Bredesen. He cruised to re-election in 2006, garnering more votes than any gubernatorial candidate in Tennessee history and sweeping all 95 counties against Republican opponent Jim Bryson. Next year's U.S. Senate election will be about comparing the Tennessee of today, to the Tennessee of yesterday, and the records and results are clear.
House weighs gun bill as ATF reviews 'bump stock' devices
But critics of the bill say it undermines each individual state's ability to set its own requirements for issuing those permits. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11th Dist.), whose Morristown office was picketed this week by opponents of HR 28, supported the bill .
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke has also been mulling on the idea of running for the position.
Bredesen earned his fortune as a health care entrepreneur and served two terms each as Nashville mayor and governor. In a video announcing his candidacy, Bredesen again sounded centrist themes, touting his experience as governor and his ability to work across party lines.
Are the Browns right to bring Hue Jackson back in 2018?
They elected to pass on both Carson Wentz and Deshaun Watson , who have performed like franchise players in a small sample. Cleveland also failed to process the paperwork in time to execute a trade for Cincinnati Bengals quarterback A.J.
Bredesen is entering the race after initially indicating that he felt his time had past, but numerous individuals from Tennessee and Washington have urged him to run.
On the Republican side, U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, former Congressman Stephen Fincher and Dr. Rolando Toyos are seeking the nomination.
Instagram launches Direct, a standalone messaging app
For starters, it's another big step in Instagram's metamorphosis from photo sharing site, to broader social networking platform. When you open Direct, it goes straight to the camera - perhaps in an effort to condition you into creating and sharing content.