Tennessee debate highlights uphill battle as Democrats eye Senate majority
The slim Democratic hopes for winning a majority in the US Senate may rest on the shoulders of a septuagenarian white man from Nashville, Tennessee.
Phil Bredesen, the popular former two-term governor of Tennessee, has a narrow lead in the most recent poll against the Republican congresswoman Marsha Blackburn in one of the few opportunities that Democrats have to gain a Senate seat in 2018.
The moderate is downplaying national issues and trying to run on a campaign more focused on burnishing his bipartisan credentials and his career in public office. He’s also helped by Blackburn’s... read more
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