In a blow to Democrats' hopes of regaining a political foothold in the South - and to their dream of claiming majority control of the U.S. Senate - Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn defeated former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen in Tennessee's closely watched Senate race. Her voting record in Congress appalls and terrifies me, ' the 28-year-old artist wrote in a post on Instagram.
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"Marsha Blackburn demonstrated the type of conservative leadership Tennessee voters want in Washington", National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman Cory Gardner said in a statement Tuesday evening. Bob Corker Congressman Marsha Blackburn is trying to become Tennessee's first female Senator.More news: PELOSI'S PREDICTION: Nancy Says She's '100% SURE' Dems Will Retake the House
'She voted against equal pay for women. They held a rally for her on Sunday in Chattanooga at McKenzie Arena. She rarely diverged from Trump, and touted his proposed U.S. -Mexico border wall and tax cuts while blasting Bredesen's opposition to both.
Describing herself as "hard core" and "politically incorrect and proud of it", Blackburn embraced her reputation as a conservative firebrand. I always have and always will cast my vote based on which candidate will protect and fight for the human rights I believe we all deserve in this country.
First elected to the House in 2002, Blackburn aligned with the tea party movement and regularly appeared on Fox News.More news: Boeing to issue safety advice on 737 MAX after Indonesia crash
Those qualities weren't enough, however, to win over a state that President Trump won in 2016 by 26 points. She's leading now substantially, which is good.
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