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Marsha Blackburn

  1. senate judiciary committee
    Republicans Finally Appoint Two Women to the Senate Judiciary CommitteeJoni Ernst and Marsha Blackburn are trusted party loyalists and hard-core anti-abortion lawmakers who can provide cover for their party’s misogyny.
  2. 2018 midterms
    Cindy Hyde-Smith Joins a Rare Club: Women Elected to High Office in the SouthMike Espy’s election would have been truly historic. But Cindy Hyde-Smith made some modest history of her own.
  3. 2018 midterms
    Halloween Polling Update: Both Tricks and Treats for Democrats and RepublicansThere’s good news for Democrats in Kansas and Utah, and for Republicans in North Dakota and Tennessee.
  4. 2018 midterms
    Dems Still Have a Good Shot at Flipping House, But Senate Is an Uphill BattleFifteen days before the midterms, polls show the House going blue, but the GOP is likely to maintain Senate control, or even pick up a seat or two.
  5. politics
    TSwift Finally Gets Political, Denounces Republican Candidate Marsha BlackburnThe singer outlines her concerns with GOP pick Marsha Blackburn, whose voting record “appals and terrifies” her.
  6. 2018 midterms
    The Quiet Democratic Front-runner for Senate in Pro-Trump TennesseeDemocrat Phil Bredesen, a popular former governor, may win a Senate race in Tennessee by sticking to his wonky script — and dodging reporters.
  7. democratic women
    Women Have Won About Half of Major Democratic Primaries So Far This YearFinally, a wave of Democratic women running for and winning nominations for high office is producing something close to gender equity.
  8. Why Diane Black’s Loss in Tennessee’s Gubernatorial Primary Doubly Hurts the GOPDiane Black’s loss in Tennessee’s gubernatorial primary is another setback for House Republicans running statewide, and also for GOP women.
  9. Corker Offers Incredibly Tepid Endorsement of Republican Running to Replace HimIt’s always a bad sign when you won’t even repeat your supposed ally’s name.
  10. Phil Bredesen and Democrats’ Long-Shot Effort to Win Back the SenateA new poll in Tennessee shows a Democrat with a solid lead in a bid to flip a GOP Senate seat.
  11. Bob Corker Decides to Retire (This Time for Real)He would have faced a brutal primary battle if he had opted to run again.
  12. ‘Ego-Driven, Tired Old Man’ Corker Considers Un-retirement From SenateIt’s probably too late for Corker to win another term, but if he decides to run after all, it could fatally divide the Tennessee GOP.
  13. Bredesen Makes Tennessee Senate Race Competitive for DemocratsIn addition to Arizona, Nevada, and possibly Alabama, there’s now another place where Democrats might win a seat and even gain control of the Senate.
  14. Twitter Bans Marsha Blackburn’s Ad, Giving Her Senate Campaign a BoostThe company objected to a line about “baby body parts” because it’s “inflammatory.” The real issue is that it’s false.
  15. Steve Bannon’s Dubious Plan to Purge Senate RepublicansIt’s hard to tell whether it’s just talk or a real threat.
  16. abuses of power
    Now-Defunct Planned Parenthood ‘Witch Hunt’ Panel Calls for Terrifying ChangesThey really went for it.
  17. Woman Leading Planned Parenthood ‘Witch Hunt’ Joins Trump’s Transition TeamMarsha Blackburn is bad news for abortion rights.
  18. shmashmortion
    Mutinous GOP Women Sabotage Abortion BillHouse Republican women beg leadership to stop talking about rape and abortion.
  19. early and awkward
    Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn Destroys Hippies With TweetShe’s super proud of being a climate-change denier.