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Taylor Swift Fails to Take Out Marsha Blackburn

Pop superstar Taylor Swift’s endorsement of Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen failed to persuade the great people of Tennessee on Tuesday. The race was called for Tennessee Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-07) at around 8:05 pm. She handily defeated her

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Marsha Blackburn Elected as Tennessee’s First Woman Senator

FRANKLIN, Tennessee—Fox News called the U.S. Senate race in Tennessee for Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-07) at 8:05 p.m. Central over her Democratic opponent, former Gov. Phil Bredesen. Minutes later, Politico followed suit and called the race for Blackburn as well.

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Republicans Confidently Move Closer to Improving Senate Majority

A fresh set of polls out this week and last have Republicans more confident than ever that, while questions over which party will control the House majority after the midterms still loom, they will likely lock up not just control of the Senate majority but a strengthened majority to boot.