Marsha Blackburn Prevails in Tennessee Senate Race

Marsha Scott
November 8, 2018

John Geer, Dean of the College of Arts and Science at Vanderbilt University and political science professor, said in the lead-up to election night that moderate Republicans who were drawn to figures like outgoing Gov. Bill Haslam and Sen. It is such an honor to be the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate from Tennessee.

Before the election, the 28-year-old singer - who had not previously weighed in on politics - said Blackburn had a voting record that "appalls and terrifies" her.

Blackburn worked to undermine Bredesen's popularity and reputation as an independent thinker by tying him to national Democrats at every turn. "This is very humbling, and I will not let you down".

Swift, who got her career start in Nashville, broke her political silence by urging her more than 112 million Instagram followers to endorse Bredesen and encourage people to vote.

'As much as I have in the past and would like to continue voting for women in office, I can not support Marsha Blackburn.

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"You have sent a message that it is time to take Tennessee conservative values to Washington and keep our state and our country moving forward". I believe in the fight for LGBTQ rights, and that any form of discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender is WRONG. "I believe that the systemic racism we still see in this country towards people of color is terrifying, sickening and prevalent", she wrote.

'She believes businesses have a right to refuse service to gay couples.

"I guess Tay-Tay didn't have that much sway-sway, and Blackburn's support for the Trump administray-stray eventually outweighed-weigh the president's support for higher teacher pay-pay at the end of the day-day", Colbert quipped. She's leading now substantially, which is good.

"These two Tennessee women voted for the candidate who has proven himself to be reasonable and trustworthy", Swift captioned an Instagram photo posing with her mother. And let's say that I like Taylor's music about 25 per cent less now, okay?' the president grinned.

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