Phil Bredesen

Bredesen Falling Short for Democrats

Cautious Dem Senate candidate falls behind as Marsha Blackburn goes on offense in Tennessee

Bredesen BlackburnMUNFORD, Tenn.—Driving on the back roads of western Tennessee it's hard to comprehend how the state is part of the 2018 midterm battleground. Looking at the yard signs and bumper stickers, you wouldn't even know there was a Democrat running against Republican Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn.

Dutch Party Crashers Leave Free Concert Unimpressed with Phil Bredesen

'I wouldn't vote for him. He's got no charisma, no power, no anything'

MEMPHIS—Democrat Phil Bredesen's campaign brought in a big crowd for a free concert at the historic Orpheum Theatre in downtown Memphis that was intended to boost early voting, but some in attendance were there more for the music than for Bredesen.

Tenn. Lawmaker Accuses Bredesen Campaign Treasurer of Hatch Act Violation

Bredesen's campaign treasurer is on TVA board of directors, appeared in campaign ad

Phil BredesenA Tennessee lawmaker has called for an investigation into whether senate candidate Phil Bredesen's campaign treasurer, who is also an appointed board member of the Tennessee Valley Authority, violated the Hatch Act, which bars executive branch employees from soliciting political contributions.