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 2006 US Senate election in Tennessee

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Bob Corker, R-Tenn., asks a question during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on the Financial Stability Oversight Council. Sen. Lamar Alexander said Tuesday, Feb. 20, that he was disappointed when Corker decided not to seek re-election, and the two Republicans have ...
“Over the past several months, Senator Corker has been encouraged by people across Tennessee and in the Senate to reconsider his decision not to seek re-election," Womack said. "Based on the outpouring of support, we spent the last few days doing our due diligence and a clear path for re-election ...

Even if 2018 is a wave election for Democrats, Republicans could still come out holding on to Nevada's governor's mansion, where Sandoval remains ... Still, a Democratic victory is far from certain, and former Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz and 2006 Senate nominee Ned Lamont are competing in a ...
Warnings from the national intelligence community point to a "serious threat" to the nation's voting system, and immediate changes are needed in Tennessee to avoid a compromised 2018 election cycle, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper said. The Democrat told reporters at his Nashville office Friday the country's six ...
It's been 12 years since a Democratic candidate in Tennessee won a statewide election. Former Gov. Phil Bredesen, who is now running for U.S. Senate, was the last Democrat to win a statewide election — when he won all 95 counties in the state during his 2006 re-election campaign — and has provided ...
But Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee polling in October, before Bredesen entered the race, had Blackburn down by five points. ... "In recent days, people across Tennessee have reached out to Senator Corker with concerns about the outcome of this election because they believe it could ...

Photo: Getty Images. Tennessee Republicans are beginning to look like they are capable of screwing up a one-car funeral. They should be sitting pretty in this deep red state, which Trump carried by 26 points, and in which no Democrat has won a statewide election since 2006. After two-term U.S. senator ...
Doug Jones (D-AL) in a special election in December did provide Democrats a potential path to a Senate majority, albeit a narrow one. .... Granted, Bredesen won 69% in his 2006 reelection, so no one is counting him out. However, neither ... The Tennessee race remains Likely Republican . Texas is ...
Marsha Blackburn on Wednesday accelerated her Tennessee Senate campaign, placing an advance $1 million purchase of three months of ... more solidly Republican since he was last elected in 2006 and the congresswoman would still appear to have the advantage, even in a midterm election shaping ...
For the first time since a young U.S. senator left the mountains of Tennessee for a seat in the White House, the Democratic Party has a real chance at ... in the House of Representatives) opting out of seeking another term, it seems as if the blue wave is on its way — but there are 265 days until election day.
He and Dean may campaign together some, Bredesen said, as he and Democratic Senate nominee Harold Ford Jr. of Memphis did in 2006. “We did things together, but we didn't lock arms and run a campaign together,” Bredesen said. Bredesen is not the first Tennessee governor to consider a move to the ...
Blackburn Enters Senate Race, Highlights Support for Trump ... Trump responded through Twitter, alluding to Corker's re-election in 2018: "Tennessee not happy! ... won his first race for the Senate in 2006, but was re-elected easily in ... Conservative activist Andy Ogles has already launched a campaign.
Bob Corker's announcement that he won't seek re-election next year has left ... The Tennessee Republican Party has undergone tremendous ... hands a day,” Alexander said, referring to his successful campaign for governor that year. ... the Senate in what has been the state's most expensive political race.
Tennessee's Bob Corker Won't Seek Re-Election in 2018 ... “When I ran for the Senate in 2006, I told people that I couldn't imagine ... The two-term senator already had one declared primary challenger, with several more taking a look at the race. ... But he still has $2.3 million in his campaign account.
“When I ran for the Senate in 2006, I told people that I couldn't ... Corker said serving the people of Tennessee as senator “has been ..... in what will likely turn out to be Tennessee's marquee race next year. .... his 2006 Senate campaign, said he had been hoping Corker would decide to run for another term.
Bob Corker of Tennessee to run for another term, according to two people ... Corker had a $6.5 million balance in his campaign account at the end of ... before his election in 2006 to only serve two terms in the Senate, he has ...
He was first elected district attorney general in 2006 after having a private ... A native of Ripley, Tennessee, Dunavant has a bachelor's degree in political ... whether there will be a special election to fill his state Senate seat.

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Tipton County prosecutor Mike Dunavant as ... District of Tennessee, based in Memphis with offices in Jackson, Tennessee. ... He was first elected district attorney general in 2006 after having a private law ... whether there will be a special election to fill his state Senate seat.
Senate Democrats are three seats shy of a majority and almost ... But Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee ... Texas or Tennessee, victories that would make their 2012 wins in states ... a bitter and expensive primary in Alabama's special Senate election.
While the senator pledged before his election in 2006 to only serve two terms in ... The primary campaign has already drawn one other candidate: Andy ... Mark Green, who dropped out of the Tennessee governor's race after ...
... are letting us down the most, including our Senators from Tennessee.” ... Ogles launched a website for his campaign Thursday. ... Ogles also finished last in a six-way race for the state Senate in 2006. ... That's not acceptable," said Ogles, adding that he fully anticipates Corker running for re-election.
Voters must register at least 30 days before an election to be able to vote. To register online, a Tennessee driver's license or photo ID is ...
Tennessee governor to drop privatization push at state parks ... Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau .... restaurants — and served as Chattanooga mayor before his election to the Senate in 2006. ... Corker won that race by fewer than 3 percentage points.
"It is time Tennessee had a senator who believes in the virtues of what makes America ... as Chattanooga mayor before his election to the Senate in 2006. That campaign was tinged by its own racial undercurrent, especially when an ad produced ... Corker won that race by fewer than 3 percentage points.
"It is time Tennessee had a senator who believes in the virtues of what makes America ... as Chattanooga mayor before his election to the Senate in 2006. That campaign was tinged by its own racial undercurrent, especially when an ad produced ... Corker won that race by fewer than 3 percentage points.
18-year-old Miguel James Harvey of Sunrise, Florida, 20-year-old Karvis Christian David of Coral Springs, Florida, 19-year-old Dean Hyatt of ...
Ever since Donald Trump won the presidency, 2018's race for the ... looked at all of the Senate midterm elections in the popular election .... Corker's first election in 2006, during the Democrats' last good midterm, was close and competitive, but Tennessee has become so Republican that it's hard to imagine ...
Haslam said Tennessee's tourism industry "continues to produce record results and .... as Chattanooga mayor before his election to the Senate in 2006. That campaign was tinged by its own racial undercurrent, especially when an ad produced by ... Corker won that race by fewer than 3 percentage points.
Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) is also up for re-election in 2018 in a state ... from their Republican president during the 2006 and 2008 elections.
Sen. Lamar Alexander seeking removal of Nathan Bedford Forrest bust from state Capitol ... Lamar Alexander became the latest Tennessee lawmaker to express .... and served as Chattanooga mayor before his election to the Senate in 2006. ... Corker won that race by fewer than 3 percentage points.
The Tennessee Republican's harsh comments should not have been a surprise ... whose nationalist election strategy propelled Trump to victory over ... Corker's close relationship with Trump was underscored during the 2016 campaign. ... being elected to the Senate in 2006, said foreign policy has become ...
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. .... as Chattanooga mayor before his election to the Senate in 2006. That campaign was tinged by its own racial undercurrent, especially ... Corker won that race by fewer than 3 percentage points.
Prelude to the primaries — U.S. Senate seat up for grabs in Aug. ... The race is happening in an off-cycle year, after an emotionally draining presidential campaign. ... In 2006, he won the Republican nomination for Alabama lieutenant governor, ... This election he is running in the only race on the ballot.
This primary election is unique for the Yellowhammer State. The race is happening in an off-cycle year, after an emotionally draining presidential campaign. ... In 2006, he won the Republican nomination for Alabama lieutenant ... This senate race might be Moore's best showing yet in a statewide race, given ...
Beavers is denouncing Tennessee's campaign finance laws just a few months .... (It must be noted her first congressional election campaign involved a ... we could break the $38 million record from the 2006 Senate race,” he ...
Senator Randy McNally, R-Oak Ridge, center, is sworn in as Senate Speaker by former ... Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville, who did not seek re-election. Lawmakers convened for the 110th Tennessee General Assembly with new ... From 2002 to 2006, McLeary was a state senator representing the 27th District.
Bob Corker, R-Tenn., with panel member Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., second ... Corker was first elected to the Senate in 2006. That contest, against ...
Senate Bill 225 was the latest of nearly a dozen refinements to the trust ... and Competitiveness Act was enacted in 2006 with the express purpose of ... Alaska and Tennessee — aggressively vying for shares of as much as $40 .... He acknowledged that competition among states resulting in a race to the ...
The renegade musician and prospective candidate for U.S. Senate is an ... that he is considering a campaign for U.S. Senate in Michigan was met with predictable contempt from the political class. .... The general election is a different story. ... cruising to reelection by 15 points in 2006 and 20 points in 2012.
The 2018 Tennessee governor's race is set to break a costly record ... have tight primary races and a tight competitive general election this one could hit ... The most-expensive statewide race is the 2006 U.S. Senate campaign ...
Tennessee's most expensive election came in 2006, when Bob Corker squared ... Ford in the effort to replace former Senate Republican Leader Bill Frist. ... the race, could also pump her own personal money into a campaign.
A Tennessee congressman pressed federal transportation officials Tuesday ... who was a Tennessee state senator before his 2006 election to ...
It links to campaign merchandise on a website for his record label, Warner ... is up for re-election in 2018 after easily winning in 2012 and 2006.
Corker is a two-term Republican from Tennessee. ... Corker won his 2012 campaign by thirty-five points. ... “When I ran for the Senate in 2006, I told people that I couldn't ... the house of pain,” a Republican who worked on the Moore race said. ... “This year's Alabama Senate special election shows that the ...
The Tennessee senator announced last week that he won't seek re-election next year, a decision he admitted to struggling with. First elected to the Senate in 2006, Corker worked his way up to chairman of the Foreign ... heated primary runoff between two Republicans in Alabama's Senate race, where Sen.
Pete Domenici, a former Republican senator from New Mexico who became a power broker known ... Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. ... one of nine federal prosecutors fired in a series of politically tinged dismissals in 2006. ... He ran unsuccessfully for governor in 1970 and then won the 1972 Senate election.
Corker says he'll decide 2018 Senate race at 'appropriate time' ... NASHVILLE — Amid renewed speculation that he won't seek re-election next year, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, repeated Monday what he's been saying for months ... During the campaign, the senator was considered by Trump as a ...
Corker, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was quick ... decisions without previously talking with the Tennessee Republican. ... the U.S. Senate in 2006, has yet to announce his re-election plans for next year. But Corker has raised more than $7 million for his re-election campaign and ...
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. .... as Chattanooga mayor before his election to the Senate in 2006. That campaign was tinged by its own racial undercurrent, especially ... Corker won that race by fewer than 3 percentage points.
Trump lashed out at the junior Tennessee senator for comments he made on Aug. ... he says he's had with Corker about next year's election. ... first elected to his Senate seat in 2006 after a bruising, expensive race against ...


 

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