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  • Corker declines to say whether he voted for Blackburn

    11/03/2018 7:41:42 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 43 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 3, 2018
    Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker (R) declined to tell a reporter Thursday whether he had voted for Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R) or her opponent, Phil Bredesen (D) in the race to replace him in the Senate when asked about his vote. Corker has endorsed Blackburn, but his support for the Trump-aligned congresswoman is seen as reluctant amid his own criticism of the Trump administration. "I think you know, so, I’ll leave it at that," he told the Nashville Tennessean on Thursday. Though adding of Blackburn, he reportedly said: "Yeah, I endorsed her early on."
  • CNN poll: Blackburn leading Bredesen in US Senate race

    11/01/2018 12:06:52 PM PDT · by rintintin · 10 replies
    Newschannel5 ^ | Nov 1 2018 | CNN
    ​​​​​​​(CNN) - Florida voters are almost evenly split on both the state's Senate and gubernatorial contests, while the Senate contest in Tennessee appears to be shifting in the Republican's favor, according to new CNN polls conducted by SSRS.
  • Google Ads Blocks GOP Candidate Marsha Blackburn Video (Election Meddling!)

    10/31/2018 6:56:21 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 22 replies
    Conservative Firing Line ^ | October 31, 2018 | Faye Higbee
    Is blocking truth censorship? Google Ads blocked Tennessee GOP candidate Marsha Blackburn from releasing a campaign ad for Google search users because the “content didn’t meet Google standards.” The 30 second ad titled “Stop the Mob” showed protesters screaming during a moment of silence for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, and a protester kicking a cameraman. She also had a 15 second ad. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-AR6PIUKJo According to the Daily Caller, Google Ads, an online advertising platform, would not allow the Tennessee Republican’s campaign for Senate promote two campaign videos as search ads because the content doesn’t meet Google’s standards,...
  • Google Rejects Marsha Blackburn Ad Because It Shows Democrats In A Bad Light

    10/31/2018 11:19:54 AM PDT · by sickoflibs · 15 replies
    redstate ^ | October 31, 2018 | streiff
    On Sunday, Marsha Blackburn, who is running for the Senate seat vacated by empty suit Bob Corker against Democrat former governor Phil Bredesen, held a rally with recently discovered conservative rock star Lindsey Graham. This was the day after the massacre of eleven worshipers at a Pittsburgh synagogue and Blackburn asked for a moment of silence. That isn’t what she got. Naturally, as Republicans have been pushing the “Democrats stand for mobs not jobs” theme (FACT CHECK: True since at least 1968), Blackburn cranked out ads showing the flower of the Democrat party in full bloom All was well until...
  • Leftists crash moment of silence for synagogue attack victims

    10/29/2018 12:34:38 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 18 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/10/18 | David Rosenberg
    Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=59&v=vmkUfKB7VoI Left-wing activists protesting a campaign event for Republican Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn in Tennessee interrupted a moment of silence held in honor of the victims of the shooting attack in a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania synagogue over the weekend. Thirteen people were shot, 11 of them fatally, when 46-year-old Baldwin, Pennsylvania resident Robert Bowers ran into the Tree of Life synagogue and opened fire on congregants. Bowers later shot and wounded four police officers, before he was wounded and taken into custody. Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, who is running for Senator Bob Corker’s Senate seat next month, held a campaign event...
  • WKRN: Protesters at Marsha Blackburn and Sen. Graham GOTV Rally [Video and Separate Article link]

    10/29/2018 12:57:13 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 14 replies
    WKRN via Marsha Blackburn for U.S. Senate/You Tube ^ | October 28, 2018 | WKRN/Marsha Blackburn for U.S. Senate
    News Video Link And a story link via Gateway Pundit: HORRIBLE! Raging, Screaming Leftists Interrupt Moment of Silence for Tree of Life Victims – Screaming Insults at Marsha Blackburn and Lindsey Graham (VIDEO)Link
  • Operation Rescue Urges Tennesseans to Vote for Marsha Blackburn for Senate

    10/27/2018 10:18:42 AM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    OPERATION RESCUE ^ | October 11, 2018 | Cheryl Sullenger
    Washington, DC – Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee has always distinguished herself as a pro-life warrior. She chaired the House Select Panel on Infant Lives in 2015 and personally signed the letters to the U.S. Department of Justice referring Planned Parenthood and others for criminal investigation and prosecution based on evidence of the illegal trafficking in aborted baby body parts and intentionally killing babies born alive during late-term abortions. In 2016, Operation Rescue named Rep. Blackburn as the recipient of the Pro-Life Person of the Year Malachi Award, which is given each year by Operation Rescue to recognize individuals who...
  • Blackburn thanks restaurant owner for hosting event after social media backlash

    10/18/2018 8:50:37 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/18/18 | MEGAN KELLER
    Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) thanked the owner of a Tennessee restaurant on Thursday for hosting a campaign event for her after the owner received death threats and insults for letting Blackburn rent an event room at his establishment. "The radical Left is out of control, and their angry mob is right here in Tennessee," Blackburn tweeted alongside an article from local paper, The Wilson Post, describing the backlash restaurant owner Tom Courtney and his staff have received. "Tom, we appreciate your opening your restaurant up to us, and we hope you are treated with the same respect as you treat...
  • Blackburn backlash shocks Mt. Juliet restaurant owner

    10/18/2018 8:16:27 AM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 52 replies
    The Wilson Post ^ | 10/17/18 | LAURIE EVERETT
    Courtney’s Restaurant and Catering owner Tom Courtney said he’s experienced a strong social media backlash because he rented the event room at his Mt. Juliet business to U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Marsha Blackburn on Saturday. Courtney said he’s been called a Nazi, an abuser, had his life threatened and said his staff has been verbally attacked. Hundreds of posters on social media said they would boycott his restaurant because it was a local venue to Blackburn, who is running for a seat in the U.S. Senate against former Democratic Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen. “People have posted they love our food,...
  • Here’s Six Amazing Pro-Life Women You Can Vote For in November

    10/17/2018 6:11:58 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | October 17, 2018 | Marjorie Dannenfelser
    This year’s high-stakes midterm elections are fast approaching, and much ink has been spilled about a surge in women candidates running for office. Unfortunately, most of the hype has focused on only one type of woman: anti-Trump, pro-abortion, and angry about it. What about the millions of women and men who are eager to see more protections for unborn children and their mothers – who revere the Constitution and want more fair, impartial judges like Justice Kavanaugh appointed? Who is running to represent folks who not only decline the pink hats and handmaid outfits, but are happy about the direction...
  • NY Times Poll: Blackburn(R) 54%, Bredesen (angrymob), 40%

    10/13/2018 1:23:40 PM PDT · by NotaLowTBoomer · 38 replies
    Lonely Democrat media (NY TIMES, CNN) still hoping Bredesen can pull it off. In the NY Times poll, it literally says "It’s just one poll, though." Where was that attitude when they were predicting Trump to lose in 2016? 28,607 CALLS on this poll. 593 responses. Marsha Blackburn, the Republican candidate, leads our poll.
  • Bredesen Spokesman: ‘Gun Nuts’ Are ‘Biggest Terrorist Organization on The Planet’

    10/11/2018 4:16:34 PM PDT · by kevcol · 54 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 11, 2018 | Brent Scher
    A top spokesman for the Tennessee Democratic Party's effort to get Phil Bredesen elected senator has said he views "white male" gun owners as "the biggest terrorist organization on the planet." . . . Brown's extreme views on Republicans were showcased this summer by the Free Beacon, which identified numerous inflammatory posts on social media. In one post Brown wrote, for example, "F**k reaching out to Trump voters, The idiots aren't listening."
  • CNN's Lemon Claims Trump Supporters 'Called (Kanye) the N-Word' in the Past

    10/11/2018 10:24:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 10/11/2018 | Brad Wilmouth
    On Tuesday's CNN Tonight, while discussing Kanye West's recent alliance with Republican President Donald Trump, CNN host Don Lemon twice claimed without citing any evidence that Trump supporters in the past had "called him the N-word" when he criticized singer Taylor Swift and President George W. Bush. Additionally, CNN contributors Bakari Sellers and Tara Setmayer inserted racially tinged comments into the discussion as Setmayer called West a "token negro," and Sellers derided him as "what happens when negroes don't read." After noting that West is having a meeting with President Trump to discuss criminal justice reform, he played a clip...
  • Project Veritas Catches Phil Bredesen's Staffers Admitting Fake Kavanaugh Support [tr]

    10/11/2018 7:07:06 AM PDT · by C19fan · 38 replies
    Townhall ^ | October 10, 2018 | Timothy Meads
    James O'Keefe's Project Veritas Action has caught Tennessee Democratic candidate Phil Bredesen's campaign staffers admitting on tape that the supposedly moderate politician is actually pulling a political ruse over Tennessee voters by claiming to support President Trump's agenda as well as lying about his would-be vote for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh had he been in senate. In a roughly 10 minutes long video released on Wednesday night, undercover operatives for James O'Keefe recorded a Bredesen campaign field organizer by the name of Will Stewart calling the people of Tenessee "ignorant" and claiming his candidate only announced support for Brett...
  • A Crush Of New Polls Show Democrats In A Free Fall

    10/08/2018 11:18:05 AM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 105 replies
    If there is a silver lining in the tragic farce wrought on the nation by the Democratic Party in the Judge Brett Kavanaugh nomination hearings it is this: Regular Americans are recoiling at the shocking spectacle and Democrat support is plummeting. Every new poll coming out is uniformly showing middle Americans fleeing from the Democrats while a once-mildly apathetic Republican Party has been ginned up to energetic levels equal to the Democratic base. Further trouble for the much-hyped blue wave is that black voters are trending against Democrats, participating in the #walkaway movement and viewing the Kavanaugh moment very differently...
  • Marsha Blackburn responds to Taylor Swift slam

    10/09/2018 8:30:03 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 62 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 9, 2018 | Elizabeth Zwirz
    Marsha Blackburn, a Republican Senate candidate in Tennessee, responded Tuesday to Taylor Swift’s social media dig against her, and the pop star's announcement that she would be voting for Democrats in the midterm elections. [snip] “Of course I support women and I want violence to end against women,” Blackburn said. “I've been very active in abuse shelters and child advocacy centers. I've been advocating for women in equal pay since I was 19 years old and making certain that woman have the opportunity for maximum pay and have a good record on that.” The congresswoman continued: "We're getting ready the...
  • Taylor Swift’s Strike Against Marsha Blackburn FAILS In The Face Of GOP’s Kavanaugh Momentum

    10/09/2018 10:46:17 AM PDT · by sickoflibs · 21 replies
    redstate.com ^ | October 9, 2018 | Brandon Morse
    When singer/songwriter Taylor Swift broke her political silence to denounce Tennessee Republican Taylor Swift with all the “wokeness” you’d expect from an ill-informed Hollywood SJW, I feared that Swift’s tribal driven brand would motivate young Democratic voters. While I’m still not 100 percent convinced that at least some effect won’t take place, it would appear that Blackburn is enjoying a hefty lead over Democratic challenger, former Governor Phil Bredesen thanks to the momentum generated by the successful confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. According to the Washington Examiner, Blackburn is experiencing a growth in support after the...
  • There’s No Evidence Taylor Swift Caused a Massive Spike in Voter Registration

    10/09/2018 10:36:54 AM PDT · by dbehsman · 15 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 10-9-18 | Alex Griswold
    Here's a sampling of headlines today from what are generally respected outlets: Buzzfeed: "Taylor Swift's Instagram Post Has Caused A Massive Spike In Voter Registration" Daily Beast: "Taylor Swift: Voter Registration Spike Follows Star’s Political Awakening" Washington Post: "Taylor Swift’s endorsement of Democrats causes spike in voter registrations" Variety: "Taylor Swift’s Political Comments Lead to Spike in Voter Registration" I'd give the Daily Beast a little credit for hedging some, but then there's the lede: "Taylor Swift’s first foray into politics appears to have produced impressive results." All the outlets made the same argument: that, a.) there was an increase in voter...
  • Taylor Swift Didn't Roll Her Eyes at Sarah Palin—What Really Happened at SNL 40th Anniversary Show

    02/19/2015 7:20:25 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 138 replies
    E! ^ | February 17, 2015 | Rebecca Macatee
    When Taylor Swift throws shade, you know it. Yet, the Internet had a field day when the "Shake It Off" singer was seated next to Sarah Palin Sunday during the Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Show. But, despite multiple accusations of eye rolling and/or serious side eye directed at the former vice presidential hopeful, Taylor didn't cast any devious glances in studio 8H. If you look at a wider audience shot, you'll see that Taylor (and almost every other individual seated in the area surrounding her) was looking up at the monitors showing what viewers at home saw of Dakota...
  • Fortune Names Taylor Swift—Not Obama—One of World’s Greatest Leaders

    03/27/2015 11:36:34 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | Mar 27, 2015 1:12 pm
    Should President Barack Obama just “shake it off?” Taylor Swift ranked sixth on Fortune Magazine’s second annual list of the world’s 50 greatest leaders—people who are “transforming business, government, philanthropy, and so much more.” But the president was omitted entirely from the list. Fortune Editor Alan Murray explained why: “I voted for Barack Obama in 2008 largely because of his call to unite blue states and red states behind a politics of hope. But it hasn’t happened. At home our politics are as divided—and our federal government is as dysfunctional—as they were when he took office.” …