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Video by Andrew Wigdor / Editor-in-Chief and Caleb Revill / News Editor U.S. Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn traveled to MTSU Wednesday to speak with Sidelines about the issues she hopes to address if elected. Blackburn, a Republican, has served as the U.S. representative for Tennessee’s 7th congressional district since 2003. Last year, she announced her …

Photo by Anthony Bukengolts / MTSU Sidelines Story by Rayyan Ahmed / Contributing Writer  Business owners met with U.S. Senate candidate and former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen at Just Love Coffee and Eatery Thursday morning to discuss challenges that small businesses face. There was much to discuss as everyone around the table shared the journey of establishing their …

Photo by Caleb Revill / MTSU Sidelines U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen held a round-table discussion with local faith leaders at The Grove at Williamson Place in Murfreesboro to discuss the topic of illegal immigration on Monday. The sometimes conflicting views on “humanizing” larger issues, illegal immigration and hopes for bipartisan solutions were all discussed. Dan …

Photo by Caleb Revill / MTSU Sidelines Former first lady of Tennessee Andrea Conte met with supporters and volunteers involved with her husband Phil Bredesen’s Senate race at the campaign’s Murfreesboro office on Thursday evening. Bredesen served two consecutive terms as the governor of Tennessee from 2003 to 2011. He is currently running for U.S. …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines 2018 U.S. Senate candidate and former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen traveled to Murfreesboro Tuesday and explained to Sidelines the ways that he hopes to improve the nation and Tennessee. The former governor also served as the mayor of Nashville in the late ’90s and announced in December 2017 …

Photo courtesy of Christy Frink / Flickr Former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen currently holds a 10 percentage-point lead over Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn among state voters in the contest for Sen. Bob Corker’s seat, according to a new MTSU poll. Additionally, the poll shows that the favorite of the 2018 gubernatorial race candidates is too …