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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 …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / News Reporter According to a recent survey conducted by the MTSU Office of Consumer Research, low percentages of Tennesseans trust government representatives, such as President Donald Trump and Gov. Bill Haslam, and mainstream media, such as ABC, NBC and CBS. The survey report also showed that the majority of Tennesseans …

Ted Cruz Ben Carson

Story and Photos by Dawn Wyatt // Staff Writer Just days before Super Tuesday, when voters from 11 states including Tennessee go to the polls, two of the remaining five Republican candidates, Sen. Ted Cruz and Dr. Ben Carson, participated in the Presidential Candidates Forum in Nashville. Individually, each candidate sat down with Moderator Eric …

President Barack Obama Nashville

Story by Julie Pace, AP White House Correspondent | Photo by Gregory French // Sidelines Archive WASHINGTON (AP) — Eyeing the end of his presidency, Barack Obama urged Americans Tuesday night to rekindle their belief in the promise of change that first carried him to the White House, declaring that the country must not allow …