GOP Rep. Announces Tenn. Senate Bid: ‘Too Many Senate Republicans Act Like Democrats’

GOP Rep. Announces Tenn. Senate Bid: ‘Too Many Senate Republicans Act Like Democrats’

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Last week, Sen. Bob Corker (R., Tenn.) announced that he would not be seeking a third-term in the U. S. Senate.  While Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell and fellow swamp dwellers may be lining up replacements, they’ll have to take on Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn, who putting the swamp on notice Thursday, announced that she’s running for Corker’s seat.

Washington Free Beacon by Paul Crookston

…Blackburn targeted, in addition to the left, Senate Republicans in her announcement video, saying they need to start acting like a majority and fulfill their promises. By touting her strong conservative record and values, Blackburn presented herself as the answer to the dysfunctional Senate.

“The United States Senate: It’s totally dysfunctional and it’s enough to drive you nuts,” Blackburn said. “And that’s why I’ve decided to do something about it

She also threw her support behind repealing Obamacare and castigated Republicans for failing to do so. “It’s a disgrace,” she said. “Too many Senate Republicans act like Democrats—or worse…”

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Blackburn earlier this week on the Pain-Capable Bill:


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