Lamar Alexander: Bredesen Would Be “Formidable”

Bredesen is weighing a bid for the seat.

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Kimberly Railey
Nov. 13, 2017, 9:47 a.m.

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R) said Friday that former Gov. Phil Bredesen (D) would be a “formidable candidate” if he decides to run for retiring Sen. Bob Corker’s (R) seat.

Alexander continued: “He was a popular governor. I think what he would have to explain to the people is how electing one more to the Democratic number in the Senate would help the people of Tennessee, and my argument would be if you want conservative judges and lower taxes and deregulation, then it’s better to have a Republican majority.” (Nashville Tennessean)


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