Tennessee Politics: From Boss Crump to Howard Baker to . . . Marsha Blackburn?

GOP position in Volunteer State strengthening as another open-seat Senate race looms

KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE -- The nomination of now-Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) for Tennessee's open-seat Senate race last year represented a rightward shift for state Republicans. -- Blackburn's clear victory over former Gov. Phil Bredesen (D) last year means the GOP is well-positioned to hold another open Senate seat...