Republican U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn was elected to the U.S. Senate from Tennessee on Tuesday, defeating the state’s former governor, Democrat Phil Bredesen, to help her party’s efforts to keep control of the chamber.
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.@CBSNews calls the Tennessee Senate race for Rep. Marsha Blackburn
"Tonight it’s the winner – a lady for the first time – being sent from Tennessee to the US Senate.” –@DavidBegnaud reports from Nashville pic.twitter.com/wIuqTu1nSV
— Norah O'Donnell🇺🇸 (@NorahODonnell) November 7, 2018