Blackburn And Bredesen Square Off In Knoxville

(KNOXVILLE) – The two candidates for senate in Tennessee met for a final debate in Knoxville.

Following the heated partisan fallout of Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn hit hard on Phil Bredesen’s record of handling sexual assault claims while Governor of Tennessee.

The latest CBS poll shows Blackburn leading Bredesen by 8 points. Early voting in Tennessee’s general election starts October 17.