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Accountability | Tennessee

Major Donor to Blackburn Accused in Migrant Toddler’s Death

By Chad Smith on November 4, 2018.

Since reports of migrant children being separated from adults at the border sparked outrage this year, Rep. Marsha Blackburn dug in, defending President Donald Trump’s heated rhetoric about a caravan of Central Americans and has taken thousands of dollars from a company accused of negligence in the death of a migrant toddler who had been held in a detention facility.

Accountability | Tennessee

Blackburn Wouldn’t Call for Resignation of GOPer Accused of Groping 3 Teens

By Chad Smith on October 9, 2018.

When Rep. Marsha Blackburn said last month the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were both teenagers should testify, she also called the allegation a “smear” and a partisan “delay tactic.” It fit a pattern of how Blackburn, a Tennessee Republican now running for the Senate, has handled accusations of sexual misconduct against conservative allies.

Health Care | Tennessee

While Opioid Epidemic Ravages Tennessee, Blackburn Skips Key Vote to Combat Crisis

By Chad Smith on October 4, 2018.

Rep. Marsha Blackburn skipped a vote last week on bipartisan legislation to curb the opioid crisis, even as she campaigned for the Senate with a promise to “combat the opioid epidemic” and released a TV ad touting her efforts on the issue.