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Former Gov. Phil Bredesen set to announce US Senate run

Joel Ebert and Joey Garrison, The Tennessean • Updated Dec 6, 2017 at 6:22 PM

Former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen is set to officially enter the race for U.S. Senate, setting up a blockbuster election for the seat to be vacated by Sen. Bob Corker.

Three sources confirmed the Democrat's candidacy, as first reported by the Nashville Post, on Wednesday.

Bredesen is expected to formally announce his candidacy Thursday morning.

Read more from our media partners at The Tennessean.

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