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Meanwhile, Democrats are looking on with glee at the possibility of Republicans tearing into Corker. Leading Democratic hopeful James Mackler, an Iraq War veteran and attorney, has already won support from Democrats who see him as their best option for a difficult red-state election.

Politico Pro: Senate Democrats hold onto majority hopes By KEVIN ROBILLARD and GABRIEL DEBENEDETTI Senate Democrats are already three seats short of a majority and must play defense in 10 Trump states next year. But the top Democratic senators in charge of planning for the 2018 elections are refusing to publicly give up hope of […]

Memphis Flyer: James Mackler: A Democrat in the Senate? by JACKSON BAKER Can a Democrat be elected to the U.S. Senate from Tennessee? James Mackler, a Nashville lawyer and Army veteran, intends to find out. Mackler was in Memphis on Tuesday as part of an ongoing tour in which he is acquainting himself with Tennesseans across the […]

PPP: Senator Corker Approval Rating 34% 50% oppose Senator Corker’s votes on healthcare NASHVILLE – U.S. Senator Bob Corker’s approval rating is just 34% according to a poll conducted by Public Policy Polling in August. According to the poll, 50% of Tennesseans believe that healthcare is a right and 50% oppose the healthcare bill Senator […]

July 28, 2017 Dwayne Page, WJLE Nashville attorney and former Army helicopter pilot James Mackler says he is running for the Democratic nomination to represent Tennessee in the U.S. Senate. Mackler, who spoke at the DeKalb County Democratic Party potluck dinner Thursday evening at the high school, said he wants to challenge incumbent Republican Senator Bob […]

NASHVILLE – James Mackler’s U.S. Senate campaign issued the following statement reacting to Senator Corker’s vote today and his rapidly evolving healthcare policy positions. Amid confusion earlier this week on what Senators were being asked to vote on, Senator Corker told reporters “I’ll move to proceed anything that Mitch [McConnell] wants to proceed to.” “Earlier […]