NASHVILLE – The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) has targeted Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) and other vulnerable incumbents with digital advertising against Graham-Cassidy healthcare legislation that would drastically cut Medicaid and allow insurance companies to deny coverage of pre-existing conditions.

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 […]