Knoxville News Sentinel: Secret Strategy Meeting Reveals Blackburn Running Scared

Marsha Blackburn has been meeting with numerous people in the Knox County area to build up enthusiasm and to win back Republicans who are not sold on her candidacy.

Last Aug. 20, former county school board chair Doug Harris hosted a luncheon meeting at his home in West Knoxville to have a candid, off-the-record discussion of what she needed to do to prevail over Democrat Phil Bredesen in the U.S. Senate race, which most observers see as very close, even in Knox County.

It was a relatively small group that included David Schmid, Tracy Thompson, Scott Davis, Susan Richardson Williams (former UT trustee and TVA board member), Kirk Huddleston, attorney Mark Mamantov, Derry Thompson and Lee Martin…

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