Thursday's gubernatorial primary in Tennessee was the most expensive in state history. Businessman Bill Lee won the GOP nomination, and will face former Democratic Nashville Mayor Karl Dean in the fall.
Women running for office are due to hit another threshold with a record number of candidates for the U.S. Senate, but actually winning those seats and changing the face of the chamber are a different matter.
By Thomas Beaumont, Melissa Daniels, Associated Press
Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., says House Republicans are doing their duty to "soften the blow" of health care reform by insisting that a federal spending bill include a provision on the Affordable Care Act. Gwen Ifill talked to Blackburn from…