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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2010 file photo, Gov. Phil Bredesen talks about his eight years in office during an interview, in Nashville, Tenn. Former Tennessee Gov. Bredesen has been calling potential donors to let them know he plans to join the race to succeed Republican Bob Corker in the U.S. Senate. A prominent supporter confirmed he had spoken to Bredesen, the most recent Democrat to win a statewide race in Tennessee, about the decision Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)