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Phil Bredesen

Aug 11, 2010


Phil Bredesen

Phil Bredesen became Tennessee's 48th governor in January 2003 and carried all 95 counties in his 2006 re-election. In his second term, Bredesen is focused on raising graduation rates, boosting the economies of smaller and mid-sized communities, strengthening public education and promoting access to health care for all citizens, particularly children. Mayor of Nashville from 1991 to 1999, Bredesen worked in the health care industry prior to his public service and holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from Harvard University.

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