Voters also decided on nominees for nine House races on Thursday. Polls have shown a close contest for the seat now held by retiring Republican Sen.
Voters faced a more competitive field in the race for the nomination to replace term-limited Republican Gov. Bill Haslam.
The Blackburn-Bredesen showdown is among several races crucial to Trump's plans to maintain control of the Senate, where Republicans are defending a narrow two-seat majority. The last to win was former Vice President Al Gore in 1990.
The retirement of Corker created an open seat that will be heavily contested in November, but there are few surprises expected in Thursday's primary because each party has a clear front-runner heading into the fall.
"He ran a great campaign and now will finish off the job in November", the president tweeted, adding that the businessman "has my total and enthusiastic Endorsement!" Former state economic development chief Randy Boyd, who had the backing of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, was widely considered Black's chief rival. He mostly stayed out of the fray while other opponents savaged each other in attack ads. Bredesen rallied his supporters Thursday by telling them he'd be "the best damn senator you ever sent up to Washington".
Bredesen has criticized Trump's tariff policies, which threaten an estimated $1.4 billion in Tennessee exports, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a longtime Republican ally.
Bredesen, who remains popular, would again need to peel off support from moderate Republicans and independents.
Blackburn served on Trump's transition team and has not shied away from embracing the president.
Dean had a huge advantage in campaign cash, outspending Fitzhugh $4.4 million to $984,800.
Bredesen has walked a careful line throughout the campaign, saying he would support Trump on policies that are good for Tennessee and oppose him on those that aren't.
Blackburn and Bredesen have long run their race like their matchup was inevitable. NPR's Jessica Taylor reported on Blackburn, "She has always been a loyal conservative foot soldier and ticks off in her video the ways she would stand with President Trump - repealing the Affordable Care Act, backing the president's immigration ban and his border wall and his feud with the NFL over kneeling during the national anthem". But it hasn't elected one to statewide office since 2006, and in 2012 Republicans secured supermajorities in both houses for the first time since Reconstruction.
The Druze, a religious sect spread throughout Israel, Lebanon and Syria, make up a subset of Israel's Arab population. Critics, however, say the law effectively discriminates against Israel's Arabs and other minority communities.
And today, twenty state attorneys general announced their intent to sue the administration over the SAFE Vehicles Rule. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra called the proposal "a brazen attack" on the state's clean air standards.
Thomas Markle said he "won't be silenced" in a scathing new interview about Meghan's life in with the royal family . Since then, Markle says he has lost contact with his daughter and feels shunned by the royal family .
It said this was part of a pre-planned plot by the US, Israel and Saudi Arabia to exploit economic tensions inside Iran. President Donald Trump who "has breached obligations", Iran's Foreign Ministry Bahram Qasemi said Saturday.
Eden Hazard has sought permission from Maurizio Sarri to report late for Chelsea duty, the new Blues manager has revealed. Pep said of Sarri . "I think he [Pep Guardiola] is the best coach in the world right now, or one of the best", he added.
They didn't elaborate but later Putin said he agreed with Trump on securing Israel's border with Syria in line with the 1974 deal. Israel said the group was around 200m (656ft) from an Israeli fence in the zone, delineated by Israel and Syria in 1974.
He said it had its full annual service during the winter, and "we know of no technical problems with this aircraft". Police said Sunday they had determined that the 17 passengers and three crew members on board the plane all died.
She said the warning was for the lowest level of tsunami, and that small waves just 15 cm high were detected in three villages. Indonesia is an archipelago of thousands of islands, which sit on the Pacific Ring of Fire , a seismic activity hotspot.
Batshuayi has welcomed Sarri's confidence and is now ready to commit to Stamford Bridge outfit for the coming season. The Wembley showpiece will be Sarri's maiden competitive clash in charge of Chelsea .
The unemployment rate had ticked up in June as the healthy jobs market attracted more workers back into the labor force. Gains were seen in professional and business services, manufacturing, healthcare, and social assistance.
However, the most interesting highlight of the latest leak is that the 512GB variant of the Galaxy Note 9 has now been confirmed . For the cameras, Samsung has brought over the dual camera setup from the Galaxy S9+, which combines two 12MP sensors.
China plans tariffs on $60bn of imports to counter Trump
Mnuchin is more in favour of coming to an agreement that would bring about a reduction in the United States deficit. The White House has responded by saying Beijing's threats are weak and that the Chinese economy is in trouble.
Trump Acknowledges Purpose of Meeting with Russian Lawyer
While the president has not said much in public about his son's actions, it appears as if this is not at all the case in private. He told both NBC News and Russian officials visiting the Oval Office that he had done so because of the Russia investigation .
Pedro signs one-year Chelsea contract extension
He has a fantastic team, fantastic players and squad - I think he has conditions to do good work. Willian returned to preseason training with Chelsea late after problems returning from Brazil.
Trump 'would personally prefer' shutdown fight before midterms
The statements doubled down on threats he made in tweets over the weekend and at a news conference on Monday at the White House . On Monday, Short told CNN's Wolf Blitzer he believed there would not be a government shutdown ahead of the midterm elections.
Trump claims shoppers need to show ID to buy groceries
In announcing the agricultural bailout last week, he urged farmers to "be a little patient" and support his trade strategy. The president never mentioned DeSantis's primary opponent - Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam - by name.
Google Plots China Return With Censorship Software
Having a native search app for those phones that Chinese users can access would represent a massive boon for the tech giant. Google will certainly be met with swift and immediate blowback from the public at large, as well as within its own company.
Maurizio Sarri says Chelsea may make one more new signing
Sarri was less sure about the future of Courtois amid speculation that the goalkeeper wants to leave Chelsea and join Real Madrid. Meanwhile, FA Cup-holders Chelsea are starting the campaign under another new manager in Maurizio Sarri .
Back to rubble, some 'lost everything' in California fire
Officials are lifting more evacuations across Shasta County as firefighters gain containment on a wildfire burning in the region. The Ranch Fire - the larger of the two - is 15 percent contained while the Ranch Fire is 50 percent.