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- Gov. Phil Bredesen (D-TN) Gov. Bredesen is serving his second term as Tennessee's governor.
- Tad Devine political consultant; senior strategist to the 2004 Kerry campaign and to the 2000 Gore campaign; director of delegate selection in the 1988 Dukakis campaign.
- Stuart Rothenberg editor and publisher of the Rothenberg Political Report
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