• Correction: Election 2020-Senate-Tennessee story

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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - In a story Oct. 16 about the U.S. Senate race in Tennessee, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Manny Sethi has loaned his campaign $1 million total. He has loaned his campaign $1.5 million total.

    A corrected version of the story is below:

    Prominent donors take sides in Tennessee's US Senate race

    Prominent donors are taking sides in Tennessee's open race to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Donors are choosing sides in Tennessee's open race to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander.

    During his first few weeks running, Republican Bill Hagerty raised $1.9 million and spent $24,400 through September. Hagerty's contributors included ex-Gov. Bill Haslam, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, former Congresswoman Diane Black, Nashville Predators Chairman Tom Cigarran and CoreCivic CEO Damon Hininger.

    Republican Manny Sethi raised $338,300, loaned his campaign $500,000 and spent $322,300 last quarter, ending September with about $2 million cash. Sethi has loaned his campaign $1.5 million total.

    Sethi's contributors included ex-Gov. Winfield Dunn, state Sen. Janice Bowling and state Reps. Kelly Keisling and Dan Howell.

    Republican Josh Gapp loaned his campaign $115,200 and raised $17,300.

    Democrat James Mackler raised $348,000 last quarter, including help from actress Susan Sarandon. Mackler spent $168,000 last quarter, with $296,000 remaining.

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