"I think the big question is: Does Gov. Haslam have any interest in going to Washington?" said John G. Geer, political science professor at Vanderbilt University.
"Sen. Corker remains popular in the state and that popularity has been very stable over the last five or so years," said John G. Geer, political science professor at Vanderbilt University. "He remains the prohibitive favorite to win re-election. In fact, many have wondered if he might run for governor. If he did, he would be the immediate front-runner."