CHATTANOOGA, TN. (Times Free Press) -- Tommie Brown reminds people that when Moses went up the mountain, he was older than 80.

Brown, a Democrat who's been serving House District 28 in the Tennessee General Assembly for 20 years, is 78.

Her Aug. 2 Democratic primary opponent, JoAnne Favors, is 69. She served for eight years in House District 29 before the Republican-dominated Legislature this year drew both women into the 28th District.

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