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In reversal, Twitter will allow Blackburn's campaign ad

Blackburn speaks at the 2016 Republican National Convention. Photo: J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Twitter will allow Tennessee Rep. and GOP Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn to promote a previously-banned ad, the company told ReCode. Twitter had blocked the ad on the basis that it contained "an inflammatory statement that is likely to evoke a strong negative reaction," per AP. Blackburn's ad stressed her pro-life credential and said she "stopped the sale of baby body parts."