Dang sure looks like it:
The move by Tennessee’s two U.S. senators to block the reappointment of Georgia Tech professor Marilyn Brown to the Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors threatens energy efficiency efforts that could save ratepayers billions of dollars...
This continues to get interesting. It remains to be seen how many people call out Senators Corer and Alexander and demand that President Obama re-submit Dr. Brown's name for the TVA Board.
Neither Alexander nor Corker would explain why he didn’t think Brown qualified for reappointment. Both also declined to answer questions about whether the TVA should continue with energy efficiency efforts.Tennessean Article