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20 Dec
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TNDP Chair Statement on the Special Election for Senate 17

Tennessee (December 19, 2017) –  Mary Mancini, the Chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following statement on the results of the special election for State Senate District 17. “On behalf of all Tennessee Democrats, we want to thank ...

18 Dec
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Rep. Diane Black doesn’t know what the carried interest loophole is

Republicans break Trump campaign pledge to end key special interest deduction Tennessee (December 18, 2017) – The Chair of the House Budget Committee appeared on CNBC in November and appeared to not fully understand the concept of carried interest. She ...

15 Dec
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TNDP Chair Statement on Senator Corker’s Tax Flip Flop

Nashville, Tenn. (December 15, 2017) – Following the news that Senator Corker will support the Republican tax plan, Mary Mancini, Chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following statement: “Republicans always cite the deficit and debt as a problem ...

14 Dec
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Vanderbilt Poll: Republicans Are Out Of Touch With Tennesseans

Nashville, Tenn. (December 14, 2017) – A new poll from Vanderbilt shows that Tennesseans do not share the priorities of elected Republicans at the state or federal level. “Tennesseans are looking for leaders who will solve problems. People are having ...

12 Dec
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A Kerfuffle in Bradley County

Last week we heard of a bit of a kerfuffle brewing in Bradley County. It seems that the Republican state legislators in the area – state Sen. Mike Bell (R-Riceville, District 9), state Sen. Todd Gardenhire (R-Chattanooga, District 10), state ...

07 Dec
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TNDP Statement on Governor Bredesen Joining The US Senate Race

Nashville, Tenn. (December 7, 2017) – Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following statement on Governor Bredesen joining the US Senate race: “It is truly exciting to have Governor Bredesen join the race for the US ...

07 Dec
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Gov. Haslam Welcomes The Group That Stopped His Insure TN Plan

Nashville, TN (December 7, 2017)  – The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is holding its national policy summit in Nashville. Governor Haslam will be addressing the conference on Thursday afternoon. Some may be surprised that the man tapped to lead ...

07 Dec
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TNGOP Legislators Celebrate The Damage ALEC Has Done To Tennessee

Nashville, TN (December 7, 2017  – The American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, is convening for a policy conference in Nashville this week. Tennessee Republicans have a long history with ALEC and many will be in attendance. ALEC is part ...

04 Dec
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TN Republicans Should Join Senator Corker in Opposing the Tax Scam

Deficits seem to only matter when cutting  Social Security and Medicare Tennessee (December 4, 2017) –  For 8 years under President Obama, the Republican party clamored about the devastating impact of deficits and debt. Rep. Diane Black’s budget made cuts to ...