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29 Mar
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Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., on the 50th anniversary of his death

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., on the 50th anniversary of his death Next week will mark 50 years of celebrating the legacy, and mourning the death of, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Memphis, TN and around the world. In February of ...

20 Mar
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Jeff Teague joins the Tennessee Democratic Party as Executive Director

Teague’s decades of experience will advance party efforts in 2018 March 20, 2018 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — The Tennessee Democratic Party is pleased to announce the hiring of Jeff Teague as Executive Director. Jeff will be responsible for monitoring and management ...

16 Mar
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Blackburn Attempts to Hide Her Record on Opioids

Blackburn missed real opportunities to address the opioid crisis while collecting campaign contributions from pharmaceutical companies March 16, 2018 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — After Rep. Marsha Blackburn touted yesterday that’s she’s signing on as a co-sponsor of CARA 2.0, legislation meant ...

14 Mar
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Part of Gov. Haslam’s Opioid Plan Raises Questions

Former administration official is a lobbyist for a pharmaceutical company March 14, 2018 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — In the details of Governor Haslam’s plan to address the opioid epidemic is an allocation of just over $1 million for a drug called ...

14 Mar
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Gayle Jordan Ran A Race We Can Be Proud Of

March 14, 2018 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — Following yesterday’s special election for State Senate, Chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party Mary Mancini released the following statement: “Tennessee Republicans pulled out all the stops and spent well over half a million dollars ...

12 Mar
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Shane Reeves: Getting Elected State Senator Will Help My Bottom Line

Reeves says he’ll benefit directly if he gets elected to the Tennessee State Senate tomorrow March 12, 2018 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — The GOP Candidate for tomorrow’s State Senate special election, Shane Reeves, loaned his campaign more than $255,000 and raised ...

05 Mar
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Rep. Fleischmann Wants Comprehensive Immigration Reform Now, Despite Opposing It In 2013

Fleischmann’s contradictory statements show disregard for Dreamers  March 5, 2018 (CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.) — This weekend in Chattanooga, neighbors stood up for neighbors at a rally urging legislators to protect Dreamers. In response to the rally, Representative Chuck Fleischmann claimed he ...

01 Mar
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Blackburn Touts Success of Key Bredesen Initiative

Congresswoman Highlights Work of Imagination Library March 1, 2018 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — Acknowledging one of the key accomplishments of Phil Bredesen’s first term as Tennessee’s governor, Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn on Tuesday evening tweeted her congratulations to Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library for “enriching ...