Author Archives: Deputy Communications

16 Nov
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GOP TAX PLAN HURTS TENNESSEE’S WORKING FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

“Every Tennessean, no matter who they are, what they look like, or where they live, should have the opportunity to have a better life for themselves and their families. Under this plan, Tennesseans will face an uncertain future. While Democrats ...

14 Nov
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TNDP Chair Statement on the CoreCivic Audit

Nashville, Tenn. (November 14, 2017) – Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following statement on the audit of CoreCivic: “We didn’t need an audit to know private prisons are immoral and should not exist. There should ...

13 Nov
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Mancini: Blackburn, Fincher Must Denounce Roy Moore

Tennessee (November 13, 2017) – Over the weekend, Republican Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander distanced themselves from their party’s nominee for US Senate in Alabama, Roy Moore, who has been accused of inappropriate sexual conduct with a 14-year old ...

01 Nov
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The Tennessee Democratic Party Executive Committee Passes Resolutions Supporting Medicare For All, $15 Minimum Wage and Medical Marijuana

Tennessee – On Saturday, October 28, 2017, the Executive Committee of the Tennessee Democratic Party passed three resolutions supporting progressive policies. First they weighed in on health care, voicing their support for ‘Medicare for All.’   “Too many Tennessee families ...

26 Oct
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Republican Budget Cuts Hurt Tennessee Families

They are giving tax breaks to giant corporations while cutting vital programs like Medicare Tennessee (October 26, 2017) – House Republicans passed a budget with massive cuts to vital programs like Medicare and Medicaid, all in an effort to give ...

25 Oct
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Rep. Diane Black Isn’t Sure A Millionaire Is Rich

The Republican gubernatorial candidate is astonishingly out of touch VIDEO: https://youtu.be/Ez3-z6DH3aY Tennessee (October 25, 2017) – Appearing on Fox Business today, Rep. Diane Black wasn’t sure if a million dollars made a person rich. She then went on to ask ...

16 Oct
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TNDP Chair Statement on Rep. Blackburn’s Opioid Bill

Tennessee (October 16, 2017) –  Mary Mancini, Chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party released the following statement regarding the 60 Minutes and Washington Post report on Rep. Blackburn’s bill protecting drug companies during the opioid crisis: “At the crucial time ...

12 Oct
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Blackburn Welcomes Dark Money From Special Interests

Organization that opened the floodgates of outside money endorses Blackburn for Senate Tennessee (October 11, 2017) –  The conservative organization that opened the floodgates to allow unlimited spending into the election process, Citizens United, endorsed Marsha Blackburn for US Senate ...

06 Oct
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TNDP Chair Statement on the Trump Administration Rollback of the Birth Control Coverage Requirement

Nashville, Tenn. (October 6, 2017) – Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following statement on the Trump Administration rollback of the federal requirement for employers to include birth control coverage in their health care plans: “This ...

05 Oct
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TNDP Chair Statement on Rep. Marsha Blackburn Running For US Senate

Nashville, Tenn. (October 5, 2017) – Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following statement on Rep. Marsha Blackburn running for the US Senate: “Since taking office, Rep. Marsha Blackburn has consistently put her political party ahead ...

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