Author Archives: Director of Communications

27 Nov
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Will Senator Corker Stand By His Record?

Will Senator Corker Stand By His Record? The Republican tax plan would substantially add to the federal deficit. Tennessee Senator Bob Corker has said numerous times in the past he would not support increasing the deficit. So will Senator Corker ...

11 Nov
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TNDP Chair Statement on Veterans Day

TNDP Chair Statement on Veterans Day Tennessee (November 10, 2017) – On Veterans Day, Mary Mancini, the Chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party released the following statement: “Today we pay tribute to all of the men and women who have ...

02 Nov
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TNDP Executive Committee Passes Resolutions Supporting Medicare For All, $15 Minimum Wage and Medical Marijuana

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 ...

26 Oct
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Tennessee Democrats Reject White Supremacy 

Tennessee Democrats Reject White Supremacy Hate groups are unwelcome in Tennessee Nashville, Tenn. (October 26, 2017) – In response to the white supremacist rallies planned in Tennessee, Mary Mancini, Chair, Tennessee Democratic Party; US Representative Jim Cooper; US Representative Steve Cohen; ...

13 Oct
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Trump Throws Thousands of Tennesseans Off Coverage, Raises Premiums for Everyone

Trump Throws Thousands of Tennesseans Off Coverage, Raises Premiums for Everyone Executive order is in line with Republican efforts to repeal ACA Tennessee (October 13, 2017) –  The Trump administration just announced they will cease Cost Sharing Reduction payments that ...

26 Sep
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TNDP Chair Statement on Senator Bob Corker Not Seeking Re-election

Nashville, Tenn. (September 20, 2017) – Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following statement on Senator Corker not seeking re-election: “It’s clear that Senator Corker didn’t have the courage to go through an election cycle defending ...

17 Aug
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TNDP Chair Statement Senator Corker’s Pattern of Words with No Action

TNDP Chair Statement Senator Corker’s Pattern of Words with No Action Nashville, Tenn. (August 17, 2017) – Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following statement on Senator Corker’s comments today: “This is the pattern we have ...

15 Aug
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On Social Security’s Birthday, Democrats Recommit to Protecting It

On Social Security’s Birthday, Democrats Recommit to Protecting It Tennessee Republicans are intent on cutting benefits, raising retirement age, and privatization Nashville, Tenn. (August 14, 2017) – Social Security turns 82 years old today. Since it’s inception, Social Security has ...

14 Aug
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Rep. Marsha Blackburn Brought a White Supremacist Supporter to Give the Opening Prayer in Congress in 2004

Rep. Marsha Blackburn Brought a White Supremacist Supporter to Give the Opening Prayer in Congress in 2004 Nashville, Tenn. (August 14, 2017) – The League of the South is a known white supremacist organization with roots in Tennessee that participated ...

02 Aug
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TNDP Chair Statement On Diane Black Announcement for Governor

TNDP Chair Statement On Diane Black Announcement for Governor The last thing Tennessee needs is more corruption Nashville, Tenn. (August 2, 2017) – Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following statement regarding Diane Black’s announcement that she is running for ...