Author Archives: Director of Communications

25 Jan
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TNDP Chair Mancini Statement on Republican Leadership Failures

Nashville, Tenn. (January 25, 2016) – The sexually inappropriate conduct and continuing investigation of Rep. Jeremy Durham have brought to the surface more than just his unethical behavior and inappropriate conduct.  The mishandling of his offensive behavior by House Republican ...

24 Jan
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Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mancini on the Passing of John Jay Hooker

Nashville, Tenn (January 24, 2016) – “Today we mourn the loss of the John Jay Hooker, but we also celebrate his extraordinary life. For decades Mr. Hooker was a role model for progressives across Tennessee and the country. Never afraid ...

21 Jan
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TNDP Statement on Tennessee Family Action Council Lawsuit

Nashville, Tenn (January 21, 2016) – One ­step forward and two steps back seems to be the new normal for civil rights in Tennessee. The lawsuit filed in Williamson County by the Tennessee Family Action Council and former Republican State ...

21 Jan
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TNDP Chair Releases Statement on Republican Senator Steve Dickerson Skipping Out on Important Vote to Stand up for Air Quality in Tennessee

Nashville, Tenn. (January 21, 2016) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini issued the following response to Sen. Steve Dickerson (R-Nashville) and his refusal to take a stand on keeping the state’s air quality safe: “Tennessee Republicans passed a bill ...

20 Jan
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TNDP Statement on School Vouchers Vote in House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee

Nashville, Tn (January 20, 2016) The vote today by the House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee to move school vouchers forward is a huge blow to public education in Tennessee. Democrats believe that every child in every zip code deserves a free and quality ...

18 Jan
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The TNDP, Chair Mary Mancini Commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nashville, Tenn. (January 18, 2015) – “The time is always right to do what is right.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dear Friend, As we remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today, let all Democrats in Tennessee heed his ...

12 Jan
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TNDP Chair Mary Mancini’s Statement on President Obama’s Final State of the Union Address

Nashville, Tenn. (January 12, 2016) – The State of the Union is strong, which is not surprising after 7 years of Democratic leadership. We’ve had more than  70 straight months of private sector job growth, the economy is strong, and the American people are safer and healthier than ...

12 Jan
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini’s Statement on Republican Caucus Meeting, Rep. Jeremy Durham

Nashville, Tenn. (January 12, 2016) – The lack of leadership shown today by Tennessee Republicans is stunning. Rep. Jeremy Durham, time and again, has shown a severe lack of ethics and good judgement. The fact that Speaker Harwell refused to ...

08 Jan
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“Today we learned that American employers added 292,000 jobs in December…

TNDP Chair Mary Mancini Statement on December Job Numbers Nashville, Tenn. (January 8, 2016) -“Today we learned that American employers added 292,000 jobs in December, making it the 70th consecutive month of private-sector job growth in the United States. President Obama and ...

07 Jan
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Statement from Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini on Speaker Harwell’s inaction concerning Rep. Andy Holt (R-Dresden).

Nashville, Tenn. (January 7, 2016) – “It’s been almost a week and Republican House Speaker Beth Harwell still refuses to condemn the reckless and irresponsible statements made by Rep. Andy Holt (R-Dresden) supporting the armed extremists in Oregon and telling ...