Author Archives: Director of Communications

14 Jul
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Tennessee Republicans on the Wrong Side of History

Republican State Representative Rick Womick is calling for the governor’s impeachment after Gov. Haslam complied with the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage and overturned a Tennessee amendment to allow gay marriages to be performed and recognized in the state. In ...

04 Jul
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A More Perfect Union

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, ...

01 Jul
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TNDP Chair Statement on President Obama’s Visit to Nashville

Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini has released the following statement ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit to Nashville:  

26 Jun
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Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini on Supreme Court’s Historic Ruling on Marriage Equality

Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini on Supreme Court’s historic ruling regarding marriage equality. Nashville, Tenn. (June 26, 2015) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement on today’s 5-4 ruling by the U. S. Supreme Court ...

26 Jun
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State Democratic chair Mary Mancini blasts GOP obstructionism at Raleigh event and calls for supporters of Haslam plan to “keep the pressure up.”

Yesterday, chair Mancini, Rep. Antonio Parkinson, Senator Sara Kyle, Senator Lee Harris, Rep. Larry Miller, Ashley Coffield of Planned Parenthood, Rep Mike Stewart of Nashville and Ed Roberson, of Christ Community Health Centers held a press conference to urge Republicans to pass ...

25 Jun
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Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini on Supreme Court’s ruling on King v. Burwell regarding the Affordable Care Act

“We are relieved for the nearly 200,000 Tennesseans who will continue to have access to affordable health care. It’s clear that the Supreme Court justices did the right thing in looking at the intent of the law rather than siding ...

23 Jun
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Democrats Hold Press Conference In Memphis to Push for Insure Tennessee

Nashville, Tenn. (June 23, 2015) – Tennessee Democrats will be in Memphis to urge Gov. Bill Haslam act quickly to call another special session and pass Insure Tennessee after a new study showing Insure Tennessee would’ve already saved 220 lives. ...

22 Jun
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Tennessee Democrats Take Aim at Republican Gardenhire Who Voted Against Insure Tennessee

Tennessee Democrats have named their enemy No. 1 for 2016: Republican state Sen. Todd Gardenhire. At a fundraising event Thursday in Chattanooga, state Democratic Party Chairwoman Mary Mancini said gaining ground in the Legislature is the party’s top priority, and ...

22 Jun
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Coffee County Democrats and Insure Tennessee Now! Hold Press Conference

Insure TN Supporters to attend Bowling meeting Supporters of Insure Tennessee Now have scheduled a joint press conference with the Coffee County Democratic Party prior to state Sen. Janice Bowling’s “listening tour” scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday today at Tullahoma ...

05 Jun
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TNDP Chair Statement on Republicans Playing Politics with Early Voting

Nashville, TN (June 5, 2015) – Republican Commissioners on the Davidson County Election Commission voted to play politics with access to the ballot box by eliminating all but one early voting site to get what they want. TNDP Chair Mary Mancini released ...