Author Archives: Director of Communications

05 Jun

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 ...

04 Jun

EPA Investigates TN Republican Rep. Andy Holt

Tennessee Republican Rep. Andy Holt (R-Dresden) doesn’t care about following the rules, he doesn’t care about the safety of his neighbors, and he certainly doesn’t care about the health of the Tennessee water supply. What does he care about? Getting ...

28 May

Just Like John Boehner and Mitch McConnell

Today, the Tennessee Democratic Party continued to hold Republicans accountable for abandoning 280,000 Tennesseans by refusing to pass Insure Tennessee. Standing with our Democratic legislators, we held a press conference to ask Republican lawmakers three simple questions: Why are Tennessee’s Republican ...

22 May

TNDP, Democratic Legislators Demand Government Accountability, Ask Gov To Call a Special Session To Pass Insure TN

Latest Vanderbilt Poll shows up to two-thirds of registered voters want Insure Tennessee FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nashville, Tenn. (May 22, 2015) — With 64 percent of registered voters favoring Insure Tennessee, Democrats will convene a press conference to demand that ...

21 May

Rare Republican Candor

Excuses were all she could provide when Republican Speaker of the House Beth Harwell talked about the legislature’s failure to approve Insure Tennessee. Harwell said there weren’t enogh votes, stating, “We are dealing with a political issue.” Yes, to Tennessee ...

21 May

TNDP Chair Mary Mancini: Tennessee Republican Lawmakers Prioritize Party Allegiance over Tennesseans

For Immediate Release                                                                                 May 21, 2015 (NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 21, 2015) — Last week, Republican House Speaker Beth Harwell admitted that Insure Tennessee failed because of politics as usual. Insure Tennessee was a “political issue,” she said, and she ...

14 May

TNDP survey form

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13 May

A doctor for every Tennessee family, not just Sen. Todd Gardenhire’s.

12 May

Hey TNGOP: Every Tennessee Family Should Have a Family Doctor, Not Just You

Following a report showing that while Republican lawmakers have access to affordable healthcare, they have refused the same access for nearly 300,000 Tennesseans by killing Insure Tennessee, TNDP Chair Mary Mancini issued the following statement: “Republicans who voted against Insure ...

06 Apr

Don’t Think There’s a Difference Between TN Democrats and TN Republicans? Think Again.

You want to know the difference between Tennessee Democrats and Tennessee Republicans? Well look no further than the Tennessee General Assembly. [Get messages like these delivered straight to your inbox – sign up  here!] From the Tennessee Republican Party’s side ...