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Knoxville News Sentinal
House 13 — Gloria Johnson, D-Knoxville
House 15 — Joe Armstrong, D-Knoxville
House 33 — Jim Hackworth, D-Clinton
Third Congressional District — Dr. Mary Headrick
Fourth Congressional District — Eric Stewart
Senate 10 — Andrae McGary
House 27 — Frank Eaton
House 28 — [...]Continue Reading →
One very intended consequence of the Republican party’s effort to open up Tennessee to corporate contributions is a flood of unaccountable, out-of-state money coming into the state to run negative and misleading campaigns against candidates who want to improve our schools and grow the economy for the middle class.
One such group that is [...]Continue Reading →
Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester and Democratic candidates for the state legislature will rally alongside labor leaders and volunteers at three Get Out The Vote Rallies on Saturday in Davidson County.
“Working and middle class families know this is an important election and that’s why they’re coming together to hold the special interests and [...]Continue Reading →
On October 30, 2012 By TNDP
Desjarlais Campaign Telling Reporters His Second Patient Mistress is Correcting the Times Free Press’ Patient-Sex-Drugs Story.
“The woman mentioned in this article has reached out to both the congressman’s wife and the paper to express concerns about her statements being taken out of context and factual inaccuracies contained in this article,” a statement from campaign [...]Continue Reading →
On October 24, 2012 By TNDP
Party Looking for Full Disclosure on the Unethical Republican Doctor who had Sex with a Patient
Gerard Stranch, chief legal counsel for the state party, [...]Continue Reading →
Party filed public records request for correspondence between governor, scandal-plagued congressman
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Democratic Party filed a request Monday with Governor Bill Haslam’s office for copies of text messages sent between the governor and U.S. Rep. Scott Desjarlais, a Republican doctor who is entangled in a [...]Continue Reading →
Friend- For as far back as I remember, politicians have gotten a bad reputation for saying one thing and doing another. And, this past week Congressman Scott Desjarlais proved why.This past week, news broke of a phone call that the pro-life Congressman made with his former patient and mistress urging her to have an [...]Continue Reading →
On October 19, 2012 By TNDP
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Democratic Party released Friday a web video hammering Congressman Scott Desjarlais for the doctor-patient sex scandal embroiling his floundering campaign.
“Scott DesJarlais said he was for our families, but his actions show he’s only for himself,” said Chip Forrester, Chairman of the Tennessee Democratic Party. “Desjarlais hasn’t been truthful [...]Continue Reading →
On October 18, 2012 By TNDP
The Knoxville News Sentinel could not have picked a better candidate to represent our state for House District 13:
Some Republican incumbents are facing stiff challenges from Democrats, who have fielded a strong lineup this year that presents voters with real choices, a development that is good for democracy in Knox County.
In [...]Continue Reading →
On October 17, 2012 By TNDP
The Tennessean editorial board has endorsed Congressman Jim Cooper for re-election in Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District and state Sen. Eric Stewart to replace the disgraced Congressman Scott Desjarlais in Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District. From today’s paper:
4th Congressional District
The sprawling Fourth District has had a tumultuous few years, with former Rep. Lincoln Davis [...]Continue Reading →
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