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Tuesday was victory for our country and middle-class Tennesseans. Not only did the American people re-elect Barack Obama as President, but Tennesseans also sent some real fighters to the state legislature. We are [...]Continue Reading →
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 →
On August 11, 2012 By TNDP
NASHVILLE — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester issued a statement following Mitt Romney’s choice of Rep. Paul Ryan to be his running mate.
“There’s no doubt what Romney-Ryan politics would mean for Tennessee – budget-busting tax breaks for the wealthy, greater burdens for working families, fewer health care options for women, and less security for [...]Continue Reading →
“Mitt Romney’s loss tonight shows that he is out-of-touch with Tennesseans and it raises serious concerns about his chances in November — if he can make it to the general election. Not [...]Continue Reading →
Will expand work on education and jobs
Dresden, Tenn. — State Sen. Roy Herron announced today plans not to run for office in 2012, but instead to lead the Ned McWherter Center for Rural Development in expanded efforts to help young people go to college and create jobs for Tennesseans.
The senator expressed [...]Continue Reading →
On January 20, 2012 By TNDP
Gaining Momentum, DCCC Names Tenn. Fourth Congressional “Emerging Race”
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) announced today that state Sen. Eric Stewart (D-Belvidere) has been placed on the Emerging Races list in his campaign for Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District.
The DCCC recognized Stewart’s campaign for increasingly making this race competitive by meeting infrastructure and organizational [...]Continue Reading →
On January 9, 2012 By TNDP
State Democrats Gathering Input for Hispanic Outreach Plan
NASHVILLE — Democrats are building a plan to better engage Tennessee’s fast-growing Latino community and they’ve enlisted the help of Katherine Archuleta, the Obama campaign’s National Political Director.Continue Reading →
On September 7, 2011 By TNDP
New analysis shows extreme plan endorsed by Sen. Corker, GOP presidential front runners would cost Tennessee 184,569 jobs
NASHVILLE—In advance of tonight’s GOP presidential debate in California, the Tennessee Democratic Party released a new estimate of the number of jobs which would be lost in [...]Continue Reading →
It’s crystal clear that Tennesseans have soundly rejected the extremist GOP agenda rammed through the state legislature this year.
A new, statewide Vanderbilt University poll found that support for the Republican-led state legislature has “plummeted 20 percentage points since January.”Continue Reading →
After just five months of Republican control in the General Assembly and the Governor’s mansion, things in Tennessee are getting worse.
“How bad is it?” Wendi Thomas of The Memphis Commercial Appeal wrote. “It’s so bad I may have to say I’m from Mississippi.”Continue Reading →
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