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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In a stunning display of indifference towards the needs of America’s bravest, Senate Republicans voted today to block a bill that would work to ensure employment for our veterans who return home after serving their country (Senate Roll Call).
“Over the past few years, Americans have become increasingly frustrated [...]Continue Reading →
On June 5, 2012 By TNDP
Earlier today, another pro-woman piece of legislation got majority support in the United State Senate, but once again, because of the obstructionist tactics of Bob Corker and his Republican cronies, that bill failed to go for an up or down vote.
Corker, along with Sen. Alexander and 45 other Republicans, voted against a cloture [...]Continue Reading →
Tennessee’s Republican leadership shamefully shirked their responsibilities by voting down a cloture measure which would have allowed full debate and discussion of S. 2343, the Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012, which would have kept the 3.4% interest rate on Stafford Loans, instead of raising them back to 6.8.
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On May 8, 2012 By TNDP
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester released the following statement today after Senate Republicans, including Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander, voted to block the Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012, which would prevent federal student loan interest rates from doubling on July 1.
“Senator Bob Corker not only failed [...]Continue Reading →
On May 7, 2012 By TNDP
This weekend Sen. Bob Corker delivered the GOP’s Weekly Address, in which, he called for “pro-growth tax reform” that eliminates tax loopholes. Yet just five weeks ago, Corker voted against a bill that would have eliminated tax loopholes for the Oil & Gas Industry. Corker has a thousand excuses for why he voted to [...]Continue Reading →
The Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester released the following statement after Senator Bob Corker voted against allowing a vote on the Buffett Rule, which would ensure that millionaires and billionaires are paying their fair share in taxes, just like middle-class families across the country.
“Today, Senator Bob Corker made his priorities clear. Instead of [...]Continue Reading →
On April 11, 2012 By TNDP
That was the message Team Romney had for the women of Tennessee who want to protect their right to earn the same wage as their male counterparts.
On a press call this morning, Mitt Romney’s campaign was asked if Mitt Romney supports the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. While their immediate response should’ve been “absolutely,” his campaign [...]Continue Reading →
Actress and community activist Park Overall is drawing a lot of media attention after she announced she would take on the fight to challenge Bob Corker’s failed leadership at the US Senate.
Overall, who starred in the show Empty Nest among other notable television and movie appearances, lives in Greeneville and was recently [...]Continue Reading →
Tennessee Republicans have really shown their Party’s true colors lately. And it boils down to this: if you’ve lost your job, your home or your health care, you’re on your own.
Instead of looking out for Tennessee’s middle class and people who work for a living, Republican politicians keep putting the interests of millionaires, CEOs, [...]Continue Reading →
On December 8, 2011 By TNDP
With Today’s Filibuster, Republicans Turn Their Backs on Transparency and Fairness for Consumers, Side With Wall Street
NASHVILLE – Today, Sens. Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander and their Republican colleagues in Washington filibustered the confirmation of former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a Wall Street watchdog created [...]Continue Reading →
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