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On January 25, 2013 By TNDP
Outgoing Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester sent his final message to grassroots activists Friday. Forrester’s four-year tenure as head of the state party lead to significant improvements in fundraising and voter contact infrastructure. In his second term, Democrats successfully protected all incumbents in the state House and helped elect five new Democrats to the [...]Continue Reading →
On January 16, 2013 By TNDP
TNDP Chairman Decries Rep. Carr’s Proposal as Self-Serving, Extreme
NASHVILLE — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester released a statement Wednesday applauding proposals to prevent gun violence and condemned state Rep. Joe Carr’s tea party response as self-serving and extreme.
On Wednesday, Rep. Carr of Rutherford County proposed a law that would charge any [...]Continue Reading →
On December 19, 2012 By TNDP
Tenn. Taxpayers Paid $10 Million for Property Valued at $4.4 Million
In a letter to the Comptroller of the Treasury’s Division of Investigations, Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester [...]Continue Reading →
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Democratic Party is advocating for the extension of middle class tax cuts today following the release a National Economic Council of the White House state-by-state report that shows serious economic problems for hard-working Tennessee families if the extension fails.Continue Reading →
On December 5, 2012 By TNDP
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester released the following statement on President Barack Obama’s commitment to fighting for an extension of tax cuts for the middle class, in addition to working toward a balanced approach to reducing our nation’s deficit:
“When the American people went to the polls on November 6th, [...]Continue Reading →
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester sent a letter Thursday to members of the State Republican Executive Committee urging them to take action against Congressman Scott DesJarlais.
Forrester says the committee members could strip the congressman of his Republican Party membership or pass a resolution seeking his ouster.
“The constituents [...]Continue Reading →
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester rebutted claims that the Tennessee Republican Party was a role model for the national Republican Party, saying state Republicans pandered to extremists and betrayed Tennesseans by choosing not to address Congressman Scott DesJarlais’ patient-sex scandal.
In a recent interview with TNReport.com, Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris [...]Continue Reading →
On November 16, 2012 By TNDP
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — TNDP Chairman Chip Forrester issued the following statement in response to Congressman Scott DesJaralis’ letter to Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam in opposition of establishing a health insurance exchange as required by the Affordable Care Act:
“It takes a lot of gall for Scott DesJarlais, a doctor who violated medical [...]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 29, 2012 By TNDP
Brownsville, Tenn.—Delores Gresham likes to tout her plan for job creation in advertisements and mailings, but when she actually has a chance to vote on job creation, she chooses her party over her West Tennessee constituents.
“Delores Gresham is the ultimate politician: saying one [...]Continue Reading →
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