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NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Democratic Party released the following statement today after tax experts confirmed the House Republican tax plan, supported by ALL Tennessee Republican members of Congress, would hike taxes on hardworking, middle-class Tennesseans and cut vital programs and services to pay for budget-busting tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires:
“Today’s analysis confirms [...]Continue Reading →
On May 8, 2012 By TNDP
Like the bat signal going up over Gotham City, Republicans in Congress got wind that someone might not be tolerating discrimination, and have jumped into action.
36 members of Congress, including Tennessee’s own Reps. Marsha Blackburn, Diane Black, Stephen Fincher and Chuck Fleischmann signed yet another letter addressed to Vanderbilt complaining about their [...]Continue Reading →
On December 21, 2011 By TNDP
Following Tuesday’s vote by House Republicans to reject an extension of the payroll tax cut for the middle class passed with overwhelming bipartisan support in the Senate, Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester issued the following statement:
“In less than two weeks, 160 million Americans will be hit with a tax hike in the middle [...]Continue Reading →
“Congress has rejected raising the debt ceiling, so if China calls, let it go to voicemail.” – Stephen Colbert
“odd political theater” “just for show”
U.S. Reps. Phil Roe, Jimmy Duncan, Chuck Fleischmann, Scott Desjarlias, Diane Black, Marsha Blackburn and Stephen Fincher all voted for a budget that raises America’s [...]Continue Reading →
On June 1, 2011 By TNDP
The Jackson Sun opinion editor Tom Bohs recently took Republicans to task for their vote to radically change Medicare into a vulture voucher system. The Paul Ryan, budget wonks say, would increase the out-of-pocket cost of health care for seniors by more than $6,500 a year.
Sens. Bob Corker, Lamar Alexander voted for it. As [...]Continue Reading →
ON THE ISSUES:
Rep. Diane Black defends her plan to privatize Medicare, which puts big insurance companies in charge of health care coverage for seniors — a plan that the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says will raise out of pocket costs for seniors by more than $6,500 a year.
From the Herald Citizen:
School [...]Continue Reading →
On April 15, 2011 By TNDP
NASHVILLE – Chip Forrester, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, issued the following statement in response to the House of Representative’s vote today to end Medicare as a part of Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget:
“There are more than 1 million Tennesseans on Medicare, and 80 percent of them are over age 65. This budget shreds [...]Continue Reading →
According to Sen. Diane Black and Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, a letter of reprimand is an appropriate sanction for a racist email, paid for by Tennessee taxpayers, that has earned international condemnation. Do you agree?Continue Reading →
On June 17, 2009 By TNDP
CNN: Former Bush White House staffer and respected GOP strategist, Ron Christie, told CNN that he thinks that “the staffer should go.” (video below)
ALSO: Is the reprimand really “strongly worded”? Decide for yourself.
The Australian: Republican racism revealed in emails
Bild (Germany): Aide sends racist email
Knoxville News Sentinel: Continue Reading →
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