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This morning we held our second delegate breakfast of the convention. We had a great lineup of speakers, including TNDP Vice-Chair Elisa Parker, Mike McWherter, Tennessee native and health care reform expert Nancy-Ann DeParle, as well as Tennessee delegate to the convention, Ashley Judd.
DeParle is a great example of a Tennessean who has [...]Continue Reading →
Tennessee delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. wrapped up their Labor Day festivities on Monday with an eye toward today’s official opening.
On tap for the convention’s first day is First Lady Michelle Obama who is tonight’s most notable speaker. She’ll be joined by San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, who is [...]Continue Reading →
On September 3, 2012 By TNDP
Star of television and movies, Ashley Judd, a delegate to the Democratic National Convention for the state of Tennessee, was featured in The Tennessean today.
“I’ve been a Democrat for a very long time,” Judd said. “Family lore says that my beloved great-aunt, Pauline, who lived on a farm in Lawrence County in [...]Continue Reading →
On September 2, 2012 By TNDP
A romance that started five decades ago is being celebrated this week at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. As organizers gear up for this week’s activities, one Tennessee couple marked their Golden Anniversary.
Tennessee delegate Lynn [...]Continue Reading →
It’s Sunday, September 2, and it’s the Tennessee Democratic Party’s first day in Charlotte, North Carolina for the Democratic National Convention.
Our delegates are arriving by bus, plane, and car. The final preparations are being made to the convention center. And the buzz is palpable.
There’s a great deal of excitement in the [...]Continue Reading →
On January 7, 2012 By TNDP
NASHVILLE — The Executive Committee of the state Democratic Party re-elected three Tennesseans to the Democratic National Committee on Saturday.
At the executive committee’s winter meeting, Bill Owen of Knoxville, Will Cheek of Nashville and Gale Jones Carson of Memphis were elected to new four-year terms.
Members of the Democratic National Committee are responsible for [...]Continue Reading →
On December 5, 2011 By TNDP
Democrats believe that our democracy is stronger, not weaker, when voters are able to cast their ballot and have their vote counted. Unfortunately, Republicans across the country have engaged in a full-scale attack on the right to vote, seeking ways to restrict or limit voters’ ability to cast their ballots for their own partisan advantage. [...]Continue Reading →
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Chip Forrester, the chairman of the Tennessee Democratic Party, accepted a larger role in the national Democratic Party Friday with his election to a governing body with national influence.
Forrester will serve a term on the Democratic National Committee’s Executive Committee, the policy-making arm and governing body of the national party.Continue Reading →
The GOP gives its support to the party’s most visible spokesman, former Vice President Dick Cheney.Continue Reading →
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