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Former Governor’s Radio Spot Highlights Stewart’s Focus on Solutions — Not Politics
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Former Gov. Phil Bredesen is throwing his support behind Eric Stewart for Congress, calling the state senator “a man we Tennesseans can be proud to send to Washington” in an radio advertisement playing throughout the 4th [...]Continue Reading →
On October 24, 2012 By TNDP
WINCHESTER – In the same week that a formal complaint against embattled Congressman Scott DesJarlais was filed with the Tennessee State Board of Medical Examiners, Dr. DesJarlais desperately launched TV ads attacking his opponent, Eric Stewart, on the relationships between doctors and patients.
“Voters are learning that there is absolutely no limit to the [...]Continue Reading →
Friend- For as far back as I remember, politicians have gotten a bad reputation for saying one thing and doing another. And, this past week Congressman Scott Desjarlais proved why.This past week, news broke of a phone call that the pro-life Congressman made with his former patient and mistress urging her to have an [...]Continue Reading →
On October 17, 2012 By TNDP
The Tennessean editorial board has endorsed Congressman Jim Cooper for re-election in Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District and state Sen. Eric Stewart to replace the disgraced Congressman Scott Desjarlais in Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District. From today’s paper:
4th Congressional District
The sprawling Fourth District has had a tumultuous few years, with former Rep. Lincoln Davis [...]Continue Reading →
On June 14, 2012 By TNDP
DesJarlais now the 2nd biggest spender in Congress on mail and communications
Even though he’s been in Congress for less than two years, Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) is vying for the title of “Junk Mail King,” spending nearly a half million dollars on slick mail pieces described by the Congressman and his staff as “communications.”
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On April 25, 2012 By TNDP
Interest rates for student loans are set to double on July 1st and Representative Scott Desjarlais’s (TN-04) Republican budget allows it to happen. According to The Hill newspaper, “The GOP’s 2013 budget proposal, sponsored by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), would have returned the Stafford rate to 6.8 percent.” More than 7 million students and their [...]Continue Reading →
Tennessee Democrats kicked off the 2012 campaign season by celebrating Jackson Day on the Bicentennial Mall in Nashville this past weekend. Our big tent party went into the night as 700 folks from across the state celebrated our past and looked forward to the future.
We honored Speaker Emeritus Jimmy Naifeh with the Gov. Ned [...]Continue Reading →
On March 28, 2012 By TNDP
Former Governor Phil Bredesen sent an email to Democrats today in support of Sen. Eric Stewart’s bid to unseat Congressman Scott DesJarlais in hopes of restoring some common sense to the House of Representatives:
I’m writing you today because Eric Stewart is running for Congress in the 4th District, and with Eric as a [...]Continue Reading →
On January 26, 2012 By TNDP
House Republican payroll tax negotiators finally returned from vacation today, but Representative Scott Desjarlais (TN-04) continues to oppose ending tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires in order protect middle class taxpayers from a $1,000 payroll tax hike at the end of February. Desjarlais would rather protect the ultra wealthy who pay less taxes than most [...]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 →
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