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On July 21, 2008 By TNDP
The Jackson Sun published an article outlining the qualifications of the Democratic Candidates running against Lamar Alexander today, quoting them directly on their stances on issues like energy and the war in Iraq. The resounding answer, Lamar Alexander is leading Tennessee and Congress in the wrong direction.
“It’s not like I’m some kind of [...]Continue Reading →
When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Or at least that is what the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate are saying. The Memphis Commercial Appeal released an article today discussing how Bob Tuke, Mike Padgett, and Kenneth Eaton are not giving up the possibility of upsetting Lamar Alexander in this year’s U.S. [...]Continue Reading →
On May 28, 2008 By TNDP
On May 22, 2008 By TNDP
From the Padgett campaign:
ALTAMONT – Senator Alexander showed how out of touch he is with the priorities of Tennesseans Thursday when he voted against better education benefits for veterans and those suffering from the economic downturn and for sending billions more to Iraq, U.S. Senate candidate Mike Padgett said.
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On May 5, 2008 By TNDP
ELIZABETHTON — A gas tax “holiday” over the summer is bad economics that will do little good for the Tennessee motorist, U.S. Senate candidate Mike Padgett said Monday.“With vacation season coming up, Americans will feel like they can drive more,” Padgett explained. “But basic economics – supply [...]Continue Reading →
From the campaign of Mike Padgett for U.S. Senate:
NASHVILLE – Some Senate Republicans are playing a game of one-upmanship with the GI Bill’s educational benefits for veterans, Senate candidate Mike Padgett said Monday.
“They were called out for not supporting Senator Jim Webb’s bipartisan plan – [...]Continue Reading →
On April 22, 2008 By TNDP
NASHVILLE – As gas prices hit an average $3.50 a gallon, U.S. Senate candidate Mike Padgett said Tuesday it has never been more urgent that we find other ways to fill our tanks.
“Alternative energy sources aren’t just something we roll out and talk about on [...]Continue Reading →
On April 21, 2008 By TNDP
Tuke said Alexander should provide more details and budgeting information to show “this is not a tawdry political stunt.”
Chao said that “by all indications, there’s not really any difference” between the Alexander flat tax and the flat tax pushed by Forbes, which Alexander once denounced.
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Mike Padgett reiterates that Sen. Lamar Alexander’s proposal for a flat tax does little to nothing for middle class Americans in the current economy:
Once again, Senator Alexander supports giving more to the wealthiest
NASHVILLE – Mike [...]Continue Reading →
Former Democratic Party Chairman Bob Tuke and Knox County Clerk Mike Padgett posted their fundraising totals for the first quarter of 2008 showing that Democrats across Tennessee want to see a new United States Senator unafraid to buck the Republican Party platform and agenda. Sen. McCain and company represent [...]Continue Reading →
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