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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 →
Congressman Stephen Fincher and his fellow Republicans in the House have traded in their tea bags for champagne flutes as they cash in on their positions of power to get money from the same banks who took the bailout money they lambasted in their elections:
Five banks — JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), [...]Continue Reading →
Rep. Stephen Fincher is getting in some hot water for violating his 2010 “No Pork Pledge” from the Citizens Against Government Waste. He, along with Rep. Fleischman and 63 other first-term Republicans, has signed a letter to Speaker John Boehner requesting passage of a measure that would suspend duties for [...]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 →
On December 7, 2011 By TNDP
Republican Congressman Stephen Fincher is at again.
He’s now set up two fundraising committees that allow him to spend even more time running around with lobbyists for big banks and big corporations.
Funny thing is, he can’t even spend this new special interest money on his own re-election.
So why do it? Is there no [...]Continue Reading →
On September 22, 2011 By TNDP
It is increasingly clear that Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) has put his banker friends before the working families of West Tennessee since he came to Congress. Roughly five months after being sworn in as a Member of Congress, the man who campaigned as a “lifelong farmer” and the “gospel singer from Frog Jump,” [...]Continue Reading →
On September 20, 2011 By TNDP
NASHVILLE—A government watchdog group named Tennessee Republican Stephen Fincher to its list of Most Corrupt Members of Congress for questions raised by his repeated failure to be honest about the nature of his suspect finances.
In a statement Tuesday, state Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester questioned whether Fincher could ever live up to his [...]Continue Reading →
NASHVILLE — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester issued a statement in support of state Senator Roy Herron’s lawsuit against the Federal Election Commission filed last Friday.
In a recent investigation, six FEC commissioners unanimously agreed U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher had broken the law in reporting a $250,000 loan used during his political campaign. However, [...]Continue Reading →
On July 12, 2011 By TNDP
By Stephanie Condon
July 6, 2011 12:44 PM
Democrats are launching a series of robocalls today against six vulnerable House Republicans who have been caught in ethics scandals.
As part of the Democrats’ campaign to win back the House, the robocalls focus on six relatively new GOP members: Reps. Scott Tipton of Colorado, David Rivera of [...]Continue Reading →
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