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It’s crystal clear that Tennesseans have soundly rejected the extremist GOP agenda rammed through the state legislature this year.
A new, statewide Vanderbilt University poll found that support for the Republican-led state legislature has “plummeted 20 percentage points since January.”Continue Reading →
After just five months of Republican control in the General Assembly and the Governor’s mansion, things in Tennessee are getting worse.
“How bad is it?” Wendi Thomas of The Memphis Commercial Appeal wrote. “It’s so bad I may have to say I’m from Mississippi.”Continue Reading →
On June 2, 2011 By TNDP
One second Governor Bill Haslam applauds Tennessee teachers. The next moment Mr. Haslam subtly paints Tennessee teachers as broadly ineffective.
Recently Mr. Haslam gave us more of the later.Continue Reading →
On May 17, 2011 By TNDP
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2011
$60M in Federal Jobless Benefits for 28,000 Tennesseans Lost if Republicans Fail to Act
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester issued the following statement urging Gov. Bill Haslam and Republican legislators to pass law to reinstate jobless benefits for 28,000 Tennesseans:
Partisan politics [...]Continue Reading →
On May 2, 2011 By TNDP
By State Sen. Lowe Finney
Gov. Bill Haslam’s announcement concerning the restructuring of the Department of Economic and Community Development came as a surprise to both of us, as well as to our constituents. The department is generally recognized as one of the best in the country, and Tennessee has repeatedly been named one of [...]Continue Reading →
On April 20, 2011 By TNDP
We’re excited that Mike is using his strong voice to speak to these important issues.
You can read the announcement and sign up to receive emails from [...]Continue Reading →
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester, who served on Gov. McWherter’s first gubernatorial campaign, issued the following statement Monday:
“I’m saddened by the loss of one of Tennessee’s great Democratic leaders. I had the high honor of serving in his first campaign for governor and count him as one of my true political [...]Continue Reading →
On March 31, 2011 By TNDP
Story on 8th District Rep. Stephen Fincher from ABC News:
Tea Party Hypocrisy? Some Lawmakers With Tea Party Ties Are on the Government Dole
Which Tea Partiers Are Getting Hundreds of Thousands of Government Dollars?
The Tea Party swept into the 112th Congress with promises of cutting government spending. But according to a [...]Continue Reading →
The Politico details what went wrong when journalists and pollsters relied on their own intel and their own spheres of influence. True to form, they concede that the wiles of the electorate are what make polling difficult but not impossible. For instance, the echo chamber of reporters in New Hampshire said that Senator Clinton [...]Continue Reading →
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