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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 →
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 February 1, 2012 By TNDP
Recommit to Progress Tennesseans Have Fought For
Today we begin our celebration of Black History Month honoring the critical role African Americans have played in making our nation a more perfect union and our state a better place for all Tennesseans.
We recognize the vast accomplishments of African Americans throughout our nation’s and our state’s [...]Continue Reading →
The Tennessean // January 22, 2012 // Nicole Young
In many ways, the Tennessee Democratic Party’s Latino Summit on Saturday was everything someone might expect heading into an election year. There were discussions about how to register people to vote, calls for volunteers [...]Continue Reading →
On January 13, 2012 By TNDP
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN-9) today released the following statement honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:
“This weekend, as we consider the life and legacy of one of America’s greatest citizens, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we should remember that the dream he articulated has still not been [...]Continue Reading →
On January 9, 2012 By TNDP
State Democrats Gathering Input for Hispanic Outreach Plan
NASHVILLE — Democrats are building a plan to better engage Tennessee’s fast-growing Latino community and they’ve enlisted the help of Katherine Archuleta, the Obama campaign’s National Political Director.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 →
If Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) and his Republican colleagues fail to extend the payroll tax cut, the average American family will face a tax increase of $1,270. Even though 1,500 millionaires paid no income taxes at all in 2009, Congressman DesJarlais stated that the millionaires and billionaires “already pay the lion’s share.” As Congress debates [...]Continue Reading →
Congressman Steve Cohen issued today the following statement commemorating Veterans Day, which is celebrated tomorrow, November 11:
“Since the Armistice at the end of World War I, November 11th has been set aside as a day to commemorate those men and women, both living and dead, whose service in uniform has given irrefutable testimony to their loyalty, [...]Continue Reading →
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Records show Rep. Stephen Fincher raked in another $88,000 in crop payments from the federal government in 2010 — at the same time he was campaigning against government spending.Continue Reading →
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