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Statement on DeVos: Public Education Needs a Champion as Secretary of Education

Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party released the following statement following the U.S. Senate committee approval of Betsy DeVos: “The approval of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education ...

House Republicans Destroy Durham Investigation Records

Nashville, Tenn. (December 14, 2016) – Tennessee Democrats are renewing calls for ethics and oversight reforms after a recent report from the Tennessean revealing that Tennessee legislative staff destroyed files, ...

Tennessee Democratic Party Calls on Senators to Reject Labor Secretary Pick

“The Secretary of Labor is tasked with being the leading advocate the United State’s workforce. But given the comments from Andy Puzder himself, it’s painfully clear that he is the ...

Democrats Blast Republicans for Holding Secret Meetings

Nashville, Tenn. (December 9, 2016) – Tennessee Democratic Party chair May Mancini criticized the state house Republicans for holding closed door meetings. “State house Republicans are hiding from the public ...

Tennessee Democratic Party Makes Statement on East Tennessee Wildfires

Tennessee (November 29, 2016) – The Tennessee Democratic Chair, Mary Mancini, released the following statement on the wildfires in East Tennessee: “The historic wildfires in Sevier County are heartbreaking for ...

Tennessee Democrats to Launch Rapid Response Team, Will Hold Republicans Accountable

Nashville, Tenn. (November 28, 2016) – The Tennessee Democratic Party has announced a new grassroots program in wake of the recent elections on November 8th. Coming on the heels of ...

TNDP Chair: Tennessee Republican Leaders Must Tell President-Elect Trump to Rescind Steve Bannon Appointment

Nashville (November 16, 2016) – Tennessee State Democratic Party chair Mary Mancini is calling on leaders in the Tennessee Republican Party to take action against Steve Bannon: “Steve Bannon was, ...

Tennessee Democratic Party Released the Following Statement on Veterans Day

NASHVILLE, TENN. (November 11, 2016) – Tennessee Democratic Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement in commemoration of Veterans Day: “We salute the dedication and great sacrifice of the millions ...

TNDP Chair Mary Mancini Released the Following Statement on the Knox County Election Administrator Being “Missing in Action”

Nashville, Tenn. (November 10, 2016) – Mary Mancini released the following statement after being told that the Knox County Election Commissioner hasn’t been seen in the office all day: “With ...

Tennessee Democratic Party Releases Statement on Election Results

Nashville, Tenn. (November 9, 2016) – Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, made a statement to the press on the national and state election results. “First, I want ...

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