Category Archives: News

08 Oct

After Trump’s Comments About Groping Women, Unclear if Tennessee Republicans Still Support Trump Candidacy

Nashville, Tenn. (October 8, 2016) — The Tennessee Democratic Party is calling on all State Republican lawmakers and candidates to make clear to the public if they still support Donald Trump. This comes in light of the audio released this ...

07 Oct

Tennessee Democratic Party Questions Dickerson’s Absence at Forum

Nashville, Tenn. (Oct. 7, 2016) — The Tennessee Democratic Party chair is questioning why Sen. Steve Dickerson pulled out of his appearance at the League of Women Voters candidate forum just hours before the scheduled start time. “Senator Dickerson’s last ...

06 Oct

Tennessee Democrats Call for Investigation into Rep. Jane Doe #33

Nashville, Tenn (October 6, 2016) — Tennessee Democratic Party chair, Mary Mancini is calling on Speaker Beth Harwell to investigate fully the report that State Rep. Mary Littleton fired her staffer after she blew the whistle on Jeremy Durham. “While ...

04 Oct

Tennessee Democratic Party Chair: “The Choice Is Clear in this Election”

NASHVILLE, TENN. (October 4, 2016) – Tennessee Democratic Party chair Mary Mancini released the following statement after tonight’s Vice-Presidential debate. “Tonight Senator Kaine showed why he is will be a great Vice-President. He is a strong and determined advocate for ...

30 Sep

“Swing This State!” Adds Exciting Array of Musical Guests and Dynamic Speakers to All-Star Lineup!

Nashville, TN (Sept. 30, 2016) — “Swing This State!” has added an exciting array of top performers and inspirational speakers to their all-star lineup. Music City’s Town Howl extravaganza is set to take place Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at City ...

27 Sep

State Democratic Chair: ‘Get Registered and Go Vote’

Nashville, Tenn (September 27, 2016) — Today is National Voter Registration Day and State Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini used it as an opportunity to call on everyone in Tennessee to make sure they are registered and to go vote ...

14 Sep

State Democratic Party Responds to Durham Expulsion

Nashville, Tenn (September 13, 2016) ­­ State Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement on a vote, during the Tennessee Legislators special session, to oust Rep. Jeremy Durham. “For more than a year the victims of Jeremy Durham ...

13 Sep

Speaker Cuts Mic as Rep. Questions Illegal Activities Revealed in AG Report

NASHVILLE, TENN. (September 13, 2016) – During the legislative hearing on Durham’s expulsion, questions were raised about illegal and unethical actions taken by other state representatives. “Republican leadership perpetuated a toxic work environment for the women that work at the ...

11 Sep

Tennessee Democratic Party Statement on the 15th Anniversary of 9/11

“15 years ago today the United States experienced a horrific attack. When the unimaginable happened it splintered our sense of comfort and safety. None of us will ever forget where we were and the shock we felt is ingrained in our collective DNA. But out of the ashes of the fallen buildings and burning fields, we rose up and stood united. We comforted those in need and demanded that hope ...

09 Sep

Democratic Chair Praises Rep. Armstrong As He Announces Retirement

Nashville, Tenn. (September 9, 2016) — Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini releases a statement on the retirement of veteran lawmaker, Representative Joe Armstrong. “Since 1988 Rep. Joe Armstrong has been a strong and an effective voice for his constituents ...