Category Archives: News

05 Aug
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TNDP Chair’s Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

Nashville, Tenn. (August 6, 2015) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini has released the following statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act: “Today, we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and remember the ...

04 Aug
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Happy Birthday, President Obama!

  Today is President Barak Obama’s Birthday and the Tennessee Democratic Party would like  to take a moment on his special day to thank him for working so hard to ensure that all Americans have an equal shot at the ...

03 Aug
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Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Slams Bush, Rubio during Their Visit to Tennessee

Nashville, Tenn. (August 3, 2015) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini has issued the following statement ahead of Jeb Bush’s visit to Nashville and Marco Rubio’s appearance in a pre-taped interview at the Southern Baptist Convention. “GOP presidential candidates ...

03 Aug
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TNDP in the News: Mary Mancini talks to NPR about the legacy of Andrew Jackson

In Today’s Morning Edition, Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini talks with Host Steve Inskeep about why it’s important to have a conversation with everyone who has a stake in the party about Andrew Jackson’s legacy. Let’s have a conversation ...

28 Jul
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TNDP Chair to Governor Haslam: “Are Roads More Important Than the Lives of Tennesseans?”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TNDP Chair to Governor Haslam: “Are Roads More Important Than the Lives of Tennesseans?” Nashville, Tenn. (July 28, 2015) – Governor Bill Haslam’s announced 6-week statewide road trip to discuss transportation and infrastructure plans comes at a time ...

28 Jul
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TNDP in the News: Is the Democratic Party Abandoning Jefferson and Jackson?

Connecticut, Missouri, and Georgia have dropped the slave-owning presidents from their annual fund-raising dinners, and many more states could follow suit. By Russell Berman/ The Atlantic The Democratic Party is on the hunt for a new pair of fathers. Last week, ...

28 Jul
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The Legacy of Andrew Jackson

  As you may have heard, Connecticut, Georgia and other states have recently decided to rename their Jackson-Jefferson Day annual dinners. As I begin to field more and more questions about the annual TNDP Jackson Day Dinner, as well as the ...

28 Jul
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Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Calls for Republican Leadership to Do Something…Anything to Rein in Rick Womick

Nashville, Tenn. (July 28, 2015) – Fresh on the heels of calling for Governor Haslam’s impeachment, Republican State Representative Rick Womick (R-Rockvale) has sent a letter to County Clerks across Tennessee urging them to break the law and refuse marriage ...

21 Jul
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TNDP Chair Mary Mancini’s Statement on President Carter’s Visit to Nashville

For Immediate Release                                                              TNDP Chair Mary Mancini’s Statement on President ...

16 Jul
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TNDP Chair Statement on Tragic Chattanooga Shooting

Nashville, Tenn. (July 16, 2015) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini has released the following statement on today’s tragic shootings at the Navy Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center and an Armed Forces Recruiting Center in Chattanooga. ...

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