Category Archives: News

25 Jun
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Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini on Supreme Court’s ruling on King v. Burwell regarding the Affordable Care Act

“We are relieved for the nearly 200,000 Tennesseans who will continue to have access to affordable health care. It’s clear that the Supreme Court justices did the right thing in looking at the intent of the law rather than siding ...

23 Jun
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Democrats Hold Press Conference In Memphis to Push for Insure Tennessee

Nashville, Tenn. (June 23, 2015) – Tennessee Democrats will be in Memphis to urge Gov. Bill Haslam act quickly to call another special session and pass Insure Tennessee after a new study showing Insure Tennessee would’ve already saved 220 lives. ...

22 Jun
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Tennessee Democrats Take Aim at Republican Gardenhire Who Voted Against Insure Tennessee

Tennessee Democrats have named their enemy No. 1 for 2016: Republican state Sen. Todd Gardenhire. At a fundraising event Thursday in Chattanooga, state Democratic Party Chairwoman Mary Mancini said gaining ground in the Legislature is the party’s top priority, and ...

22 Jun
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Coffee County Democrats and Insure Tennessee Now! Hold Press Conference

Insure TN Supporters to attend Bowling meeting Supporters of Insure Tennessee Now have scheduled a joint press conference with the Coffee County Democratic Party prior to state Sen. Janice Bowling’s “listening tour” scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday today at Tullahoma ...

04 Jun
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EPA Investigates TN Republican Rep. Andy Holt

Tennessee Republican Rep. Andy Holt (R-Dresden) doesn’t care about following the rules, he doesn’t care about the safety of his neighbors, and he certainly doesn’t care about the health of the Tennessee water supply. What does he care about? Getting ...

28 May
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Just Like John Boehner and Mitch McConnell

Today, the Tennessee Democratic Party continued to hold Republicans accountable for abandoning 280,000 Tennesseans by refusing to pass Insure Tennessee. Standing with our Democratic legislators, we held a press conference to ask Republican lawmakers three simple questions: Why are Tennessee’s Republican ...

21 May
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Rare Republican Candor

Excuses were all she could provide when Republican Speaker of the House Beth Harwell talked about the legislature’s failure to approve Insure Tennessee. Harwell said there weren’t enogh votes, stating, “We are dealing with a political issue.” Yes, to Tennessee ...

21 May
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TNDP Chair Mary Mancini: Tennessee Republican Lawmakers Prioritize Party Allegiance over Tennesseans

For Immediate Release                                                                                 May 21, 2015 (NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 21, 2015) — Last week, Republican House Speaker Beth Harwell admitted that Insure Tennessee failed because of politics as usual. Insure Tennessee was a “political issue,” she said, and she ...

12 May
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Hey TNGOP: Every Tennessee Family Should Have a Family Doctor, Not Just You

Following a report showing that while Republican lawmakers have access to affordable healthcare, they have refused the same access for nearly 300,000 Tennesseans by killing Insure Tennessee, TNDP Chair Mary Mancini issued the following statement: “Republicans who voted against Insure ...

06 Apr
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Don’t Think There’s a Difference Between TN Democrats and TN Republicans? Think Again.

You want to know the difference between Tennessee Democrats and Tennessee Republicans? Well look no further than the Tennessee General Assembly. [Get messages like these delivered straight to your inbox – sign up  here!] From the Tennessee Republican Party’s side ...

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