Category Archives: News

17 Aug
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Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini Statement on the Passing of Longtime Civil Rights Activist Julian Bond

Nashville, Tenn. (August 17, 2015) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement on the passing of Civil Rights icon Julian Bond, who was born in Nashville and went on to guide the struggle for racial equality ...

12 Aug
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Three Tennessee Trumps

“Over time, our great democratic system will work and Tennessee will return to the sensible policies toward schools, veterans, health care and the like that Tennesseans could take for granted before the Republican “supermajority” arrived.” Tennessee House Democratic Caucus Chairman ...

12 Aug
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Democrats To Hold Press Conference In Knoxville, Continue Statewide Tour Urging Special Session To Pass Insure Tennessee

Knoxville, Tenn. (August 12, 2015) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini will join Democratic leaders Rep. Mike Stewart, Sen. Lee Harris, Sen. Jeff Yarbro, and other Democrats at a press conference in Knoxville this Friday. At the press conference, ...

10 Aug
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Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Statement on Ted Cruz Visit to Tennessee; If Elected, Cruz would be a Disaster for Americans

Nashville, Tenn. (August 10, 2015) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini issued the following statement ahead of GOP Presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s visit to Tennessee, where he is expected to make stops from Chattanooga to Memphis. “Ted Cruz is ...

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
0

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
0

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, ...

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