Category Archives: News

11 Sep
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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
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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 ...

08 Sep
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TNDP Denounces Republican Sheriff’s Corruption

Nashville, Tenn. (September 8, 2016) — Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini releases the following statement regarding the unethical and possibly illegal actions of Rutherford County Republican Sheriff Robert Arnold. “Tennessee Republican corruption goes all the way to the core. ...

07 Sep
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State Democratic Party Makes Statement Praising Marine Week

Nashville, Tenn. (September 7, 2016) — State Democratic Party chair Mary Mancini releases a statement praising the hard work and dedication of the U.S. Marine Corp. and Marine Week taking place in Nashville, Tennessee this week. “It is an honor ...

06 Sep
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Statement from TNDP on Harwell’s Failure

Nashville, Tenn. (September 2, 2016) — Chair Mary Mancini releases a statement on the call by Gov. Haslam for a special session. “Tennessee Republicans would like you to believe this was an accident. It was not. This was the direct ...

01 Sep
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TNDP Correction to Previous Release

On the afternoon of August 29th, we received a call from Rep. Andy Holt asking us to retract the statement we made yesterday that he fired the Weakley County Election Administrator. Our retraction statement is below. “Our recent press release ...

31 Aug
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Durham Reports Expose More Republican Corruption

Nashville, TN (August 30, 2016) — The Tennessean’s recent report of Republican Representative Jeremy Durham’s misuse of campaign contributions is shining another light on the corruption inside the Tennessee Republican Party political machine. The story details how Rep. Durham invested ...

29 Aug
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TNDP REMEMBERS TRAILBLAZER BETTY NIXON

Nashville, TN (August 29, 2016) — The Tennessee Democratic Party Chair, Mary Mancini, releases a statement on the passing of Betty Nixon. “We are saddened by the loss of the amazing Betty Nixon. She was not only a role model ...

29 Aug
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STATE REPUBLICANS PASS LAW TO FORCE DEMOCRAT OFF SEVIER COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION

Nashville, TN (August 29, 2016) — A new state law passed by Tennessee Republicans during the last legislative session forced the removal of the chair of the Sevier County Election Commission, Democrat Michael Fitzgibbons. The new state law requires that ...

26 Aug
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TNDP Statement on Women’s Equality Day

Nashville, Tn – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini makes a statement on Women’s Equality Day. “Today I was lucky enough to attend the unveiling of the Alan LeQuire’s new Women Suffrage Monument in Centennial Park in Nashville along with ...

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