Category Archives: Press Release

25 Apr
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TNDP CHAIR STATEMENT ON THE RGA’S DISHONEST ATTACK ON MAYOR DEAN

TNDP CHAIR STATEMENT ON THE RGA’S DISHONEST ATTACK ON MAYOR DEAN Nashville, Tenn. (April 25, 2017) – Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following statement the Republican Governor’s Association dishonest attack on Mayor Karl Dean:” “Because ...

25 Apr
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Failure of Commonsense Policy Will Cost Lives

  Failure of Commonsense Policy Will Cost Lives Nashville, Tenn. (April 24, 2017) – Yesterday, a policy to help combat the loss of life from the ongoing opioid epidemic was voted down in the Tennessee State Senate. Senator Lee Harris’ ...

17 Apr
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Record Participation in Democratic County Party Reorganization

  Record Participation in Democratic County Party Reorganization Nashville, Tenn. (April 17, 2017) – Over the past few weeks, thousands of Tennesseans gathered and reorganized 84 of 92 eligible county parties, and elected 52 new county party chairs. The change ...

12 Apr
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Questions for Republican Members of Congress over the April Recess

Questions for Republican Members of Congress over the April Recess Nashville, Tenn. (April 12, 2017)- As the April congressional recess begins, there are some important questions that the Tennessee delegation needs to answer: SUPREME COURT What about Judge Gorsuch was so ...

06 Apr
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TNDP Chair Statement on the “Nuclear Option” for Judge Gorsuch

TNDP CHAIR STATEMENT ON SEN. CORKER AND SEN. ALEXANDER VOTING FOR THE NUCLEAR OPTION TO CONFIRM JUDGE GORSUCH “It is a shameful day.” Nashville, Tenn. (April 6, 2017) – Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following ...

04 Apr
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Senator Corker Is So Concerned About The Senate, He Will Do Nothing To Save It

Senator Corker Is So Concerned About The Senate, He Will Do Nothing To Save It Nashville, Tenn. (April 4, 2017) – Last week, Senator Corker took to the senate floor give a lengthy speech about his concern that the institution ...

28 Mar
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GOVERNOR HASLAM SELLS OUT THOUSANDS OF TENNESSEE FAMILIES

GOVERNOR HASLAM SELLS OUT THOUSANDS OF TENNESSEE FAMILIES Nashville, Tenn. (March 28, 2017) – Today, Governor Haslam completed his long standing project to outsourcing thousands of Tennessee state employees jobs, putting them and their families into an uncertain future. The ...

31 Jan
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Statement on DeVos: Public Education Needs a Champion as Secretary of Education

Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party released the following statement following the U.S. Senate committee approval of Betsy DeVos: “The approval of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education by Sen. Lamar Alexander and the Senate Committee on Health ...

14 Dec
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House Republicans Destroy Durham Investigation Records

Nashville, Tenn. (December 14, 2016) – Tennessee Democrats are renewing calls for ethics and oversight reforms after a recent report from the Tennessean revealing that Tennessee legislative staff destroyed files, photos, and other documents relevant to the removal of disgraced ...

09 Dec
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Tennessee Democratic Party Calls on Senators to Reject Labor Secretary Pick

“The Secretary of Labor is tasked with being the leading advocate the United State’s workforce. But given the comments from Andy Puzder himself, it’s painfully clear that he is the worst choice for the job of helping America’s workers. He ...

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