Category Archives: Press Release

18 Jun
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GOP Senators Must Act to End Inhumane Family Separation Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amanda Yanchury 615.270.9468 amanda@tndp.org GOP Senators Must Act to End Inhumane Family Separation Policy Tennessee Democrats call on Senator Corker and Senator Alexander to back the Keep Families Together Act June 18, 2018 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — ...

18 Jun
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Three Star Dinner Sees Surge in Fundraising and Attendance Ahead of 2018 Midterms

Three Star Dinner Sees Surge in Fundraising and Attendance Ahead of 2018 Midterms 1,000+ Tennessee Democrats celebrated in Lebanon with inspiration from U.S. Senator Doug Jones June 18, 2018 (LEBANON, Tenn.) — On Saturday, more than 1,000 Tennessee Democrats from ...

30 May
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Virginia expands Medicaid to 400,000, and Tennessee should follow suit

Highlighting importance of state legislature wins, Virginia will expand Medicaid coverage to 400,000 Tennessee can replicate this success when we elect more Democrats in November May 30, 2018 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — Today the Virginia Senate approved its budget, paving the ...

29 May
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Welcome to Nashville, President Trump. Maybe you can learn a thing or two

Welcome to Nashville, President Trump. Maybe you can learn a thing or two Tennesseans are ready to elect leaders who get things done May 29, 2018 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — President Trump visits Nashville today to headline a fundraiser for Marsha ...

10 May
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DNC Announces Tennessee As Grant Recipient

DNC Announces Tennessee As Grant Recipient Today the Democratic National Committee announced the Tennessee Democratic Party as a recipient of a grant from the State Party Innovation Fund (SPIF), a first-of-its-kind, competitive grant program that incentivizes early organizing and other ...

10 May
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A Brighter Future for Tennessee: Our Vision

A Brighter Future for Tennessee: Our Vision What Tennessee could look like with more Democrats in office May 10, 2018 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — After the Tennessee legislature wrapped up the 110th General Assembly last month, and as the midterm election ...

23 Apr
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Antioch tragedy underscores need for better protections from gun violence

Antioch tragedy underscores the need for better protections from gun violence Sending our condolences to the families of the four victims, and fighting for a better future April 23, 2018 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — After a gunman shot and killed four ...

18 Apr
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State House Votes to Take Away $250K Allotted for Memphis Bicentennial Celebration

State House Votes to Take Away $250K Allotted for Memphis Bicentennial Celebration The move was financial retribution for Memphis’ decision to remove Confederate statues April 18, 2018 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — After the Republican-led Tennessee House voted to remove $250,000 from ...

16 Apr
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Statement on the Passing of Justice Frank Drowota

Statement on the Passing of Justice Frank Drowota Drowota served as Tennessee Supreme Court Justice from 1980 to 2005 April 16, 2018 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — Following the news of the passing of former Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Frank Drowota, Tennessee ...

11 Apr
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We Stand With Our East Tennessee Immigrant Neighbors

We Stand With Our East Tennessee Immigrant Neighbors And oppose legislation requiring local law enforcement to comply with ICE April 11, 2018 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — Following last week’s forcible removal and subsequent arrest of 97 long-time Tennesseans in Morristown, Tennessee ...

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