Category Archives: Press Release

18 Mar
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State Democratic Party Chair Comments on Sen. Gardenhire’s Dismissal of Constituent Concerns

Today, the Tennessee State Democratic Party released the following statement in response to state Sen. Todd Gardenhire’s flagrant dismissal of constituent concerns: TNDP chair Mary Mancini said,  “Most Tennesseans I know support bike lanes and sidewalks, but more than that, ...

16 Mar
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TNDP Chair Statement on the Insure Tennessee Vote

NASHVILLE, TENN. (March 16, 2016) — TNDP chair Mary Mancini released the following statement today regarding the vote in the House Insurance and Banking Subcommittee on Insure Tennessee Medicaid expansion and Rep. Jeremy Durham’s actions.   “Today Jeremy Durham killed ...

16 Mar
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TNDP Chair Statement on President’s Supreme Court Nominee

Nashville, Tenn. (March 16, 2016) — TNDP chair Mary Mancini made the following statement on the President’s nomination for the vacant U.S. Supreme Court seat. “Today the President did his duty as outlined in the Constitution. He selected a strong ...

14 Mar
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Daniel Powell, Native of Henry County Announces Run for Tennessee State House, District 75 ; Sets Tone for Election

Paris, Tenn. — Daniel Powell, a resident of Henry County and a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin, announced today that he will run as a Democrat for the Tennessee House of Representative for the 75th District. State ...

11 Mar
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TNDP Chair Statement on the Retirement of David Shepard

NASHVILLE, TENN. (March 1, 2016) – Tennessee Democratic Party chair Mary Mancini released the following statement regarding Rep. David Shepard’s (D-Dickson) retirement from office representing State House District 69. “Representative Shepard has served the people of his district for 15 years ...

07 Mar
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TNDP Chair Mary Mancini Issues Statement on Minimum Wage Bill

Nashville, Tenn. (March 7, 2016) – TNDP chair Mary Mancini released a statement today criticizing Governor Haslam for turning his back on ordinary Tennesseans and opposing the proposed minimum wage increase.   “Governor Haslam doesn’t know what it’s like to ...

04 Mar
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Democratic Party Chairs to Dickerson: Take a Stand Against Extremists

Nashville, Tenn. (March 3, 2016) – Tennessee Democratic Party chair, Mary Mancini, and Davidson County Democratic Party chair, Gary Bynum, released the following statement asking Senator Steve Dickerson, R-Nashville, to take a stand against far-right extremists in his Party. “Instead ...

03 Mar
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TNDP Chair Statement on Super Tuesday Results

NASHVILLE, TENN. (March 1, 2016) – Tennessee Democratic Party chair Mary Mancini released the following statement regarding the results of the Super Tuesday / SEC primary in Tennessee: “First, I’d like to congratulate Secretary Clinton on winning the Democratic Primary ...

25 Feb
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TNDP Chair Mary Mancini on the endorsement by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam of Senator Marco Rubio’s White House bid:

Nashville, Tenn. (February 25, 2016) – Today, Tennessee Democratic Party chair Mary Mancini released a statement explaining why Governor Haslam endorsed Sen. Rubio. “With his record of failure, Governor Haslam’s decision to endorse another politician with a record of failure ...

22 Feb
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Refusing Refugees Who Are in Desperate Need is not Who We Are

Nashville, Tenn. (February 22, 2016)- Tennessee Democratic Party chair Mary Mancini released the following statement in response to the bill passed by the Tennessee State Senate calling for the Attorney General to sue the federal government over refugees: “Tennessee Republicans ...

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