Category Archives: Press Release

06 Apr

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

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


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

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

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

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 ...

09 Dec

Democrats Blast Republicans for Holding Secret Meetings

Nashville, Tenn. (December 9, 2016) – Tennessee Democratic Party chair May Mancini criticized the state house Republicans for holding closed door meetings. “State house Republicans are hiding from the public in an unprecedented way. These lawmakers are elected by the ...

29 Nov

Tennessee Democratic Party Makes Statement on East Tennessee Wildfires

Tennessee (November 29, 2016) – The Tennessee Democratic Chair, Mary Mancini, released the following statement on the wildfires in East Tennessee: “The historic wildfires in Sevier County are heartbreaking for the more than 14,000 families and many businesses in East ...

28 Nov

Tennessee Democrats to Launch Rapid Response Team, Will Hold Republicans Accountable

Nashville, Tenn. (November 28, 2016) – The Tennessee Democratic Party has announced a new grassroots program in wake of the recent elections on November 8th. Coming on the heels of President-elect Donald Trump’s electoral victory on November 8th, the Tennessee ...

16 Nov

TNDP Chair: Tennessee Republican Leaders Must Tell President-Elect Trump to Rescind Steve Bannon Appointment

Nashville (November 16, 2016) – Tennessee State Democratic Party chair Mary Mancini is calling on leaders in the Tennessee Republican Party to take action against Steve Bannon: “Steve Bannon was, until recently, the executive chairman of the far-right Breitbart News ...