Category Archives: Press Release

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
0

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
0

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
0

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 ...

22 Feb
0

Tennessee Democrats Announce 6 for ’16; Top Issues of 2016

Nashville, Tenn. (Monday, February 22, 2016) – House and Senate Democrats announced their policy plan for this legislative agenda calling it their “6 for ‘16”.   The Democrat’s “6 for ‘16” platform focuses on key issues that are important to ...

19 Feb
0

It’s Time Tennessee Republicans Face the Facts

If holding secret meetings and sweeping sexual harassment claims under the rug is the “culture change” Speaker Harwell wants to create at the State Capitol, then she is on the right path. But it’s not what the people of Tennessee ...

17 Feb
0

TNDP Chair Mancini Statement to AG Herb Slatery: “This is not just about Rep. Durham”

Nashville, Tenn. (February 17, 2016) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement in response to the State’s Attorney General  Herb Slatery’s move to seize Rep. Durham’s hard drive: “I urge Attorney General Slatery to broaden the ...

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