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First Democratic Straw Poll Winner is Roy Herron

 

Democratic Party Sen. Roy Herron won the first Democratic straw poll in the race for Governor. The poll was held at the Grow Tennessee Dinner, hosted by the Rutherford County Democratic Party on Saturday in Murfreesboro.
“I think the election results reflect our hard work,” Herron said. “I am humbled, grateful, and inspired to work harder than ever. This strong victory shows we can win.”

Prior to the event, Jonathon Fagan, chairman of the Rutherford County Democratic Party, was quoted by the Murfreesboro Post as saying, “The candidate that wins this straw poll will send a strong message to the party, press and donors for weeks to come that they are a serious candidate to move our state forward.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Kim McMillan for Tennessee Picnic draws enthusiastic well-wishers

 
Candidate for Governor Kim McMillan speaking to an attentive crowd

Gubernatorial Candidate Kim McMillan addresses well-wishers, as host Tim Harvey looks on.

Amid a modest but vocal crowd of fifty-some well-wishers and admirers, former state house majority leader Kim McMillan was the guest of honor at a picnic held to acknowledge her run for the office of governor. Introduced by Attorney Timothy Harvey, McMillan spoken briefly from the upper level of the split-level rear patio of the Harvey & Silvus Law Firm. Cheers went up as she declared her desire to capture the governor office in 2010. «Read the rest of this article»

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Kim McMillan for Tennessee Committee for Governor to host picnic

 

Kim McMillan for Tennessee Governor

Please join us for an outdoor picnic honoring Kim McMillan for Tennessee Committee for Governor. Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at Harvey & Silvus Law Firm 310 Franklin Street Clarksville, TN 5:00p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

RSVP to Lauren Bell by Friday, May 1st at 615-585-9678 or

*Contributions will be accepted at the event or can be made at www.kimmcmillan.com

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Kim McMillan: “I’m running for Governor”

 

kim-mcmillanKim McMillan makes it clear: she’s running for governor. “These are tough times but I believe in the future of Tennessee because I believe in the people of Tennessee,” said McMillan, Tennessee’s first female House Majority Leader and former member of Governor Bredesen’s cabinet.

“For almost a year I’ve been listening to the needs of our neighbors and families and loss is on everybody’s mind– loss of jobs, loss of homes, loss of health insurance, loss of retirement security. I know that tough times call for leadership that lifts us up and brings us together,” she added. «Read the rest of this article»

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Dems plan fundraiser, rally for Obama

 

Dem's Labor Day CelebrationThe Montgomery County Democratic Party in Partnership with Clarksville For Obama will host a Campaign Fundraiser and Rally for Barack Obama on Thursday, September 18, at 5:30 p.m. at Machinists Union Hall Building, 121 Union Hall Road,  Clarksville (behind the Wyatt Johnson car dealership on Wilma Rudolph Blvd).

Special guests include Kim McMillan, Former Majority Leader, Tennessee House of Representatives; Joe Pitts, Tennessee State Representative (District 67); Jerry Martin, State Campaign Director for Barack Obama; Wade Mundy, Communications Director, Tennessee State Democratic Party; and Jerry Lee, Tennessee AFL-CIO Union President.

The MCDP and Clarksville for Obama will serve food and refreshments. the event is open to the public and a $10.00 or higher donation is requested. For additional Information, call 931-378-1999

 

Cry Out America 9-11 rally draws large crowd to downtown Clarksville

 

More than 100 Christians from across Montgomery County gathered at the old Montgomery County Courthouse Thursday at noon for a revival-style interdenominational Cry Out America ceremony linked to 9-11 memorials.

The hour-long ceremony was coordinated by Beverly Blackard of Little Hope Baptist Church, who became involved with the nationwide program while recently attending the Tennessee Baptist Convention, when participants were told of the need for a coordinator for Montgomery County. Blackard responded to that call, and  said “the Lord sent me here.”

A cry for 9/11

A view from the courthouse stairs

“God appreciates you being here in this public space,” Blackard told the crowd.”Terrorists tried to take over our country and they failed. We have all been affected by what we have witnessed.” «Read the rest of this article»

 

Democrats to host major fundraiser, campaign rally for Obama

 

The Montgomery County Democratic Party in Partnership with Clarksville For Obama will host a Campaign Fundraiser and Rally for Barack Obama w on Thursday, September 18th, at 5:30 p.m. at the Trane Union Hall Building, 121 Union Hall Road, in Clarksville (behind the Wyatt Johnson dealershiip off Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

Special guests include Kim McMillan, former Majority Leader, Tennessee House of Representatives; Joe Pitts, Tennessee State Representative (District 67); Wade Mundy, Communications Director, Tennessee State Democratic Party; and Jerry Lee, Tennessee AFL-CIO Union President.

This event is open to the public with a suggested donation of $10 and up. RSVP at the local Clarksville for Obama website.

For additional information, call 931-378-1999.


 


Election Season 2008 launched with Dems Labor Day celebration

 
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Signing in for the day's event

Democrats from five counties flocked to the Hand Farm in Montgomery for the annual “Labor Day” barbecue and party rally. The event, which is coordinated by the Montgomery County Democratic Party and held each year on the first Saturday after the national holiday, is designed to celebrate Labor in the form of unions and workers. It jumpstarts the “politicking” that will dominate the ensuing two months before the 2008 Presidential election. Participating counties included Montgomery as the host county, with Cheatham, Robertson, Davidson and Williamson Counties throwing their support to the event.

Kim McMillan, the first woman elected as majority leader of the State House of Representatives, emcee’d the event, which presented an array of guest speakers including Congressman Lincoln Davis of Tennessee’s 4th District, Gray Sasser, Chairman of the state Democratic Party; Tennessee AFL-CIO President Jerry Lee; State AFL-CIO Organizing Director Stuart Acuff; U.S. Senate Candidate Bob Tuke; and U.S. 7th Congressional District Candidate Randy Morris. «Read the rest of this article»

 

‘Cry Out America’ offers prayer for America on September 11 anniversary

 

September 11. One of those seminal moments that scrolls a new signature in the pages of  American History.

This seventh anniversary of the 21st century “day of infamy” will be noted and memorialized Thursday by local officials and clergy from many of the city’s churches, who will gather at the Montgomery County Courthouse lawn for a “Cry Out America” rally.

Numerous clergy and elected representatives will blend their voices to mark the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 with an interdenominational  “Cry Out America” prayer gathering on the Montgomery County Courthouse lawn from noon to 1 p.m.  The event will move to Madison Street Methodist Church in case of inclement weather. Similar gatherings, coordinated by the Awakening American Alliance, will be held across the country and are being publicized by Christian broadcasting networks nationwide. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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