Topic: Tennessee Democratic Party
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Democratic Party’s Delegate Selection for National Democratic Convention is now open.
During the National Democratic Convention, nominees for President and Vice-President are elected and the Democratic Party platform is adopted.
Nashville, TN – In observation of Veterans Day 2019, Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement honoring Tennessee veterans and thanking members of the newly formed TNDP Veterans & Military Families Caucus:
“Tennessee is home to almost 500,000 veterans and today, the Tennessee Democratic Party, working with our newly formed Veterans and Military Families Caucus, call on every Tennessean to remember the sacrifices made by our armed forces and their families.
Tennessee Republican Party calls for Karl Dean and Craig Fitzhugh to reject Tennessee Democratic Party candidate’s extreme, anti-Christian platform
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Scott Golden released the following statement calling on the Democratic candidates for Governor Karl Dean and Craig Fitzhugh to denounce the extremism of their party.
“Gayle Jordan, darling of the Tennessee Democratic Party and their nominee for State Senate District 14, is what she herself calls a “firebrand atheist.” She isn’t simply non-religious, but actively works to lead people away from their faith. It’s her life’s work as the Executive Director of an organization called Recovering From Religion.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Republican Party released the following statement from Chairman Ryan Haynes regarding the most recent example of hypocrisy provided by Tennessee Democrats in their quest for attention:
“It’s a shame when an attempt to score political points gives an entire Party amnesia about their own activities, but that is exactly what has happened with Tennessee Democrats,” said Haynes.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement after the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office released an offensive advertising campaign using sexist language and themes.
“This whole advertising campaign is just one more example of Republicans being tone deaf regarding women. Women are not eye candy or trophies. The reality is that women represent half our population and it is ridiculous that they are being forced to spend their tax dollars on this offensive ad campaign.” «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini on Supreme Court’s historic ruling on Obergefell v. Hodges regarding the Constitutionality of Gay Marriage
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement on today’s 5-4 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on marriage equality.
“With today’s decision we see that love and respect has triumphed and we rejoice knowing that every person has the right to marry the person they love. Today is a day that Democrats celebrate with those couples as they build strong families while securing a future for themselves, in Tennessee and across our nation.” «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Democrats raising money off of Charleston tragedy “Inappropriate in every sense of the word”
TNDP sends out divisive fundraising solicitation a day after 20,000 come together to show unity in Charleston
Nashville, TN – After learning the Tennessee Democratic Party released a fundraising solicitation centered on the tragic events in Charleston, South Carolina, Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Ryan Haynes released a stern rebuke of the TNDP’s embarrassing action:
“Tennessee Democrats are seeking to raise money off of a tragedy. They’re trying to profit from a horrific situation. That is inappropriate in every sense of the word. It’s disrespectful to a community that is still living this horror. It is highly disrespectful to those who lost their lives last Wednesday night in Charleston. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Democratic Party demands Government Accountability, Asks Governor to call a Special Session to pass Insure Tennessee
Latest Vanderbilt Poll shows up to two-thirds of registered voters want Insure Tennessee
Nashville, TN – With 64 percent of registered voters favoring Insure Tennessee, Democrats will convene a press conference to demand that Republicans be accountable to the people of the state.
They will also call on Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to call another special session to approve the plan.
Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini
Nashville, TN – Last week, Republican House Speaker Beth Harwell admitted that Insure Tennessee failed because of politics as usual.
Insure Tennessee was a “political issue,” she said, and she was unable to convince members of the Republican majority to hold a full floor discussion and vote on the proposal, which would have given 280,000 hardworking Tennesseans access to affordable health care. «Read the rest of this article»
Yesterday marks the one year anniversary of Governor Haslam’s “Tennessee plan” speech
Nashville, TN – At a press conference yesterday, House Democrats joined together to mark the one year anniversary of Governor Haslam’s “Tennessee plan” speech to the General Assembly. Democrats called on the Governor and legislature to stop delaying and expand Medicaid now.
“It is well past time for Tennessee to join Arkansas, Iowa, Indiana and Pennsylvania in submitting a plan to the federal government to expand Medicaid,” said Rep. Sherry Jones (D-Nashville). “While the ‘Tennessee plan’ will probably be less efficient and beneficial than a traditional Medicaid expansion, any plan would be better than no plan at all.”
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