Archive for the ‘extremism’ Category

Herron Calls for End to GOP Shutdown Hurting Tennessee Economy

Monday, October 7th, 2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron today called for Congressional Republicans to stop harming Tennessee businesses and working families by ending the government shutdown.

“A small faction of one party in one House in one branch of the government has shut down the government and taken the American economy hostage,” Herron [...]

GOP Shutdown Obstructing Full NTSB Investigation of Deadly Bus Crash

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Deadly Bus Crash Victims Deserve Full Federal Investigation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Following an East Tennessee bus crash that left eight people dead and 14 more injured, Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron issued a statement today pressing Republicans in Congress to end their self-inflicted shutdown and return federal crash investigators to work:

“Republicans [...]

Shut Down Congressional Pay for Those Shutting Down Government

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Democratic Party Chairman calls for Congress to stop paying themselves during self-inflicted shutdown

NASHVILLE, Tenn — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron today called on Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, Congressmen Stephen Fincher and Scott DesJarlais and other Republicans who shut down government to stop paying themselves.

“Congressional Republicans are cutting off the pay of almost a [...]

Shut Down Congressional Pay for Those Shutting Down Government

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Democratic Party Chairman calls for Congress to stop paying themselves during self-inflicted shutdown

NASHVILLE, Tenn — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron today called on Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, Congressmen Stephen Fincher and Scott DesJarlais and other Republicans who shut down government to stop paying themselves.

“Congressional Republicans are cutting off the pay of almost a [...]

Herron: Republican Shut Down Threatens Economy, Tennessee Jobs

Monday, September 30th, 2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn — Ahead of the impending Republican shut down of the federal government, Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron issued a statement Monday:

“Republicans are threatening to shut down our United States government unless they can deny hundreds of thousands of Tennesseans and millions of Americans affordable health care. The politicians [...]

What a #GOPShutdown Means for Tennessee

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Our leaders ought to be working for us, not against us. But Washington Republicans like U.S. Reps. Scott DesJarlais, Diane Black and Marsha Blackburn seem to think they can govern by taking our economy hostage and demanding whatever they please.

Threatening to blow up our economy every time you don’t get 100 percent of what you [...]

Statement by TNDP on the 19th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act

Friday, September 13th, 2013

This Year Tennessee Republican U.S. Reps. Scott DesJarlais, Phil Roe, Jimmy Duncan, Chuck Fleischmann, Diane Black, Marsha Blackburn & StephenFincher Voted Against Vital Legislation Protecting Women

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On the nineteenth anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, the Tennessee Democratic Party released the following statement:

“The Violence Against Women Act was signed into [...]