For Democratic party leaders in Tennessee, this year’s governor’s race was less about who they could get on the ballot than who they failed to keep off of it. The state offers almost no barriers to entry. Filing fees are nonexistent and a grand total of 25 signatures are needed to become a candidate. Show More Summary
Politics are weird. In Tennessee, Governor Bill Haslam easily locked up a Republican party nomination for a second term, winning more than 88 percent of the primary vote. His Democratic challenger on the November ballot, though? That appears to be an Oakdale resident named Charles V. Show More Summary
By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog NASHVILLE — Some of the primary people hired to help three Tennessee Supreme Court justices win retention this summer appear to have blatantly partisan ties to the Democratic Party, despite justices insisting they themselves are apolitical. One operative has a notorious past for causing trouble that might shock you...
By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog NASHVILLE — Tennessee officials should prosecute any scam artist taking advantage of residents’ ignorance of Obamacare, said the state’s Democratic Party spokesman — but he finds fault with state laws designed to do background checks on navigators. Show More Summary
By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog NASHVILLE — The spokesman for Tennessee’s Democratic Party told Tennessee Watchdog that President Barack Obama’s visit to Chattanooga Tuesday was so successful it will create a new groundswell of support for his policies. This despite the fact that Obama said himself during a visit to Chattanooga’s Amazon distribution center...
By David Boaz Buried inside a Washington Post feature on “America’s worst candidate” is this revealing look on politics as it is played: Tennessee Democrats, who’d watched their conservative voters drift to the GOP, finally lost the state House in 2010. That had been a financial lifeline for Democrats, since the legislature has broad powers over patronage. “That [...]Show More Summary
An unknown person claims to have stolen Romney's tax returns, sends packages to Tennessee county GOP and Democratic parties, and threatens to release the information publicly unless Romney pays $1 million.
A federal district judge in Tennessee has been asked to void the results of this month's Democratic U.S. Senate primary vote, won by a man associated with an organization the state's Democratic party has described as a hate group. One...
by Ben Johnson NASHVILLE, August 7, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Democratic Party of Tennessee is taking the unusual step of urging citizens to vote against its own nominee for U.S. Senate, because he works for a pro-life organization it deems a “hate group.” Mark Clayton won the party’s primary…
The political party that is pleased to label themselves “Democrats” has disavowed the Democrat US Senate candidate who was democratically chosen by Democrat voters under Democrat party rules in last Thursday’s Tennessee Democratic primary election. Show More Summary
Last Thursday, Democrat Mark Clayton won his party's nomination for U.S. Senate in Tennessee, but Democrats aren't celebrating. From the state party: Mark Clayton is associated with a known hate group in Washington, D.C., and the Tennessee Democratic Party disavows his candidacy, will not do anything to promote or support him in any way, and [...]
The Tennessee Democratic Party has disavowed its nominee for U.S. Senate after a largely unknown and unexpected candidate won the Democratic primary last week.
The Democrat Party says they will not back their nominee. He belongs to a hate group. You’d think that would be a plus for Democrats. Weird? The Tennessean reported: The party of Cordell Hull, Estes Kefauver and Al Gore Sr. … Continue reading ?
This isn’t really related to the military, but it does illustrate how out of touch voters are with their candidates. In Tennessee, Mark Clayton won the nomination of the Democrat Party for their Senate seat. But the State Party got a bad taste in their mouth about him after they found out that the only [...]
Because it seems like that’s what you’re saying: The Tennessee Democratic Party disavowed its own U.S. Senate nominee Friday, announcing that he is “associated with a known hate group” — in this case, a conservative advocacy organization. “The...Show More Summary
(CNN) – The Tennessee Democratic Party has distanced itself from the winner of its primary in a U.S. Senate race and on Friday encouraged Democrats to write in someone other than Mark Clayton in November. "Mark Clayton is associated with a known hate group in Washington, D.C., and the Tennessee Democratic Party disavows his candidacy, [...]
The Tennessee Democratic Party is refusing to support the US Senate candidate chosen by the Democrats of their state: a man by the name of Mark...
Tennessee Democrats distanced themselves from Mark Clayton (D) after he won the state's Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate saying he's part of an anti-gay hate group, the Tennessean reports. The party said that it would do nothing to help Clayton who handily won the right to challenge Sen. Show More Summary
The Tennessee Democratic Party issued a sad statement yesterday, denouncing their own party's freshly-minted senatorial candidate: The only time that [Mark] Clayton has voted in a Democratic primary was when he was voting for himself. Many Democrats in Tennessee knew...
The Tennessee Democratic Party has disavowed the winner of its U.S. Senate primary, saying he's part of an anti-gay hate group. Mark Clayton, the victor in Thursday's seven-candidate primary to challenge Sen. Bob Corker (R) with 26 percent of the vote, works for a group designated as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Show More Summary