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The Alvin Greene of 2014

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

The Democratic nominee for Tennessee governor wants to electrocute incumbent Bill Haslam

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

TN Supreme Court justice operatives have Obama ties, troublemaking history

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...

TN Democrats: Prosecute Obamacare scam artists, be less restrictive of navigators

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

Democrats predict Obama’s visit will turn TN voters against GOP

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...

Money and Politics in the Tennessee Democratic Party

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

Feds probe alleged hacking theft of Romney's tax returns

2 years agoNews : The Newsroom

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.

Senate Contender in Tennessee Asks Judge to Void Primary Results

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...

Tenn. Democrat Party urges voters to vote against their own nominee - works for pro-life group

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…

Quiz: Democratic Senate Candidate for Tennessee or Random Crazy Person?

For each of the following views, identify whether the belief is held by the Tennessee Democratic Party's candidate for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Bob Corker, or by the tin-foiled gentleman on your local neighborhood street-corner yelling about black helicopters… 1. Opposition to the "NAFTA Superhighway," a project intended to create  a new North [...]

Hypocrisy: Dems Disavow Senate Candidate, Label Pro-Life, Anti-Gay Marriage Org “Hate Group”

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

Tennessee Democrats reject U.S. Senate nominee Mark Clayton

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 [...]

Democrats Disavow Tennessee Senate Candidate

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.

It Figures… Tennessee Democratic Candidate for Senate Belongs to Prominent Hate Group (Video)

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 ?

Tenn. Democrats disavow their Senate Candidate

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 [...]

So what you’re saying is, Tennessee Democrats are too stupid to know who they’re voting for. Is that what you’re saying?

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

Tennessee Democrats disavow primary winner

(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, [...]

Democrats' Disgrace

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 Disavow their Senate Candidate

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

Mark Clayton, Anti-Gay Lunatic, Gets Democratic Senate Nomination

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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...

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