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Press Release from the Tennessee Republican Party; Oct. 1, 2012:  NASHVILLE, TN – Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris Devaney demanded an apology from House Democrat Caucus Chairman Mike Turner for echoing an identical claim he made two years ago, saying racism is the reason for Tennessee voters’ opposition to President Obama. Turner’s comments came at […]

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Statement from Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey; August 31, 2012:  The fall election season has begun. The Republican National Convention has concluded and the party has nominated two excellent men to lead it through November and beyond: Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan. I was proud to represent both my party and my state […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Democratic Party; August 28, 2012:  U.S. District Court Judge S. Thomas Anderson, who dismissed in June a “birther” lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s place on the ballot in Tennessee, sanctioned Friday the plaintiffs’ attorney, Van Irion, for bringing a frivolous lawsuit. In the suit, the Liberty Legal Foundation, a right-wing […]

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Gov. Bill Haslam may be clearly in Mitt Romney’s camp, but he doesn’t expect to make many more public appearances for him outside Tennessee leading up to election day. Haslam said he expects to go no farther than North Carolina. “I’ve already been to North Carolina once or twice and probably will do that again. […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Democratic Party; August 1, 2012:  NASHVILLE – Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester is calling on Rep. Kelly Keisling to take responsibility for using taxpayer resources to send out unfounded and disgusting conspiracy theories about our President. “Republicans in the legislature are bound and determined to turn Tennessee into a […]

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Press release from the Office of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam; July 20, 2012:   By order of the governor, in accordance with the attached presidential proclamation, flags over the State Capitol and all state office buildings shall be lowered to half-staff in honor of the victims of the tragic events that took place in Aurora, […]

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Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said Friday he has not decided whom to support in the Republican field for president and isn’t inclined to tell his family or members of his administration whom to support either. Haslam said roughly half the GOP candidates have called him to say they would like his help. “I’m honestly […]

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Press Release from Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville, April 8, 2011: (Nashville) – Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey (R –Blountville) joined a White House Intergovernmental Affairs briefing call today with top state and local officials from across the country. Representatives of seven federal agencies were on the call covering the fields of Medicaid, transportation, housing, labor, […]

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