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A Message from Mary Mancini – Feb. 23, 2019

State Representative David Byrd has been credibly accused of sexually abusing three former high school basketball players, who were aged 15 to 16 at the time. He even apologized to one victim. But now he’s gotten a promotion – to chair the Tennessee House Education Administration Subcommittee. Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada gave Byrd the […]


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: 2/12/2019 CONTACT: INFO@ROANEDEMOCRATS.ORG Roane County Democratic Party to Elect New Leaders at LEAD 2020: County Party Leadership Elections Convention All County Democrats Welcome (Kingston, TN) – The Roane County Democratic Party will hold a Biennial Reorganization Convention to elect new leaders on March 30, 2019. Doors […]


Don’t expect Trump to go quietly

From Ted Koppel Ted Koppel, managing editor of ABC News’s “Nightline” from 1980 to 2005, is senior contributor to CBS News’s “Sunday Morning.” On July 21, 2016, just hours before he accepted the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump and I sat down for an interview. What he said on that […]


Fed Up?

I can’t be the only one fed up with Washington. I think most Tennessee families are as well. We’re fed up with being promised better health care, yet seeing the government unable to get anything done. We’re fed up with being promised tax breaks, then seeing them handed to huge […]


Elizabeth Warren and Her Party of Ideas

By Paul Krugman Almost 40 years have passed since Daniel Patrick Moynihan — a serious intellectual turned influential politician ­— made waves by declaring, “Of a sudden, Republicans have become a party of ideas.” He didn’t say that they were good ideas; but the G.O.P. seemed to him to be open to new […]

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Freedom Fund Banquet

Democrats All:  let us support the Roane County NAACP and the Greenwood School Foundation by buying a ticket to and attending the annual “Freedom Fund Banquet.” It will be held on Saturday, January 19 at 6 pm at  Roane State Community College, Harriman campus. As their single, most important fundraiser, […]