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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, […]


Voter Statistics-Mary Ellen Blencoe

Dear Friends, At the last Democratic meeting, I volunteered to compile some voter statistics. I already have the total number of votes cast in each Roane County precinct in the 2018 election, and the number of registered voters in each precinct. I contacted Holly at the RC Election Commission to […]