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Chip Forrester on Gov. Ned McWherter: ‘We Have Lost a Great One’

Press Release from the Democratic Party of Tennessee, April 4, 2011:

TNDP Statement on the Passing Gov. McWherter

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester, who served on Gov. McWherter’s first campaign gubernatorial campaign, issued the following statement Monday:

“I’m saddened by the loss of one of Tennessee’s great Democratic leaders. I had the high honor of serving in his first campaign for governor and count him as one of my true political mentors. His gift of understanding what working people cared about and his vision for what Tennessee could become has inspired me my entire political career. Gov. McWherter was every man and he was bigger than life. We have lost a great one.”

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