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Expelled Tennessee Democrats Win Special Elections

USA Today reports: Four months after an expulsion vote thrust the pair into the national spotlight, Democratic state Reps. Justin Jones and Justin Pearson formally won reelection Thursday to their seats in the Tennessee General Assembly. Republicans voted to oust Jones and Pearson from the legislature in April after they interrupted House proceedings with a gun-control protest. But the two …

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Nashville Council Unanimously Reinstates Dem Rep

The Tennessean reports: Nashville Rep. Justin Jones will reclaim his seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives with the backing of Nashville’s Council, which voted to reappoint him four days after he was expelled for leading chants for gun reform with a bullhorn on the chamber floor. In one of its first legislative actions following a shooting at a Nashville …

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Nashville Council To Reinstate Ousted Dem State Rep

NBC News reports: A majority of members of the Nashville Metropolitan Council will vote to reinstate Justin Jones to the Tennessee state Legislature after he was expelled from the House of Representatives on Thursday over his protests on the chamber floor against gun violence. Twenty-three members of the 40-seat Metropolitan Council confirmed to NBC News or on social media that …

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