June 2, 2016

It’s Time for a Change

In this election, it is clear that Democrats, Republicans, and Independents can all agree: We need a change and we need something different. Whether it is the rise of outsider campaigns or Congress’ approval rating (right now hovering somewhere between the flu and mosquitoes): the voice of the people is clear. We have continued to send the same people to Congress …

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May 27, 2016

Welcome to the Campaign

We are so glad you have decided to support Melody Shekari in her run for U.S. Congress! Here you will find updates from campaign staff members, volunteers, and from Melody herself as we work together to bring positive changes to Main Street instead of Wall Street.

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April 11, 2016

Profile in the Chattanooga Times Free Press

“Melody Shekari, a Democrat, has announced a campaign seeking Tennessee’s 3rd Congressional District seat. Her announcement calls for ‘leadership and not someone who merely takes marching orders from Washington insiders.’” Read more here at the Times Free Press.

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April 7, 2016

Melody Announces in Anderson and Hamilton Counties

“Melody Shekari announced on Thursday her campaign to run for Tennessee’s Third Congressional District against incumbent Republican Chuck Fleischmann. Ms. Shekari filed her paperwork last week and thus far is the only announced Democrat…” Read more here at the Chattanoogan.

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April 4, 2016

Melody Shekari to Announce Candidacy

“A Democrat from Chattanooga has chosen the Anderson County Courthouse steps to announce she’s running for the 3rd Congressional District seat now held by two-term Republican incumbent Chuck Fleischmann. . .”  Read more here at the Knoxville News-Sentinel.

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April 2, 2016

Melody Shekari Speaks at Bradley County Democratic Party Meeting

” Melody Shekari was the guest speaker at the March monthly meeting of the Bradley County Democratic Party. Shekari is considering a bid for the 3rd District congressional seat in Tennessee. A native of East Tennessee, she is currently employed with Chattanooga Mayor Andy Burke’s office. Shekari presented a motivational speech on the reasons America is great and the direction …

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