Jackson Day draws candidates

Monday, June 25, 2001 at 12:00am

Candidates for governor worked the crowd of yellow-dog Democrats hard at the annual Jackson Day celebration Saturday at Opryland.

Tens of thousands of votes were at stake, the friends and allies of the 800-plus (estimated) party faithful who attended. Jackson Day is an annual celebration of Andrew Jackson, a Tennessean and founder of the national Democratic Party.

Terry McAuliffe, chair of the Democratic National Committee, keynoted the event and said the governor

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