Sawyer: ‘It’s not about getting the campaign back on track’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 17, 2019 9:12 AM CT | Published: September 16, 2019 4:46 PM CT

Mayoral contender Tami Sawyer says her priority is healing the pain caused by old tweets. On Monday, two LGBTQ organizations issued statements that focused on a 2014 tweet by Sawyer about outing a gay teacher at St. Mary’s Episcopal School.


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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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