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Yesterday | Nashville Scene

The Front of the Book: Sheila Barnett, Lenda Sherrell, Citizen Barrett and More

Sheila Barnett : On the cover this week is the story of Sheila Barnett, a single mother of two whose been in legal limbo for three years, facing charges of neglecting a child she didn't know.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Robert "Bobby'' Scott, US News, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat

Mon Aug 25, 2014

ABC News

Primary Challenger Concedes to US Rep. DesJarlais

The Republican state senator who challenged scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais conceded his 38-vote primary loss to the incumbent on Monday, saying he decided not to challenge the results.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, David Scott, Democrat, Tennessee, Lincoln Davis

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Politico

Pro Report: Hagel says ISIL 'beyond anything that we've seen' -...

BREAKING: HAGEL SAYS ISIL 'BEYOND ANYTHING THAT WE'VE SEEN': Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said today that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant poses a greater terrorism threat than Al Qaeda, and is as sophisticated and well-funded as any previous terror group.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, David Scott, Barbara Lee, Anna Eshoo

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Politico

Action could boost Iraq vote pressure

The rising numbers of U.S. airstrikes and troops deploying to Iraq could increase pressure on a Congress that has so far been reluctant to hold a vote on military action there.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barbara Lee

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Kansas Chamber endorses Wichita Republican who opposed chamber-backed bills

The Kansas Chamber of Commerce has endorsed the only Wichita Republican to vote against a school finance bill that also carried education reforms backed by the chamber.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat, Haysville, KS

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Philly.com

In Pennsylvania's Legislature, the grab goes on

DOES THE FACT that the Legislature runs a shameless system of doling out daily expenses encourage abuse of tax dollars and help line the pockets of pols? Last week, Pabst updated a piece he broadcast in February about former state Rep. Jim Wansacz, a Democrat from Lackawanna County, the Scranton area.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat, Lackawanna County, PA, Scranton, PA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Washington Times

Tennesseea s Scott DesJarlais: The best politician in Congress

He may not be the most interesting man in the world or for that matter in Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Representative Diane Black, Lincoln Davis, Democrat, David Scott

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Roll Call

Democrats Call for Judiciary Hearings on Ferguson Violence

A police officer standing watch as demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown conceals her identity.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Conyers

Roll Call

Cantor Voting Rights Act Legacy is Failure to Deliver, Democrats Say

Passing a new Voting Rights Act in the GOP-dominated House was never going to be easy, supporters acknowledge.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve Chabot, Democrat, John Lewis, Steny Hoyer

Wed Aug 13, 2014

TheDenverChannel

Congress on board with Obama's Iraq plans

Flash Flood Watch issued August 12 at 2:46PM MDT expiring August 14 at 6:00AM MDT in effect for: Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, San Miguel Flash Flood Watch issued August 12 at 2:46PM MDT expiring August 14 at 6:00AM MDT in ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Natural Disasters, Flood, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, David Scott, Barack Obama, US Senate

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Portsmouth defense contractor welcomes Rep. Scott

The Newport News Democrat spent part of the afternoon touring W&O Premier, a defense contractor in Portsmouth that manufactures components for Navy ships, including the nuclear-powered aircraft carriers built and maintained at Newport News Shipbuilding , not far from where the congressman lives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat, US Military, US Navy

The Washington Post

Iraq isn't Syria: Congress on board this time

Little of the impassioned debate that fractured lawmakers last year over possible military intervention in Syria is happening now as American war planes strike extremist targets in Iraq.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, David Scott, Barack Obama, US Senate, John Boehner, Republican

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Switched

Dem Gubernatorial Nominee Wants To Send Governor To Electric Chair

Charlie Brown , a retired engineer with no political experience but interesting views, was chosen Thursday as the Democratic nominee for governor of Tennessee.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, US Politics, US Senate, Lamar Alexander, Country, Charlie Brown, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Democrat

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Past doesn't haunt DesJarlais in rural Tenn.

Now that authorities believe they have found the body of a 6-year-old Washington girl who vanished from her home last weekend, they are focusing on a criminal investigation of the death.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Democrat, Representative Steve Daines, Agriculture, Science

WTEN-TV Albany

Marlins' Jennings released from hospital

Scandal-plagued Tennessee Rep. Scott DesJarlais defied expectations of a blowout defeat in his bid for a another term, instead emerging from the Republican primary with a razor-thin margin that left the race too... Well-known details about U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais - including that he once urged a mistress to seek an abortion and held a gun in his ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Democrat, Representative Steve Daines

The Jackson Sun

DesJarlais in tight race for re-electionDesJarlais in tight race for...

DesJarlais in tight race for re-election 4th District race was too close to call Thursday evening Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/politics/2014/08/08/desjarlais-tight-race-re-election/13761957/ U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., center, talks with supporters as they wait for voting results to come in ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, Representative Steve Cohen, Democrat, Harold Ford

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Daily Reporter

Sen. Lamar Alexander fends off tea party in Tenn.

Republican Lamar Alexander became the latest U.S. senator to fend off a tea party challenge in a primary race Thursday, defeating a state senator who had used a familiar tactic in trying to cast him as an out of touch insider.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Eric Cantor, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Representative Steve Cohen, Democrat

Thomasville Times Enterprise

Rep. Scott visits THS & Scholars Academy

Congressman Austin Scott, U.S. representative for Georgia's Eighth Congressional District, visited Thursday with Thomasville High School and Scholars Academy - where he talked with students and school administration about the schools' technology and achievements, while addressing various questions presented by students.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat, Representative Austin Scott, Republican, Georgia, Georgia Government, US Governors, Sonny Perdue

Chattanoogan.com

Wamp, Fleischmann Contest Highlights Election Day Ballot

Voters go to the polls today with an effort by Weston Wamp to unseat Third District Rep. Chuck Fleischmann getting much of the attention.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chattanooga, TN, David Scott, Democrat

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Boise Weekly

The State of The Republicans

Being a Democrat in Idaho is tough, but try being a Republican - a dyed-in-the-wool, elephantine political animal, steeped in what was once affectionately known as the Grand Ol' Party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Raul Labrador, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Walt Minnick, Democrat, Idaho, David Scott

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