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Wednesday Apr 16 | Switched

Rep. Scott DesJarlais, Embattled Anti-Abortion Doctor, Struggles To Raise Reelection Funds

Rep. Scott DesJarlais , who managed to win reelection in 2012 despite the revelation that he once pressured his mistress to get an abortion, is struggling to raise funds this year.

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Related Topix: Abortion, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Carter, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Mike Lee

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Washington Post

The odds are that Vance McAllister wona t survive smoochgate

Then-newly-elected Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La., waits to be sworn in on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: Monroe, LA, Sex Scandal, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott, Republican, Steven LaTourette

The Washington Post

How Republican and Democratic sex scandals differ

Over at The Fix, Scott Clement just posted a fascinating analysis of federal sex scandals going back to 1974.

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Related Topix: Sex Scandal, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sports

Wed Apr 09, 2014

US News & World Report

An Affair to Remember? Politicians' Infidelity Doesn't Matter to Us Anymore

A grainy surveillance video captured his transgression: A married congressman with his shirt untucked turned off the lights, approached an aide and kissed her in a full embrace.

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Related Topix: US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Boehner, US House of Representatives

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Dupuy: Call for truce in hypocrisy wars

The distinction of liberal or conservative often hinges on the association with the word "hypocrite."

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rush Limbaugh, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Opinion

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Roy Exum: Is Congress Underpaid?

Jim Moran is a congressman from Virginia who has just claimed most members of our House of Representatives in Washington are underpaid.

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Related Topix: US News, Roll Call, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, Tennessee

Roll Call

House Agriculture Discloses the Real News | Madisonville

Not much can beat the House Agriculture Committee for showing what a rich and diverse country we live in.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Celebrities, Tommy Lee Jones, US Politics, Representative Eric "Rick" Crawford, Michael Conaway, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Rick Crawford

Thu Apr 03, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Start your engines: Candidates qualify for state races

Thursday was the deadline to file qualifying petitions for the August primary election for the governor's office, state legislative seats and Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, Bill Haslam, US Governors, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Democrat, Robert Scott

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Roy Exum: Alexander's Atrocious Ploy

Lamar Alexander, in a carefully-calculated ploy to derail bills moving through Congress and the Senate that would limit horse abuse, is now being roundly ridiculed by horse lovers and justly maligned by scores of others who decry backroom politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Ed Whitfield, Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann

The Daily News Journal

LETTER: Politician will need to earn writer's vote

Not knowing Ms. Crader, I will give her the benefit of the doubt and take her advice as constructive criticism.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Redistricting has little effect on Tennessee GOP

While Republican lawmakers in some states may have benefited from congressional redistricting, the changes had little effect in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David Roe, Jim Cooper, Democrat, Representative Steve Cohen, Tennessee

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Cleveland Daily Banner

DesJarlais gives update on measures before Congress

On his way to his first tour of the Wacker Chemie North America plant site, 4th District U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais sat down with the Cleveland Daily Banner to talk about his work in Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Times

A truce in moral superiority

The distinction of liberal or conservative often hinges on the association with the word "hypocrite."

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rush Limbaugh, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian

National Review Online

Williamson: Hypocrisy Hypocrisy

When Republican officials or would-be officials are caught with their pants down - and their numbers have not been insignificant - it is taken as an instance of hypocrisy that undermines the GOP's platform regarding traditional moral practices and family arrangements.

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Related Topix: US News, New York, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Abortion, Newt Gingrich

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Daily News Journal

Congressman DesJarlais files for re-election for Tennessee's Fourth District

"I am once again asking for the honor of representing the people of Tennessee's Fourth Congressional District in Congress," said Congressman DesJarlais in a news release announcing his candidacy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election

Tue Mar 25, 2014

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Congressman DesJarlais and Governor Haslam will be in Murfreesboro this Saturday

U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais and Governor Bill Haslam will be in Murfreesboro this Saturday during the National Guard Association of Tennessee conference .

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Murfreesboro, TN

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Rep. DesJarlais talks Tenn. issues

Education standards, economic growth and health care remain some of the biggest battles lawmakers face both in Washington and Tennessee.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Washington, Washington Government, Family, Kids, Standardized Testing, Education

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Roy Exum: Fleischmann In A Pinch

Chuck Fleischmann, who is precariously running for a third term as one of Tennessee's nine representative in Congress, appears to have gotten himself in a not-so-delicate pinch with horse lovers and animal rights advocates in the state's Third District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Animal Rights

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