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  1. Islamophobic Ballots and BulletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Washington Monthly

    I hope there's not something strange in the water in the Fourth Congressional District of Tennessee. This is the place represented in the U.S. House by the Conservative From Hell , Scott DesJarlais, the hard-core antichoice Family Values man with a record of having sex with patients and encouraging wives and lovers to have abortions.

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  2. Congressman opposes abortion except for those of his wife and mistressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Feministing

    Meet Representative Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee, who is a poster child for that particular set of anti-choicers who oppose abortion with four exceptions: " rape, incest, the life of the mother, and me ." Rep. Scott DesJarlais publicly opposes abortion and has repeatedly run for office as a pro-life candidate.

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  3. One Crucial Reason Why Abortion Criminalization Is IndefensibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    A Tennessee Republican is making headlines for voting in favor of a national abortion ban, even after pressuring the women in his own life to have legal abortions. Rep. Scott DesJarlais publicly opposes abortion and has repeatedly run for office as a pro-life candidate.

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  4. Why This Lawmaker Opposes Abortion For Everyone Except His Own Wife And MistressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | ThinkProgress

    A Tennessee Republican is making headlines for voting in favor of a national abortion ban , even after pressuring the women in his own life to have legal abortions. Rep. Scott DesJarlais publicly opposes abortion and has repeatedly run for office as a pro-life candidate.

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  5. Lawmaker Votes to Ban Abortion Despite Personal HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Political Wire

    Rep. Scott DesJarlais , "who supported his ex-wife's decision to get two abortions was among those who voted in favor of a ban on most late-term abortions," the Chattanooga Times Free Press reports. "DesJarlais' support of his ex-wife's abortions, which occurred before their 1995 marriage, was revealed after his 2012 re-election to Congress in a divorce trial transcript .

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  6. Former candidate pleads guilty in S. Tier attack plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Former candidate pleads guilty in S. Tier attack plot Robert Doggart accepts a plea deal in federal court for threatening to attack a Muslim community Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1bZ4WPp Robert Doggart, 63, who ran for Congress in Tennessee in 2014, has accepted a plea deal in federal court after an investigation discovered he was planning to attack a Muslim community in Hancock, Delaware County, court documents say. Doggart pleaded guilty to one count of interstate communication of threats, which holds a maximum penalty of five years in prison.

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  7. Robert Doggart's Plans Included Burning Down A School, A Mosque And A ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Chattanoogan.com

    A 63-year-old Signal Mountain resident and former Third District Congressional candidate charged with plotting the annihilation of a Muslim village in New York has entered into a plea agreement acknowledging his guilt.

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  8. Congressman who advised ex-wife to seek abortion votes for late-term abortion banRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Washington Post

    A Tennessee congressman who supported his ex-wife's decision to have two abortions, voted this week for a bill that would ban late-term abortions, according to news reports. Rep. Scott DesJarlais , a anti-abortion conservative and former physician from Jasper, Tenn., joined 241 fellow House members who voted Wednesday to pass the bill that bans abortions from the 20th week of pregnancy onward, according to the Chattanooga Times Free Press .

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  9. Tennessee Republican who pressured mistress to have abortion votes to restrict them for other womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Raw Story

    On Wednesday, 242 members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted to outlaw abortions taking place after 20 weeks gestation. Among them, Rep. Scott DesJarlais , who has defended his ex-wife having two abortions, and who pressured one of his mistresses to have an abortion after she told him she was pregnant. 8 comments

  10. DesJarlais sees more bipartisan legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, center, is shown some of the new equipment being installed at Hardwick Clothes by plant manager Paul Bates, left, and supervisor Cathy Stuman. The congressman took a tour of the company and greeted Bradley County Commission members during his visit to the area Monday.

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  11. Tennessee editorial roundupRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Washington Times

    Congressional hearings were held last week on a bill aimed at ending birthright citizenship - the principle that anyone born in the United States, with the exception of those whose parents are in the service of a foreign government, is an American citizen. A bill pushed by U.S. Rep. Steve King, an Iowa Republican, would require that at least one parent would have to be an American citizen for a child to inherit citizenship.

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  12. DesJarlais updates Cleveland Rotary on major issues facing U.S. leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais gave a thumbnail sketch of issues now playing out in Washington, D.C., during a visit to the Rotary Club of Cleveland Tuesday afternoon. U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, left, greets 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump following the congressman's address to the Rotary Club of Cleveland Tuesday afternoon.

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  13. Bill would bar lawmakers from flying first classRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Hill

    A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced legislation to prevent members of Congress from using official funds for first-class airfare. Reps.

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  14. Tennessee lawmakers back bill to limit birthright citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Babies born in the United States to noncitizen parents would no longer be automatically granted citizenship under a proposal debated Tennessee lawmakers back bill to limit birthright citizenship WASHINGTON - Babies born in the United States to noncitizen parents would no longer be automatically granted citizenship under a proposal debated Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://tnne.ws/1zr0l43 WASHINGTON - Babies born in the United States to noncitizen parents would no longer be automatically granted citizenship under a proposal debated Wednesday in Congress. Eliminating what is known as birthright citizenship is an especially controversial piece of the immigration debate.

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  15. Doctor's license revoked for patient relationshipRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WTVC

    A published report says a Middle Tennessee doctor accused of infractions similar to those of U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais has received a more severe punishment. The Tennessean reports the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners revoked the license of Murfreesboro physician Brad Blankenship and fined him $5,000 for having a fling with one patient.

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  16. Doctor gets more severe punishment than DesJarlaisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    U.S. Rep. Scott Desjarlais got a slap on the wrist for a sexual scandal with two patients compared to punishment against Murfeesboro doctor. Doctor gets more severe punishment than DesJarlais U.S. Rep. Scott Desjarlais got a slap on the wrist for a sexual scandal with two patients compared to punishment against Murfeesboro doctor.

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  17. Woman Found Dead At College Hill CourtsRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    During a routine inspection, Chattanooga Housing Authority employees discovered the body of a black woman. Once on scene the officers reported apparent signs that there had been a struggle.

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  18. DesJarlais Applauds Approval Of Iran Nuclear AgreementRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. released the following statement after the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 19-0 to approve the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015, which requires congressional review of any final agreement with Iran.

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  19. Congressman DesJarlais releases statement on Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. released the following statement after the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 19-0 to approve the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015, which requires congressional review of any final agreement with Iran "I applaud Senator Corker for leading this effort to ensure Congress plays its constitutional role in reviewing any deal the White House reaches with the government of Iran. Our allies in the region have expressed legitimate concerns over lifting sanctions in a way that would allow Iran to achieve nuclear weapons.

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  20. Custodian arrested in bomb threat at Tenn. schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Channel3000

    School officials confirmed custodian Marlene Madewell was arrested in connection with the threat. She has been a custodian at Warren County High School since 2003.

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