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

    Wednesday Apr 15 | 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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  2. DesJarlais Applauds Approval Of Iran Nuclear AgreementRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | 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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  3. 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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  4. Custodian arrested in bomb threat at Tenn. schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | 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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  5. DeJarlais challenger starts with $500,000Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Columbia Daily Herald

    One week after his campaign announcement, Republican Grant Starrett's 4th Congressional District effort is sitting on "over $504,000," including $250,000 the Murfreesboro attorney kicked in, according to Starrett's finance consultant. In a memo to Starrett campaign finance chairman Lee Beaman, a Nashville auto dealership owner and prominent conservative, finance consultant Taylor Ferrell said Starrett is in a "strong financial position and is well on its way to having the necessary resources needed to spread Grant's pro-constitution, pro-taxpayer message throughout the Fourth Congressional District."

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  6. Custodian arrested in bomb threat at Tennessee high schoolRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | WICU12 Erie

    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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  7. Capps is out, but is her daughter in? - Cortez Masto lines up Dem...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Politico

    Capps is out, but is her daughter in? - Cortez Masto lines up Dem support in Nevada -- Ohio Dems maneuvering to sideline Sittenfeld The following newsletter is an abridged version of Campaign Pro's Morning Score. For an earlier morning read on exponentially more races - and for a more comprehensive aggregation of the day's most important campaign news - sign up for Campaign Pro today.

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  8. Who's the 27-Year-Old Republican Challenging Rep. Scott DesJarlais?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | National Journal

    DesJarlais defeated a primary challenger in 2014 after a personal scandal. Now, first-time candidate Grant Starrett is trying to beat him in 2016.

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  9. Activist Starrett to challenge DesJarlais in GOP primaryRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | WTVC

    A Republican activist from Murfreesboro is announcing a challenge to scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais in next year's GOP primary in the 4th Congressional District. Grant Starrett, a former staffer on former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's presidential campaign, said he wants to be elected to Congress to help fight a "moral crisis" facing the country.

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  10. Grant Starrett launches challenge to Scott DesJarlais in 4th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Attorney Grant Starrett announced Thursday he is running against Republican U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais next year in the 4th Congressional District's GOP primary. And he is coming from the right against DesJarlais, a South Pittsburg physician who barely survived his 2014 GOP primary amid revelations he slept with patients and co-workers and encouraged one to obtain an abortion.

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  11. Rep. DesJarlais gets another challenger in GOP primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Hill

    Rep. Scott DesJarlais , who survived a primary challenge in 2014 by only 38 votes, has another primary challenger in 2016. On Thursday, 27-year-old conservative activist Grant Starrett, who describes himself as a Christian and constitutional conservative, announced he would challenge DesJarlais for the House seat in Tennessee's conservative 4th District.

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  12. Philandering Rep. Scott DesJarlais Gets A Fresh Primary ChallengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Switched

    A Tennessee Republican congressman and physician who kept his job through the last two elections -- despite revelations that he had extramarital sex with his patients and counseled at least one, as well as his then-wife , to get an abortion -- is officially facing another primary challenge in next year's contest. A lawyer named Grant Starrett, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, announced Thursday that he intends to challenge GOP Rep. Scott DesJarlais in next year's Republican primary, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reported .

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  13. Grant Starrett for CongressRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Power Line

    Grant Starrett has announced that he's running for Congress in Tennessee's Fourth Congressional District. Last week, I introduced Grant to our readers and explained why I intend to support him.

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  14. Portman's first-quarter haul - House challengers emerge in...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Politico

    The following newsletter is an abridged version of Campaign Pro's Morning Score. For an earlier morning read on exponentially more races - and for a more comprehensive aggregation of the day's most important campaign news - sign up for Campaign Pro today.

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  15. Tracy weighs another run against DesJarlaisRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Columbia Daily Herald

    State Sen. Jim Tracy says he is weighing another challenge to U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais in the 4th Congressional District's GOP primary next year after his heart-stopping 38-vote loss to the South Pittsburg physician in 2014. "I've thought about it and I've had a lot of folks contact me in the district over the last few months," the Shelbyville senator said in an interview.

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  16. Blake Farenthold speaks at the state Republican convention in Dallas on June 12, 2010.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Texas Tribune

    WASHINGTON The hunt is on in Southeast Texas for a Democrat to challenge U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold , R-Corpus Christi. At first glance, it might seem like an absurd notion; Farenthold won re-election by a 2-to-1 margin in 2014.

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  17. House approves deal for Tenn. hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Jackson Sun

    House approves deal for Tenn. hospitals The provision was endorsed by the Tenn. Hospital Association and the entire Tennessee congressional delegation.

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  18. introducing Grant Starrett [Updated]Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Power Line

    From 2011 through 2014, the House of Representatives was conservatism's only reliable line of defense against President Obama's leftist encroachments. It's quite possible that after 2016, conservatives will again need to look to the House to play this vital defensive role.

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  19. Larry Sabato: This Scandal Won't Hurt HillaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | News Max

    Hillary Clinton is too well known and has been in the public spotlight for too long for a "garden-variety scandal" to torpedo her prospects as the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. History also shows that presidential candidates can better weather scandals than incumbent senators and House members, according to Larry Sabato writing in Politico .

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  20. Larry Sabato: This Scandal Won't Hurt HillaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | News Max

    Hillary Clinton is too well known and has been in the public spotlight for too long for a "garden-variety scandal" to torpedo her prospects as the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. History also shows that presidential candidates can better weather scandals than incumbent senators and House members, according to Larry Sabato writing in Politico .

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