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  1. DesJarlais: 'Obama should be impeached'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Terrorism and healthcare were the two most talked-about topics Thursday night at a town hall meeting with U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais at the Westbury House in Columbia. But the conversation between DesJarlais and his constituents kept reverting back to a single topic: dissatisfaction with the Obama administration.

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  2. GOP pushes abortion bill through HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Crescent-News.com

    With thousands of abortion protesters swarming the city in their annual March for Life, Republicans muscled broadened abortion restrictions through the House on Thursday after a GOP rebellion forced leaders into an awkward retreat on an earlier version.

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  3. House OK's ban on tax money for abortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Boston.com

    ... side of the aisle who have counseled their own girlfriends to have abortions. It's legal.'' Representative Scott DesJarlais, also of Tennessee, a Republican and physician who opposes abortion rights, once urged a patient he was dating to seek an ...

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  4. President's remarks rile RepublicansRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech failed to take into account political and economic realities, U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., said in response Tuesday night. The congressman, whose district includes much of southern Middle Tennessee, said Americans want less federal spending and fewer programs, not Obama's vision of expansion.

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  5. Mary Mancini Elected TNDP ChairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    Mary Mancini became the second woman to lead the Tennessee Democratic Party Saturday, after a nearly unanimous vote by the party's executive committee. Mancini, a longtime liberal activist and former state Senate primary candidate, defeated Lenda Sherrell, who came to the chair's race fresh off an unsuccessful challenge to U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais last year.

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  6. The Real Reason Some Members Voted Against BoehnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Roll Call

    Some of the 25 Republicans who bucked Boehner on Tuesday feared that a vote for the Ohio Republican could hurt them in their districts. For many of the 25 House Republicans who broke ranks in the speaker election Tuesday, voting against John A. Boehner was a reflection of a long-simmering dissatisfaction with the Ohio Republican.

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  7. Boehner retaliates against Texan congressman, other GOP rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Chron

    House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, appears to have embarked on a path of vengeance, if reports are accurate. Two members of Congress, including one here in Texas, were booted from an influential committee.

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  8. Boehner Moves To Punish Dissenters, Despite No-Retribution PledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    Alex Pappas is a Washington D.C.-based political reporter for The Daily Caller. He has also written for The Washington Examiner and the Mobile Press-Register.

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  9. Capitol Report: Boehner suffers more defections than in prior speaker voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | MarketWatch

    Twenty five Republicans defected from Rep. John Boehner's camp in Tuesday's House speaker election, more than double the number who chose not to vote for him in 2013. Boehner, an Ohio Republican, won a third term as speaker with 216 Republican votes amid a small conservative rebellion.

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  10. Boehner Elected SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | WTVC

    ... Graves. But the other Congressman representing NewsChannel9 viewers, Tennessee 4th District Representative Scott DesJarlais, cast a vote for Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan instead. In a release , DesJarlais said: "My office has received thousands of ...

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  11. 25 Republicans Rebel Against Boehner, Who Still Wins Speaker VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    Alex Pappas is a Washington D.C.-based political reporter for The Daily Caller. He has also written for The Washington Examiner and the Mobile Press-Register.

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  12. The Post top news stories of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Murfreesboro Post

    After four years and $350,000 in county legal fees, the argument over the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro ended - at least the fight over public notice. The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a case brought by local residents who contended, in part, that Rutherford County failed to provide adequate notice in 2010 for a regional planning commission meeting when the site plan for the mosque was to be considered.

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  13. Abortion amendment voted top Tenn. story of 2014Read the original story

    Dec 25, 2014 | Washington Times

    Opponents of abortion had a huge victory in November. By changing the state constitution, they overturned a court ruling that fourteen years ago had nullified mandatory counselling and waiting periods and strict clinic regulations.

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  14. Clarice's College GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | American Thinker

    If you've recently lived with a high schooler in his last two years at home, your mailbox doubtless has been overflowing with college brochures. They picture friendly, sage-looking professors with tweed jackets and leather elbow patches; ivy-covered classical-looking buildings, interior shots of oaken libraries and wholesome-looking students studying in sylvan retreats.

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  15. Peter Suderman: Jonathan Gruber is a Liar. Was He a Liar Under Oath? ...Read the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | Instapundit

    As The Hill notes, in a late 2010 lecture to students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where Gruber is a faculty member, he talked about the health law and described his role in its creation, saying, "Full disclaimer: I'm going to describe it objectively, but I helped write it." In another 2010 video, captured by C-SPAN and posted at Townhall, Gruber also noted his bias in favor of the law while claiming to have helped write it.

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  16. Jonathan Gruber is a Liar. Was He a Liar Under Oath?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    In a sworn hearing before the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday, Gruber, widely cited in the press over the last few years as an architect of Obamacare, insisted that he did not write any of the health care law himself. "I didn't draft the legislation," he said , later reiterating the claim: "I did not write any part of the Affordable Care Act."

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  17. Mad scramble for votes to keep government fundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Hill

    Defections in both parties are expected on the vote, which has been scheduled on the same day the current bill funding the government is set to expire. The legislation, known as the "cromnibus," would fund most of the government through September, but would only fund the Department of Homeland Security through Feb. 27. The short-term funding for Homeland Security is intended to win over Republicans who want to defund the agency to respond to President Obama's executive actions granting legal status to up to 5 million illegal immigrants.

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  18. GOP Heads Explode Over Obama VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Nashville Scene

    President Obama's visit to Nashville is throwing Republicans into a tizzy, and they're ranting against the president and libtards as well as brown-skinned people and various others. A sampling of their venom: Congresswoman Diane Black : "The Obama Presidency has been a disaster and can't end soon enough.

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  19. Representative Fincher's Aide is Mean to ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Nashville Scene

    When I saw the first tweets about Elizabeth Lauten's mean and bizarre Facebook diatribe about Sasha and Malia Obama , I thought, "Wow, she's a jerk." And then someone mentioned that she was a Congressional aide and I thought, "Man, what kind of dink would have this person on staff?" And then I was like "Please don't be someone from Tennessee. 4 comments

  20. Tennessee Lawmakers Respond to President's Immigration OrderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | WTVC

    By David Morton, Nooga.com The president's recent immigration announcement drew the ire of Tennessee's Republican lawmakers. President Barack Obama announced Thursday evening that he will use his executive authority to prevent the deportation of about 5 million immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally.

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