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  1. Wounded Warriors Honored in Statuary HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Roll Call

    Boehner speaks with participants of the 2015 Department of Defense Wounded Warriors Games in Statuary Hall on June 24. The Capitol was packed on an already busy Wednesday, but it wasn't because of the typical parade of tourists. After touring the Capitol that morning, armed service members and veterans taking part in the Wounded Warriors Project and the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games were honored in a brief ceremony in Statuary Hall.

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  2. Tennessee Republicans blast Court decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Officials and organizations weighed in on the Supreme Court's decision Thursday to uphold federal tax subsidies issued by health care exchanges in the King v. Burwell case, a ruling that elicited Republican resentment and Democratic delight.

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  3. DesJarlais Responds to SCOTUS Ruling Upholding Affordable Care Act SubsidiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court of the United States' decision in King v. Burwell to uphold tax subsidies issued by federally run exchanges: "I am terribly disappointed in the Supreme Court's ruling.

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  4. DesJarlais votes in favor of Obama trade planRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Murfreesboro Post

    U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais is backing President Barack Obama's request for "fast-track" negotiating authority for American trade in Asia, but he opposes a program providing aid to U.S. workers who lose jobs because of international trade moves. DesJarlais, a South Pittsburg Republican who represents the 4th Congressional District, voted Thursday in favor of Obama's trade plan, enabling the president to seek congressional approval for trade deals with a yes-or-no vote and no amendments.

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  5. DesJarlais fights cancer, his criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Columbia Daily Herald

    U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais had the scariest year of his life in 2014. And it had nothing to do with his brutal re-election campaign.

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  6. DesJarlais fields media questions in conference callRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais discussed happenings in the nation's capitol during a conference call Monday morning with news reporters across the state. U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais discussed happenings in the nation's capitol during a conference call Monday morning with news reporters across the state.

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  7. Matthew Miller is the chief policy officer for the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | National Journal

    They've just watched a screening of Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1, an Oscar-winning documentary about a call center for vets contemplating suicide, and the film, like the lives of the service members whose stories it tells, contains more than a few harrowing moments. The assembled group will start talking policy soon, but not just yet.

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  8. Roy Exum: Is Somebody Evil Coming?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Chattanoogan.com

    In the spring of 2012 I wrote a story about a heinous lout named Jackie McConnell who I found out was coming to Chattanooga.

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  9. DesJarlais Slams EPA "Overreach" On WOTUS RuleRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers' final "waters of the United States" rule.

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  10. GOP bill blocks pregnant immigrants from entering the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    Several House Republicans have proposed legislation that would prevent pregnant immigrants from entering the United States, in a bid to stop them from giving birth in the U.S. to bestow U.S. citizenship on their children. The Stop Birth Tourism Act, from Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., is the latest GOP attempt to stem the flow of illegal immigrants into the United States. 28 comments

  11. #SayHerName Kicked Off; Tennessee Limits AbortionRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | Women's eNews

    May 21 was a national day of action to end police violence against black women. The day followed a vigil held in New York City to remember the black women and girls killed by the police.

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

    May 19, 2015 | 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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  13. Congressman opposes abortion except for those of his wife and mistressRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | 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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  14. One Crucial Reason Why Abortion Criminalization Is IndefensibleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | 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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  15. Why This Lawmaker Opposes Abortion For Everyone Except His Own Wife And MistressRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | 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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  16. Lawmaker Votes to Ban Abortion Despite Personal HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | 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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  17. Former candidate pleads guilty in S. Tier attack plotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | 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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  18. Robert Doggart's Plans Included Burning Down A School, A Mosque And A ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | 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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  19. Congressman who advised ex-wife to seek abortion votes for late-term abortion banRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | 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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  20. Tennessee Republican who pressured mistress to have abortion votes to restrict them for other womenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | 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. 17 comments