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  1. Trump pleases congressional Republicans with convention speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | UPI

    Congressional Republicans were largely impressed with GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump 's speech Thursday as he formally accepted the nomination and closed the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. "He covered a lot of ground and did it very well," said Tennessee Rep. Scott DesJarlais, calling it a good general election message.

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  2. Trump Pleases Congressional Republicans With Convention SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Roll Call

    Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., says Donald Trump's speech appealed to middle America. Congressional Republicans were largely impressed with GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's speech Thursday as he formally accepted the nomination and closed the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

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  3. Trump's RNC speech dilemma: Ignite GOP base or unite mainstream America?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | KIMT

    In Cleveland on Thursday evening, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump will tackle one of his largest challenges to date: Igniting his base while uniting the country. Chants of "Trump, Trump, Trump" at times drowned out speakers like Sen. Ted Cruz who were perceived to be less than fully supportive of the GOP standard-bearer.

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  4. Community Invited To Give Input On Medal Of Honor Museum RequestRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Chattanoogan.com

    The public is invited to attend an upcoming meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 6 p.m. at the Chattanooga Theatre Center, 400 River St., to give feedback on a group's request to City Council to lease a portion of Coolidge Park for construction of the Charles H. Coolidge Medal of Honor Heritage Center.

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  5. GOP to Trump: Fire somebodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Hill

    Donald Trump Tensions escalate at Cleveland protests Texas Lt. Gov.: AG should probe Black Lives Matter GOP chair won't back Trump on negotiating Medicare drug prices MORE campaign should take action against whoever is responsible for the similarities between Melania Trump's address at the Republican National Convention and Michelle Obama Rapper Chuck D: Trump 'stupid' on Black Lives Matter Experts: '1 in a trillion' chance Melania Trump speech wasn't plagiarism Ex-Obama speechwriters: Melania Trump's speech 'outrageous' MORE Trump's ex-campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, on CNN called for his one-time rival Paul Manafort to resign if he was the last person to sign off on Trump's primetime speech.

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  6. Tennessee GOP convention delegates say Trump needs to bring party togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Tennessee delegates to the Republican National Convention say they are counting on expected presidential nominee Donald Trump to bring the fractured party together. "Trump needs to unify the party and the selection of Gov. [Mike] Pence helps move the party in that direction," said former Knoxville Mayor Victor Ashe, a Marco Rubio alternate delegate.

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  7. DesJarlais' first TV ad launches Mr. California broadside against StarrettRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Columbia Daily Herald

    More than a week after 4th District GOP primary rival Grant Starrett began airing a new television ad assaulting U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais' record, the Tennessee congressman plans to begin returning the favor with his own TV spot slamming Starrett. DesJarlais' "Mr. California" ad is slated to begin airing Tuesday.

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  8. FBI agents forced to sign 'gag' order in Clinton probe?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Fox News

    Jul. 14, 2016 - 3:23 - Rep. Scott DesJarlais, (R-Tenn), on FBI agents reportedly admitting they signed special secrecy agreements in the Clinton email investigation.

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  9. DesJarlais and Starrett spar ahead of primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Murfreesboro Post

    "I've gone out of my way not to talk about Scott DesJarlais' personal life, instead I've highlighted our differences in vision, in policy, and how we'd approach the job of being a congressman," Starrett says in a recent campaign statement. Starrett, who moved to Tennessee from California to attend Vanderbilt after graduating from Stanford University, contends DesJarlais' congressional record is "unacceptable," including a vote for food stamps and refusal to give his definition on when life begins, which is a key part of the national Republican platform.

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  10. Schism Among State Republicans Hits Critical Point With ResignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Daily News

    A rift within the Tennessee Republican Party, whether a tempest in a teapot or the early signs of implosion, isn't likely to hit the big tent party hard at the polls this fall. Mark Winslow, a member of the Republican State Executive Committee, dropped a bomb of sorts on the party when he resigned recently, stating on Twitter the political party "is beyond salvage" and that its "soul rotted away some time ago."

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  11. DOD arming policy in 'final stages' nearly year after Chattanooga attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Stars and Stripes

    Nearly a year after the July 16, 2015, attack in Chattanooga, a Pentagon spokesman says the Department of Defense's arming policy has been revised and is in the "final stages of review" before publication. U.S. Army Maj.

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  12. After meeting Trump, congressional Republicans try to project image...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | South China Morning Post

    Republicans in Congress met with Donald Trump on Thursday and many came away saying he can unify their party for the November election - even though some House and Senate members pointedly stayed away from the two high-profile summits. Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan joked about their differences during the private meeting with House Republicans in Washington, said Representative Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee.

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  13. Alexander, Duncan Introduce Resolution Congratulating TVA On 80th...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Chattanoogan.com

    U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and U.S. Rep. John Duncan Jr. introduced a resolution praising the Tennessee Valley Authority for its successful construction and management of the "Unified Plan of the Development of the Tennessee River" which began with Norris Dam in 1936, the first dam TVA constructed on the Tennessee River system.

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  14. Newest email accusation: Hillary Clinton is not sophisticatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Bellingham Herald

    She didn't know how LinkedIn works. She sought help in creating smiley-face emojis on a new BlackBerry.

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  15. After Trump Meeting, Republicans Project Image of UnityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Bloomberg

    Republicans in Congress met with Donald Trump on Thursday and many came away saying he can unify their party for the November election, though some House and Senate members stayed away from the two high-profile summits. Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan joked about their differences during the private meeting with House Republicans in Washington, said Representative Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee.

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  16. Republican Show of Unity With Trump Laced With DiscordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Bloomberg

    ... Ryan joked about their differences during an earlier meeting with House Republicans, said Representative Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee. Still, Representative Reid Ribble of Wisconsin, who isn't backing Trump, said the meeting didn't change his ...

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  17. Electric Cooperatives Take Students To D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    Nearly 140 high school seniors from across Tennessee have returned from a weeklong "experience of a lifetime" courtesy of their local electric cooperatives. It was Middle Tennessee Electric's 2016 Washington Youth Tour June 10-16.

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  18. FBI Director Isn't 'Qualified' To Say Why DOJ Prosecuted Naval...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Daily Caller

    Testifying before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, FBI Director James Comey stated he was not "qualified" to explain why the Justice Department prosecuted Naval Reservist Engineer Brian Nishimura for what appears to be very similar behavior exhibited by Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server at the State Department.

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  19. The 10 Most Vulnerable House MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Roll Call

    Freshman Republicans who won in 2014 dominate Roll Call's Top 10 List of House incumbents most likely to lose in November. Roll Call's rankings are based on the general election.

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  20. DesJarlais, Starrett race a tug-of-war between personal life and policyRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Columbia Daily Herald

    GOP challenger Grant Starrett says he's "gone out of my way" to avoid discussing U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais' personal life and wants a pledge from the Republican congressman to make their primary race "a battle of ideas" instead of personal attacks. But DesJarlais, seeking a fourth term in the 4th Congressional District, is in no mood to agree to the deal.

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