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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Democratic Party released Friday a web video hammering Congressman Scott Desjarlais for the doctor-patient sex scandal embroiling his floundering campaign.

“Scott DesJarlais said he was for our families, but his actions show he’s only for himself,” said Chip Forrester, Chairman of the Tennessee Democratic Party. “Desjarlais hasn’t been truthful [...]

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Congressman Stephen Fincher and his fellow Republicans in the House have traded in their tea bags for champagne flutes as they cash in on their positions of power to get money from the same banks who took the bailout money they lambasted in their elections:

Five banks — JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), [...]

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Fincher Breaks Earmark Pledge

On April 25, 2012 By

Rep. Stephen Fincher is getting in some hot water for violating his 2010 “No Pork Pledge” from the Citizens Against Government Waste.   He, along with Rep. Fleischman and 63 other first-term Republicans, has signed a letter to Speaker John Boehner requesting passage of a measure that would suspend duties for [...]

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…to pick up a nice fat check?

In a Facebook message lauding the passage of HB2669, a bill sponsored by Rep. Faison to prohibit implementation of proposed rules by the federal government to limit non-familial child labor on farms, Rep. Andy Holt (R-Dresden) said “[t]hat’s right…hopefully this will become more of a trend [...]

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Andy Sher with the Chattanooga Times Free Press has exposed Rep. Scott DesJarlais‘ (R-TN4) penchant for spending big on mail pieces designed to promote himself to the district.

Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., ranked No. 1 in the U.S. House from October to December 2011 when it came to spending on franking or official mailings [...]

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