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On November 5, 2013 By TNDP
No Guarantees He Won’t Do It Again
As Congressman Scott DesJarlais heads home for vacation, the impact of his reckless priorities and the harm it is inflicting on middle class families is becoming more clear — and Congressman DesJarlais refuses to guarantee House Republicans won’t do it all again.
With only 16 working [...]Continue Reading →
Will Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) follow his Republican leadership and support a bill this week that cuts overtime pay and flexibility for working families — the “Pay Working Families Less Act”?
House Republican leaders are pushing forward this deceptive bill that they call the “Working Families Flexibility Act” despite independent evaluations saying it would actually [...]Continue Reading →
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Democratic Party released a statement on U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais voting for Rep. Paul Ryan’s House Republican budget, which gives the wealthiest Americans a massive new tax cut paid for by raising taxes on the middle class by $2,000.
“Once again Scott DesJarlais has chosen to slash taxes for [...]Continue Reading →
On November 2, 2012 By TNDP
DesJarlais Settled Mysterious Medical Malpractice Case in 2004 for $75K, Sued for Medical Malpractice in 1991—Months After Graduating Medical School
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Embattled Congressman Scott DesJarlais, a physician entangled in a scandal stemming from his sexual involvement with multiple patients, also has a history of medical malpractice claims. One of those claims, settled [...]Continue Reading →
Former Governor’s Radio Spot Highlights Stewart’s Focus on Solutions — Not Politics
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Former Gov. Phil Bredesen is throwing his support behind Eric Stewart for Congress, calling the state senator “a man we Tennesseans can be proud to send to Washington” in an radio advertisement playing throughout the 4th [...]Continue Reading →
On October 30, 2012 By TNDP
Desjarlais Campaign Telling Reporters His Second Patient Mistress is Correcting the Times Free Press’ Patient-Sex-Drugs Story.
“The woman mentioned in this article has reached out to both the congressman’s wife and the paper to express concerns about her statements being taken out of context and factual inaccuracies contained in this article,” a statement from campaign [...]Continue Reading →
On June 14, 2012 By TNDP
DesJarlais now the 2nd biggest spender in Congress on mail and communications
Even though he’s been in Congress for less than two years, Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) is vying for the title of “Junk Mail King,” spending nearly a half million dollars on slick mail pieces described by the Congressman and his staff as “communications.”
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Tennessee Democrats kicked off the 2012 campaign season by celebrating Jackson Day on the Bicentennial Mall in Nashville this past weekend. Our big tent party went into the night as 700 folks from across the state celebrated our past and looked forward to the future.
We honored Speaker Emeritus Jimmy Naifeh with the Gov. Ned [...]Continue Reading →
On February 2, 2012 By TNDP
On Groundhog Day today, Tennessee seniors are waking up and finding that House Republicans like Representative Scott Desjarlais (TN-04) are doing the same thing again — planning a budget that ends Medicare for seniors, while protecting tax breaks for the ultra wealthy and Big Oil. This weekend, Republican Budget Chairman Paul Ryan said Republicans [...]Continue Reading →
On January 26, 2012 By TNDP
House Republican payroll tax negotiators finally returned from vacation today, but Representative Scott Desjarlais (TN-04) continues to oppose ending tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires in order protect middle class taxpayers from a $1,000 payroll tax hike at the end of February. Desjarlais would rather protect the ultra wealthy who pay less taxes than most [...]Continue Reading →
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