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On December 7, 2011 By TNDP
Republican Congressman Stephen Fincher is at again.
He’s now set up two fundraising committees that allow him to spend even more time running around with lobbyists for big banks and big corporations.
Funny thing is, he can’t even spend this new special interest money on his own re-election.
So why do it? Is there no [...]Continue Reading →
On September 22, 2011 By TNDP
It is increasingly clear that Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN-08) has put his banker friends before the working families of West Tennessee since he came to Congress. Roughly five months after being sworn in as a Member of Congress, the man who campaigned as a “lifelong farmer” and the “gospel singer from Frog Jump,” [...]Continue Reading →
On September 20, 2011 By TNDP
NASHVILLE—A government watchdog group named Tennessee Republican Stephen Fincher to its list of Most Corrupt Members of Congress for questions raised by his repeated failure to be honest about the nature of his suspect finances.
In a statement Tuesday, state Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester questioned whether Fincher could ever live up to his [...]Continue Reading →
NASHVILLE — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester issued a statement in support of state Senator Roy Herron’s lawsuit against the Federal Election Commission filed last Friday.
In a recent investigation, six FEC commissioners unanimously agreed U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher had broken the law in reporting a $250,000 loan used during his political campaign. However, [...]Continue Reading →
On July 12, 2011 By TNDP
By Stephanie Condon
July 6, 2011 12:44 PM
Democrats are launching a series of robocalls today against six vulnerable House Republicans who have been caught in ethics scandals.
As part of the Democrats’ campaign to win back the House, the robocalls focus on six relatively new GOP members: Reps. Scott Tipton of Colorado, David Rivera of [...]Continue Reading →
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Records show Rep. Stephen Fincher raked in another $88,000 in crop payments from the federal government in 2010 — at the same time he was campaigning against government spending.Continue Reading →
On June 8, 2011 By TNDP
House Republican Leaders, including Congressman Pete Sessions, the man responsible for getting Representative Steve Fincher (TN-08) re-elected, introduced legislation to end Social Security as we know it – starting immediately. Fincher already voted for the controversial Republican plan to end Medicare, while protecting subsidies for Big Oil and tax breaks for millionaires, and increasing the [...]Continue Reading →
At a GOP fundraiser this weekend, Rep. Stephen Fincher’s called President Obama’s congratulations to the troops and intelligence community “shameful.”
From The Leaf-Chronicle:
U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher, R-Tenn., also spoke briefly, and in part used his remarks to criticize the Obama administration. Fincher suggested President Barack Obama is politicizing Osama bin Laden’s death.
“It [...]Continue Reading →
On March 31, 2011 By TNDP
Story on 8th District Rep. Stephen Fincher from ABC News:
Tea Party Hypocrisy? Some Lawmakers With Tea Party Ties Are on the Government Dole
Which Tea Partiers Are Getting Hundreds of Thousands of Government Dollars?
The Tea Party swept into the 112th Congress with promises of cutting government spending. But according to a [...]Continue Reading →
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