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Scott Desjarlais Mistress

Philandering Rep. Scott DesJarlais Gets A Fresh Primary Challenger

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.02.2015 | Politics

A Tennessee Republican congressman and physician who kept his job through the last two elections -- despite revelations that he had extramarital sex w...

Jason Linkins

The Inexplicable Resilience Of Scott DesJarlais, Explained

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

Anyone who's opened an article about Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) in the past two years has read the same thing in the opening paragraph: DesJarlai...

Rep. Scott DesJarlais, Embattled Anti-Abortion Doctor, Struggles To Raise Reelection Funds

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.), who managed to win reelection in 2012 despite the revelation that he once pressured his mistress to get an abortion, ...

Anti-Abortion Rep. Who Urged Mistress To Get Abortion Reports Dismal Campaign Funds

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.), the anti-abortion doctor who became an embarrassment to his party in 2012 following revelations that he had urged a m...

GOP Lawmaker Slapped With Tiny Fine For Affairs With Patients

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) was fined $500 Thursday by Tennessee medical authorities for carrying on sexual affairs with his patients. DesJarla...

Medical Donors Sick of Scott DesJarlais

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

Medical industry donors are apparently getting sick and tired of Rep. Scott DesJarlais, a Tennessee Republican doctor who pressured his patient mistre...

LISTEN: Republican Embroiled In Scandal: 'God Has Forgiven Me'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics

Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) told a radio host God has "forgiven" him for his scandalous past, including having an affair with a patient and later ...

Michael McAuliff

Scott DesJarlais Faces Request For Congressional Ethics Probe

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An ethics watchdog asked Congress on Tuesday to investigate whether Tennessee Republican Rep. Scott DesJarlais lied about an audio recor...

Embattled GOP Lawmaker Defiant Despite Abortion Scandal

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) won't be going away unless his constituents vote him out, he told the Knoxville News Sentinel Wednesday. Giving his...

NRCC Chairman Donated To Scott DesJarlais

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics

Scandal-scarred Tennessee Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R) didn't get a lot of help from his party after revelations emerged about the physician lawmaker's p...

Michael McAuliff

Scott DesJarlais Approved Wife's Abortion, Slept With Coworkers, Patients, Court Records Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The anti-abortion, pro-family Tennessee congressman who pushed his patient and mistress to get an abortion also agreed that his wife sho...

Michael McAuliff

Scott DesJarlais Wins Reelection After Abortion Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tennessee voters looked past revelations about Republican Rep. Scottt DesJarlais' past affairs with his patients -- and his demand that ...

Michael McAuliff

Philandering Congressman's Divorce Records To Be Released

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A state judge handed another setback Monday to Rep. Scott Desjarlais (R-Tenn.), ordering the election eve release of divorce records tha...

Michael McAuliff

Mitt Gets Money From Philandering GOP Physician

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign may have removed from its website the endorsement of embattled Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.), but getting rid o...

Democrats Spend Another $180,000 Against Philandering GOP Doctor

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

A Democratic group is pouring another $180,000 into the Tennessee race against GOP Rep. Scott DesJarlais, the philandering physician who admitted to h...

Second Scott DesJarlais Mistress Comes Forward

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

A second woman who says she had an affair with Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) has come forward in an interview with the Chattanooga Times Free Press,...

Michael McAuliff

Ashley Judd Raises Money To Boot Scandal-Scarred DesJarlais

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- You might say Ashley Judd is making it double jeopardy Friday for embattled Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.). That's because after a ...

Michael McAuliff

Ad Targets DesJarlais Sex Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The sudden tightening in the Tennessee contest against an anti-abortion congressman who had an affair with a patient and urged her to ge...

Michael McAuliff

DesJarlais Race Tightens After Sex Revelations

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The reelection of Rep. Scott DesJarlais suddenly looks a lot less certain after revelations that the Tennessee Republican had sex with ...

Conservative Group Considers Calling On Scott DesJarlais To Resign

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

The Tennessee Conservative Union is debating whether to ask Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) to resign his U.S. congressional seat after The Huffington...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Congressman Hit With Ethics Complaint For Sex With Patient

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The anti-abortion Tennessee congressman and doctor who admitted last week to an affair with a patient was hit with an ethics complaint M...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Congressman Claims 'Several Reliable Reasons' Why Mistress Wasn't Pregnant

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Scott DesJarlais, a freshman GOP congressman from Tennessee and doctor, admitted a romance with a patient, but he denied it was out of b...

Michael McAuliff

Scott DesJarlais Presides Over Congress Despite Abortion Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign may have distanced itself from philandering Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.), but Republican House leaders handed ...

GOP Congressman: Mistress Was Not Pregnant, No Abortion

AP | ERIK SCHELZIG and LUCAS L. JOHNSON II | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee congressman, in his first public comments since reports that he once urged a mistress to get an abortion, said Th...

Michael McAuliff

Romney Cuts Suddenly Controversial Endorsement From Website

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign has quietly removed the endorsement by Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) from its website in the wake of revelation...