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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...

Pro-Life GOP Rep's Abortion Scandal Escalates

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Republican U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee testified during divorce proceedings that he and his former wife made a "mutua...

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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...

Tea Party Republican Keeps Key Support After Abortion Scandal

Bloomberg | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

Doug Crisp, speaking outside the evangelical Grace Baptist Church in South Pittsburg, Tennessee, said he plans to support Representative Scott DesJarl...

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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,...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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...

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Representative's Affair With Patient Could Cost His Medical License

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Even if Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) manages to win reelection, his job as a doctor in the Volunteer State could be in jeopardy after...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Congressman Doctor Pushed Mistress Patient To Get Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A pro-life, family-values congressman who worked as a doctor before winning election as a Tea Party-backed Republican had an affair with...