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Tennessee 4th Congressional District

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...

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DesJarlais Declares Victory Despite Abortion, Ethics And Sex Scandals

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) declared victory Friday in his extremely close re-election battle, saying his "conservative record" enab...

An Open Letter About Ashley Judd

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics
Chris Kelly

I don't know Ashley Judd -- I'm just a fan -- and I can say something she doesn't want to hear. She's not going to be the next United States Senator from Kentucky.

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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...