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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 ...

Pro-Life Congressman Asks Mistress To Abort Their Child

Eric Sapp | Posted 12.16.2012 | Religion
Eric Sapp

In the New Testament, there is only one sin that gets the divine death penalty: hypocrisy. There is a reason. It's the devil's best tool against the Christian witness. And it's what so disappoints me about the Republican approach to faith and politics.

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...

Michael McAuliff

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...