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TN Congressman says President Trump has Clarified Border Crisis
TN Congressman says President Trump has Clarified Border Crisis

Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) attended the President's State of the Union Address to Congress Tuesday night (2/5/19).

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Congressman Representing Rutherford County Wants More Physical Barriers at Border
Congressman Representing Rutherford County Wants More Physical Barriers at Border

"Weak border security and bad laws are causing a humanitarian crisis at the southern border and in our local communities. Erecting more effective physical barri..."

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Tennessee 4th District Congressman Swears Oath of Office
Tennessee 4th District Congressman Swears Oath of Office

This past week Congressman Scott DesJarlais, a physician from South Pittsburg, Tennessee, took his oath of office to represent his state's Fourth District in Congress, promising to "support and defend the Constitution."

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Phillips Outraises DesJarlais For The Second Consecutive Quarter
Phillips Outraises DesJarlais For The Second Consecutive Quarter

According to her campaign, Mariah Phillips, a public school teacher and candidate for Congress in Tennessee's 4th District, raised over $76,000 in Q2, bringing her total fundraising to nearly $300,000.

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Congressman DesJarlais, who represents our area, said he wants stronger North Korea sanctions and more
Congressman DesJarlais, who represents our area, said he wants stronger North Korea sanctions and more

Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., voted for a bipartisan bill yesterday to sanction Iran, North Korea and Russia, threatening the United States and its foreign allies

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Congressman DesJarlais excited to talk red meat issues at T-Bones and Politics event in Lascassas
Congressman DesJarlais excited to talk red meat issues at T-Bones and Politics event in Lascassas

Congressman DesJarlais released a statement saying, "I'm excited to talk red meat issues with true Tennessee conservatives at this year's T-Bones and Politics dinner. Now more than ever, it's crucial that conservatives stand and fight for our beliefs."

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DesJarlais' Name on Note of Virginia Gunman
DesJarlais' Name on Note of Virginia Gunman

The name of U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais was on a note found with the gunman who opened fire at the practice for the Congressional Baseball game.

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Reynolds Again Running for U.S. Congress
Reynolds Again Running for U.S. Congress

Former Congressional candidate Steven Reynolds has announced he is again running for the office of 4th District Congressman.

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Civil Service Reform at VA Likely
Civil Service Reform at VA Likely

U.S. Representative Scott DesJarlais, M.D., voted for the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 to improve employee accountability and protect whistleblowers at the VA.

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Medicare and Health Insurance Protestors
Medicare and Health Insurance Protestors

A group of protesters gathered for a brief period in front of Congress Scott DeJarlais Around 11:30 Wednesday morning (1/18/2017).

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DesJarlais Returns to Washington
DesJarlais Returns to Washington

Scott DesJarlais will return to Washington, representing Rutherford County in the nation's capitol.

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DesJarlais Wins GOP Nomination in 4th U.S. Congressional District
DesJarlais Wins GOP Nomination in 4th U.S. Congressional District

Republican U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais has won re-nomination to another two year term.

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Congressman Scott DesJarlais is Featured Speaker at GOP Luncheon
Congressman Scott DesJarlais is Featured Speaker at GOP Luncheon

The Republican Party of Rutherford County has officially announced that the Honorable Scott DesJarlais, Tennessee Congressman, District 4, will be the featured speaker at the upcoming GOP Lunch meeting on Tuesday, April 5th at 11:30a.m.

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DesJarlais Statement on Voting Against the Every Student Succeeds Act
DesJarlais Statement on Voting Against the Every Student Succeeds Act

Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (TN-04) released the following statement after voting against S. 1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA):

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DesJarlais on Majority Leader McCarthy Withdrawing Name for Speaker
DesJarlais on Majority Leader McCarthy Withdrawing Name for Speaker

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday dropped his bid to serve as speaker of the House after coming under intense scrutiny from anti-establishment conservatives.

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Tennessee Congressmen Introduce Bill to Help Servicemembers Protect Themselves
Tennessee Congressmen Introduce Bill to Help Servicemembers Protect Themselves

Legislation, unanimously supported by Tennessee's House Delegation, would repeal ban on military personnel carrying firearms on bases and recruitment facilities.

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Rep. DesJarlais Statement on Voting Against the Student Success Act
Rep. DesJarlais Statement on Voting Against the Student Success Act

Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (TN-04) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 5, The Student Success Act:

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Congressman DesJarlais releases statement on Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015
Congressman DesJarlais releases statement on Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015

Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (TN-04) released the following statement after the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 19-0 to approve the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015...

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Online Exclusive: 114th Congress must be a time for action for the American people
Online Exclusive: 114th Congress must be a time for action for the American people

Countless Tennesseans are still struggling to deal with economic hardships created by policies put forth by the Obama administration - policies that have grown government at the expense of private sector jobs.

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Congressman DesJarlais Statement on Dismissal of Lawsuit Against the IRS for Targeting Conservatives

Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (TN-04) issued the following statement regarding last week's decision by D.C. District Judge Reggie B. Walton...

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Former Murfreesboro Mayor Tommy Bragg endorses democrat Lenda Sherrell for seat currently held by Congressman DesJarlais
Former Murfreesboro Mayor Tommy Bragg endorses democrat Lenda Sherrell for seat currently held by Congressman DesJarlais

Former Murfreesboro Mayor Tommy Bragg endorsed Lenda Sherrell as his choice for Congressional District 4...

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State Senator Jim Tracy will not contest the race allowing Congressman Scott DesJarlais to quietly take the win in the Republican Primary
State Senator Jim Tracy will not contest the race allowing Congressman Scott DesJarlais to quietly take the win in the Republican Primary

State Senator Jim Tracy who recently ran a close race against Congressman Scott DesJarlais in the 4th District has decided not to challenge the votes that were cast.

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DesJarlais Still Leading Tracy in 4th District Congressional Race
DesJarlais Still Leading Tracy in 4th District Congressional Race

Congressman Scott DesJarlais holds a 38-vote lead over State Senator Jim Tracy. Most of the provisional ballots are in from the district's 16 counties, with only 14 of those ballots counted.

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IS IT OVER? According to DesJarlais - It's Official that he won
IS IT OVER? According to DesJarlais - It's Official that he won

The election is officially over at this point for Jim Tracy, unless he asks for a recount.

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Tracy/DesJarlais Race Very Tight
Tracy/DesJarlais Race Very Tight

The race between Fourth District Congressman Scott DesJarlais and challenger Jim Tracy is as close as a race can be. With all of the precincts reporting, the unofficial tally reported to the state from the district show DesJarlais 35 votes ahead of Tracy.

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Jim Tracy gets nod from State Rep. Kevin Brooks and Scott DesJarlais gets support of NRA
Jim Tracy gets nod from State Rep. Kevin Brooks and Scott DesJarlais gets support of NRA

State Representative Kevin Brooks announced today his endorsement of Jim Tracy over incumbent Scott DesJarlais while the NRA announces they endorse DesJarlais...

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Did you know that 7 residents are running against Congressman Scott DesJarlais? Meet John Anderson, who has been sleeping in a tent...
Did you know that 7 residents are running against Congressman Scott DesJarlais? Meet John Anderson, who has been sleeping in a tent...

A Bell Buckle man by the name of John Anderson is hiking about 700-miles in a trek that he is calling “A Journey to Congress.” Each night, he sleeps in some of the most beautiful valley's and hilltops of Middle Tennessee...

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UPDATE: Congressman DesJarlais beginning treatment this week for cancer

Congressman DesJarlais will be receiving care in Chattanooga, which will begin this week with the majority of it occurring during the August Congressional recess.

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POLITICS:  Republican Liberty Caucus endorses Murfreesboro man for Congress
POLITICS: Republican Liberty Caucus endorses Murfreesboro man for Congress

The Republican Liberty Caucus (RLC) has announced that they endorse Murfreesboro resident Steve Lane for the United States House - Tennessee’s Fourth District. 

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Political: Jim Tracy Campaign says they are doing well
Political: Jim Tracy Campaign says they are doing well

The Jim Tracy for Congress campaign announced that it raised more than $172,000 in the first quarter of 2014. T

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Jim Tracy for Congress Brings In Over $150,000 for 4th Quarter
Jim Tracy for Congress Brings In Over $150,000 for 4th Quarter

“The 4th quarter fundraising numbers clearly show Jim Tracy’s momentum in the 4th District,” said Tracy for Congress Finance Chairman Shane Reeves.

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Keeping Score? Jim Tracy Has $921,649 and Scott DesJarlais Has $171,000, According to Jim Tracy
Keeping Score? Jim Tracy Has $921,649 and Scott DesJarlais Has $171,000, According to Jim Tracy
The Jim Tracy for Congress campaign announced that it has raised $921,649 in 9 months raising $181,721 to round out the third financial quarter.
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UPDATE: Senator Corker and Congressman DesJalais Comment on Defunding of ObamaCare - State Rep. Carr Also Chimes In
UPDATE: Senator Corker and Congressman DesJalais Comment on Defunding of ObamaCare - State Rep. Carr Also Chimes In

Friday, the United States Senate passed a continuing resolution stripping the House provision defunding the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 

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Congressman Scott DesJarlais Comments on President Obama's Statement on Syria
Congressman Scott DesJarlais Comments on President Obama's Statement on Syria
Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (R-TN-04) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s address on Syria:
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More on the 4th Congressional District Race (With Audio)
More on the 4th Congressional District Race (With Audio)
Joe Carr dropped out of the 4th Congressional District Race today at a press conference held in Murfreesboro leaving the race to a head to head matchup between State Senator Jim Tracy and Scott Desjarlais.
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UPDATE: State Representative Joe Car to Challenge U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander - With Audio
UPDATE: State Representative Joe Car to Challenge U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander - With Audio
"The decision follows months of pleas from conservative activists along with House and Senate members of the Tennessee General Assembly."
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TN Senator Jim Tracy Comments on Congress and the Implementation of Obamacare
TN Senator Jim Tracy Comments on Congress and the Implementation of Obamacare
“Before the U.S. House adjourns for its August recess, it should pass a new spending authority that bans any further expenditure for the expansion of Medicaid or the implementation of Obamacare,” said Tracy.
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Monteagle Democrat Considering Run Against DesJarlais, Carr and Tracy for 4th Congressional Seat
Monteagle Democrat Considering Run Against DesJarlais, Carr and Tracy for 4th Congressional Seat
According to an article about Sherrell posted by the Tennessee Democratic Party in 2012, “As an activist and Obama campaigner, she learned that the best way to organize is through building one-on-one relationships with like-minded individuals who share a desire for a better America and a better Tennessee.”
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New Education Bill at Congressional Level Allows States to Say NO to Common Core Academic Standards
This new bill prohibits the Department of Education from coercing states into adopting common core academic standards.
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Congressman DesJarlais and Senator Corker Give Their Opinion on the Newly Passed Immigration Bill

WGNS received an official statement from U-S Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (Republican of the 4th District Representing Rutherford County).

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UPDATE: State Representative Joe Carr Announces Event in His Run for Congress
UPDATE: State Representative Joe Carr Announces Event in His Run for Congress
The cost to attend the reception is $250 per couple and the cost to host the reception is $1,000 per couple.
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Scott DesJarlais Issues Statement on President Obama Reportedly Supplying Guns to Syrian Rebels
Scott DesJarlais Issues Statement on President Obama Reportedly Supplying Guns to Syrian Rebels
Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (TN-04) issued the following statement on the news that President Obama will begin supplying Syrian rebels for the first time with small arms and ammunition:
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Congressman Reprimanded and Fined
Congressman Reprimanded and Fined
U-S Congressman Scott DesJarlais, a licensed physician, has been reprimanded and fined by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners for having sex with patients before he was elected to Congress.
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Congressman DesJarlais Fined by Board of Medical Examiners for Sex with Patients... $500?
U-S Congressman Scott DesJarlais, a licensed physician, has been reprimanded and fined by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners for having sex with patients before he was elected to Congress.
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Congressman DesJarlais Comments on January Jobs Report
Congressman DesJarlais Comments on January Jobs Report
U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais was at the City Cafe in Murfreesboro where he commented on the state's unemployment rate rising to 7.9 per cent.
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Representative Scott DesJarlais Votes Against Legislation Raising the Debt Limit
Representative Scott DesJarlais Votes Against Legislation Raising the Debt Limit
Congressman DesJarlais voted against legislation that raises the debt limit.
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U.S. Congressman DesJarlais Sworn Into Office
Fourth District U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais was sworn into office Thursday morning, a day after a person announced that they sought to gain that seat in two-years when this term ends.
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