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Republican from Tennessee

George Flinn is a former Shelby County commissioner whose Flinn Broadcasting owns several radio stations. He has spent millions running for various offices, including a failed bid for mayor of Shelby County and, in 2010, a failed bid for the Republican nomination in the 8th Congressional District.

Recent statements involving George Flinn

Says that "when Congressman (Steve) Cohen took office in 2007, the unemployment rate was at 4.8 percent. The unemployment rate in Shelby County has reached 9.7 percent."

Says his "patents in ultrasound have revolutionized modern medicine."

Says George Flinn has been a "no show" at scheduled "forums."

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