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Republican from Tennessee

U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais’ represents Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District, which takes in Middle Tennessee and parts of East Tennessee. He was elected for the first time to Congress in 2010.

Recent statements involving Scott DesJarlais

Defends his vote to push "retirement age to 70" by saying he is for "a process" that would not be fully implemented until "around the turn of the century."

"Foreign Chinese prostitution money is allegedly behind the groups funding Congressman Scott DesJarlais's (TN-04) Republican Majority."

"The United States already has the highest corporate tax rate in the world."

Congressman Scott DesJarlais "is spending his one year anniversary on vacation -- only working 6 days in all of January."

Recent stories featuring Scott DesJarlais

Opponent says DesJarlais voted against pay raises for veterans:

U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Jasper, and his Democratic opponent, Eric Stewart, have been squabbling over veterans’ issues for much of the campaign. We take a look at one of the claims.

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