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Associated PressNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rep. Scott DesJarlais, a licensed physician, was reprimanded and fined by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners for having sex with patients before he was elected to Congress, according to documents released Thursday. The...
Tags: Social Issues, Punishment, Politics, U.S. Congress, Ethics
Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.Gov. Bill Haslam has signed into law a bill changing liquor distillery laws and opening the way for Chattanooga Whiskey Co. to begin manufacturing its product in the city it calls home. Online legislative records show Haslam signed the bill Thursday....
Knoxville News SentinelThe U.S. Senate last week voted to restore balance to the nation's retail market and to sales tax collections nationwide with the passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act. Tennessee's Republican senators -- Lamar Alexander, one of the bill's key...
Tags: U.S. Senate, Phil Roe, Bill Haslam, Business, Jim Cooper
Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.Speaking on Capitol Hill, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander boils down the debate as he argues for online sales tax collection. "Two words," the Tennessee Republican booms. "States' rights." State lawmakers, the 72-year-old former governor says, are better...
Tags: Personal Income, Bill Haslam, U.S. Congress, Lobbying, Elections
Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON -- Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control. "The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to Republicans,...
I'm pro-choice. The anti-choice position — particularly the dumb contention that "personhood" begins when sperm hits egg — is illogical and unappealing. It's not the most unappealing quality I can think of in a partner, though — that...
Nation NowTaxpayer-funded anti-obesity ads targeting soda aren’t going down well with a Tennessee congressman, who has introduced legislation to prohibit federal spending on any campaigns targeting legal American-made products....
U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek, R-Crystal Falls, returned Tuesday night from Afghanistan to Andrews Air Force Base near Washington, D.C., following five days traveling abroad. The Congressman was part of a five-member Congressional Delegation, including Reps....
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Members of the House Agriculture Committee met to formally organize and to adopt the Committee's rules for the 112th Congress. The rules approved are designed to enhance transparency and increase accountability. One addition...
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