Scott DesJarlais

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    August 25, 2014   BY Associated Press 

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Republican state senator who challenged scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais conceded his 38-vote primary loss to the incumbent on Monday, saying he decided not to challenge the results.

    State Sen. Jim Tracy said in a news release that he had decided against putting the GOP, state officials, his family and others through “additional weeks of litigation, with uncertainty as to who the nominee will be.” Continue reading