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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Oct 30, 2012

On the heels of news that U.S. Rep. Scott Desjarlais was allegedly involved with a second woman who was his patient, Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester called the congressman a “dirty politician,” was not fit to be a doctor because he “sleeps with his patients” and “prescribes drugs on dates.” While Desjarlais’ office discounted claims of an alleged second woman, a conservative group today joined the call for him to resign. Tennessee Conservative Union Chairman Lloyd Daugherty told the Times Free Press that the physician’s past actions reach “a level of hypocrisy that is simply untenable."