CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - A Chattanooga judge is holding a hearing to hear a request by state Democrats to unseal records related to the divorce of freshman Republican congressman Scott DesJarlais, whose campaign has been rocked by revelations he dated patients and once urged 1 of them to seek an abortion.
A hearing is scheduled in Hamilton County on Monday morning in Circuit Court Judge Jacqueline Bolton's courtroom.
An attorney for the Tennessee Democratic Party filed a motion last month to unseal records from his divorce with his wife, Susan, which was finalized in 2001.
Many documents in the large file have been sealed and the party also has questioned if other documents were improperly removed from the official records.
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