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Sep 25, 2014 | National Journal

Reps. Slaughter, Duncan, and Walz Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Bring Transparency to Political Intelligence Industry

Issues: Economy, Oversight

"I don't see how anyone could argue that political intelligence activity should be allowed to continue behind closed doors to the benefit of only a very few elites," Duncan said.

Sep 17, 2014 | Roll Call

Bipartisan House Report Sees Growing Role for Private Money in Infrastructure Deals

Issues: Transportation

Duncan said, “It wouldn’t bother me to double or triple it. When you look at how much we spent on infrastructure over in Iraq and Afghanistan, we’d like to move some of that money here.”

Sep 17, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

Lawmakers Plan to Introduce Bill Regulating 'Political Intelligence'

Issues: Economy, Oversight

Proposed Regulations Modeled After Disclosure Rules for Lobbyist

Sep 11, 2014 | The Daily Times

Rep. Duncan supports limited air strikes

U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Tenn., said he supports a limited number of air strikes against the terrorists who beheaded two American journalists, but he is opposed to the use of thousands of ground troops.

Aug 4, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Duncan: Abolish taxpayer-guaranteed export financing

Issues: Economy, Spending

Congressman John J. Duncan Jr. has argued for years the U.S. Export-Import Bank should be abolished.

Jul 24, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

East Tenn. lawmakers challenge Obama on border funding

Issues: Immigration

“There is already sufficient funds to do what needs to be done if the Obama administration would just enforce the law,” U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville, said.

Jul 11, 2014 | WATE-TV

Rep. Jimmy Duncan calls for deployment of National Guard at U.S./Mexico border

Issues: Immigration

“If we don’t secure our borders, we won't have a country,” Duncan told reporters Friday. “We'll destroy America as we know it."

Jul 11, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Duncan calls for president to send troops to secure Mexican border

Issues: Immigration

"This is an emergency situation ... it does not require more money, it requires immediate action with funds that are already available,” Duncan said.

Jul 9, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Border funding won't stop illegal crossings, Tennessee congressional delegation says

Issues: Immigration

"There is no way that our country can hold the hundreds of millions of people who would come here in a very short time if we simply opened our borders and let everyone in,” Duncan said.

Jul 7, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Duncan reiterates stance to military intervention

"We’ve already proven we can’t solve all of the problems in Iraq, even if we go back in with thousands of troops, with many thousands of troops,” Duncan said in an interview. “The Iraqis are going to have to solve their own problems.”

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