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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.”

Jul 2, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Honoring a statesman: Howard Baker recalled as warm, uniting leader

"Howard Baker was a champion of civility in politics."

Jul 1, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Duncan meets with veterans on VA

Issues: Veterans

“If we’re not careful, six months from now or a year from now or two years from now we’re going to be right back in the same situation,” Duncan said. “If we’re not careful, six months from now or a year from now or two years from now we’re going to be right back in the same situation,” Duncan said.

Jun 30, 2014 | WBIR

Duncan hosts veterans discussion in Knoxville

Issues: Veterans

Monday, Congressman John Duncan Jr. invited leaders of East Tennessee veterans groups to a listening session in his office. He plans to take suggestions from the group to the new secretary.

Jun 27, 2014 | The Daily Times

Blount, Tennessee leaders honor Baker’s legacy

U.S. Rep. John J. “Jimmy” Duncan Jr., R-Tenn.: “We have lost one of the greatest public servants Tennessee has ever had, and one of the greatest statesmen this nation has ever known."

Jun 17, 2014 | American Spectator Magazine

Man of the People

Issues: Spending

Jimmy Duncan's quarter century of constituent-minded conservatism.

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