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Dec 8, 2007 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Duncan says transition needed

U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. knew he had to do something when two East Tennessee school districts came to him just days apart to talk about the problems they confront when teaching foreign students.

Oct 30, 2007 | Chicago Tribune

Duncan Warns Windy City On Olympic Bid

Issues: Transportation

Chicago has the ingredients for developing a world-class transportation system, but unless reinvestment begins promptly, the city may have few mass-transit services left when the 2016 Olympics are held, federal lawmakers warned Monday.

Jul 24, 2007 | The Hill

Anti-war Republican seeks votes

Conservative and unassuming, Rep. John Duncan Jr. (R-Tenn.) has been casting votes to end the war since its first authorization — an initially challenging position that has gotten easier of late.

Dec 1, 2003 | Chronicles Magazine

In Praise of Accents

People who grew up in East Tennessee, as I did, are accustomed to being teased about our accents.

Jul 1, 2002 | The New York Times

Conservatives Question Reorganizing Domestic Security

He has no realistic hope of stopping the proposed Department of Homeland Security — a reorganization of federal agencies that official Washington suddenly considers vital to the prevention of terrorism — but John J. Duncan Jr. says he is seriously considering voting against it.