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Congressman John Duncan

Representing the 2nd District of Tennessee

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October 29, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) was ranked one of the most fiscally conservative lawmakers and the top defender of taxpayers from Tennessee by the Nation’s leading taxpayer watchdog group.

October 14, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In a radio interview Tuesday, Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) called for immediate measures to restrict travel from countries with an Ebola outbreak.

Duncan told radio host Andrew Wilkow on the Sirius-XM network that the U.S. response has been lacking.

September 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representatives Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY), John J. Duncan (R-TN), and Tim Walz (D-MN) introduced bipartisan legislation Thursday to bring transparency to the political intelligence industry.

September 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Wednesday regarding ISIL /ISIS:

July 24, 2014 Speeches

Mr. Speaker:

June 26, 2014 Press Release

We have lost one of the greatest public servants Tennessee has ever had, and one of the greatest statesmen this Nation has ever known.

I have known Senator Baker for most of my life, and he was a real hero to me.  I admired and respected him almost as much as my own father.


In The News

April 3, 2014 In The News
The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) announced today that it has awarded U.S. Representative John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) its prestigious Roadway Safety Champion Award.
March 3, 2014 In The News
U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., who calls Knoxville home, said that while he has supported minimum wage increases in the past, the hourly wage hike pushed by Obama and congressional Democrats of 39 percent is too large.
February 10, 2014 In The News
U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville, said he doubts any immigration-reform bill can win enough support to pass this Congress.
November 15, 2013 In The News
The website has already cost taxpayers $600 million and no one knows how much more it will take to fix it.
November 13, 2013 In The News
Rep. John Duncan, R-Tenn., quizzed the witnesses about the overall cost and expected deadline for the system to be fully operational. He also decried "sweetheart insider deals" that he said were making government contractors "filthy rich."
November 4, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Tenn., worked for a decade with U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-NY, on legislation to shield students from credit-related predatory practices.
October 18, 2013 In The News
“The reason I voted the way I did is because the money is just not there,” Duncan said.
October 10, 2013 In The News
Representative John J. Duncan Jr., Republican of Tennessee, said, “This is the most messed-up, convoluted, confusing law that’s ever been passed.’’
October 1, 2013 In The News
Congressman Jimmy Duncan recalls two government shutdowns of 1995 and 1996 ended up not being so dire.
September 23, 2013 In The News
Knoxville Congressman Jimmy Duncan says while he understands the consequences of a government shutdown, he feels ridding the country of "Obamacare" is essential.