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"While I am very opposed to the $528 million for Planned Parenthood, for me this vote was much more about overall excessive spending than it was about any one particular appropriation," said Duncan, R-Knoxville, explaining his vote against the funding measure.
Republican Congressman John Duncan Jr., from the 2nd district in East Tennessee, participated in the hearing and at one point asked Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards if she defended the sale of baby body parts.
The nation's secretary of transportation made a brief stop Wednesday in Knoxville to emphasize the need for funding the country's infrastructure with U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr.
Rep. Duncan shares thoughts on war, trade and trains during an appearance on C-SPAN's Washington Journal program.
U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. has been on a crusade for years to force presidential libraries to make public their lists of private donors. So far, he has come up short. But for the first time in a long time, there are signs the Knoxville Republican’s luck may be about to change:
Students today think the federal student loan program is one of the best things that ever happened to them. Actually, it is one of the worst.
here’s an entire industry of big money backers who can donate to presidential libraries and potentially exert influence on an outgoing president – without a single disclosure required.
Republicans once stood for peace through strength, not endless war.
“One of my biggest concerns is sending jobs overseas,” the congressman told the Downtown Maryville Association on Thursday, after thanking local business owners for providing jobs.
U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan and other East Tennessee Republicans in Congress bucked their party’s leaders and voted Tuesday against a $40 billion bill funding the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the year.