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Sep 23, 2016 | The Wall Street Journal

Why Tennessee Volunteered to Be Bad

Issues: Education

Congressman John J. Duncan Jr. is quoted in an exploration of Vol Nation and SEC football...

Jan 6, 2016 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee Republicans rip Obama’s new gun rules

Issues: Gun Rights

U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville, said Obama should be working with Congress to address the real causes of gun violence instead of attacking law-abiding gun owners and the Constitution.

Dec 4, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

UT criticized for holiday party advisory

Issues: Education, Oversight

U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan, who appeared on Fox News on Thursday, told the News Sentinel that the post with the heading “Best Practices for Inclusive Holiday Celebrations in the Workplace” on UT’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion’s website “extremist,” “ridiculously overboard” and an example of political correctness run amok.

Dec 4, 2015 | FOX News

University warns against 'Secret Santas'

Issues: Education, Oversight

The University of Tennessee has warned students that their holiday parties should not be Christmas parties in disguise. Rep. John Duncan, a graduate of UT Knoxville, sounded off on his alma mater.

Nov 17, 2015 | WBIR

Political leaders address immigration following France attacks

U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville, said in his view the U.S. can't control the Middle East. But it can control its borders.

Nov 17, 2015 | Foreign Policy Magazine

House Republicans Seek to Cut Off Funding for Syrian Resettlement Program

The draft legislation, a copy of which was obtained by FP, is backed by Rep. John Duncan.

Nov 17, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Reps. Duncan, Fleischmann, Roe seek stop to Syrian refugees

"Radical Islamic fundamentalists whose goal is to kill people who do not follow their warped religion are both mentally ill and dangerous,” the Knoxville Republican said.

Nov 2, 2015 | CBS News

Does the U.S. need federal air marshals?

Issues: Transportation

I would like to see it totally eliminated. Totally defunded," says Republican Rep. John Duncan of Tennessee, the air marshals' biggest critic.

Oct 29, 2015 | NPR

Should We End The Controversial Air Marshal Program?

"I think it's the most needless, useless, wasteful program almost probably in the federal government, and that's - that's saying quite a bit," Duncan said.

Oct 29, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

All four East Tennesseans in U.S. House voted against budget deal

Issues: Economy, Spending

“This bill unfortunately means that we will continue to spend mega-billions we do not have, including $147 billion for our wars in the Middle East,” Duncan said.