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Oct 1, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

"Excessive spending" has Duncan voting no on budget bill

Issues: Economy, Spending

"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.

Sep 29, 2015 | WBIR

Congressman Duncan questions Planned Parenthood leader

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.

Aug 6, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Duncan, transportation secretary tour area projects

Issues: Transportation

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.

May 13, 2015 | C-SPAN

Duncan on Washington Journal

Rep. Duncan shares thoughts on war, trade and trains during an appearance on C-SPAN's Washington Journal program.

May 12, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Duncan: Presidential libraries should disclose donors

Issues: Oversight

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:

May 7, 2015 | The Washington Examiner

Federal student loans creating 'indentured students'

Issues: Education

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.

May 1, 2015 | MSNBC

Secret presidential library donations can pose major questions

Issues: Oversight

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.

Apr 24, 2015 | The American Conservative

A Return to the Peace Party

Republicans once stood for peace through strength, not endless war.

Apr 3, 2015 | The Daily Times

Congressman addresses Downtown Maryville Association

“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.

Mar 4, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

ET delegation votes against Homeland Security funding

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.