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Congressman John Duncan

Representing the 2nd District of Tennessee
May 22, 2018 Editorials

In April, I was mentioned in a New York Times article about the wasteful Federal Air Marshal Service. You can read the full article here.

April 27, 2018 Editorials

During the past few weeks, my two transportation staffers, Zach and Don, worked hard to help me create an amendment to the Federal Aviation Administration Re-Authorization Bill of 2018. Today, my colleagues in the House of Representatives voted to allow my amendment into the bill.

March 19, 2018 Editorials

The highlight of my week was getting to visit with 281 constituents from all over the district before my staff took them on a personal tour of the 

March 7, 2018 Editorials

During another busy week in Washington, I had the privilege of interacting with many outstanding Tennesseeans, many of whom are from my district. 

One special couple, Steve and Heather Winfree, were able to come by for a visit in my office and a tour of the Capitol on Tuesday.

February 22, 2018 Editorials

This week marked a special occasion for one of my constituents who was selected for a very important role with the Department of Health and Human Services. 


Dr. John McGraw, of Knoxville, was selected out of many highly skilled individuals, to join the Health and Human Services Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force (PMTF).    


February 7, 2018 Editorials

The deficit for the past fiscal year was an astounding $666 billion.

Today the Capitol Hill newspapers are reporting that the Senate is about to reach an agreement on spending that will bust all the budget caps over this year and the next,  for both defense and non-defense spending.

Have we forgotten that our national debt is now over $20 trillion dollars?

January 31, 2018 Editorials


During the month of January, I spoke with 28 young men and women interested in attending various military academies in Our Nation’s Armed Forces.

While many Members of Congress process nominations through automated means, I sit down with each and every candidate seeking an Academy Nomination.

January 25, 2018 Editorials

At a time when parties are pitted against each other, working together is more important than ever to ensure the people of Our Country can thrive with secure jobs, ensured safety, and proper rights.

August 2, 2016 Editorials
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