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  1. Two Republicans to vie for open state House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Knox County Board school board member and nurse, and a Knoxville business owner are the only two candidates who will vie for the open state House Two Republicans to vie for open state House seat A Knox County Board school board member and nurse, and a Knoxville business owner are the only two candidates who will vie for the open state House Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1LXgJuf A Knox County Board school board member and long-time nurse, and a Knoxville business owner are the only two candidates who will vie for the open state House seat recently vacated by Ryan Haynes. Both candidates are Republican and no Democrats qualified by Thursday's noon deadline.

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  2. Tenn. leaders: Confederate flag should come downRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Columbia Daily Herald

    U.S. Rep. Phil Roe has deep roots in the Old South. Some of his family members fought in the Confederate army during the Civil War.

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  3. House Republicans call for OPM Director Katherine Archuleta's removalRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Washington Times

    ... Mr. Chaffetz , including Rep. Paul Gosar, Arizona; Rep. Tim Walberg, Michigan; Rep. Jim Jordan, Ohio; Rep. John Duncan, Tennessee; Rep. John Duncan, Tennessee; Rep. Blake Farenthold, Texas; and Rep. William Hurd, Texas. As many as 4.2 million ...

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  4. Honoring World War II Merchant Marine Veterans | CommentaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Roll Call

    A small group of heroes is walking the halls of Congress this week, proudly sharing memories of the work they and friends long gone did more than 70 years ago to help the Allied forces win World War II. As we prepare for events marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, we should remember - and honor - merchant mariners who delivered vital supplies to U.S. forces and our allies.

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  5. Honoring World War II Merchant Marine Veterans | CommentaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Roll Call

    A small group of heroes is walking the halls of Congress this week, proudly sharing memories of the work they and friends long gone did more than 70 years ago to help the Allied Forces win World War II. As we prepare for events marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, we should remember - and honor - merchant mariners who delivered vital supplies to U.S. forces and our allies.

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  6. More Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson has announced that former state Rep. Duncan Baird will become the state budget administrator at the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration. Hutchinson said Thursday that Baird will be involved in the state budget process and in Hutchinson's efforts to reform state government.

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  7. Our Stupid House Of Representatives Goes After Migratory BirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Crooks and Liars

    How petty do you think our Republican overlords in the US House of Representatives can get? However petty you think, I'll bet you didn't know they've got no problem with defunding migratory bird protections . First passed in 1918, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act is one of America's original conservation laws.

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  8. New York man who threatened McCain with poison sent to prisonRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York, among others. "To that extent we were satisfied," said John Duncan, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's office in Syracuse. "The courts don't often depart upwards of sentencing guidelines." ...

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  9. Hundreds of kids head to Washington D.C. for safety patrol tripRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Students from 70 schools across East Tennessee are heading to our nation's capital Friday for the 59th Annual AAA School Safety Patrol Trip. More than 2,000 students and chaperones will board dozens of buses, departing from the Knoxville Zoo at 6:30 a.m. AAA Tennessee sponsors and implements the safety patrol programs in the schools.

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  10. Federal student loans creating 'indentured students'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    Over the next several weeks, many thousands of young people will be graduating from our colleges and universities burdened with sizeable student loan debts. It shocks the students of today when I tell them tuition cost only $90 a quarter my freshman year at the University of Tennessee in 1965-66.

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  11. Tennessee editorial roundupRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | Washington Times

    Congressional hearings were held last week on a bill aimed at ending birthright citizenship - the principle that anyone born in the United States, with the exception of those whose parents are in the service of a foreign government, is an American citizen. A bill pushed by U.S. Rep. Steve King, an Iowa Republican, would require that at least one parent would have to be an American citizen for a child to inherit citizenship.

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  12. Run Jimmy Duncan RunRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | Intellectual Conservative Politics and Philosophy

    ... the last name of Paul. One name that does consistently come up in these brainstorming sessions, however, is Rep. John Duncan (R-TN). (Apparently he often goes by Jimmy.) Rep. Duncan is one of only seven Republicans who voted against the invasion of ...

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  13. EPA accused of ignoring sexual harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | WHIO

    ... EPA is absolutely the worst I've heard of any department or agency in the entire federal government," said Rep. John Duncan (R-TN). Most of the focus was on Peter Jutro, a former Acting Associate Administrator for the EPA Office of Homeland ...

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  14. Tennessee lawmakers back bill to limit birthright citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... South Carolina GOP Reps. Mark Sanford and Jeff Duncan; and Tennessee GOP Reps. Phil Roe, Scott DesJarlais and John Duncan. But Gowdy's subcommittee only debated the issue generally and did not formally consider King's legislation. Gowdy said it ...

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  15. Shaheen finds frugality: Going after some farm subsidies 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | UnionLeader.com

    ... save taxpayers about $2.2 billion over a decade. In February, she joined with Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Rep. John Duncan Jr., R-Tenn., to reform a crop subsidy system called the Harvest Price Option. An HPO lets farmers collect subsidies above ...

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  16. LMU-DSOL administrative changes announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Lincoln Memorial University President B. James Dawson announced administrative changes at the LMU- John J. Duncan Jr. School of Law this week as the institution continues to search for a permanent dean. April Meldrum, former associate dean for academic affairs, will lead the newly established Office of Accreditation as the associate dean for accreditation.

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  17. Haralson launches Mainstage - Republic of Guinea hires Nelson...Read the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Politico

    ... and worked at the American Electronics Association and as communications director and legislative aide to Rep. John Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.). "As technology companies continue to revolutionize how constituencies across every spectrum interact and ...

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  18. Tennessee lawmakers stay connected with constituentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The Commercial Appeal reports U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen of Memphis uses emails and tweets, and he carries a government-issued BlackBerry, an iPad and a personal iPhone. Meanwhile, U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. of Knoxville mostly stays away from newer technology when it comes to communicating.

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  19. Bill introduced to block CSA scores from public viewRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    ... Independent Drivers Assn. (OOIDA) supported the 2014 version of the bill. Already in the current Congress, Rep. John Duncan (R-TN) has introduced legislation that would remove "the confusing and conflicting vagaries" of the CSA BASICs data as it ...

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  20. Welcome to Sunshine WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | OpenSecrets

    ... with library funds arose during the administrations of both Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush . Rep. John Duncan (R-Tenn.) and Sen. Thomas Carper (D-Del.) have reintroduced their Presidential Library Donation Reform Act this year. Previous ...

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