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  1. Duncan, Corker: ACA overhaul bill needs workRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Daily Times

    As a Republican bill to overhaul the Affordable Care Act makes its way to the House floor following a narrow vote in committee Thursday, two Tennessee lawmakers indicate they believe work remains to be done. The Congressional Budget Office reports that as the bill stands now, 24 million fewer Americans will be insured over the next 10 years and it will result in higher premiums for older Americans on fixed incomes, as well as low-income Americans.

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  2. Daily Calendar for Tuesday, March 14, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Daily Times

    BOLING ARENA: The Harlem Globetrotters are the masters of the impossible. Take, for example, the 4-point shot, made from one of four specific spots on the court - 12 feet from the NBA 3-point line and 35 feet from the basket.

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  3. Democrats force protests on House floor over healthcare billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | The Hill

    ... American Health Care Act, which is currently being marked up in the Ways and Means Committee?" Hoyer asked. Rep. John Duncan Jr. (R-Tenn.), who was presiding over House proceedings, said Hoyer hadn't stated a "proper parliamentary inquiry." "I'm ...

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  4. The organizers behind "A Day Without a Woman" want you to wear redRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | CBS News

    ... Walton stresses, referencing a letter signed last month by neighboring second district's Representative John Duncan. Wednesday will see a "low-key" women's strike for downtown Knoxville, Walton reports, commemorated with music and poetry readings. A ... 21 comments

  5. Tennessee representatives wait for evidence in Trump wiretapping claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... the news. I don't know the full details of what caused the President to say that," said Knoxville Representative John Duncan. "We'll just have to wait and see what proof comes out on that." Through a spokesman, Obama said neither he nor any White ...

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  6. Legislators Call for US-flag LNG CarriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Marine News

    ... There are currently no LNG carriers registered under the U.S. flag. The legislation was co-sponsored by Rep. John Duncan (R-TN) and Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, and ...

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  7. Congressman Garamendi Introduces Energizing American Maritime ActRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2017 | SIU

    ... 30 percent of exports of strategic energy assets to travel on U.S.-flagged vessels. It is co-sponsored by Rep. John Duncan (R-TN) and Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation. "The ...

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  8. Rep. Duncan: Trump wrong that mediaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. endorsed Donald Trump back when most other Republicans in Congress weren't yet on board his presidential campaign. He likes Trump personally and agrees with him on most issues.

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  9. Daily Calendar for Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Daily Times

    EVA SCHLOSS AT THE CIVIC AUDITORIUM: History buffs - and lovers of humanity in general - are invited to "enter the world of Anne Frank as told by her stepsister and childhood friend," Eva Schloss, who will speak at 7 tonight at the Civic Auditorium, 500 Howard Baker Jr. Ave. in downtown Knoxville. She's the author of three books as well as the subject of a play, "And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank," and like her stepsister, she went into hiding in Holland until she, along with her family, "was betrayed, captured, and sent to the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.

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  10. Jim Jordan turns an ambush into a town hall on President Harding's front porchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... after a rowdy constituent meet-and-greet. That's led at least two GOP congressmen to say no thanks. Both Rep. John Duncan of Tennessee and Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina have skipped the events. It's made an already disorganized GOP Congress ...

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  11. Only 19 Republican congressmen and senators have the guts to meet...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Only 19 Republican congressmen and senators have the guts to meet their constituents on President's Day weekend - here's why Almost all congressional Republicans are scared of facing voters in town hall meetings over the long President's Day weekend. Only 19 representatives and senators-a tiny number-will hold town meetings during the first recess of the current session of Congress, according to the Town Hall Project .

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  12. GOP plan for chaotic town halls: Avoid them - Sat, 18 Feb 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... their rationales down on paper. In a letter to constituents first shared by the Knoxville News Sentinel, Rep. John Duncan, R-Tenn., said that he valued being accessible but would not indulge protesters by holding a public event. "I am not going to ...

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  13. Congress members brace for raucous town halls this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... order temporarily stopping refugees and travel from seven Muslim-majority nations with terrorism problems. Rep. John Duncan, a Republican who represents the Knoxville area of Tennessee, said he declined a demand by Indivisible activists in his state ...

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  14. GOP finds fix for chaotic town halls: Dona t hold themRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Rep. Jason Chaffetz got a frosty reception in his home state on Feb. 9, at a town hall. Angry constituents packed a high school auditorium, grilled the high-ranking congressman with questions and peppered him with boos and chants while protesters amassed outside.

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  15. Some members of Congress keep angry public at phone line's distanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | USA Today

    ... Care Act from a packed house Saturday morning and was repeatedly interrupted and booed. Tennessee GOP Rep. John Duncan's constituents demanded that he hold a public event after a letter he wrote surfaced in which he called protesters "sore losers" ... 5 comments

  16. Maryville woman organizes Indivisible East TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Daily Times

    Sarah Herron of Maryville talks to Elaine Smith and other women Wednesday, Jan. 18, about the new group, Indivisible East Tennessee.

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  17. Obamacare town halls used by liberals to fight repealRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2017 | Washington Times

    Eight years after the tea party turned town hall meetings on Obamacare into hands-on melees, liberals furious with President Trump are flipping the script by shouting down Republicans who have struggled to outline better health care plans. Police escorted Rep. Tom McClintock out of a recent event in which protesters fumed over the Californian's support for Obamacare repeal and Mr. Trump 's travel limitations involving several Muslim-majority nations.

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  18. GOP Reps Face Town Hall Protests Over Obamacare Repeal EffortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    ... gather input now pic.twitter.com/6UnwwZa3M8 In Tennessee, protesters showed up at the office of Republican Rep. John Duncan on Friday demanding that the lawmaker hold a town hall. According to local news outlets, the congressman who represents a ...

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  19. Every Single Republican Member of Congress from Washington State Is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | The Stranger

    Turns out that Congressman Dave Reichert isn't the only Republican representative from Washington State who's hiding from his constituents , apparently in fear of creating the conditions for "YouTube moment[s]" like these during the upcoming Congressional recess. The state's three other Republican members of Congress aren't planning to hold public meetings this month, either, despite the fact that many constituents demand to know why their reps are intent on gutting the Affordable Care Act-an effort that received a shot in the arm with the confirmation of Tom "Conflict of Interest" Price as health secretary-without offering a sane plan to replace it.

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  20. Republican congressman meets the resistance at raucous Utah town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | ThinkProgress

    ... do not need town halls to tell me how my constituents are feeling on the important issues of the day," Rep. John Duncan Jr. (R-TN) responded to a request. "I am certainly not going to hold town hall meetings in this atmosphere, because they would ...

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