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  1. More "Pro-Taxpayer" Sellouts On ObamatradeRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | FITSNews

    While U.S. representative Jeff Duncan was taking a principled, pro-free market stand against president Barack Obama 's crony capitalist trade push, another "pro-taxpayer" group in Washington, D.C. was selling out on "Obamatrade." We've already written on the sellout of Americans for Tax Reform and its leader - Grover Norquist - but joining the ranks of the crony capitalists this week was another so-called "conservative" group, the National Taxpayers Union .


  2. Jeff Duncan: "No" On ObamatradeRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | FITSNews

    U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan has come out against giving trade promotion authority - or "fast track" authority - to the administration of Barack Obama for the purpose of negotiating a new crony capitalist Asian trade agreement . "For the record, I am generally a free-trade supporter as long as we've negotiated a fair deal," Duncan wrote.


  3. Jeff Duncan's "Presidential-Palooza"Read the original story

    Monday May 11 | FITSNews

    More than 2,000 activists showed up for last weekend's "SC Freedom Summit" GOP presidential forum in Greenville, S.C. - a huge crowd that has bolstered the status of organizer Jeff Duncan as a key "kingmaker" in early-voting South Carolina. The third term congressman - no stranger to bucking "Republican" leaders - welcomed multiple big name 2016 presidential hopefuls to the Palmetto State on Saturday for his "Presidential-palooza."


  4. Mark Sanford Bailed On "Faith And Freedom" EventRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 | FITSNews

    A day after he was called out for his progression from free market hero to crony capitalist zero, U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford was a late scratch at a major gathering of South Carolina fiscal and social conservatives. Yup. Sanford was a scheduled speaker at this weekend's "Faith and Freedom" forum in Greenville, S.C. - a gathering which is organized annually buy U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan .


  5. "Republican" SC Senator Opposes DrillingRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | FITSNews

    Liberal "Republican" S.C. Senator Chip Campsen claims America has all the oil it needs and even if it didn't, drilling for more of it offshore is a dirty business. In an interview with Andy Brack of S.C. Statehouse Report , Campsen claimed the "technological transformation in the production of oil" has rendered the debate over offshore drilling "moot."


  6. GOP Lawmakers: Reject Loretta Lynch's NominationRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | FITSNews

    The Senate also has the power, indeed, the obligation to reject those nominees unfit for service. We believe that Loretta Lynch, who has been nominated by the President to serve as the nation's next Attorney General, falls in the unfit category. 7 comments

  7. Jeff Duncan Hosting "Freedom Summit"Read the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | FITSNews

    U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan and social conservative advocacy group Citizens United will host a "South Carolina Freedom Summit" at the Peace Center in Greenville, S.C. on May 9, 2015. According to a news release promoting the event, a number of 2016 presidential contenders will be in attendance - including Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal , Texas governor Rick Perry , U.S. Senator Ted Cruz , former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum and U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham .


  8. Poll: SC Residents Support Offshore DrillingRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | FITSNews

    A new poll shows overwhelming support for energy exploration off the coast of South Carolina. The survey - conducted by Harris Interactive - found a whopping 71 percent of respondents supported drilling for oil and gas offshore, compared to just 21 percent who opposed the idea.


  9. Drill, Baby, Drill: Atlantic EditionRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | FITSNews

    Offshore oil rigs could be coming soon to the South Carolina coastline - assuming the U.S. Department of the Interior's upcoming "five-year plan" for drilling leases is authorized. The agency's proposed plan - released last week - would allow limited offshore drilling from Virginia to the Georgia/ Florida state line.


  10. US Congressman Loves "American Sniper"Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | FITSNews

    U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan had some tough talk this week for liberal Hollywood filmmaker Michael Moore and Irish actor Liam Neeson . "If you agree with Michael Moore or Liam Neeson, how about unliking my page?" Duncan wrote on Facebook.


  11. More On Jeff Duncan's Vote Against John BoehnerRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | FITSNews

    This website applauded U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan 's courageous decision to vote against fiscally liberal U.S. Speaker John Boehner this week. And with good reason.


  12. John Boehner Wins AgainRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | FITSNews

    Sporting a deep tan , status quo "Republican" John Boehner won reelection for a third term as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives this week. Despite his win, 25 GOP lawmakers voted for someone other than Boehner.


  13. Jeff Duncan To Vote Against John BoehnerRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | FITSNews

    Striking a blow for taxpayers, U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan announced this week that he will not support the renomination of fiscally liberal "Republican" Speaker of the House John Boehner . In a message posted to his Facebook page, Duncan noted "change should start with the election of a new Speaker."


  14. SC Congressmen Disagree On Cuba PolicyRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | FITSNews

    South Carolina's GOP congressional delegation is typically pretty solid when it comes to supporting the free market. Five lawmakers in particular - Senator Tim Scott and Representatives Jeff Duncan , Trey Gowdy , Mick Mulvaney and Mark Sanford - more often than not vote the right way.


  15. Jim DeMint's Think Tank Hosting Greenville EventRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | FITSNews

    Former U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint - president of the Washington, D.C.-based Heritage Foundation think tank - will return to his old congressional district next week for a panel discussion featuring U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan and others. The so-called Vision SC conference will be held from 11:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. EST at the Westin Poinsett in downtown Greenville, S.C. on Monday, November 17, 2014.


  16. Mick Mulvaney, Jeff Duncan, Trey Gowdy For CongressRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | FITSNews

    It pains us to say it, but it's painfully obvious South Carolina has only a handful of elected officials who are worth a damn. Fortunately three of them - Mick Mulvaney , Jeff Duncan and Trey Gowdy - are members of the U.S. House of Representatives.


  17. Jeff Duncan: Suspend Visas To West AfricaRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | FITSNews

    U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan wants Barack Obama's Department of Homeland Security to suspend travel visas for individuals traveling from areas of West Africa impacted by the Ebola virus. In a letter to DHS secretary Jeh Johnson dated October 15, Duncan noted that the government's failure to contain the first U.S. case of Ebola requires such drastic action.


  18. Ebola IncompetenceRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | FITSNews

    If you talk the talk, you'd better walk the walk something U.S. Centers for Disease Control director Dr. Thomas Frieden is learning the hard way. In late July when the deadly Ebola virus was still half a world away , Frieden downplayed concerns about an American outbreak.


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