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  1. In the Loop: A Bush is fired up over Points of LightRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Scotland issue. (Scotland houses the U.K.'s nuclear weapons, so that's cause for some concern.) On Monday, Rep. John Duncan (R-Tenn.) and Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-N.C.), co-founders of the Friends of Scotland Congressional Caucus, introduced a ...

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  2. Congress divided on prospect of independent ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... and I just think it is a grave mistake to toss that away for some impalpable feeling of independence." Rep. John Duncan Jr., R-Tenn., a founding member of the House's Friends of Scotland Caucus, disagrees, saying the country of 5 million people - ...

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  3. House Panel Sees Important, Limited Role for Public-Private PartnershipsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Heavy Duty Trucking

    ... well-executed public-private partnerships can enhance the delivery and management of infrastructure," said Rep. John Duncan, R-Tenn., who chaired the bipartisan panel. "P3s cannot provide the sole solution to all of the nation's infrastructure ...

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  4. Panel offers guidance on private involvement in infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Fleet Owner Magazine

    ... next year. The current transportation program authorization expires at the end of May 2015. Headed by Rep. John Duncan (R-TN), the special panel emphasized that while P3s can play an important role in infrastructure development, they are not a ...

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  5. Earmark Nostalgia Still Strong Among Some MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Nostalgia for earmarks - voiced in May by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and in July by Reps. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., and Tom Cole, R-Okla., - was heard again Wednesday at a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee press conference.

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  6. Bipartisan House Report Sees Growing Role for Private Money in Infrastructure DealsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Roll Call

    There was bipartisan House agreement Wednesday that public-private investment partnerships, which combine state and federal grant money and bonds with Wall Street equity and debt financing, should be an important part of paying for new transportation infrastructure. But there was partisan disagreement among members of a special P3 panel of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on how large a percentage of infrastructure funding will come from the P3.

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  7. Congress split over ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Hill

    The heads of the Friends of Scotland Caucus and the Congressional United Kingdom Caucus are split over whether Scottish voters should declare their independence and break away from Great Britain in a referendum on Thursday. While the Friends of Scotland Caucus is officially neutral, Co-Chairman John Duncan Jr. broke from many lawmakers and from the Obama administration, which have indicated support for Scotland remaining part of the U.K. "I think it would be a good thing for Scotland to be independent, because when it comes to government, smaller is better, and closer to the people is better," Duncan said.

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  8. Davy Carter backs one Democrat for Senate, gives favorable nod to Karen GarciaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Arkansas Times

    Republican Party discipline is near absolute but House Speaker Davy Carter has proven the rare exception to this rule again. He's endorsed state Rep. James McLean of Batesville, a Democrat, seeking to succeed Democratic Sen. David Wyatt, who did not seek re-election.

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  9. Section of I-75 dedicated in the of Lance Corporal Williams L. Koprince, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Examiner.com

    ... color guard was there and Ann Wolf of Rolling ThunderA , Inc. TN Chapter 3 gave a moving prayer. Congressman John Duncan, Jr . (R), 2nd congressional district of Tennessee, honored the family with his presence. Following the dedication, a cake ...

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  10. Arkansas' full-time employee staff dips by 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | SFGate

    Arkansas officials say the number of full-time state employees decreased slightly during the past fiscal year, the second decline in four years. A study compiled by state budget administrator Brandon Sharp says the number of full-time workers dropped by 71 to 56,873 in the year ending June 30, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported Sunday .

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  11. Letter: Same politicians, same result You asked for them and you got them.Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    "Hear Ye! Hear Ye!" good people of East Tennessee. You asked for them and you got them.

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  12. Lubbock attorney drops out of District 83 contention as party leaders prepare for choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Anytime now, Republican Party officials from the seven counties Texas House District 83 represents should choose the replacement for state Rep. Charles Perry on the Nov. 4 ballot.

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  13. Tennessee Supreme Court elects Lee chief justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... and criminal activity have taken place there for years. Criminal charges against former Knox County trustee John Duncan III were dismissed Thursday morning after serving a year of unsupervised probation under a judicial diversion deal. A parole ...

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  14. Judge clears felony from John Duncan III's recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... since he completed a year of unsupervised probation and stayed out of legal trouble. Judge clears felony from John Duncan III's record A judge dismissed the case against Duncan since he completed a year of unsupervised probation and stayed out of ...

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  15. DesJarlais holds election lead in Tenn. countRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... storm water system and causing several secondary explosions. Criminal charges against former Knox County trustee John Duncan III were dismissed Thursday morning after serving a year of unsupervised probation under a judicial diversion deal. Criminal ...

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  16. Alexander easily defeats Carr in GOP race Alexander easily defeats Carr in Senate GOP primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander easily turned back a primary challenge Thursday night from state Rep. Joe Carr, dealing another blow to national tea party activists who had elevated the race to national prominence and who had hoped to send the two-term senator into retirement.

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  17. Sen. Lamar Alexander fends off tea party in Tenn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    Gov. Bill Haslam, left, and U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander react to remarks by U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. during a get out the vote rally Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Knoxville, Tenn.

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  18. DiscussRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... edge with 38,000 votes in. This isn't over, but not looking good for DesJarlais. TN-02 Longtime Republican Rep. John Duncan is in no danger of losing (The AP has already called his race), but he's not exactly doing well against his little-known foe ...

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  19. Sen. Lamar Alexander faces Tea Party-style challengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | SFGate

    State Rep. Joe Carr talks with Jason Bour outside a restaurant as he campaigns for Sen. Lamar Alexander's seat.

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  20. Lamar Alexander: how a Senate moderate is thriving in GOP primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and US Sen. Lamar Alexander react to remarks by US Rep. John Duncan during a get-out-the-vote rally on Wednesday in Knoxville, Tenn.

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