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  1. Republicans in Congress Propose Removing The USA From The United NationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Irregular Times

    ... States from membership in the United Nations. Cosponsoring the legislation were Thomas Massie of Kentucky, John Duncan of Tennessee, Lynn Westmoreland of California, and Tim Huelskamp of Kansas. All of these politicians are Republicans. The United ...

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  2. House Bill To Provide Non-CSA Hiring Standard for Carriers ReintroducedRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    Legislation has been reintroduced in the House by Rep. John Duncan that would create a "national hiring standard" for motor carriers without referencing controversial BASIC data generated by the Federal Motor Carrier Administration's CSA safety-compliance program. Instead, H.R. 120 would mandate that before hiring a motor carrier, the shipper, receiver, forwarder or broker would have to ascertain that the carrier is properly registered with FMCSA, has obtained the minimum insurance, and has not been assigned an "unsatisfactory" safety rating.

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  3. Bill calls for safety ratings, not CSA, to be used in carrier hiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    Rep. John Duncan has reintroduced a bill to protect shippers and brokers from liability claims related to motor carrier selection, and at least one industry group has already announced its support. The legislation, HR 1120 , provides such a waiver from liability if the carrier is registered with and authorized to operate by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration , has the minimum insurance coverage required by federal regulation, and does not have an unsatisfactory safety rating from FMCSA in force at the time of verification.

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  4. Whistleblower Says Morgan Stanley Fired HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Courthouse News Service

    ... working with the FBI and plaintiff averred to Mr. Massengill that he was working with the staff of Congressman John Duncan." Verble was called into a meeting by Morgan Stanley executives in March 2013, where he was asked about his cooperation with ...

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  5. House members urge airliners to have recorders that ejectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | USA Today

    ... find planes that crash in the ocean and learn what happened. "We're really way behind the times on this," Rep. John Duncan, R-Tenn., told the oversight subcommittee on transportation. But international representatives of airlines and regulators said ...

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  6. Congressional Record Latest Daily Digest for Friday, February 13, 2015Read the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Library of Congress

    Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Duncan to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a recorded vote of 233 ayes to 158 noes with one answering ``present'', Roll No.

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  7. Is the 2014 farm bill reducing the federal budget deficit? Not exactlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | AEI

    Senator Stabenow is currently the ranking member of the Senate Agricultural Committee and, in her previous role as chair, was a driving force in passing the 2014 farm bill. On Tuesday of this week, she announced that she would oppose any and all cuts to farm bill and farm subsidy spending during the forthcoming federal budget reconciliation process, essentially arguing that the House and Senate agricultural committees had already given at the office through spending cuts implemented in the 2014 farm bill.

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  8. Panel: Secret Service Needs to Add Manpower, Bolster LeadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | News Max

    A four-member panel gave its recommendations on how to improve the embattled U.S. Secret Service on Thursday. Among the panel's suggestions were to add more manpower and bolster the agency's leadership at the top, according to a report it released.

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  9. Panel calls for better leadership, more resources at Secret ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Washington Post

    The U.S. Secret Service Protective Mission Panel shows it doesn't have to be that way. In two hours of testimony to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Thursday the four panel members succinctly dissected the reasons a proud law enforcement agency is now ridiculed.

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  10. Air Force One charm offensive takes offRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Politico

    ... as part of the delegation led by Secretary of State John Kerry. Sen. Lamar Alexander, Sen. Bob Corker and Rep. John Duncan - all Tennessee Republicans - flew with Obama to Knoxville, Tennessee, where he announced his community college proposal and a ...

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  11. MPHRP: Signposting for Mental Health SupportRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | Marine News

    ... terest in our Marylebone corporate headquarters to Greenhouse Congresswoman Janice Hahn (Calif.) and Congressman John Duncan Jr. (Tenn.) introduced the "Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2015," which would provide

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  12. Europe's Offshore Wind Capacity GrowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Marine News

    ... in passenger traffic, cargo handled and fish landed in 2014. Congresswoman Janice Hahn (Calif.) and Congressman John Duncan Jr. (Tenn.) introduced the "Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2015," which would provide About 40 illegal migrants ...

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  13. Yemen Lifts Force Majeure on LNG DeliveriesRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Marine News

    ... in passenger traffic, cargo handled and fish landed in 2014. Congresswoman Janice Hahn (Calif.) and Congressman John Duncan Jr. (Tenn.) introduced the "Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2015," which would provide About 40 illegal migrants ...

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  14. SECNAV Completes Visit to ParaguayRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Marine News

    ... with Republic of Paraguay President Horacio Cartes to discuss Congresswoman Janice Hahn (Calif.) and Congressman John Duncan Jr. (Tenn.) introduced the "Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2015," which would provide Secretary of the Navy ...

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  15. Strategic Sale of Braemar's H.O.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Marine News

    ... a package of spare parts, to the Philippines Government, Congresswoman Janice Hahn (Calif.) and Congressman John Duncan Jr. (Tenn.) introduced the "Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2015," which would provide Shipping firm Stolt-Nielsen ...

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  16. Imabari Bags Order for 11 ULCCsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Marine News

    ... high speed boats and ships at ASNE Day 2015. Jeff Jordan Congresswoman Janice Hahn (Calif.) and Congressman John Duncan Jr. (Tenn.) introduced the "Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2015," which would provide Shipping firm Stolt-Nielsen ...

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  17. Matson Announces Quarterly DividendRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Marine News

    ... spiralled downwards to its lowest level in nearly three Congresswoman Janice Hahn (Calif.) and Congressman John Duncan Jr. (Tenn.) introduced the "Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2015," which would provide Rob Hogan has been appointed ...

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  18. Legislation Aims to Honor WWII MarinersRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | SIU

    A new bill in the U.S. House of Representatives calls for a cash payment to the surviving U.S. Merchant Mariners of World War II. It was introduced Jan. 28 by Congresswoman Janice Hahn and Congressman John Duncan Jr. .

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  19. Baltic Sea Freight Index Falls to Lowest Level Since 1986Read the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Marine News

    ... for the first time by the ports of Seattle and Tacoma. Congresswoman Janice Hahn (Calif.) and Congressman John Duncan Jr. (Tenn.) introduced the "Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2015," which would provide Shipping firm Stolt-Nielsen ...

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  20. Bill Proposed to Repay WWII Merchant MarinersRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Marine News

    Congresswoman Janice Hahn and Congressman John Duncan Jr. introduced the "Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2015," which would provide a modest benefit to surviving Merchant Marines who served during World War II. More than 200,000 Americans served in the U.S. Merchant Marines and aided military efforts in both Europe and the Pacific during World War II.

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