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While they may be new to national politics, South Carolina’s four House GOP freshmen have learned quickly that the state’s first-in-the-South primary can be an invaluable stepping stone for ambitious members of Congress. Together, they have thrown themselves full-force into the high-stakes contest, catapulting themselves to prominence.
Congressman Jeff Duncan visited his 3rd Congressional District throughout the past week, stopping in Greenwood on Thursday. GwdToday had a chance to talk to the Congressman and get his thoughts on some recent events in Washington, the new year, and more.
“I couldn’t have asked for a better delegation to serve with...We proved the pundits wrong who said we were going to become Washingtonized. We were steadfast and resolved to deal with issues of Washington.”
Last week seven Republicans, including U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan, sent a letter urging Congress to set conditions on American taxpayer dollars being sent to Egypt. “At a time when the U.S.
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South Carolina 3rd District Congressman Jeff Duncan says he is focused on short term spending. Because Congress has yet to approve the year’s budget, a continuing resolution has the government funded through November 18. Duncan said his immediate focus is on the next continuing resolution.
The House on Thursday morning approved a rule setting the terms of debate for H.R. 2587, which would prohibit the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from ordering companies to close up shop or relocate employment.
Congressman Jeff Duncan, who represents South Carolina's 3rd District, addressed job creation and the U.S. debt ceiling among other issues facing the nation Thursday afternoon at the Easley-Powdersville Chamber of Commerce joint luncheon at Tri-County Technical College in Easley.
Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) and Rep. Jeffrey Duncan (R-S.C.) most closely approximate the group’s conservative ideal in the two chambers.
Federal budget issues dominated residents’ talk to U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan in Seneca on Wednesday, but post offices and methamphetamine labs also caught the congressman’s attention.
Welcome to pro forma session — the abbreviated meetings that House Republicans have scheduled twice a week for the rest of August, while members of Congress are on summer recess. An obscure constitutional provision also means the Senate must convene regularly throughout the summer.

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