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Jan 24, 2012

South Carolina Freshmen Seize Primary Spotlight

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.

Jan 23, 2012 |

Congressman Jeff Duncan Visits Greenwood

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.

Jan 23, 2012 | The Seneca Journal

U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan finished his first year in Congress without becoming what some describe as “Washingtonized.”

“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.” Overall, Duncan said the issues he brings up in Congress are a result of what his constituents want to address. Even with the stresses of battling a Democratic president and continuous debt concerns, Duncan said he enjoys his job and considers it an honor to serve the people of the third congressional district. “It’s a humbling experience for me...and I look forward to continue serving.”

Dec 14, 2011 | Sunshine State News

Citing Persecution of Christians, Gus Bilirakis Takes Aim at Aid to Egypt

Issues: Foreign Affairs

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. is struggling to balance our budget and get our nation on a path to fiscal sustainability, it is unacceptable to continue to provide unconditional military aid to a country that disregards the basic principles of human rights and religious freedom.”

Nov 10, 2011 | South Carolina Radio Network

Duncan Focused on Short-Term Spending Cuts

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.

Sep 19, 2011 | The Hill

House Moves Ahead with Bill Limiting NLRB

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.

Sep 6, 2011 | Easley Patch

Duncan Addresses Debt, Jobs at Tri-County Tech

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.

Sep 6, 2011 | The Hill

Conservative Group Gives GOP Leaders Low Marks, Citing Debt-Ceiling Vote

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.

Sep 6, 2011 | Anderson Independent Mail

Rep. Jeff Duncan Talks with Seneca Residents About Budget, Other Issues

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.

Aug 10, 2011 | The Washington Times

House GOP Prevents Recess Appointments

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. Because the two chambers are in session, President Obama has no chance to make recess appointments of controversial nominees.