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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.

Aug 8, 2011 | The State

S.C. Congressmen Make a Splash

Over the past two weeks, the four — Gowdy and U.S. Reps. Jeff Duncan of Laurens, Mick Mulvaney of Indian Land and Tim Scott of North Charleston — stuck together in opposing Boehner’s plan and even the final debt-ceiling compromise that passed the House and Senate, in spite of their “no” votes. The four say that final deal does not go far enough in cutting costs or ensuring an early vote on a balanced-budget amendment to the Constitution.

Aug 8, 2011 | Politico

Debt Ceiling Bill Puts South Carolina vs. the World in House

The delegation that prays together stays together — just ask South Carolina’s House Republicans, a bloc of five lawmakers that have proved some of the toughest votes to crack as GOP leaders push to flip votes for their deficit reduction package.

Aug 8, 2011 | The State

S.C. Five Resist GOP Arm-Twisting

The five Republican House members from South Carolina held firm Thursday night against relentless pressure from Speaker John Boehner to vote for his bill to increase the federal debt ceiling.

Jul 27, 2011 | South Carolina Radio Network

Duncan: America’s Looking For A Solution

Freshman Republican Third District Congressman Jeff Duncan has been a staunch supporter of the Cut, Cap and Balance legislation that passed the GOP-controlled House last week, but died in the Democratic-controlled Senate. In an interview with Greenwood affiliate WLMA Tuesday, he said he is continuing to battle for what he views as the will of the people.

Jul 27, 2011

Congressman Jeff Duncan Takes on Muslim Brotherhood in US

Duncan authored and successfully introduced an amendment dubbed the “Muslim Brotherhood Amendment” to the Fiscal Year 2012 Foreign Relations Authorization bill. According to Duncan, this amendment will “ensure that no American tax dollars go to that [Muslim Brotherhood] organization.”