Knoxvillians Rally to Urge Reps. Duncan and Fleischmann to Stop Playing Politics and Pass Middle Class Tax Relief Bill

December 29, 2012 by  
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On Saturday morning, December 29, 2012, the Knoxville constituents of Congressman John Duncan and Congressman Chuck Fleischmann rallied because, in the words of one participant, “Congress is failing us.” Gathering in front of their offices on Market Street, participants urged the Republicans to listen to the American people and agree to a fair and balanced […]

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On 2K Saturday, Ricky J. of Knoxville Has a Question for Rep. John Duncan

December 29, 2012 by  
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Yesterday at a rally in Knoxville, TN, Ricky J had a question for Rep. John Duncan, who is stubbornly refusing to a bill that would take a fair and balanced approach the federal budget. This fair and balanced approach includes asking the wealthiest Americans to pay their fair share instead of balance the budget on the […]

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Congressman John Duncan Puts Politics Over People

December 4, 2012 by  
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Tennessee constituents asked Rep. John Duncan of Knoxville, TN if he’d vote to extend middle class tax cuts. Here is what he said… Tennessee constituents paid Representative John Duncan (R-TN) a visit and asked him if he would sign the discharge petition that would force a vote on the Middle Class Tax Cut Act. The bill would […]

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Unemployment Extension 101: What You Need to Know

July 23, 2010 by  
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This week the U.S. Senate finally passed the unemployment extension. It was quickly signed into law by President Obama. A quick recap from the Christian Science Monitor includes info on who is and who isn’t eligible, how long the extension is, and how Congress will pay for it. Because it is categorized as “emergency spending,” […]

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