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Leader-Telegram I Congressman: Area homeless shelter sets good example

August 5, 2014

U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy said the Veterans Homeless Shelter in Chippewa Falls is an example of how military veterans could be better cared for throughout the U.S. Full Story

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Chippewa Daily Herald I Governor, congressman in Chippewa Falls Monday

August 4, 2014

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is returning to Chippewa Falls Monday, and U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy will also be visiting the city.The governor will be participating in what is billed as a groundbreaking ceremony and jobs announcement at Advanced Laser Machining, Inc. The event is slated for 2:30 p.m. at 600 Cashman Drive. Full Story

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The Ripon Advance I Duffy amendment would require disclosure of info sharing policies to students

July 30, 2014

A measure introduced on Wednesday by Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.) would require schools to disclose when software companies are able to sell personally identifiable student information to third-party companies. Full Story

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Sawyer County Record I Wisconsin’s congressional Republicans seek answers from VA regarding clinic waiting times

July 28, 2014

Wisconsin’s Republican congressional delegation have sent a letter to the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs, saying the VA has been wrong, and was perhaps lying, about appointment waiting times for veterans in Wisconsin. Full Story

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WEAU.com I U.S. Representative, Sean Duffy, presents medal to local veteran

July 23, 2014

U.S. Representative, Sean Duffy, hosted a medal ceremony Tuesday morning in Thorp to honor a local veteran. Duffy presented the Legion d’Honneur medal to Sergeant Anton F. Jacks, a veteran who served in France, Belgium, and Germany during World War II. Full Story

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DredgingToday.com I USA: Great Lakes Dredging Crisis Nears End

July 15, 2014

The amendment was co-authored by Congressmen Sean Duffy (R-WI) and Mike Kelly (R-PA) and introduced by Rep. Kelly. Duffy represents the Port of Superior, which includes the largest coal-shipping terminal on the Great Lakes, a major iron ore loading facility, other docks and a shipyard. Full Story

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Green Bay Gazette I Progress on timber harvest is welcome news

July 10, 2014

U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Weston, introduced a bill that would allow state and county agencies to manage the resources if the allowable harvest quantity is not met. Full Story

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Wausau Daily Herald I FDIC boss visits Wausau to discuss banking regulations

July 8, 2014

 Congressman Sean Duffy, who organized Monday’s meeting, said he appreciates the FDIC’s position, but said that the pendulum has swung too far the other way. “We may have competing interests,” said Duffy, a member of the House Financial Services Committee. “We want to make sure we have sound, stable lending. The chairman comes from a […]

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The Navigator Online I IRS arrogance finally silenced by Rep. Sean Duffy (VIDEO)

June 24, 2014

 U.S. Representative Sean Duffy (WI-07) questions Treasury Secretary Jack Lew as to his knowledge of Lois Lerner’s emails and when he knew about their disappearance. Full Story

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Oshkosh Northwestern I Some Wisconsin representatives spend little time in their home state

June 23, 2014

He saw his congressman, Rep. Sean Duffy of Wausau, at a parade in his hometown of Mosinee and appreciates Duffy’s holding numerous town halls across the district, which stretches to the far northern reaches of the state. “He’ll come to little towns and talk to people, make himself available,” Pemble said. “I just think that […]

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WTAQ I Duffy amendment to fund Hunger and Homelessness effort passes House

June 11, 2014

The House unanimously passed Representative Sean Duffy’s amendment to the Transportation, Housing & Urban Development Appropriations Bill by unanimous vote on Tuesday. Rep. Duffy proposal will put $10 million in the Rural Housing Stability Assistance program, which was created in 2009, but never received funding. Full Story

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WTAQ I Duffy wants VA Secretary Shinseki to resign

May 29, 2014

 “Because of the incompetence or the negligence of Secretary Shinseki, I think he should step aside. We need to actually get someone in the VA that’s going to take care of our veterans, who is going to root out the bad actors, and make sure we effectively use our resources to care for the men […]

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Newsmax I House GOP Opens New Front Against Federal Consumer Agency

May 19, 2014

A bill by Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wis., would require meetings of the agency’s advisory committee to be open to visitors. Full Story

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The Ripon Advance I Duffy proposes legislation to address timber harvest quotas

May 6, 2014

The legislation would ensure that if the U.S. Forest Service was unable to meet a designated area’s timber harvest quota after five years, the forest’s home state would be able to submit an application to take over management responsibilities. Full Story

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Rare.com I Obama turned down your selfie? No problem! Rep. Sean Duffy’s #gotyoucovered

May 1, 2014

The congressman, now in his second term, posed for numerous group shots to raise awareness and connect with his younger constituents and — unlike President Obama, whose recent high-profile selfies have mostly featured world leaders — Duffy isn’t afraid to pose with aspiring Disney princesses. Full story

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UPDATE: Vets with claims for benefits could soon see even longer wait times

April 17, 2014

MADISON (WKOW) — Both politicians and veterans service professionals are expressing concerns that a new online claims system being initiated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) could result in longer wait times for veterans in Wisconsin.Dan Connery, the Veterans Service Officer for Dane County, says Wisconsin vets have traditionally seen some of the […]

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VIDEO: INTERVIEW OF REP. DUFFY WITH BRIAN KILMEADE

April 11, 2014

Congressman Duffy sits down with Army Ranger Sgt. Matt Eversmann and Brian Kilmeade  to discuss legislation to clear backlog of Veterans Affairs claims on FOX & Friends. Click here to watch the clip.  

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Shocking details of rampant racism, sexism prompt Rep. Sean Duffy to ask if it’s time for CFPB’s Richard Cordray to resign

April 9, 2014

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray’s agency has been slammed in recent months for refusing to divulge to Congress details of its lavish spending on a new headquarters. The CFPB has also been exposed by the Washington Examiner for running an NSA-like surveillance program that compromises the privacy of hundreds of millions of Americans’ most intimate financial dealings. Cordray’s agency […]

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Republican Party of Wisconsin Opens 9th Field Office, Continues Strong Grassroots Momentum

February 10, 2014

Congressman Sean Duffy joined the Republican Party of Wisconsin at the opening of its 9th field office in Wausau this past weekend, highlighting the expanding organization that is covering more ground leading up to the mid-term elections.

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Video: Duffy introduces Browse Act to protect personal information from Obamacare website

January 10, 2014

One of Wisconsin’s Congressmen is not happy with how the Obamacare website collects personal information. 7th District Congressman Sean Duffy says the way healthcare.gov works is not what President Obama promised, because it forces users to give the government all of their personal information before accessing or selecting any of the insurance products. “Before Americans […]

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Video: Interview of Rep. Duffy with Tucker Carlson

November 21, 2013

The White House vows to veto congressional ObamaCare fix: Tucker Carlson interviews Congressman Duffy on Fox News. Click here to watch the clip.

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Audio: Interview with Brian Kilmeade on FOX Radio

November 19, 2013

Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) joined Brian said that he honestly thinks President Obama thought the media would give him a pass on the rollout of Healthcare.gov. Duffy also reacted to Oprah’s comments on people being critical of Obama because of his race and went onto say he is disappointed she would use Joe Wilson’s infamous […]

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OEM Fabricators hosts Duffy, Manufacturing Advisory Council

November 18, 2013

WOODVILLE — OEM Fabricators, Inc. hosted Congressman Sean Duffy and the 7th Congressional District Manufacturing Advisory Council on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at its Baldwin facility. S. Mark Tyler, president of OEM Fabricators serves as a member on the council. The Manufacturing Advisory Council exists is to provide a mechanism for manufacturing leaders throughout the 7th […]

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BIO Applauds Representatives for Small Cap Liquidity Reform Act.

November 15, 2013

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) applauded Representatives Sean Duffy (R-WI) and John Carney (D-DE) for introducing Small Cap Liquidity Reform Act. Building on JOBS Act, said bill increases liquidity for emerging growth companies, including biotech innovators, that trade on public market. BIO’s Jim Greenwood said this bill “will allow companies to choose the tick size that […]

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Video: Interview of Rep. Duffy with Andrea Mitchell

October 9, 2013

During an interview with Andrea Mitchell, U.S. Representative Sean Duffy (WI-07) asked the longtime Washington D.C. reporter why Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart was the first member of the “media” to ask a tough question of someone in the Obama Administration. Mitchell was left speechless.

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Don’t Abandon The Sequester – Let’s Keep What Works

October 4, 2013

Under President Obama, our national debt has increased more than $6 trillion, more than under any other president. In 2009 and 2010, the first two years of his administration, the federal deficit rose $1.88 trillion and $1.65 trillion, respectively.

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Rep. Sean Duffy to Refuse Pay During Govt. Shutdown

October 1, 2013

“I’m on a bill that says no budget, no pay, no government, no pay. And I’ve sent a letter ot the CAO, asking them to withhold my pay as everyone goes through the pain of a government shutdown, we should include members of congress, ” Duffy said during a phone interview Tuesday afternoon.

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On 9/11, honoring bravery of 2012 attacks: Sean Duffy column

September 10, 2013

Out of the tragedy of September 11, 2001, emerged stories of heroism that are the enduring memories of that day. Buildings fell and precious lives were lost, but the spirit of America did not falter.

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