Sean Duffy

Sean Duffy


A Few Good Folks


Dear friends,

We are surrounded by good people in our community. From a friendly smile at the Kwik Trip on the way to work, to the men and women who are already working hard to keep Wisconsinites warm this winter, and the unsuspecting neighbors who dedicate long hours to ensuring our Veterans get the just recognition and care they deserve. Thanks to all these great folks for taking the time to share with me how they serve – and better – our community every day:

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Meet Gary and Clare


Dear friends,

It was my privilege to recognize Gary Kieper and Clare Weber as this year’s 2015 “Paul Bunyan Service Above Self” award winners on WSAW [ ]  and WAOW [ ] . They have both demonstrated an invaluable – and unwavering – dedication to our community and the people we strive to serve. Reminiscent of Paul Bunyan, their acts of service are truly larger than life.

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Your Congressman in Your Neighborhood: Duffy & Johnson to Hold Wausau Town Hall



Wausau, WI –U.S. Representative Sean Duffy (WI-07) and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) will hold a joint town hall meeting in Wausau on Monday, August 17, 2015. The lawmakers invite constituents in the area to join them to discuss important issues on the minds of Wisconsinites. This event is open to all 7th District constituents and the media:


Wausau, WI Town Hall Meeting

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Wausau Window and Wall

7800 International Lane, Wausau, WI 54401


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Duffy Asks FDIC for Assurances on Puerto Rico Debt Crisis



Washington D.C. – Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Sean Duffy (WI-07) asked Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chairman Martin Gruenberg for assurances that his agency can ensure financial stability and public confidence should Puerto Rico further default on its financial obligations.

Chairman Duffy requested information in six key areas including:

·      The FDIC preparedness plan in the event of financial insolvency,

·      A detailed overview of debts in danger of default,

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Meet Gary & Clare: 2015 Recipients of Paul Bunyan Award


(Wausau, WI)  U.S. Representative Sean Duffy (WI-07) is proud to announce two recipients of his second annual “Paul Bunyan Service Above Self” award.


Mr. Gary Kieper, of Antigo, and Ms. Clare Weber, of Hudson, were chosen among a competitive field of local nominees as two outstanding individuals who take volunteering to new heights throughout Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District.


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It's About Time


Dear friends,

Thirty-six years ago, dozens of Americans were held hostage for 444 days in the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. For more than a year, these men and women were separated from their families and endured daily physical and mental abuse. However, thanks to a poorly negotiated deal secured by the Carter Administration in exchange for their release, they remain the only victims of state-sponsored terrorism who cannot seek a judgment in U.S. courts. That was wrong, and that is not fair.

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Duffy Bill Mandates Just Compensation for Iranian Hostages


Washington D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Duffy (WI-07) and Rep. Gerry Connolly (VA-11) introduced the Justice for Former American Hostages in Iran Act of 2015 today. The legislation seeks just compensation for hostages held during 1979 invasion of the U.S. embassy in Tehran in which dozens of Americans were held hostage for 444 days. Upon introduction of the legislation, Rep. Duffy remarked:


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Dear friends,

As those of you who are avid readers of this email know, it is rare that I devote two weekly emails in a row to the same topic, but the latest alleged atrocity from Planned Parenthood begs more attention. Further, the number of you who have reached out to me about it tells me that this is something you want Congress to stay on top of as well. So, that’s exactly what we’re going to do.

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Duffy Keeps Rural Wis. Hospitals a Priority



(Baldwin, WI) U.S. Representative Sean Duffy (WI-07) and rural Wisconsin hospitals came together Monday to discuss continued funding of accessible health care for patients living in the most rural areas of the state.


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Latest Planned Parenthood Video Reinforces Need for Congressional Investigation


126 Members of Congress Join Duffy to Thank Chairmen for Action

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1208 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-3365
Fax 202-225-3240

Committee Assignments

Financial Services

Congressman Sean Duffy was born and raised in Hayward, Wisconsin. His great, great grandfather was one of the state’s early pioneers and a laborer for the Northwestern Lumber Company. His great grandfather, one of Hayward’s founding settlers, was a sawyer for 27 years.

Congressman Duffy has never strayed far from his roots, becoming a nationally recognized professional lumberjack athlete. He is a two-time world champion in the 90-foot speed climb, three-time champion in the 60-foot and an accomplished log-roller. Sean has been a color commentator for ESPN’s Great Outdoor Games, as well as a Badger State Games Honorary Athlete and takes pride in bringing national attention to a sport with vital roots in Wisconsin’s proud history.
The tenth of eleven siblings, Congressman Duffy worked his way through law school by performing in lumberjack shows and exhibitions across the state of Wisconsin and around the country. After graduating from law school he practiced law for two years in Hayward before becoming a special prosecutor in Ashland, Wisconsin. Shortly thereafter, he became the acting assistant D.A, and later the District Attorney of Ashland County. He is most proud of his dedication to prosecuting child sex crimes. Working together with law enforcement, Congressman Duffy helped make Ashland County one of the first counties in the state to investigate and prosecute child Internet sex crimes.

Congressman Duffy met his wife Rachel Campos-Duffy, an Arizona native, through the MTV show, “The Real World,” Together, they are the proud parents of six children: Evita, Jack, Lucia-Belen, John-Paul, Paloma, and MariaVictoria.

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