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Jim Bob Duggar

James Robert "Jim Bob" Duggar (born July 18, 1965) is a real estate agent and television personality on the reality series 19 Kids and Counting. He is a former state legislator who served in the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1999 to 2002. Duggar was born in Springdale, Arkansas, the son of Jimmy Lee Duggar (1936–2009), who operated several local businesses, and Mary Duggar (born 1941), a homemaker and ice cream store owner. Duggar has an older sister, Deanna. From 1999 to 2002, Duggar served in the Arkansas House of Representatives for the sixth district, which included part of northern Washington County, Arkansas. Duggar was vice chair of the House Corrections and Criminal Law Subcommittee and also participated in the Insurance and Commerce Committee and Judiciary Committee. He also ran in the Republican Party of Arkansas primary election for the United States Senate in 2002, but lost to Tim Hutchinson. Duggar sought the Republican nomination to the Arkansas State Senate District 35 seat in 2006, but lost to candidate Bill Pritchard by 200 votes. He is a licensed realtor, and owns several commercial properties in his local area as an investor. In 1984, he married Michelle

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Duggar Family -- NYC Burger Feast Costs a FORTUNE for 23 People!

Duggar Family
NYC Burger Feast Costs A Fortune for 23 People!

It costs a FORTUNE to feed 23 mouths ... just ask TLC reality star Jim Bob Duggar who took his enormous family out for burgers in NYC yesterday -- and we know exactly how much they spent. Jim Bob… READ MORE >

'19 Kids and Counting' Family Blows Up $100 Bills

'19 Kids and Counting' Family
BLOWING UP $100 Bills At The Lincoln Memorial

The adorable religious zealots on "19 Kids and Counting" were right on the money yesterday in D.C. -- when the family stormed the Lincoln Memorial to fight spiritual bankruptcy ... with GIANT $100… READ MORE >

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'19 Kids and Counting' Fam -- Emergency Pit Stop

'19 Kids and Counting' Fam -- Emergency Pit Stop

Traveling across the country with 19 kids SUCKS -- especially when the bus springs an oil leak ... and that's exactly what happened to the fam on TLC's "19 Kids and Counting" last week. The Duggar… READ MORE >

- 1291 days ago
Duggar Family Delivers Relief to Tornado Disaster

Duggar Family Delivers Relief to Tornado Disaster

The family from the TLC reality show "19 Kids & Counting" sprang into action just hours after that deadly tornado ripped through Missouri -- packing up supplies and driving through the night… READ MORE >

- 1305 days ago
Duggar Baby #19 Hospitalized for Tummy Trouble

Duggar Baby #19 Hospitalized for Tummy Trouble

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar's 19th baby -- 5-month-old Josie Brooklyn -- had to be rushed back to the hospital less than a week after she was released ... this according to the baby factory… READ MORE >

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