Senator Christopher 'Chris' A. Coons's Public Statements


Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' A. Coons
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate - Jr
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Annie; 3 Children: Michael, Jack, Maggie
Birth Date: 09/09/1963
Birth Place: Greenwich, CT
Home City: Wilmington, DE
Religion: Presbyterian
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Issue Position: National Security 12/20/13 Senator Coons Votes to Approve National Defense Authorization Act 12/17/13 National Defense Authorization Includes Coons-Authored Protection for National Guard Role in Cyber Missions 11/20/13 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 11/05/13 Senators Coons, Durbin Welcome Laying-down of Arms by M23 in the Congo 10/11/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran and P5 +1 Talks 10/08/13 Letter to Sec. Chuck Hagel, Dept of Defense - Restore Death Benefits for Families of Fallen Heroes 10/04/13 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown 9/18/13 Senator Coons Praises Air Force Decision Not to Furlough Civilian Employees in 2014 9/08/13 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: Syria Intervention 9/04/13 Statement for Senator Coons on Committee Vote On Authorization of Force in Syria 6/13/13 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript - Syria 3/19/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel 1/24/13 Statement from Senator Coons on meeting with Senator Hagel 1/22/13 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" Transcript: Foreign Affairs 1/16/13 Senator Coons offers support for French-led military operation in Mali 1/07/13 Statement from Senator Coons on nomination of Senator Hagel for Secretary of Defense 12/27/12 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 12/21/12 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran 12/20/12 Senator Coons applauds U.N. Security Council vote authorizing troops in northern Mali 12/19/12 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran 12/04/12 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 - Resumed 9/28/12 Congressional Delegation, University of Delaware Announce $416,000 Federal Grant for Cybersecurity Education Initiative 9/25/12 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript 9/18/12 Letter to President Obama 9/14/12 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union 9/12/12 Statement from Senator Coons on Murder of U.S. Ambassador to Libya 8/03/12 Senate Condemns Crimes of Joseph Kony and Lord's Resistance Army 8/03/12 Senator Coons' resolution condemning crimes of Joseph Kony passed by Senate 7/31/12 Cybersecurity Act of 2012--Continued 7/19/12 Bring Jobs Home Act--Motion to Proceed 7/17/12 Hearing of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee - Action to Protect Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attacks 6/26/12 Bringing Justice to Uganda 4/25/12 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense 4/18/12 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy 12/15/11 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 12/01/11 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 11/29/11 Senators Carper, Coons Praise Passage of Amendment to Give National Guard a Seat on the Joint Chiefs of Staff 11/10/11 Senator Coons Votes in Judiciary Committee to Repeal Defense of Marriage Act 10/20/11 Johnson Introduces Cybersecurity Resolution 10/14/11 Judiciary Committee to Take Important Next Step Toward Repeal of Defense of Marriage Act 10/04/11 Statement from Senator Coons on Speaker Boehner's Tripling of Taxpayer-Funded Discrimination Defense Fund 7/20/11 In landmark hearing, Senator Coons challenges colleagues to repeal Defense of Marriage Act 6/22/11 Statement from Senator Coons on President's remarks on direction in Afghanistan 6/22/11 Letter to The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski, Chairwoman and The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies 6/14/11 News Journal - Troop Drawdown should be Start of New U.S. Strategy for Afghanistan 5/23/11 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State 5/02/11 Saluting the Service of Our Troops Since September 11, 2001 3/16/11 Senator Feinstein Introduces DOMA Repeal Legislation 2/23/11 Senator Coons Calls for Repeal of Defense of Marriage Act