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Chris Coons' Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' A. Coons
Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Jr, Democratic
First 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
Date Title
Issue Position: National Security
Aug. 5, 2014 Menendez, Royce, Coons Meet South African President Jacob Zuma
Aug. 5, 2014 Menendez, Royce, Coons Meet Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila
Aug. 4, 2014 Menendez, Royce, Coons Meet Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in U.S. Capitol
Aug. 3, 2014 CNN - U.S. Business Shouldn't Miss 'the Next China'
July 30, 2014 Bring Jobs Home Act
July 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians
July 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Escalating Violence in Sudan
June 26, 2014 Ambassadorial Nominations
June 20, 2014 Cardin, Boozman Lead Bipartisan Effort To Accelerate Global Development Partnerships And Promote Innovation
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
May 21, 2014 Rubio, Coons, Senate Colleagues Introduce Resolution Condemning Death Sentence For Sudanese Christian Woman
May 15, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Chairing Foreign Relations Subcommittee - Nigerian Kidnappings
May 15, 2014 Senator Coons Demands Response to Kidnapping of Nigerian Schoolgirls
May 6, 2014 Letter to Goodluck Jonathan, President of Nigeria - Boko Haram Kidnapping
May 6, 2014 Senate Passes Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Abduction of Nigerian School Girls
May 5, 2014 Statement of Senator Coons on Status of Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls
May 1, 2014 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Abduction of School Girls in Nigeria
May 1, 2014 Senate Resolution 433-Condemning the Abduction of Female Students by Armed Militants from the Government Girls Secondary School in the Northeastern Province of Borno in the Federal Republic of Nigeria
May 1, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - The Escalating Crisis in South Sudan
May 1, 2014 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Abduction of School Girls in Nigeria
April 10, 2014 Senator Coons Welcomes U.N. Peacekeeping Operation in the Central African Republic
April 8, 2014 Senators Introduce Resolution Marking 20 Years Since Rwandan Genocide
March 24, 2014 Statement of Senator Coons on Additional U.S. Military Deployment to Support Counter-LRA Mission
March 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Syria
March 10, 2014 President Clinton, Leading Experts on Africa Highlight Third Annual Opportunity: Africa Conference
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Accountability For Human Rights Violations In South Sudan
Feb. 24, 2014 President Bill Clinton Will Deliver Keynote Remarks at Senator Coons' Opportunity: Africa Conference
Feb. 24, 2014 Senator Coons Condemns Enactment of Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda
Feb. 20, 2014 Senator Coons Condemns Ongoing Violence in Ukraine
Dec. 20, 2013 Senator Coons Votes to Approve National Defense Authorization Act
Dec. 20, 2013 Senators Coons, Durbin Condemn Passage of Anti-LGBT Legislation in Uganda
Dec. 19, 2013 Cardin Sponsors Bill To Keep Iran Accountable
Dec. 19, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on the Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act
Dec. 18, 2013 National Defense Authorization Requires Administration Strategy on Somalia
Dec. 17, 2013 Delaware Online - Nelson Mandela and the Power of Forgiveness
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Comptroller General Gene Dadaro - Bipartisan Congressional Leaders Push to Increase Effectiveness of AGOA, Landmark Legislation to Boost U.S.-Africa Trade
Dec. 5, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Passing of Former South African President Nelson Mandela
Dec. 5, 2013 Senator Coons applauds U.N. Security Council action on Central African Republic
Nov. 21, 2013 Bipartisan Statement on Iran Sanctions
Nov. 13, 2013 Senator Coons Derides "Chilling" Push for Delay in Trials of Kenyatta, Ruto
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee - Reconsider Ruling on Russian Anti-LGBT Law
Nov. 7, 2013 United States Senate Condemns Nairobi Terrorist Attack
Oct. 11, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran and P5 +1 Talks
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
Sept. 22, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Terrorist Attack in Nairobi
Sept. 9, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Diplomatic Proposal on Syrian Chemical Weapons
Aug. 30, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Syria
Aug. 14, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Completion of Mali Elections
Aug. 6, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Defeating the Lord's Resistance Army
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