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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: Announced, Democratic for U.S. Senate - Jr
Primary Sept. 9, 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
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 Senators Coons, Durbin Condemn Passage of Anti-LGBT Legislation in Uganda
Dec. 20, 2013 Senator Coons Votes to Approve National Defense Authorization Act
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 Senator Coons applauds U.N. Security Council action on Central African Republic
Dec. 5, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Passing of Former South African President Nelson Mandela
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 Dr. Thomas Bach, President 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 President Barack Obama - 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 President Barack Obama - Defeating the Lord's Resistance Army
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iranian Nuclear Program
July 30, 2013 On Eve of Zimbabwean Elections, Senator Coon Urges Transparency and Accountability
July 26, 2013 Senator Coons Deeply Concerned About Ugandan Government's Arrest of American Journalist
July 16, 2013 With Elections in Zimbabwe Just Two Weeks Away, Senator Coons Denounces Continued Erosion of Democratic Values
June 28, 2013 United States Senate Calls for Stronger International Commitment to Sustaining Peace in Democratic Republic of Congo
June 24, 2013 Senator Coons Condemns Ugandan Government's Violent Suppression of Political Dissent
June 20, 2013 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue
June 18, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - Deterioration of the Rule of Law in Honduras
June 13, 2013 Letter to his Excellency Mohammed Morsi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt - Sentencing of NGO Workers
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
April 11, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 11, 2013 Leahy and Coons Reintroduce Legislation to Encourage the Humanitarian Work of American Innovators
April 11, 2013 The News Journal - Creating Jobs in Delaware by Embracing Africa's Economic Potential
April 3, 2013 Statement of Senator Coons on developments in hunt for Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army
March 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Combating Gender-Based Violence Abroad
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Support for Two-State Mid East Peace Process
March 9, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Elections in Kenya
March 7, 2013 Senator Coons Releases Report on Increasing U.S. Economic Engagement with Africa
Feb. 26, 2013 36 Senators Urge EU to Eliminate Loophole in Iran Sanctions
Jan. 22, 2013 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" Transcript: Foreign Affairs
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