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Chris Coons' Public Statements

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
Feb. 24, 2014 Senate to Vote This Week on Veterans Benefits Legislation Cosponsored by Senator Coons
Feb. 10, 2014 Senator Coons Votes to Repeal Cuts to Military Retiree Benefits
Feb. 6, 2014 Senator Coons Votes Again to Renew Support for Jobseekers
Feb. 4, 2014 Senate approves bipartisan farm bill to support Delaware agriculture jobs
Feb. 3, 2014 Senate Advances Farm Bill Agreement
Jan. 14, 2014 Senator Coons Votes to Preserve Assistance for Jobseekers
Jan. 8, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion To Proceed
Jan. 7, 2014 Senator Coons Votes to Preserve Assistance for Delaware Jobseekers
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 18, 2013 Senator Coons Cosponsors Bill to Continue Support for Older Americans
Dec. 13, 2013 Senator Coons Cosponsors New Bill to Preserve Assistance for Jobseekers
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Feb. 28, 2013 Sequestration
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
July 26, 2012 Huffington Post - Tax Cuts, Like Spending Cuts, Must Be Fair
June 6, 2012 Startup Act 2.0 Senate Sponsors Statement On House Introduction
Dec. 17, 2011 Coons on Vote to Continue Middle-Class Tax Cut, Unemployment Benefits
Aug. 6, 2011 Statement from Senator Coons on S&P Downgrade of United States' Credit Rating
July 27, 2011 In New Web Video, Senator Coons Lays Out the Consequences of Default
July 14, 2011 On Senate Floor, Senator Coons Talks About Growing Concern Over a Default Crisis
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Deficit Reduction
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