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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: 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
May 30, 2012 In Kenya, Senator Coons Tours Delawarean's Eco-Friendly Business
May 29, 2012 Senator Coons Visits Uganda to Assess U.S. and Regional Efforts to Counter the LRA
May 25, 2012 Bipartisan Group of Senators Announce Support for Disability Treaty
May 25, 2012 President Obama Signs Senator Coons' Bill to Avert Crisis in America's Bankruptcy Courts
May 23, 2012 Senator Coons Calls for Increased Efforts to Protect American Intellectual Property
May 22, 2012 Sens. Moran, Warner, Rubio and Coons Offer Bipartisan Job Creation Plan
May 22, 2012 Politico - Startup Act's Economic Benefits
May 22, 2012 Senators Coons, Rubio, Warner, and Moran Introduce Bill to Help Startups Create Jobs
May 21, 2012 Executive Session
May 17, 2012 Senator Coons Applauds Progress on Two Bills to Enhance Law Enforcement Protection
May 17, 2012 The Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act--Motion to Proceed--Continued
May 17, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Nominations
May 16, 2012 Senators Coons, Alexander Introduce Bill to Keep Foreign-Born U.S. Grad Students Here "Instead of Sending Them Home to Create Jobs in Other Countries"
May 16, 2012 Senator Coons Reacts to House Passage of Discriminatory Version of Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act
May 16, 2012 S. Con. Res. 41, H. Con. Res. 112, S. Con. Res. 37, S. Con. Res. 42, S. Con. Res. 44 En Bloc--Motions to Proceed
May 15, 2012 Senator Coons Honors National Police Week at Ceremony in Washington
May 11, 2012 Senator Coons Speaks at Law Enforcement Training on Intellectual Property Crime
May 10, 2012 The Huffington Post - Internet Freedom is a Human Right
May 9, 2012 Statement from Senator Coons on President Obama's Support for Marriage Equality
May 9, 2012 Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
May 9, 2012 Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
May 9, 2012 Statement from Senator Coons on Resignation of ARPA-E Director
May 8, 2012 Letter to Chairmen Boxer and Baucus and Ranking Members Inhofe and Hatch of the House-Senate Conference Committee to Strengthen Harbor Maintenance Language
May 8, 2012 Statement from Senator Coons on Vote to Avert Increase of Student Loan Interest Rates
May 7, 2012 Roll Call - Remaining Engaged After the Kony Viral Video
May 2, 2012 Senator Coons, DSU Announce Winners of First-Ever Kent County Science Fair
May 2, 2012 Delaware's Congressional Delegation Announces $1 Million Award to Expand Access to Affordable, Quality Healthcare to Delawareans
May 1, 2012 Senator Coons Talks Small Business Jobs with New SBA District Director for Delaware
May 1, 2012 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education
April 30, 2012 Bloom Energy Expands to East Coast
April 28, 2012 Gun Barrel Salvaged From the USS Missouri Becomes a Big Part of Battery 519 Museum at Fort Miles in Cape Henlopen State Park
April 27, 2012 Senator Coons Speaks to Delaware Law Enforcement Officers about Stopping Hate Crimes
April 26, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011 -- Continued
April 26, 2012 Senator Coons Praises Senate Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act
April 26, 2012 Congressional Delegation to Host Another Free Job Fair - This One in Sussex County on Monday
April 26, 2012 Senator Coons Discusses Emergency Response Services with Delaware Volunteer Firefighters
April 25, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense
April 25, 2012 Senator Coons Recognizes World Malaria Day
April 24, 2012 White House Implements Changes Proposed by Senator Coons to Customs Procedures on Counterfeit Products
April 24, 2012 Hearing of the African Affairs Subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Lord's Resistance Army
April 23, 2012 Carper, Coons, Carney Host Job Fair in Dover for 600 Job Seekers
April 20, 2012 Senator Coons' Statement on the Departure of Delaware Secretary of Education Lillian Lowery
April 20, 2012 Senate Passes Senator Coons' Bipartisan Legislation to Avert Crisis in Delaware's Bankruptcy Courts
April 19, 2012 More Than 45 Employers Will Be on Hand for Congressional Delegation's Free Job Fair on Monday
April 19, 2012 The Hill - Senators Want Own "Kony' Video to Go Viral
April 19, 2012 Senator Coons Discusses Health Care with Delaware Nurses
April 19, 2012 In New Video on Eve of Kony 2012 Day of Action, Senators Underscore Support for U.S. Efforts to Help Capture Joseph Kony
April 18, 2012 Thirty-five Employers Are Signed-up and Ready to Hire at Veterans Job Fair Saturday
April 18, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
April 18, 2012 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy
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