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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
Aug. 30, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Syria
Aug. 27, 2013 Senator Coons Calls for Suspension and Review of U.S. Aid to Egypt
Aug. 26, 2013 Senator Coons Celebrates 200th August Quarterly Festival
Aug. 21, 2013 Blog: Senator Coons Urges Holistic Approach to Address Domestic Violence
Aug. 20, 2013 Senator Coons Urges Holistic Approach to Address Domestic Violence
Aug. 15, 2013 Senator Coons Cosponsors Two Bills to Protect Americans' Privacy
Aug. 14, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Completion of Mali Elections
Aug. 6, 2013 Senator Coons Applauds End of Defense Department Furloughs
Aug. 6, 2013 Senator Coons Praises EPA Announcement on Renewable Fuel Standard Requirements
Aug. 6, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Defeating the Lord's Resistance Army
Aug. 5, 2013 Senator Coons Marks Anniversary of Shooting at Wisconsin Sikh Temple
Aug. 5, 2013 Senator Coons, Sessions Urge Review of Cuts to Federal Defender Services
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iranian Nuclear Program
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 30, 2013 Senator Coons, Leahy Introduce Bill to Create 91 New Judgeships
July 30, 2013 Senator Coons Votes to Confirm Key Labor Nominees
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 24, 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
July 24, 2013 Senator Coons Introduces Bill to Better Assess Long-Term Impacts of Today's Budget Choices
July 18, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee - Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act
July 18, 2013 Senator Coons votes to confirm Tom Perez as Secretary of Labor
July 18, 2013 Senator Coons Marks 95th Birthday of Former South African President Nelson Mandela
July 16, 2013 With Elections in Zimbabwe Just Two Weeks Away, Senator Coons Denounces Continued Erosion of Democratic Values
July 16, 2013 Blog: Bill to Reform Military Justice System Gains Key Bipartisan Support
July 15, 2013 Senator Coons Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Parent-School Partnerships
July 11, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Implementation of SCOTUS DOMA Ruling
July 10, 2013 Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 10, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Vote to Fix Increase of Student Loan Interest Rates
July 9, 2013 Letter to Secretary Moniz - Liquefied Natural Gas
July 8, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - Same Sex Marriages
July 8, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Civil Rights and Marriage Equality
July 5, 2013 Carper, Coons, Carney Praise WTO Decision that Chinese Poultry Barriers are Unfair
June 28, 2013 United States Senate Calls for Stronger International Commitment to Sustaining Peace in Democratic Republic of Congo
June 27, 2013 Senator Coons Votes for Historic Immigration Reform Bill
June 27, 2013 Letter to the Honorable James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence - Private Records
June 26, 2013 Letter to Wendy Davis, Senator - Anti-Abortion Filibuster
June 26, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Supreme Court's Decision on Marriage Equality
June 26, 2013 Senator Coons, Colleagues Reintroduce Bill to Fully Repeal Defense of Marriage Act
June 25, 2013 Senator Coons Applauds President Obama's Climate Change Strategy
June 25, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Supreme Court Decision on the Voting Rights Act
June 25, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Supreme Court decision on the Voting Rights Act News Releases FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 CONTACT: Ian Koski at 202-224-5042 Statement from Senator Coons on Supreme Court decision on the Voting Rights Act
June 24, 2013 Senator Coons Condemns Ugandan Government's Violent Suppression of Political Dissent
June 24, 2013 Senators Coons, Collins, Reed Introduce Bill to Enhance and Extend Landmark Energy Efficiency Programs
June 20, 2013 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue
June 20, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
June 18, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - Deterioration of the Rule of Law in Honduras
June 17, 2013 Senator Coons Introduces Bill to Prevent Churches from Being Penalized Under Affordable Care Act
June 14, 2013 Senators Carper, Coons Cosponsor Legislation Aimed at Disclosing the True Cost of College
June 13, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript - Syria
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