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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Lamar Alexander
Office: U.S. Senate (TN) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. Senate
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Honey; 4 Children: Andrew, Leslee, Kathryn, William
Birth Date: 07/03/1940
Birth Place: Maryville, TN
Home City: Nashville, TN
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - FCC's Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs
Dec. 20, 2013 Alexander Statement on U.N. Disabilities Treaty
Sept. 10, 2013 Alexander, Fincher Introduce Legislation to Protect Taxpayers From IRS Abuses
Aug. 28, 2013 Alexander Statement on 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" Speech
Aug. 6, 2013 Enzi, Barrasso Defend Legislative Prayer
April 18, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee - Nomination of Tom Perez for US Secretary of Labor
Oct. 4, 2012 Alexander on Ohio Voter Suit: Obama Campaign Sees "No Difference Between Active Duty Service Members and Civilians--Well, I see the Difference and I Think Most Tennesseans See the Difference"
Feb. 6, 2012 Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
Jan. 18, 2012 Congressman Alexander States Opposition to SOPA
Oct. 21, 2011 Alexander Votes to Prevent Trying Cases Against Enemy Combatants in Civilian Courts
Jan. 15, 2011 Protest Must Not Degenerate into Physical Violence
Dec. 8, 2010 The Baha'i Faith and Abuse of its Leaders In Iran
May 23, 2010 CBS "Face The Nation" - Transcript
Jan. 15, 2010 Alexander to Commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr., in Nashville
Feb. 26, 2009 Alexander Statement on Passage of D.C. Voting Rights Act
Jan. 31, 2009 Weekly Column of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) - America: A Remarkable Country
Jan. 26, 2009 Weekly Column of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) - America: A Remarkable Country
Jan. 20, 2009 Alexander Statement on Swearing-in of President Barack Obama
Jan. 16, 2009 Alexander Statement on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Dec. 12, 2007 Alexander Intoduces "Protecting English in the Workplace Act"
Dec. 3, 2007 Alexander Praises Work of 100 Black Men of Middle Tennessee
Nov. 19, 2007 The Wall Street Journal - Mi Casa, Sue Casa
Nov. 18, 2007 Weekly Column of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) November 18, 2007
Nov. 15, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
June 26, 2007 Employee Free Choice Act Of 2007--Motion To Proceed
April 11, 2007 Alexander Urges Smithsonian Leaders To Look To Tenn. In Shaping African-American History Museum
Jan. 17, 2007 Alexander Cosponsors Amendment To Preserve Citizens, Groups Right To Petition Government
July 20, 2006 Alexander's Statement on Senate Extension of the Voting Rights Act
Feb. 17, 2006 Alexander Announces Passage of His Senate Resolution Celebrating Black History Month
Feb. 13, 2006 Weekly Column of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander - Honoring Coretta Scott King
Feb. 7, 2006 Remembering Coretta Scott King
Nov. 4, 2005 Weekly Column of Senator Lamar Alexander - Honoring Rosa Parks
July 29, 2005 Policies Related to Detainees from the War on Terror
June 13, 2005 Apologizing to Lynching Victims and Their Descendants
Oct. 30, 2003 Nomination of Charles W. Pickering, Sr., of Mississippi, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit (continued)
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