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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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: Running, 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
June 13, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Taliban Negotiations Concerns
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow A Senate Vote On Iran Sanctions
Aug. 1, 2013 Udall, Alexander Introduce Bipartisan Plan to Fulfill Commitment to Cold War Nuclear Workers
March 14, 2013 Alexander Praises Signing Into Law of Burr-Harkin Bill to Prepare Nation for Pandemic and Bioterror Attacks
Feb. 7, 2013 Senators Burr, Harkin, Enzi, Casey, and Alexander Introduce Bill to Better Prepare Nation for the Threat of Pandemics or Bioterror Attacks
Jan. 28, 2013 Alexander on Hurricane Sandy Bill
Dec. 27, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act - Resumed
June 26, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder Jr., Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice - National Security Leaks
May 23, 2012 Alexander: Delaying Air Force Plans for Guard Missions in Nashville and Memphis Will "Waste Money"
March 14, 2012 Alexander to Air Force: Make Long-Term Plans to Ensure Arnold Engineering Development Center Stays at "Very High Level, With Cutting Edge Technologies"
March 1, 2012 Alexander Statement on Wednesday's Storm in Middle Tennessee
Oct. 21, 2011 Alexander Votes to Prevent Trying Cases Against Enemy Combatants in Civilian Courts
Sept. 25, 2011 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
July 7, 2011 Newsletter Archive - Volume 8, Issue 7
June 6, 2011 Tennessee Tornadoes
May 26, 2011 Alexander Statement on the Renewal of the Patriot Act
May 10, 2011 Executive Session
May 2, 2011 Death of Osama Bin Laden
May 2, 2011 Eastern Tennessee Disasters
April 30, 2011 Letter to President Obama Regarding State of Emergency
April 30, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America
April 28, 2011 Alexander Statement on Storm Devastation in Tennessee
Jan. 12, 2011 Alexander: New Weather Service Reporting Will Make Flood Warnings More Like Tornado Alerts
Sept. 22, 2010 Senators Applaud Senate Passage of One-Year Flood Insurance Extension
Sept. 10, 2010 Alexander Statement on 9th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks
July 19, 2010 Tennessean: Alexander to Ask for Better Flood Warnings
July 15, 2010 Alexander Previews Next Week's Senate Hearing on Tennessee Flood
June 30, 2010 Senate Passes Alexander Proposal to Extend Flood Insurance Program to Thousands of Tennesseans Affected by Flood
June 29, 2010 Tennessean - U.S. Senators' Hearing on Nashville Flood Will Focus on Corps
June 28, 2010 Commercial Appeal - Alexander Says Senate Subcommittee Will Check How Agencies Reacted During Flood
June 18, 2010 Alexander Statement on Post-Flood Reports by Army Corps of Engineers
June 17, 2010 Alexander Votes to Extend Flood Insurance, Tax Benefits and Cut Deficit by $68 Billion
May 27, 2010 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2010--Continued
May 26, 2010 Tennessean - New Federal Rule Could Make Flood Repairs "Slow and Expensive," Senator Says
May 18, 2010 Alexander, Corker Get Firsthand Look at Flood Recovery Efforts in West Tennessee
May 13, 2010 Alexander: Committee Approval of Federal Funds "Important First Step to Help with Tennessee Flooding"
May 12, 2010 Alexander Says Senate Committee Will Provide Emergency Funds for Tennessee Flood
May 11, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Barack Obama, President Of The United States Of America
May 10, 2010 Tennessee Flooding
May 8, 2010 Clarksville Leaf Chronicle: Alexander Pledges Support in Wake of Flooding
May 7, 2010 Thousand-Year Rain
May 7, 2010 Clarksville Leaf Chronicle: Alexander: Corps May Have Mishandled Flooding
May 6, 2010 Alexander: "Could Clearer, More Correct, More Consistent Information from the Army Corps of Engineers Have Saved Millions of Dollars in Damages?"
May 4, 2010 Alexander, Corker Tour Flood Devastation in Nashville
May 4, 2010 Letter To President Barack Obama
May 3, 2010 Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010
May 3, 2010 Alexander, Corker Work for Swift Approval of Gov. Bredesen's Request for Presidential Disaster Declaration
May 2, 2010 Alexander, Corker Statement on Tennessee Storm Devastation
Feb. 3, 2010 Alexander Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Block 9/11 Conspirators from Trial in Federal Courts
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