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Lamar Alexander's Public Statements on Issue: Executive Branch

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 26, 2014 Alexander on Supreme Court Ruling Obama Recess Appointments Unconstitutional
March 14, 2014 Alexander Statement on President's Overtime Directive
Jan. 28, 2014 Weekly Column: Getting Results for Tennessee in the United States Senate
Jan. 10, 2014 Alexander: Supreme Court Has "Opportunity to Guard Against the Dangers of an Imperial Presidency"
Nov. 21, 2013 Alexander: "The Most Dangerous and Consequential Change in the Rules of the Senate Since Thomas Jefferson Wrote Those Rules"
Nov. 21, 2013 Executive Session
Nov. 1, 2013 Weekly Column: Calling for the Resignation of Kathleen Sebelius
July 30, 2013 Executive Session
July 30, 2013 Alexander: U.S. Senate is Telling Any President "You May Not Abuse the Constitutional Right of Recess Appointments"
July 18, 2013 Perez Nomination
July 17, 2013 Alexander to Vote Against Confirmation of President Obama's Labor Secretary
May 22, 2013 Alexander Opposes Nominees to NLRB Who Remained on Board After Court Found Their Appointments Unconstitutional
May 16, 2013 Alexander Opposes Nominations of "Unconstitutional Appointees" to NLRB
May 15, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Complete Cooperation into IRS Investigation
April 23, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
April 12, 2013 Alexander Calls on Senate to "Put an End to Decision-Making by Unconstitutionally Appointed Individuals" at NLRB
April 10, 2013 March 2013 Newsletter
Feb. 14, 2013 Alexander Opposes Hagel Nomination
Jan. 30, 2013 Recess Appointments
Jan. 25, 2013 Senate Labor Committee Republicans Comment on Court Ruling that Obama Appointees to NLRB are Unconstitutional
Jan. 25, 2013 Alexander Says Court Decision Requires Immediate Resignation of Obama Appointees to NLRB
Sept. 26, 2012 Hatch, Colleagues File Amicus Brief in Suit Over Unconstitutional NLRB Recess Appointments
Feb. 6, 2012 Opposing the Obama Administration's Undermining Checks and Balances in Our Constitution
Feb. 3, 2012 Senate GOP to Challenge President's "Recess' Appointments
Feb. 2, 2012 Recess Appointments
Jan. 4, 2012 Alexander Statement on President Bypassing Senate With Three Recess Appointments to NLRB
Jan. 4, 2012 Alexander Statement on the President Defying Senate with Appointment of Director to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Jan. 4, 2012 Alexander Statement on the President Defying Senate with Appointment of Director to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
June 29, 2011 Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011
Oct. 5, 2010 Obama Administration Appoints Another Unaccountable Czarina
Sept. 17, 2010 Alexander Statement on Appointment of Elizabeth Warren
July 7, 2010 Alexander Statement on Donald Berwick's Recess Appointment by President
June 30, 2010 Alexander: Unlimited Liability for Oil Spills Will Create More Dependence on Foreign Oil, Unsafe Tankers and Big Oil Companies
March 28, 2010 Senator Alexander: President "Threw Fuel on the Fire" with Becker Recess Appointment
Feb. 9, 2010 Alexander Votes Against Craig Becker
Jan. 28, 2010 Alexander: President Obama Should Veto Largest Debt Increase in History
Sept. 24, 2009 Department Of The Interior, Environment, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Sept. 15, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Czars in the Executive Office
Sept. 9, 2009 Knoxville News-Sentinel: Lamar Alexander, Others Say Obama Advisers Wield Too Much Authority
June 24, 2009 Alexander Statement on Nomination of Harold Koh
Jan. 20, 2009 Alexander Statement on Swearing-in of President Barack Obama
Nov. 8, 2007 Alexander Statement Senate Confirmation of Judge Michael Mukasey to Serve as U.S. Attorney General
Nov. 2, 2007 Alexander, Corker Statements on President Bush's Veto of the Water Resources Development Act of 2007
Oct. 29, 2007 Alexander Statement: Swearing in Ceremony of Ed Yarbrough as U.S. Attorney, Middle District of Tennessee
June 12, 2007 Alexander Statement On Gonzales Vote
March 20, 2007 Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) Statement on U.S. Attorney Legislation
Jan. 19, 2007 Alexander Praises Passage Of Ethics Reform Looks Forward To Vote On Line Item Veto
March 14, 2005 Weekly column of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander - Judicial Nominees
Dec. 7, 2004 Removal of Injunction of Secrecy
Feb. 2, 2004 Two Super Bowls
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