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Bill Nelson, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: William 'Bill' Clarence Nelson, Sr.
Office: U.S. Senate (FL) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Grace; 2 Children: Nan Ellen, Bill Jr.
Birth Date: 09/29/1942
Birth Place: Miami, FL
Home City: Orlando-Melbourne, FL
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Iraq
Aug. 21, 2014 Ukraine Says It Needs Added U.S. Help
Aug. 20, 2014 Sen. Bill Nelson's Comment on the Murder of James Foley
Aug. 11, 2014 Nelson Scheduled to Head to Ukraine
July 30, 2014 U.S. Announces Sanctions on Venezuela Officials
July 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Deep Concern over Deterioration of Democracy, Rule of Law, Human Rights in Venezuela
July 29, 2014 Nomination of Robert Alan McDonald to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs
July 16, 2014 Hearing of the Strategic Forces Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Testimony on Assured Access to Space
June 17, 2014 Sen. Nelson on Situation in Iraq
June 12, 2014 Sen. Nelson's Statement on the Situation in Iraq
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
May 22, 2014 U.S. Moves to Break from Russian Rocket Dependence
May 14, 2014 Nomination of Roy K.J. Williams to Be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development
May 7, 2014 Condemning Abduction of Female Students in Nigeria
April 17, 2014 Miami Herald - Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Bill Nelson Try to Keep U.S. Attention on Venezuelan Political Unrest
March 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Ongoing Negotiations Between the P5+1 and Iran
March 6, 2014 Freedom for Bob Levinson
March 5, 2014 Nelson Pushing for Response to Crackdown in Venezuela
Feb. 1, 2014 Rubio Addresses Constituent Concerns About Obama's Executive Overreaches
Jan. 31, 2014 Rubio Calls On Administration To Address Provocative Chinese Behavior
Jan. 30, 2014 Rubio And Risch Comment On Russia Treaty Violation
Jan. 13, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Dec. 17, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014 -- Continued
Dec. 17, 2013 Nelson: I will go to Iran if it will help bring Bob Levinson home
Dec. 11, 2013 Lawmakers pressure Iran to intensify aid in Levinson case
Dec. 9, 2013 The Good News
Nov. 24, 2013 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Iranian Sanctions
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
Sept. 9, 2013 Authorizing the Limited and Specified Use of the United States Armed Forces Against Syria
Aug. 21, 2013 ABC News - U.S. Elderly Couple Says Cruise Line Left Them in Turkey to Face Medical Emergency
Aug. 16, 2013 Letter to Prime Minister Perry Gladstone Christie, Commonwealth of the Bahamas - Cuban Refugees
Aug. 6, 2013 Senator Says Overdue Elections to Take Place in Haiti by Year's End
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iranian Nuclear Program
Aug. 1, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Resolution Supporting Democracy in Venezuela, Condemning Violence against Political Opposition
June 20, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 17, 2013 Charges Dropped in Case of Two Older American Tourists Arrested in Turks and Caicos
April 10, 2013 Senators Meet With Rosa Maria Payá, Discuss Democracy In Cuba
April 3, 2013 Florida U.S. Senator Says North Korea and Young Leader Acting Recklessly, Says U.S. Ready
March 25, 2013 Letter to Emilio Álvarez Icaza, Executive Secretary of Inter-American Commission on Human Rights - Urge Inter-American Commission On Human Rights To Investigate Death Of Cuban Activist Oswaldo Payá
March 12, 2013 Reps. Israel and Lamborn, Sens. Kirk and Nelson Join 85 Bi-partisan, Bi-cameral Members of Congress to Call on Prime Minister Erdoğan to Retract Incendiary Comment on Zionism
March 11, 2013 Cuban Democracy Advocate Accepts Nelson Invite to Meet Congress
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
Feb. 20, 2013 Letter to President - Trade with EU
Dec. 19, 2012 FOX - "The O'Reilly Factor" - Transcript: Freeing Jailed Marine
Dec. 11, 2012 Transaction Account Guarantee Program Extension Act - Motion to Proceed
Nov. 16, 2012 Bipartisan Resolution Supporting Israel Passes U.S. Senate Unanimously
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to Raúl Castro, President of the Republic of Cuba - Release Alan Gross
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
May 22, 2012 Enhanced Israeli Missile Defense
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