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John Larson's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: John B. Larson
Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Leslie; 3 Children: Carolyn, Laura, Raymond
Birth Date: 07/22/1948
Birth Place: Hartford, CT
Home City: East Hartford, CT
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Iraq & Afghanistan
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Amnesty for Iraqi Insurgents
Issue Position: Repealing the Doctrine of Preemption & Unilateralism
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 11, 2014 Larson on Passage of Resolution in Support of Israel's Right to Self Defense
July 3, 2014 Larson Statement on the Deaths of Naftali Fraenkel, Eyal Yifrach, and Gilad Shaar
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
June 13, 2014 Larson Statement on President Barack Obama's Iraq Update
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
April 30, 2014 Sensenbrenner and Larsen Introduce Bill to Establish Arctic Ambassador
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 10, 2014 Members Sign Resolution Supporting Democratic Aspirations of the People
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Sept. 6, 2013 Letter to Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General to the United Nations - Response to Syria
Sept. 6, 2013 Letter to Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN - Syria Chemical Weapons
Aug. 28, 2013 Larson Statement on Syria
July 18, 2013 Congressman Dan Kildee Urges U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Act Swiftly on the Release of Former Marine and Flint Native Held Captive in Iran
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
June 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Address Trade and Investment Issues at the U.S. India Strategic Dialogue
June 18, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - India Intellectual Property
March 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Concerns About Japan's Possible Entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Aug. 10, 2012 Larson Statement on 50 Years of Jamaican Independence
May 22, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iranian Nuclear Weapon Capability
March 19, 2012 Larson Statement on Shooting in Toulouse, France
Dec. 20, 2011 Larson Applauds Japan's Purchase of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Dec. 15, 2011 Larson Statement on The End of The Iraq War
Sept. 15, 2011 Letter to European Heads of State
June 29, 2011 Larson Holds Foreign Policy Forum at University of Hartford
June 27, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of The United States - Afghanistan Troop Withdraw
June 23, 2011 Larson Statement on Afghanistan Drawdown Plan
March 18, 2011 Larson Statement Following President Obama's Remarks on Libya
Dec. 1, 2009 Congressman Larson's Statement On President Obama's Afghanistan Speech
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
June 11, 2009 Pakistan Enduring Assistance And Coorperation Enhancement Act Of 2009
Feb. 23, 2009 Press Conference with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
Jan. 9, 2009 Recognizing Israel's Right to Defend Itself Against Attacks from Gaza
May 21, 2008 Larson Returns from Trip to Iraq More Convinced of Need for Timetable
Nov. 14, 2007 PBS "NewsHour with Jim Lehrer"- Transcript
Nov. 8, 2007 The House is Cooking with Gas – Enda and Peru Pass
July 25, 2007 Larson Statement on House Passage of ban on Permanent Bases in Iraq
July 25, 2007 Limiting Use of Funds to Establish Any Military Installation or Base in Iraq
July 12, 2007 Responsible Redeployment From Iraq Act
July 12, 2007 Rep. Larson Urges Republican Colleagues To Vote Their Conscience, Stand Up To The President & Support Our Troops
May 24, 2007 Larson Statement on Iraq Supplemental Passage
May 24, 2007 CT Delegation Demands Accountability on Iraq
May 17, 2007 House Passed Defense Bill Benefits Connecticut, First District
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