Representative John B. Larson's Public Statements


Full Name: John B. Larson
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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Issue Position: Iraq & Afghanistan Issue Position: Iraq Issue Position: Amnesty for Iraqi Insurgents Issue Position: Repealing the Doctrine of Preemption & Unilateralism 7/03/14 Larson Statement on the Deaths of Naftali Fraenkel, Eyal Yifrach, and Gilad Shaar 7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action 6/13/14 Larson Statement on President Barack Obama's Iraq Update 5/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras 4/30/14 Sensenbrenner and Larsen Introduce Bill to Establish Arctic Ambassador 4/18/14 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 4/11/14 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 2/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran 2/10/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement 2/10/14 Members Sign Resolution Supporting Democratic Aspirations of the People 1/17/14 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel 9/06/13 Letter to Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN - Syria Chemical Weapons 9/06/13 Letter to Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General to the United Nations - Response to Syria 8/28/13 Larson Statement on Syria 7/18/13 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 7/11/13 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) 6/20/13 Letter to President Barack Obama - Address Trade and Investment Issues at the U.S. India Strategic Dialogue 6/18/13 Letter to President Barack Obama - India Intellectual Property 3/14/13 Letter to President Barack Obama - Concerns About Japan's Possible Entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership 8/10/12 Larson Statement on 50 Years of Jamaican Independence 5/22/12 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iranian Nuclear Weapon Capability 3/19/12 Larson Statement on Shooting in Toulouse, France 12/20/11 Larson Applauds Japan's Purchase of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter 12/15/11 Larson Statement on The End of The Iraq War 9/15/11 Letter to European Heads of State 6/29/11 Larson Holds Foreign Policy Forum at University of Hartford 6/27/11 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of The United States of America 6/23/11 Larson Statement on Afghanistan Drawdown Plan 3/18/11 Larson Statement Following President Obama's Remarks on Libya 12/01/09 Congressman Larson's Statement On President Obama's Afghanistan Speech 6/22/09 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" 6/11/09 Pakistan Enduring Assistance And Coorperation Enhancement Act Of 2009 2/23/09 Press Conference with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi 1/09/09 Recognizing Israel's Right to Defend Itself Against Attacks from Gaza 5/21/08 Larson Returns from Trip to Iraq More Convinced of Need for Timetable 11/14/07 PBS "NewsHour with Jim Lehrer"- Transcript 11/08/07 The House is Cooking with Gas – Enda and Peru Pass 7/25/07 Limiting Use of Funds to Establish Any Military Installation or Base in Iraq 7/25/07 Larson Statement on House Passage of ban on Permanent Bases in Iraq 7/12/07 Rep. Larson Urges Republican Colleagues To Vote Their Conscience, Stand Up To The President & Support Our Troops 7/12/07 Responsible Redeployment From Iraq Act 5/24/07 Larson Statement on Iraq Supplemental Passage 5/24/07 CT Delegation Demands Accountability on Iraq 5/17/07 House Passed Defense Bill Benefits Connecticut, First District 5/11/07 No More Blank Checks Mr. President 5/10/07 U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007