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Mac Thornberry's Public Statements

Full Name: William 'Mac' M. Thornberry
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 13, Republican
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 13
Primary March 4, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sally; 2 Children: Will, Mary
Birth Date: 07/15/1958
Birth Place: Clarendon, TX
Home City: Clarendon, TX
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Nov. 27, 2012 Jaime Zapata Border Enforcement Security Task Force Act
Oct. 19, 2012 Thornberry, Law Enforcement Pushing Border Patrol for Federal Enforcement Plan
Sept. 30, 2012 Questions
Sept. 26, 2012 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript
Sept. 12, 2012 Thornberry: Those Responsible for Embassy Attacks Must be Brought to Justice
Aug. 21, 2012 News Channel 10 - Congressman Mac Thornberry Addresses Healthcare Concerns
Aug. 3, 2012 House Passes Bills in an Effort to Prevent Looming Tax Increases
Aug. 3, 2012 The Hill - Failure to Act On Cybersecurity Puts Nation at Risk
July 31, 2012 The Looming Tax and Regulatory Threat
July 27, 2012 Politico - Sequester's Dire Effect on Our Security
July 19, 2012 Thornberry Presses Border Patrol on Proposed Closings
July 11, 2012 Thornberry Votes Again to Repeal Health Care Law
July 11, 2012 Hearing of the Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee - The Future of U.S. Special Operations Forces
July 10, 2012 Thornberry Wants Answers on Closing of Border Patrol Stations
June 28, 2012 Thornberry Votes to Hold Attorney General in Contempt of Congress
June 28, 2012 Thornberry: Supreme Court Ruling Means Federal Government Can Require Us to Do Anything it Pleases
June 21, 2012 Thornberry Warns Residents About Criminals Posing as Federal Agents
June 21, 2012 House Passes Domestic Energy Package
June 15, 2012 Thornberry Says it's Wrong for the President to Decide Which Laws He Will Enforce
June 7, 2012 Thornberry Votes to Remove More Provisions from Obama Health Care Law
June 4, 2012 Statement from Mac on Primary Election Returns
June 4, 2012 The Texas Report - When it Comes to Keeping America Safe, We Shouldn't be Too Flexible
June 4, 2012 Thornberry: Gas Prices a Burden to Many
June 4, 2012 A Special Note From Mac
May 18, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 18, 2012 Thornberry Praises Passage of Annual Defense Bill
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 16, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 15, 2012 Possibilities
May 15, 2012 Thornberry and Smith Introduce Bill to Help Counter Threats in Information Age
May 10, 2012 Funding for Projects at Pantex, Bell Helicopter in Defense Bill
May 10, 2012 Annual Defense Bill Headed for the House Floor
May 9, 2012 Amarillo Globe News Online - Postal Service to Spare Rural Branches
May 7, 2012 Letter to Conferees
May 1, 2012 Blog: In Praise of Unsung Heroes
April 27, 2012 Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2012
April 27, 2012 Thornberry: Decision to Drop Youth Ag Rule 'Small Victory for Common Sense'
April 27, 2012 House Passes Bills to Improve Nation's Cybersecurity
April 26, 2012 Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2012
April 26, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3523, Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act; Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4628, Interest Rate Reduction Act; and for Other Purposes
April 26, 2012 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
April 25, 2012 Politico - House GOP Dares Senate on Cybersecurity
April 24, 2012 Blog: Serious Steps Needed to Shore Up Social Security
April 20, 2012 Boehner, Cantor & Thornberry Announce House Votes on Cybersecurity Bills
April 9, 2012 Stable Supply Will Reduce Pinch on Wallets
April 2, 2012 Amarillo Globe News Online - Thornberry: Lawmakers Face Tough Decisions
March 27, 2012 Hearing of the Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee - Understanding Future Irregular Warfare Challenges
March 26, 2012 Thornberry: "President's Comments Imply He Cannot Tell the American People Before the Election What He Plans to Do After It"
March 22, 2012 House Repeals Another Key Provision of Obama Health Care Law
March 20, 2012 Hearing of the Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee - Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Request for Information Technology and Cyber Operations Programs
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