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Ben Nelson's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Full Name: E. Benjamin 'Ben' Nelson
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Diane; 4 Children: Kevin, Kristy, Patrick, Sara
Birth Date: 05/17/1941
Birth Place: McCook, NE
Home City: Omaha, NE
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: First Responders
Issue Position: Insurance Issues
Dec. 17, 2012 20 Years of Public Service Comes to an End
Dec. 4, 2012 Senate Gives Alternative Fuels a Boost
Oct. 5, 2012 Washington Gridlock Costs Jobs in Nebraska
Sept. 10, 2012 Nelson Statement on the 11th Anniversary of the September 11 Terrorist Attacks
Aug. 13, 2012 Column: Nebraska Hit Hard By Spreading Drought
Aug. 8, 2012 Nelson Briefed by National Drought Mitigation Center, Renew Call for House to Pass Farm Bill
Aug. 6, 2012 Column: Back To The Future Congressional Style
Aug. 2, 2012 Nelson: Congress Keeps Kicking the Can Down the Road
Aug. 1, 2012 Federal and Local Firefighting Halts Nebraska Fires, but House Leaders Default on Disaster Aid
July 31, 2012 CYBERSECURITY ACT OF 2012--Continued
July 25, 2012 Nelson Calls on House to Pass Vital Wildfire and Drought Relief Provisions
July 20, 2012 Letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
July 11, 2012 Nelson: USDA Announcement a Welcome Relief for Nebraska Producers Impacted by the Drought
June 12, 2012 Executive Session
June 11, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
May 27, 2012 Lincoln Journal Star - Role of Government Part of the Debate
May 25, 2012 Armed Services Committee Continues STRATCOM Project and Other National Security Priorities
April 16, 2012 Column: Fairness in the Air
March 19, 2012 Column: It's Time to Practice Flood Safety
Feb. 15, 2012 Nelson: OSS Omaha Honors Nebraskans' Commitment to the Nation's Security
Jan. 4, 2012 Leaving Senate Doesn't Mean Retirement
Nov. 28, 2011 Senate Supports Elevating National Guard to Membership on the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Nov. 17, 2011 Nelson Backs Elevating National Guard to Membership on Joint Chiefs of Staff
Nov. 2, 2011 Senate Approves Nelson Plan to Cut Red Tape for Jobs Repairing Roads and Bridges
Oct. 24, 2011 Letter to Majority Leader Reid
Oct. 20, 2011 Nelson Statement on Death of Libyan Dictator Qaddafi
Oct. 12, 2011 Nelson: Assassination Plot Serious Attempt to Commit Terrorism on U.S. Soil
Sept. 22, 2011 Nelson Plan Endorsed to Cut Red Tape for Repair of Flooded Roads and Bridges
Sept. 9, 2011 Senator Nelson's Message on the 10th Anniversary of the September 11th Terrorist Attacks
Sept. 8, 2011 Nelson Statement on President's Job Address
Sept. 6, 2011 A Decade of Resolve
Aug. 5, 2011 Nelson Joins Secretary of Defense Visit to Offutt AFB
July 8, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barbara Boxer, Chairman, Committee on Environment and Public Works and The Honorable James Inhofe, Ranking Member, Committee on Environment and Public Works
June 22, 2011 Nelson, Colleagues Meet with FEMA Head on Missouri River Flooding
June 17, 2011 Nelson, Ag Secretary Vilsack Meet With Nebraskans Affected By Flooding
June 15, 2011 Nelson Pleased Ag Secretary To View Nebraska Flooding
June 9, 2011 Nelson and Panetta Agree on Need for Benchmarks on Transition in Afghanistan
June 6, 2011 National Security and the Heartland
June 3, 2011 Commander Discusses Stratcom's Challenges At Nebraska Field Hearing
May 27, 2011 Senator Nelson's Memorial Day Message
May 26, 2011 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Critical Minerals Supply Chain
May 24, 2011 Patriot Act Provisions Must Continue
May 24, 2011 Nelson: U.S. Must Continue to Help Israel Achieve Peaceful Relations
May 23, 2011 Patriot Act Provisions Protect Nebraskans
May 18, 2011 Letter to Hilary Clinton, Secretary of State, Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense
May 17, 2011 Nelson Sees bin Laden Photos; Confirms Identity
May 3, 2011 Remembering 9/11/01 and 5/1/11
May 1, 2011 Nelson Statement on Death of Osama Bin Laden
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