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Ed Whitfield's Public Statements

Full Name: Edward 'Ed' Whitfield
Office: U.S. House (KY) - District 1, Republican
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Connie; 1 Child: Kate
Birth Date: 05/25/1943
Birth Place: Hopkinsville, KY
Home City: Hopkinsville, KY
Religion: Methodist
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Hearing Examines Nuclear Oversight Plans
Whitfield Continues Investigation Into Silicosis Scandal
Mine Safety, Broadcast Decency Bills Ready for President's Signature
Whitfield Statement on Testimony of General David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker
Congressmen Whitfield Introduces Prescription Drug Abuse Legislation
Congressman Whitfield Works to Bring Down Prices at the Pump
Whitfield is Honored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Hopkinsville Police Department to Receive $250,000 Federal Grant
Whitfield Announces Committee Assignment
Whitfield Cheers Treasury Decision to End Telephone Excise Tax
Whitfield Works to Keep KY Community Health Centers Running
ConnectKentucky Wins Excellence in Innovation Award from U.S. Department of Commerce
Whitfield Re-Introduces Lake Barkley Water Level Improvement Act
Whitfield Unveils Legislation to Lower Gas Prices and Secure America's Energy Independence
Whitfield Announces Proposed Funding for the Kentucky Lock and Dam
Whitfield Scores Major Win for Workers at Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant
Whitfield Working to Secure Assistance for Kentucky's Farmers
Whitfield Works to Drive Down Prices at the Pump
Whitfield Issues Statement on Presidents Proposal to Increase Troops in Iraq
Whitfield Applauds Passage of Farm Bill
Whitfield Announces Hearing On Gas Prices And Hurricane Katrina
Whitfield Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Advance Clean Coal Technologies
Whitfield's Subcommittee Examines Reporting Standards at NIH
Security Breaches at DOE Not Reported to Top-Level Officials
House Approves Bill to Increase Domestic Refinery Capacity
Whitfield Releases Bipartisan Child Exploitation Report
Whitfield Supports the Social Security Fairness Act
Whitfield Seeks Answers from Oil Companies on High Gas Prices
Whitfield Wants More Answers From Department of Energy
Issue Position: Energy
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Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: National Defense
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