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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Jeffery 'Jeff' A. Merkley
Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Independent for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary; 2 Children: Jonathan, Brynne
Birth Date: 10/24/1956
Birth Place: Myrtle Creek, OR
Home City: Portland, OR
Religion: Christian
Date Title
May 27, 2014 Merkley Calls for Congressional Vote on Afghanistan Troop Proposal
Feb. 6, 2014 Bipartisan Group of Senators Push for Congressional Vote Before Extending Afghanistan Troop Presence
Feb. 6, 2014 Bipartisan Group of Senators Push for Congressional Vote Before Extending Afghanistan Troop Presence
Jan. 14, 2014 Sens. Paul, Wyden and Gillibrand Introduce Bill to Repeal AUMF for Iraq
Nov. 20, 2013 Senators: Congress Should Vote on Keeping Troops in Afghanistan Past 2014
Nov. 20, 2013 NBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Afghanistan
Sept. 10, 2013 Merkley Reaction to President's Address on Syria
March 21, 2013 Letter to President Obama - End the War in Afghanistan
March 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Feb. 14, 2013 Merkley Statement on Hagel Filibuster
Jan. 11, 2013 Merkley Statement on Brennan Nomination
Dec. 27, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
Dec. 27, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
Dec. 27, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 - Continued
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran
Nov. 29, 2012 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Nov. 29, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 - Continued
Nov. 29, 2012 Senate Passes Merkley, Paul Amendment to End War in Afghanistan
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Aug. 2, 2012 Merkley Statement on Cybersecurity Bill
July 24, 2012 Merkley, Udall, Durbin Introduce Legislation to Curb Online Payday Lending
March 7, 2012 Letter to President Obama
March 1, 2012 Wyden Leads Bipartisan Effort to Award Defense of Freedom Medals to Civilian Police Officers Killed in Wars
Feb. 6, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 15, 2011 Merkley Statement on End of Iraq War
Dec. 15, 2011 Blumenauer, Wyden, Schrader, Merkley Secure Provision in NDAA to Bring Transparency to War Contracting Process
Dec. 15, 2011 Merkley Statement On National Defense Authorization Act
Dec. 15, 2011 Congress Passes, Sends to President, Wyden-Merkley Amendment to Close Umatilla Chemical Depot Under BRAC Process
Dec. 1, 2011 Defense Authorization
Nov. 30, 2011 Senate Sends Message To President: Bring U.S. Forces In Afghanistan Home Faster
Nov. 30, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 29, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 17, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Oct. 21, 2011 Merkley Statement on Iraq Troop Withdrawal
Sept. 7, 2011 Remembering Senator Mark O. Hatfield
July 20, 2011 Senate Passes Wyden, Merkley Amendment to Close Umatilla Depot under BRAC
July 19, 2011 Letter to Mr. H. Cronin Byrd
July 19, 2011 Manchin Joins Colleagues to Urge Defense Department to Address Failing Infrastructure at Military Schools
July 12, 2011 Shared Sacrifice in Resolving the Budget Deficit-Continued
June 29, 2011 Merkley: It Is Time for a New Direction in Afghanistan
June 22, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski, Chairwoman and The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
June 17, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense
June 15, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduction of Military Forces in Afghanistan
May 25, 2011 The Budget
May 18, 2011 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy
May 2, 2011 Merkley: Bin Laden Death Provides Justice for America
March 16, 2011 Senator Feinstein Introduces DOMA Repeal Legislation
March 15, 2011 Senators Introduce DOMA Repeal Legislation
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