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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

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 for U.S. Senate
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary; 2 Children: Jonathan, Brynne
Birth Date: 10/24/1956
Birth Place: Eugene, OR
Home City: Portland, OR
Religion: Christian
Date Title
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Dr. Thomas Bach, President International Olympic Committee - Reconsider Ruling on Russian Anti-LGBT Law
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
Sept. 10, 2013 Merkley Reaction to President's Address on Syria
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iranian Nuclear Program
June 25, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Rana Plaza
June 18, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - Deterioration of the Rule of Law in Honduras
April 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Tibet
March 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Combating Gender-Based Violence Abroad
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Support for Two-State Mid East Peace Process
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
Feb. 26, 2013 36 Senators Urge EU to Eliminate Loophole in Iran Sanctions
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 Merkley Statement on Kerry Nomination as Secretary of State
Dec. 6, 2012 Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to Raúl Castro, President of the Republic of Cuba - Release Alan Gross
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 Introduces Bill to Prevent Warrantless Surveillance of Americans
July 12, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General, Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury, and Members of the Financial Stability Oversight Council
May 17, 2012 Merkley Statement on Victory for American Solar Manufacturing
March 30, 2012 Letter to Chairman Inouye, Vice Chairman Cochran, Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Graham of the Senate Appropriations Committee
March 20, 2012 Merkley Statement on Commerce Ruling on Chinese Solar Panel Subsidies
March 7, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Feb. 6, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 30, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 17, 2011 Bipartisan Amendment Calls for Accelerated Handover in Afghanistan
Oct. 18, 2011 Letter to Mary Schapiro, Chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission
Sept. 23, 2011 Letter to President Barack Obama
Aug. 25, 2011 Merkley Statement on Trip to Afghanistan
Aug. 3, 2011 Letter to the President
June 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
May 9, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
Jan. 7, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
Dec. 19, 2010 Executive Session
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
April 13, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary Of State
Jan. 19, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Yoweri Museveni President, Republic of Uganda
Nov. 23, 2009 The Oregonian: Merkley, Wyden Visit Iraq, Recognize Sense of 'Promise'
Nov. 6, 2009 Letter To President Barack Obama
July 24, 2009 Letter to His Excellency Han Duk-soo, Ambassador Republic of Korea
May 22, 2009 Merkley: Supplemental Will Provide President Obama and Our Service Personnel with Needed Resources
Jan. 16, 2009 Merkley Statement On Conflict In Gaza
Jan. 6, 2009 Merkley: It's Time For Bold Action To Address Nation's Challenges
April 25, 2008 Novick Caught Off-guard with Iraq War Question
March 18, 2008 Jeff Merkley Endorses Responsible Plan to End Iraq War
March 15, 2008 Merkley Takes to Streets to Protest Iraq War
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Foreign Policy and National Security
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