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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Stephen 'Steve' Ira Cohen
Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 05/24/1949
Birth Place: Memphis, TN
Home City: Memphis, TN
Religion: Jewish
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Date Title
Issue Position: Defense - Afghanistan & Iraq
Issue Position: Defense - Veterans
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Defense - Homeland Security
May 22, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bipartisan Push to End Off-Budget Military Spending
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, and Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning - Immigrant Recruitment Issue in Armed Forces
Sept. 13, 2013 Remembering 9/11
Sept. 10, 2013 Cohen Reacts to President Obama's Syria Address
Sept. 6, 2013 E-Newsletter: Weighing Action in Syria
Aug. 30, 2013 E-Newsletter: The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Military Action in Syria
Aug. 15, 2013 Cohen Highlights Need to Refocus on American Priorities Instead of Overseas Spending
July 26, 2013 Newsletter - Cutting the Deficit and Reducing the Risk of Waste and Fraud
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
July 9, 2013 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
June 14, 2013 Newsletter - Supporting Our Veterans
May 23, 2013 Recognizing the 95th Anniversary of the Republic of Azerbaijan
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
Sept. 14, 2012 Millington Naval Base
Sept. 11, 2012 Cohen Statement on Anniversary of September 11th Terrorist Attacks
July 19, 2012 House Passes Cohen Amendment to Reduce Infrastructure Funding in Afghanistan
July 18, 2012 Cohen Offers Amendment to Reduce Funding in Afghanistan
July 18, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013
May 18, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act
May 18, 2012 Ending the Afghanistan War
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 3, 2011 Let's Work Together to Rebuild Infrastructure
Oct. 21, 2011 Cohen Statement on the End of the Iraq War
Sept. 22, 2011 Bipartisan National Guard & Reservist Debt Relief Extension Act Approved by House Judiciary Committee Measure Heads to House Floor
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
July 12, 2011 Cohen Voted to Reduce Federal Deficit by $66 Billion in Defense Spending Bill
June 27, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of The United States - Afghanistan Troop Withdraw
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
May 26, 2011 Cohen Votes to Oppose Deployment of Ground Troops in Libya
May 26, 2011 Cohen's Honor the WISH Act Included in FY2012 Defense Authorization Bill, Approved by House
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
May 2, 2011 Statement on Death of Osama bin Laden
Jan. 21, 2011 Letter to Jeh Johnson, General Counsel of the Department of Defense
Dec. 23, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - General David Petraeus to Testify
Nov. 16, 2010 Cohen Statement on Air Force Decision Against Bringing C-17's to Memphis
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
May 28, 2010 Cohen Adds Amendment to Defense Authorization Act Before Voting to Support the Measure
May 27, 2010 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011--Continued--
May 24, 2010 Cohen Votes to Increase Funding for Israeli Missile Defense System
March 4, 2010 Jobs For Urban Sustainability Act
Jan. 28, 2010 Reaction To President Obama's State Of The Union Address
Aug. 3, 2009 This Week: Medical Bankruptcy, Jobs, And More Cops In Memphis
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