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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

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
Floyd Alberson
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Ricky Wilkins
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Date Title
Issue Position: Defense - Afghanistan & Iraq
Issue Position: Iraq
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 22, 2014 Letter to Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary - Concern Over Nazi Occupation Monument in Hungary
May 6, 2014 Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act
May 6, 2014 Cohen, Cardin, Blumenthal, Murphy, Flake Welcome Members of Pussy Riot to the Capitol
April 18, 2014 Cohen Awarded with Highest Grade for a Tennessee Lawmaker for His Efforts to Promote International Cooperation
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer
April 9, 2014 At Helsinki Commission, Congressman Cohen Urges Peaceful De-escalation in Ukraine
April 8, 2014 Remembering the Rwandan Genocide
March 26, 2014 Acknowledging the Ongoing Negotiations Between Greek and Turkish Cypriots on a Unified Cyprus
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Jan. 27, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary, US Department of State - P-2 Refugee Status for Ahiska Turks
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Dec. 20, 2013 Putin Made Right Decision To Free Imprisoned Musicians and Other Political Prisoners
Nov. 21, 2013 In Meeting with Moroccan Delegation, Cohen and FedEx Promote International Trade as Path Towards Memphis Job Growth
Nov. 21, 2013 Recognizing the U.S.-Moroccan Economic and Security Partnership
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
July 26, 2013 Letter to President Abdullah Gul, Republic of Turkey - Condemn Anti-Semitic Statements by Turkish Officials
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
May 23, 2013 Recognizing the 95th Anniversary of the Republic of Azerbaijan
May 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim
May 7, 2013 The Turkish and Israeli Governments Working Together
April 30, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Cuba Travel Policy
March 22, 2013 Cohen Statement on Netanyahu Apology for Raid on Turkish Flotilla
March 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Concerns About Japan's Possible Entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 16, 2012 Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
Oct. 5, 2012 Republic of Georgia
Oct. 2, 2012 Cohen Serves as International Election Monitor in Republic of Georgia Parliamentary Elections
Sept. 21, 2012 Free Imprisoned Russian Musicians
Aug. 24, 2012 Free Imprisoned Russian Musicians
July 26, 2012 Supporting International Efforts for the Reunification of Cyprus
July 19, 2012 House Passes Cohen Amendment to Reduce Infrastructure Funding in Afghanistan
July 18, 2012 Cohen Offers Amendment to Reduce Funding in Afghanistan
May 22, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iranian Nuclear Weapon Capability
May 18, 2012 Helsinki Commission
May 11, 2012 House Reauthorizes Export-Import Bank
Dec. 2, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
Nov. 4, 2011 Helsinki Commission
Oct. 20, 2011 Cohen Statement on Death of Gadhafi
Oct. 13, 2011 Cohen Statement on Release of Gilad Shalit
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
July 27, 2011 Fairness and Justice for the American People
June 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of The United States of America
June 24, 2011 Authorizing Limited Use of Armed Forces in Libya
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
June 15, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Uphold and Defend Human Rights Overseas
June 8, 2011 Cohen Travels to Israel, West Bank, Egypt on Fact-Finding Mission
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