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John Shimkus' Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: John M. Shimkus
Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 15, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 15
Primary March 18, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Karen; 3 Children: Daniel, David, Joshua
Birth Date: 02/21/1958
Birth Place: Collinsville, IL
Home City: Collinsville, IL
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
June 19, 2014 America Needs National Energy Policy
April 29, 2014 Calling Upon the Belarusian Officals for the Immediate and Unconditional Release of All Political Prisoners
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
March 10, 2014 St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Democracy in Ukraine
March 5, 2014 Ukriane
Feb. 11, 2014 Russian Occupation of the Country of Georgia
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 8, 2014 Ukraine
Dec. 12, 2013 Encouraging Ukrainians to Stand Firm
Dec. 3, 2013 Ukraine
Nov. 20, 2013 Georgian Presidential Election
Nov. 20, 2013 Eurasian Situation
Sept. 30, 2013 Taiwan National Day
Sept. 3, 2013 Blog: On Syria, I Am Not Convinced an Attack Is Best Course
June 27, 2013 Attack on Shiite Muslims in Egypt
Jan. 1, 2013 The Ukraine's Backslide in Democracy
Dec. 31, 2012 Belarus
Oct. 11, 2012 Subcommittee Continues Oversight of Chemical Security Program
Dec. 15, 2011 Energy Security
Nov. 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorbale Viktor F. Yanukovich, President of Ukraine
Sept. 21, 2011 Human Rights in Belarus
July 15, 2011 Belarus, the Last Dictatorship in Europe
July 6, 2011 Persecution of Egyptian Christians
May 3, 2011 Overseas Security Advisory Council Anniversary
Dec. 21, 2010 Flawed Elections and Political Imprisonment in Belarus
July 2, 2010 Letter to Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury - Anshan Iron and Steel Group
Jan. 28, 2010 Statement On President Obama's State Of The Union Address
Sept. 25, 2009 Scrapping Missile Defense
June 5, 2007 Condemning Violence in Estonia and Attacks on Estonia's Embassies in 2007
Feb. 15, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Feb. 14, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Sept. 25, 2006 Letter to President of Sudan
June 28, 2006 Science, State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
June 16, 2006 Shimkus Believes America Safer, Winning War on Terror
April 27, 2006 Protests in Belarus
April 25, 2006 The People of Belarus
March 16, 2006 Contrasting Estonian President Meri to Belarus Dictator Lukashenko
March 8, 2006 Expressing Support for the Republic of Belarus to Establish a Full Democracy
Dec. 17, 2005 Oppression in Belarus
Dec. 16, 2005 Shimkus: Vote Shows House Support for Victory in Iraq
Oct. 13, 2005 U.S. Congresman John Shimkus' Address to Latvian Saeima
July 22, 2005 Expressing Sense of Congress Regarding the Baltic Countries of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
May 12, 2005 Extending Freedom to Belarus
May 11, 2005 Promoting Freedom and Democracy in Europe
April 27, 2005 90th Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide
Feb. 2, 2005 Iraq Elections
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