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Joe Pitts' Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Joseph 'Joe' R. Pitts
Office: U.S. House (PA) - District 16, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 16
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Virginia; 3 Children: Karen, Carol, Daniel
Birth Date: 10/10/1939
Birth Place: Lexington, KY
Home City: Kennett Square, PA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
July 28, 2014 Pitts, Price Comment on Passage of Moldova Resolution
July 25, 2014 Peace is Only Possible With Reconciliation
July 15, 2014 China Tibet Visas
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Letter to Victor Octavio Lua Escobedo, Juez Sexto de Distrito de Procedimientos Penales Federales XV Circuito - Calls on Mexican Court to Immediately Release U.S. Marine
May 16, 2014 Questions We Need Answered
May 7, 2014 Remarks on Moldova
May 7, 2014 Letter to Jesus Karam, Attorney General of Mexico - Andrew Tahmooressi
May 1, 2014 Pitts Introduces Resolution Supporting Moldova's Territorial Integrity
April 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Cardin, Colleagues Ask Kerry To Urge NATO, OSCE To End All Defense Contracts With Russia
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Portman Leads Bipartisan Effort Calling on Obama Administration to Push for Release of American Pastor from Iran
Feb. 21, 2014 Russian Reset
Dec. 19, 2013 Burma
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Appoint New Ambassador for International Religious Freedom
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
Aug. 16, 2013 How We Protect Religious Freedom
Aug. 2, 2013 Pitts and McCollum Restart Western Sahara Caucus
July 26, 2013 Letter to President Abdullah Gul, Republic of Turkey - Condemn Anti-Semitic Statements by Turkish Officials
July 18, 2013 Egypt
June 4, 2013 Visit of President of Burma to the U.S.
May 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim
May 14, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry and Secretary Lew - Rep. Duncan Sends Bipartisan Letter on Iran-Turkish Relations to Sec. Kerry & Sec. Lew
April 16, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry - Elections in Pakistan
April 12, 2013 Thatcher's Results Weren't Divisive
March 5, 2013 Chen Guangcheng
Jan. 4, 2013 Pitts and Ellison Call on Iran to Release Pastor Youcef
Jan. 3, 2013 Pitts And Ellison Call On Iran To Release Pastor Youcef
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 12, 2012 Release of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani
Sept. 10, 2012 Pitts Hails Release of Iranian Pastor
July 24, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
July 19, 2012 North Korean Gulags
July 10, 2012 Condemning the Government of Iran for its Persecution of Pastor Youcef Nadharkani
June 19, 2012 China's One-Child Policy
May 18, 2012 Burma Sanctions
Dec. 6, 2011 Burma
Nov. 15, 2011 The Murder of Ayman Labib
July 27, 2011 Establishing Special Envoy for Religious Freedom in the Near East and South Central Asia
June 22, 2011 Pitts Statement on Troop Drawdown in Afghanistan
June 15, 2011 Hamas Funding
May 6, 2011 A Battle Won
May 4, 2011 Hamas Merger
April 6, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate - Inviting Prime Minister Netanyahu to Address a Joint Session of Congress
March 10, 2011 Egyptian Christians Killed
Jan. 26, 2011 Iranian Christian
Jan. 18, 2011 Attacks in Egypt
Sept. 17, 2010 New Bipartisan, Bicameral Bills Seek To Spotlight and Curb Inhumane Conditions In Foreign Prisons
Sept. 16, 2010 New Bipartisan, Bicameral Bills Seek To Spotlight And Curb Inhumane Conditions In Foreign Prisons
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