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Ed Perlmutter's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Ed Perlmutter
Office: U.S. House (CO) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Nancy; 3 Children: Alexis, Abby, Zoe, David, Jane, Matt
Birth Date: 05/01/1953
Birth Place: Denver, CO
Home City: Arvada, CO
Religion: Applewood Community Church
Date Title
Issue Position: Ending the War in Iraq
Issue Position: Afghanistan & Iraq
Issue Position: Iraq
May 22, 2014 Whitfield, Polis, Perlmutter Praise Inclusion of Cold War Atomic Worker Benefits Amendment in NDAA
Sept. 5, 2013 E-Newsletter: Tell Me How You Feel About Syria
Aug. 31, 2013 Perlmutter Statement on Syria
Feb. 5, 2013 Colorado Congressional Delegation Welcomes Brookings Institute Report, Pledges To Work To Boost State's Aerospace Industry
Dec. 12, 2012 Perlmutter Participates In Bipartisan Defense Conference Committee
Sept. 12, 2012 Perlmutter Statement On Attacks In Libya And Egypt
May 9, 2012 Heinrich Introduces Password Protection Act of 2012
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to President Obama
June 22, 2011 Perlmutter Statement on Afghanistan Withdrawal
May 26, 2011 Statement Re: National Defense Authorization Act
May 1, 2011 Statement on U.S. Operations that Killed Osama Bin Laden
March 28, 2011 Perlmutter Statement in Response to the President's Libya Address to the Nation
March 9, 2011 What about Jobs?
Feb. 22, 2011 Perlmutter: Republicans Give 800,000 Americans Pink Slip While they Sleep
Dec. 15, 2010 Perlmutter Supports Repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell"
Aug. 31, 2010 Perlmutter Statement on President's Oval Office Iraq Speech
April 28, 2010 Perlmutter Votes To Cut Waste, Fraud And Abuse
Dec. 1, 2009 Perlmutter Statement On President's Afghanistan Strategy Speech
June 16, 2009 Reps. Perlmutter And Salazar Statement On VA Hospital Appropriation
March 31, 2009 President Obama's Budget
April 9, 2008 Rep. Perlmutter Blasts Cost of Iraq War
Jan. 23, 2008 President's Defense Bill Veto
Dec. 4, 2007 Congressman Ed Perlmutter Comments About Recent Iraq Trip
Sept. 20, 2007 Time for a Real Change and Direction in Iraq
Sept. 11, 2007 Rocky Mountain News - Colorado lawmakers respond to Petraeus' testimony
Sept. 10, 2007 Rep. Perlmutter's Statement on the Petraeus Report
July 12, 2007 9News.com - Colorado Democrats Vote To Withdraw Troops From Iraq
June 27, 2007 A Serious Course Correction Needed for Iraq
June 19, 2007 President Blocking the Democratic New Direction Agenda
May 24, 2007 Reps. Perlmutter, DeGette, Clarke, Hodes, C. Murphy and Sutton Introduce Bill to Redeploy National Guard
May 23, 2007 Price of Gasoline
May 23, 2007 Bush Threatens Veto of Strong Bipartisan Defense Authorization Bill
May 10, 2007 Congressman Perlmutter's Statement Regarding Revised Iraq Accountability Act
May 1, 2007 It's Time for Some Accountability in Iraq
May 1, 2007 Congressman Perlmutter's Statement Concerning the President's Veto of the Iraq Accountability Conference Report
March 22, 2007 Freshman Democrats Promote Accountability and Oversight
March 20, 2007 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government
March 14, 2007 Congress Cannot Afford to Give the President Another Blank Check on Iraq War
March 8, 2007 Perlmutter Statement Regarding House Democrats Supplemental Spending Plan on Iraq
Feb. 7, 2007 New National Security Estimate Shows that There is No Military Solution in Iraq
Jan. 10, 2007 Statement by Congressman Perlmutter Reacting to President's Speech on Iraq
June 22, 2006 What Should Have Happened Last Week
Jan. 1, 1 Ending The War In Iraq
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans and Military Issues
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Afghanistan & Iraq
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