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Sam Farr's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Samuel 'Sam' Farr
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 20, Democratic
First Elected: 1993
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 20
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Shary; 1 Child: Jessica
Birth Date: 07/04/1941
Birth Place: San Francisco, CA
Home City: Carmel, CA
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs - Iraq and Afghanistan
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs - Latin America
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs - Arab-Israeli Conflict
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 7, 2014 Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Congressmen Announce Support of Peace Corps Equity Act of 2014
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
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Dec. 10, 2013 Reps. Schakowsky, Farr and McGovern Joint Statement on the Honduran Elections
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
Aug. 26, 2013 Letter to Susan Rice, National Security Advisor - Humanitarian Aid in Syria
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
April 30, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cuba Travel Policy
April 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Prioritize Human Rights in Mexico
March 12, 2013 Letter to His Excellency V.B. Rybak - Reject Anti-LGBT Legislation
May 22, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iranian Nuclear Weapon Capability
April 17, 2012 Representative Farr Travels with President to Summit of the Americas
Dec. 2, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
July 19, 2011 The Need for Peace in Sudan and South Sudan
July 8, 2011 Reaffirming Commitment to Negotiated Settlement of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
July 6, 2011 In Opposition to the Afghanistan War
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
June 15, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Uphold and Defend Human Rights Overseas
March 29, 2011 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
March 1, 2011 Honoring Peace Corps on its 50th Anniversary
Jan. 27, 2011 Markey Joins Colleagues Introducing Resolution Honoring Life of Sargent Shriver
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
Sept. 22, 2010 Authorizing Peace Corps Commemorative Work
July 13, 2010 Op-Ed - Afghanistan, HealthCare.gov
March 10, 2010 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
Nov. 3, 2009 Opposing Any Endorsement Or Further Consideration Of Report Of The United Nations Fact Finding Mission On The Gaza Conflict
July 9, 2009 Farr Fights For Peace Corps Funding
June 10, 2009 Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2010 And 2011
April 13, 2009 Farr To Deliver Cuba Letter To Obama
Jan. 9, 2009 Recognizing Israel's Right to Defend Itself Against Attacks from Gaza
Jan. 6, 2009 Farr Statement on Gaza Violence
Nov. 10, 2008 Time For Change At Hand
Oct. 16, 2008 Court Reaches Deal on Bracero Compensation
Sept. 22, 2008 Farr Supports Cuba Embargo Breather
April 22, 2008 Recognizing the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of the Modern State of Israel
April 8, 2008 Calling on the Government of China to End Its Crackdown in Tibet
April 2, 2008 Good Times - Who's in Charge?
Jan. 23, 2008 Good Times - Economy Woes Start with Iraq
Dec. 19, 2007 Farr Votes Against Iraq Funds
Nov. 14, 2007 Orderly and Responsible Iraq Redeployment Appropriations Act, 2008
July 12, 2007 Responsible Redeployment from Iraq Act
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