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Xavier Becerra's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Xavier Becerra
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 34, Democratic Minority Caucus Chair
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 34
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carolina; 3 Children: Clarisa, Olivia, Natalia
Birth Date: 01/26/1958
Birth Place: Sacramento, CA
Home City: Los Angeles, CA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
May 16, 2014 Congressman Xavier Becerra on 20th Anniversary of Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
May 7, 2014 Congressman Xavier Becerra Votes Against Partisan Sideshow
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 31, 2014 Congressman Xavier Becerra on Cesar Chavez Day
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
Dec. 5, 2013 Congressman Xavier Becerra on the Passing of Nelson Mandela
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 21, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: Trayvon Martin Verdict
July 18, 2013 Johnson, Becerra Introduce the Alexis Agin Identity Theft Protection Act of 2013
June 25, 2013 Congressman Xavier Becerra on Supreme Court's Short Sighted Decision to Weaken the Voting Rights of Americans
March 31, 2013 Congressman Becerra on Cesar Chavez Day
March 29, 2013 Congressman Becerra's Statement on Congressman Young's Remarks
March 8, 2013 Congressman Xavier Becerra on Women's History Month
Sept. 14, 2012 Rep. Becerra on Latino Heritage Month
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
May 1, 2012 CAPAC Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
March 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
Feb. 7, 2012 Rep. Becerra on Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' Proposition 8 Ruling
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Jan. 18, 2011 Rep. Becerra: "Look Beyond the Sweet Talk of Politicians"
Jan. 5, 2011 Rep. Becerra on Republicans Plan to Deny Voting Rights to Delegates
Aug. 18, 2010 Rep. Becerra Applauds Bipartisan Senate Approval of Elena Kagen to the Supreme Court
Aug. 18, 2010 Rep. Becerra Applauds Court Ruling Against California's Proposition 8
Oct. 21, 2009 Becerra's Japanese Latin American Commission Bill Voted Favorably Out Of Committee
March 1, 2007 Emanuel, Conyers, Holt, Becerra, Honda, Ellison: Fighting to End Vote Suppression
Feb. 12, 2007 Recognizing the Significance of the 65th Anniversary of Executive Order and 9066 and Supporting and Recognizing a National Day of Remembrance
Feb. 6, 2007 Commission to Study the Potential Creation of the National Museum of the American Latino Act of 2007
July 13, 2006 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 9, Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act, 2006
March 15, 2006 In Honor of the Premiere of "Walkout"
March 1, 2006 History of the Internment
Feb. 1, 2006 Honoring the Life and Accomplishments of Mrs. Coretta Scott King
Dec. 6, 2005 Torture Victims Reauthorization Act of 2005
Feb. 18, 2005 In Commemoration of the Day of Remembrance: Introduction of the Wartime Parity and Justice Act of 2005
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