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John Lewis' Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Full Name: John R. Lewis
Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lillian; 1 Child: John
Birth Date: 02/21/1940
Birth Place: Troy, AL
Home City: Atlanta, GA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
Issue Position: Georgia Drought
Issue Position: Non-Proliferation
Issue Position: Iraq/Iran
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
April 14, 2014 Rep. John Lewis Condemns Hate Killings in Kansas City
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
Sept. 23, 2013 64 Members of Congress, Led by Congressman Dan Kildee, Call on Iran to Release Amir Hekmati As U.N. General Assembly Starts
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
May 15, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Criticizes Sweeping AP Probe
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
June 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama
May 29, 2012 Letter to Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Mr. Edward DeMarco, Acting Director
Oct. 21, 2011 Rep. John Lewis on President Obama's Decision to Bring Iraq War Troops Home
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 11, 2011 Rep. John Lewis Commemorates The 10th Anniversary of 9/11 Tragedy
June 27, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of The United States - Afghanistan Troop Withdraw
June 22, 2011 John Lewis Responds to Obama Announcement of Drawdown of Troops
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
May 2, 2011 Rep. John Lewis Responds to the Death of Osama bin Laden
March 17, 2011 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
March 16, 2011 Out of Afghanistan Caucus: United States' Fiscal and Security Needs Demand a Swift Withdrawal Beginning in July
March 10, 2011 Letter to Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman - Homegrown Terrorism
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
Jan. 21, 2011 Letter to Jeh Johnson, General Counsel of the Department of Defense
Dec. 23, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - General David Petraeus to Testify
Dec. 9, 2010 Letter to Senators McConnell and Reid
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
July 20, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Oversight of the House Committee on Ways and Means - Hearing on the Immediate Need for Charitable Assistance in the Gulf Coast Region
June 29, 2010 House Disappoints by Failing to Pass Extension of Emergency Unemployment Benefits
March 10, 2010 Rep. John Lewis's Statement Against The War In Afghanistan
March 3, 2010 Expressing Concern About Suicide Plane Attack On IRS Employees In Austin, Texas
Feb. 23, 2009 State Department Foreign Press Center Briefing - "New Directions for the Civil Rights Movement"
Sept. 24, 2008 Lewis Shapes Disaster Relief Package to Benefit Atlanta Tornado Victims and Volunteers
Sept. 16, 2008 Rep. John Lewis Statement During Debate of National Capital Security And Safety Act
Sept. 16, 2008 National Capital Security and Safety Act
April 24, 2008 Letter to Kip Hawley, TSA Administrator, Re: Reduce Delays, Improve Efficiency at Hartsfield-Jackson Security Checkpoints
April 18, 2008 Rep. John Lewis Reminds Disaster Assistance Deadline Next Week
Oct. 23, 2007 Letter to the President, George W. Bush
March 28, 2007 Katrina Housing Tax Relief Act of 2007
March 27, 2007 Katrina Housing Tax Relief Act of 2007
Feb. 7, 2007 Department of Peace
Sept. 13, 2006 Democrats Support Democracy at Home as Well as Abroad
Aug. 29, 2006 Rep. Lewis Says Katrina and March on Washington, Highlight Problems of Race and Class
May 15, 2006 Rep. John Lewis Arrested in Protest Against Genocide in Sudan
May 11, 2006 Letter to President of the United States of America George W. Bush
Jan. 25, 2006 Rep. Lewis Condemns Pentagon Surveillance Of Atlanta Peace Activists
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