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Barney Frank's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Barney Frank
Gender: Male
Family: Husband: Jim Ready
Birth Date: 03/31/1940
Birth Place: Bayonne, NJ
Home City: Newton, MA
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Dec. 13, 2012 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Nov. 25, 2012 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
Aug. 2, 2012 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
July 25, 2012 Letter to Mr. Speaker and Chairs of the Committees
July 20, 2012 Mulvaney-Frank Amendment Cuts Military Spending by $1.1 Billion
May 30, 2012 Barney Frank's Statement Regarding the U.S. Circuit Court decision on the "Defense of Marriage Act"
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 9, 2012 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
April 10, 2012 Barney Frank's Statement About the Republican Budget Proposal
March 28, 2012 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 17, 2011 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Oct. 5, 2011 The Boston Globe - Frank Repeats Call for Defense Spending Cuts
Oct. 4, 2011 The Hill - Rep. Frank: Keeping Troops in Iraq Past Withdrawal Date "Totally Unacceptable'
Sept. 26, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 20, 2011 Don't Ask Don't Tell Repeal
Aug. 8, 2011 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
July 14, 2011 MSNBC "Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
June 30, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
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 9, 2011 Letter to President Barack Obama, Speaker of the House John Boenher, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Chairmens of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, Congressman Hal Rogers and Senator Daniel Inouye
April 4, 2011 Protecting National Security by Cutting the Military Budget
March 10, 2011 Letter to Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman - Homegrown Terrorism
March 10, 2011 Fha Refinance Program Termination Act
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
Jan. 7, 2011 "Experts Letter on Defense Spending"
Dec. 17, 2010 Ike Skelton National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
Nov. 8, 2010 Frank's Reaction to Statement by Defense Secretary Gates Regarding the Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
Sept. 24, 2010 Huffington Post - Barney Frank Wants All Troops Home From Iraq: 'What The Hell Are They Doing There?'
July 29, 2010 Frank Praises Massachusetts Legislature for Passing Iran Sanctions Bill
July 10, 2010 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript
June 11, 2010 The Hill - Panel Commissioned by Barney Frank Recommends Nearly $1T in Defense Cuts
June 6, 2010 Getting Control of Military Spending
May 27, 2010 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5136, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
Dec. 17, 2009 Frank Secures Back Pay for Employees of US Military Base in the Azores
Oct. 6, 2009 Motion To Instruct Conferees On H.R. 2647, National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
Aug. 30, 2009 CBS "Face The Nation" -- Transcript
July 28, 2009 In Defense of Renters
July 16, 2009 "A Jet Even The Military Doesn't Want"
June 24, 2009 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 2647, National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
June 24, 2009 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2647, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010
June 24, 2009 FOX News - "The O'Reilly Factor" - Transcript
June 23, 2009 Conference Call With Rep. Barney Frank And Lawrence Korb, Senior Fellow At The Center For American Progress Action Fund - Money Allocation To Nuclear Waste Cleanup And F-22 Fighter Planes
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
May 26, 2009 Polis, Baldwin, Frank Call on State Department to Investigate Persecution of LGBT Iraqis
April 16, 2008 Hearing of the National Security and Foreign Affairs Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee: What are the Prospects? Costs? Oversight of Missile Defense (Part Two)
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