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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Edward 'Ed' J. Markey
Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 06/25/2013
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Susan Blumenthal
Birth Date: 07/11/1946
Birth Place: Malden, MA
Home City: Malden, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 10, 2014 Armenian Genocide Anniversary
March 6, 2014 Markey Introduces Legislation to Protect Consumers, Ensure Natural Gas Export Approvals Are in National Interest
March 6, 2014 Affordable Care Act
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Assist Peaceful, Democratic Transition in Ukraine
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Accountability For Human Rights Violations In South Sudan
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Help Combat Child Sexual Assault In Guatemala
Dec. 5, 2013 Markey Statement on Death of Nelson Mandela
Nov. 22, 2013 Markey to Obama: Transfer of Nuclear Weapons, Technology to Saudi Arabia Could Lead to Middle Eastern Nuclear Arms Race
Nov. 18, 2013 Letter to Sergey Kislyak, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United States - Release American Citizen and Boat Captain Peter Wilcox
Sept. 4, 2013 Markey Statement on Senate Foreign Relations Committee Vote on Authorization of Military Force Against Syria
Sept. 3, 2013 Markey Statement on Congressional Debate on Syria
Aug. 23, 2013 Markey Urges Swift Investigation Amid Reports of Chemical Weapons Use in Syria
Aug. 12, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama, President of the United States - Yemen Natural Gas Imports
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iranian Nuclear Program
July 30, 2013 Letter to Sergey Kislyak, Ambassador of Russia to the United States - LGBT in Russia during Olympics
July 30, 2013 Markey Statement on Renewed Israel -- Palestine Peace Talks
July 29, 2013 Markey Named Chairman of Foreign Relations Subcommittee
June 19, 2013 Markey: Obama's Nuclear Weapon Reduction Goal Gets Closer to Nuclear Free Future
June 5, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Climate Change
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
April 30, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Cuba Travel Policy
March 12, 2013 Letter to His Excellency V.B. Rybak - Reject Anti-LGBT Legislation
Feb. 28, 2013 Markey Condemns Turkish PM Comments on Zionism
Jan. 29, 2013 Markey Statement on John Kerry's Confirmation as Secretary of State
Jan. 1, 2013 Markey Stands with American People and Manufacturers on Natural Gas Exporting
Dec. 21, 2012 Markey Statement on John Kerry Nomination for Secretary of State
Sept. 18, 2012 Markey: Chinese Oil Deal Would Expand Foreign Oil Company Access to Free Drilling in Gulf, Rob Taxpayers of Royalties
Aug. 22, 2012 Markey Praises Approval of New Rules to Combat Conflict Minerals, Require Transparent Payments to Foreign Nations for Resources
Aug. 6, 2012 Markey, Blumenauer Commend DOJ Settlement with Gibson Guitar for Lacey Act Violations
July 30, 2012 Markey: Michigan Enbridge Canadian Pipeline Incident Means More Canadian Oil Spilled on American Soil
July 30, 2012 Markey: CNOOC-Nexen Merger Could Allow Chinese Government Company to Drill For Free Off U.S. Coasts
July 23, 2012 Indian Tribal Trade and Investment Demonstration Project Act of 2011
June 19, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State
March 15, 2012 Pelosi, Congressional Delegation Remarks at Press Conference in Egypt
Feb. 29, 2012 Markey Commends Suspension of North Korea Nuclear Activities
Feb. 12, 2012 Markey Condemns North Korea Nuclear Test, Calls for American Leadership to Reduce Nuclear Weapons Stockpile
Dec. 14, 2011 Iran Threat Reduction Act of 2011
Dec. 2, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
Oct. 26, 2011 Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2011
Oct. 18, 2011 Markey Statement on the Release of Gilad Shalit
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Oct. 5, 2011 Markey Urges Adoption of NRC Staff Recommendations on Post-Fukushima Safety Updates
Sept. 15, 2011 Markey Commends Obama Admin. Action to Protect Whales Hunted by Iceland
July 12, 2011 Reaffirming Commitment to Negotiated Settlement of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
June 23, 2011 Markey Statement on Withdrawal of Troops from Afghanistan
June 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
June 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Joseph Deiss, President, United Nations General Assembly
June 9, 2011 Nuclear Weapon States Must Reduce Reliance, Say Global Parliamentarians
June 8, 2011 Markey: OPEC Refusal to Boost Supply Means America Must Reduce OPEC Dependence, Prepare Strategic Petroleum Reserve
May 8, 2011 Markey, Bipartisan Delegation Arrive in Israel
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