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John Dingell's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: John D. Dingell
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 12, Democratic
First Elected: 12/13/1955
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Debbie; 4 Children: John, Chris, Jennifer, Jeanne
Birth Date: 07/08/1926
Birth Place: Colorado Springs, CO
Home City: Dearborn, MI
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Iraq & Afghanistan
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary, Department of the Navy - Detroit for USS DETROIT (LCS 7)
Sept. 11, 2013 Dingell Statement on 9/11 Anniversary
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
Sept. 12, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
July 19, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013
May 17, 2012 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Importance of Preventing Iran from Acquiring a Nuclear Weapons Capability
April 26, 2012 Dingell Votes Against House Cybersecurity Bill
April 25, 2012 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Full Committee Markup of Prints: Proposed Matters for Inclusion in Reconciliation Recommendations; H.R. 4471, the Gasoline Regulations Act of 2012; Discussion Draft of the Strategic Energy Production Act of 2012
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 14, 2011 Conference Report on H.R. 1540, National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 4, 2011 Letter to Honorable Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Oct. 21, 2011 Congressman Dingell Applauds President Obama's Plan to Bring Home American Troops from Iraq
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
April 15, 2011 Dingell: GOP's Divisive Budget Agenda Is Irresponsible and Hazardous
April 14, 2011 Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
March 25, 2011 Dingell Meets with Washtenaw Cyber Citizenship Coalition
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
March 10, 2011 Letter to Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman - Homegrown Terrorism
Sept. 15, 2010 Dingell Supports Crackdown on Corrupt Contractors
Sept. 15, 2010 Overseas Contractor Reform Act
Sept. 14, 2010 Dingell Discusses SGR, Medical Malpractice at Cardiologists Legislative Conference
July 27, 2010 Pakistan War Powers Resolution
May 28, 2010 Dingell on Defense Reauthorization Bill
May 27, 2010 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
April 29, 2010 Implementing Management For Performance And Related Reforms To Obtain Value In Every Acquisition Act Of 2010
April 28, 2010 Dingell On Cutting Waste, Fraud And Abuse In Government Programs
Jan. 27, 2010 Dingell On Obama's State Of The Union Address
June 16, 2009 Dingell Statement On Supplemental Appropriations Act
June 16, 2009 Conference Report On H.R. 2346, Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009
June 15, 2009 Letter To Robert Gates, Secretary Of Defense
May 14, 2009 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009
Jan. 15, 2009 U.S. Reps. Hastings and Dingell Reintroduce Legislation to Address Iraqi Refugee Crisis
May 23, 2008 Dingell Thanks Environmental Defense for TV Ad Supporting Strong Climate Change Legislation Dingell Thanks Environmental Defense for TV Ad Supporting Strong Climate Change Legislation
May 22, 2008 Dingell Statement on Defense Authorization Act
May 14, 2008 Dingell on Russian Nuclear Pact Being Sent to Congress
April 30, 2008 Dingell on Fifth Anniversary of President Bush's "Mission Accomplished" Speech
April 23, 2008 Dingell Statement on Bills That Crack Down on Contractor Fraud & Abuse
April 10, 2008 Hearing of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe-CSCE Partner States and Neighbors Overwhelmed by Iraqi Refugees: Band-Aid Solution to Implosion in the Middle East?
April 9, 2008 Dingell on Iraq War Hearings
March 18, 2008 Congressman Dingell's Comments on the Fifth Anniversary of the Beginning of the War in Iraq
March 11, 2008 Dingell Calls For Further Inquiry Into Blackwater Incident
March 3, 2008 Children's Defense Fund Gives Dingell Perfect Score on his work for America's Children
Feb. 5, 2008 Letter to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
Feb. 1, 2008 Committee Leaders Launch CFIUS Investigation
Jan. 29, 2008 Reps. Hastings and Dingell Disappointed in Bush's Failure to Recognize Iraqi Refugee Crisis in State of the Union Address
Jan. 29, 2008 Reps. Hastings and Dingell Disappointed in Bush's Failure to Recognize Iraqi Refugee Crisis in State of the Union Address
Jan. 28, 2008 Dingell Reaction to The State of the Union Speech
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