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Bob Menendez's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Robert 'Bob' Menendez
Office: U.S. Senate (NJ) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 01/18/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: Alicia, Robert
Birth Date: 01/01/1954
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Hoboken, NJ
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Civil Rights
Issue Position: Civil Rights - Ensuring Justice is Color Blind
Issue Position: Civil Rights - Ensuring the Right to Vote for All
July 30, 2014 Chairman Menendez Statement on Administration's Announcements of Visa Restrictions against Human Rights Abusers in Venezuela
July 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Deep Concern over Deterioration of Democracy, Rule of Law, Human Rights in Venezuela
May 22, 2014 Letter to Thein Sein, President of Burma - Regarding Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis
May 20, 2014 Belarus
May 9, 2014 Chairman Menendez Statement on Attack against Leading Human Rights Activist in Pakistan
May 8, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Venezuela
May 5, 2014 Chairman Menendez Reacts to Human Rights Watch Report Detailing Abuses, Violations by Venezuelan Security Forces
April 9, 2014 Senate Passes Rubio, Cardin, Menendez, Corker Resolution Urging Greater Freedom Of Press In China
April 3, 2014 Kirk and Menendez Introduce Senate Resolution Commemorating the Armenian Genocide
March 31, 2014 Sens. Menendez, Reid on Republicans Denying Cesar Chavez A Deserving Honor
March 28, 2014 Sen. Menendez Introduces Cesar Chavez Resolution
March 27, 2014 Chairman Menendez Statement on Venezuela
March 27, 2014 Chairman Menendez Statement on UN Human Rights Council Vote on Sri Lanka Reconciliation
March 22, 2014 Chairman Menendez Remarks at German Marshall Fund's Brussels Forum
March 19, 2014 Letter to Navanethem Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights - Support for Resolution That Includes an International Investigation in Sri Lanka for Crimes Committed During That Country's Civil War
Feb. 25, 2014 Cardin, Rubio, Menendez and Corker Urge Greater Freedom of the Press in China
Feb. 19, 2014 Chairman Menendez Condemns Violence in Ukraine
Jan. 24, 2014 Corker Endorses Expansion of U.S. Sanctions Against Violence and Suppression of Civil Liberties in Ukraine
Jan. 17, 2014 Senators Seek Additions to Magnitsky List of Russian Human Rights Abusers
Dec. 24, 2013 Letter to Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the Republic of South Sudan - Violence and Security in South Sudan
Dec. 5, 2013 Chairman Menendez Statement on the Ongoing Unrest in Ukraine
Dec. 5, 2013 Chairman Menendez Honors the Life and Legacy of President Nelson Mandela
Nov. 20, 2013 Business Groups. Veteran Organizations, Disability Advocates Express Support for Disability Treaty Ratification
Nov. 20, 2013 Business Groups, Veteran Organizations, Disability Advocates Express Support for Disability Treaty Ratification
Nov. 5, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities
Oct. 25, 2013 Menendez Comments on Vice President Biden Meeting with Cuban Human Rights Activist Berta Soler
Oct. 7, 2013 Chairmen Menendez Commends Passage of Senate Resolution Expressing Concern About Political Situation in Venezuela
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the Republic of South Sudan - Human Rights Improvement in South Sudan
July 24, 2013 Senator Menendez Speaks about Diversity, Immigration at Center for American Progress Event
May 3, 2013 Chairman Robert Menendez Plans to Introduce a Senate Resolution Marking World Press Freedom Day
May 3, 2013 Menendez Recognizes World Press Freedom Day
March 22, 2013 Menendez and Majority Leader Reid Release Statement on Their Effort to Honor Cesar E. Chavez
March 21, 2013 El Presidente del Comité de Relaciones Exteriores del Senado Robert Menendez, Se Reunió Con la Periodista Cubana Yoani Sánchez
March 18, 2013 Unrest in Tibet
Feb. 19, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller - Religion and Hate Crimes
Oct. 5, 2012 Senator Menendez on Yoani Sanchez's Arrest
Aug. 24, 2012 Message from Senator Bob Menendez in Celebration of Women's Equality Day, August 26
Aug. 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
June 25, 2012 Letter to Ambassador Ron Kirk United States Trade Representative
June 7, 2012 Asbury Park Press - Lakewood Woman Pleads for Help at Congressional Hearing
May 3, 2012 Menendez Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
Feb. 23, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
Jan. 9, 2012 Letter to Democratic Colleagues in the New Jersey Senate and Assembly
Dec. 22, 2011 Menendez Hails DOJ $335M Countrywide Settlement - Makes Them Pay For Preying On Minority Homebuyers
Aug. 1, 2011 Establishing the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays-Continued
Jan. 17, 2011 Menendez Statement on Martin Luther King Day
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