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Ron Wyden's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Ron Wyden
Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 01/30/1996
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Nancy; 5 Children: Adam, Lilly, William, Ava, Scarlett
Birth Date: 05/03/1949
Birth Place: Wichita, KS
Home City: Portland, OR
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Iraq
June 26, 2014 Letter to Neil Eggleston, White House Counsel - Transparency of U.S. Drone Policy
June 23, 2014 Wyden Statement on the Release of Justice Department Memo on Using Lethal Force Against Americans
May 8, 2014 Manchin Cosponsors Legislation to Launch Army Force Structure Commission
May 6, 2014 Markey Joins Leahy, Graham to Introduce Bill To Launch Commission To Evaluate Army Budget Changes Proposed By The Administration
Jan. 14, 2014 Sens. Paul, Wyden and Gillibrand Introduce Bill to Repeal AUMF for Iraq
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to, Eric Holder, Attorney General - Udall, Wyden, Heinrich: Use of Lethal Force Against Anwar al-Aulaqi Was Legal; Public and Congress Deserve More Info on Targeted Killing Rules
Nov. 20, 2013 Senators: Congress Should Vote on Keeping Troops in Afghanistan Past 2014
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Sept. 25, 2013 Wyden Bill Phases Out the Use of Live Animals in Military Medical Training
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to General Martin E. Dempsey - Cancel All Contracts With Russian Firm Arming Assad
July 29, 2013 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Transfer of Excess Military Aircraft to Forest Service for Fighting Wildfires
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
March 14, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 - Resumed
March 6, 2013 Brennan Nomination
March 6, 2013 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript - Drones and National Security
Feb. 7, 2013 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Drone Policy
Feb. 5, 2013 Wyden Statement on DOJ Memo on the Killing of Americans During Counterterrorism Operations
Dec. 27, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 - Continued
Dec. 27, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 21, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran
Nov. 28, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Nov. 28, 2012 Roll Call - The Wyden Holdup: A Liberal's Firm Stand
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
July 31, 2012 Sen. Franken Leads Bipartisan Group of Senators on Amendment to Cybersecurity Act that Would Protect Privacy of Consumers
June 11, 2012 Extending FISA Amendments Act of 2008
May 23, 2012 Wyden: KBR is Wasting Taxpayer Money While Avoiding Responsibility for Exposure of Oregon Guard to Toxic Chemicals
May 21, 2012 The Presiding Officer. The Senator from Louisiana.
May 17, 2012 Wyden Letter Raises Concerns about Effect of Afghan Air Pollution on U.S. Servicemembers
April 25, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense
April 18, 2012 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy
March 12, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense
March 7, 2012 Letter to President Obama
March 5, 2012 Wyden Says Attorney General's Speech at Northwestern University Leaves Questions Unanswered
March 1, 2012 Wyden Leads Bipartisan Effort to Award Defense of Freedom Medals to Civilian Police Officers Killed in Wars
Dec. 15, 2011 Blumenauer, Wyden, Schrader, Merkley Secure Provision in NDAA to Bring Transparency to War Contracting Process
Dec. 15, 2011 Congress Passes, Sends to President, Wyden-Merkley Amendment to Close Umatilla Chemical Depot Under BRAC Process
Dec. 15, 2011 Wyden Statement on Passage of the Intelligence Authorization Act
Dec. 8, 2011 Senate Tells Pentagon to Close Umatilla Chemical Depot Under BRAC Process
Dec. 2, 2011 Statement on "No" vote on the Defense Authorization Act
Nov. 18, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 16, 2011 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)
Sept. 14, 2011 Letter to Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness
Aug. 2, 2011 Intelligence Authorization
July 20, 2011 Senate Passes Wyden, Merkley Amendment to Close Umatilla Depot under BRAC
July 14, 2011 Wyden, Merkley File Amendments to Require Umatilla Chemical Depot be Closed Under BRAC
June 22, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski, Chairwoman and The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
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