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Peter DeFazio's Public Statements

Full Name: Peter A. DeFazio
Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 4, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Progressive for U.S. House - District 4
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Myrnie
Birth Date: 05/27/1947
Birth Place: Needham, MA
Home City: Springfield, OR
Religion: Roman Catholic
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Art Robinson
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Republican, Constitution
Date Title
Oct. 7, 2013 Republican Shutdown Stops Hunting and Fishing on National Wildlife Refuges, Hurts Gateway Communities
Oct. 5, 2013 Government Shutdown
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 5, 2013 Whac-A-Mole
Oct. 3, 2013 Government Shutdown
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
Oct. 3, 2013 Veterans Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Oct. 2, 2013 National Park Service Operations, Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art, and United State Holocaust Memorial Museum Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 2, 2013 Oregon Live - Peter DeFazio Criticizes 'Radical' Environmental Groups Fighting His Oregon Logging
Oct. 1, 2013 This is Not Political?
Oct. 1, 2013 Media Release: DeFazio Opposes Republican Demand To Shut Down the Federal Government
Oct. 1, 2013 National Park Service Operations, Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art, and United State Holocaust Memorial Museum Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 30, 2013 Defazio Applauds Decision to Restart Review of Gray Wolf Delisting
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbit Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Allow Institutions of Higher Education to be able to Grow and Cultivate Hemp for Research Purposes
Sept. 26, 2013 Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter Chairman Doc Hastings - Colorado Natural Disasters and Flooding
Sept. 25, 2013 House Passes Timber Payments for Struggling Rural Counties
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Irving Williamson, Chair, International Trade Commission - Protect Plywood Industry from Unfair Chinese Imports
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keep Veterans' Care Essential
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