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Jack Reed's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: John 'Jack' Francis Reed
Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Julia; 1 Child: Emily
Birth Date: 11/12/1949
Birth Place: Cranston, RI
Home City: Jamestown, RI
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Defense
Issue Position: Iraq
June 18, 2014 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript: Iraq
May 23, 2014 Reed Scores Key Victories for Rhode Island in Defense Bill
April 28, 2014 Reed Says $17.6 Billion Agreement for 10 Submarines Means More Jobs for RI
March 21, 2014 Reed Seeks to Accelerate Manufacturing Job Growth in RI
Jan. 19, 2014 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Continued
Dec. 11, 2013 Reed: Key RI Defense Projects Included in Bipartisan Defense Bill
Nov. 19, 2013 New York Times - Waging War on a Shoestring
Sept. 10, 2013 Reed Statement on Syria
June 18, 2013 Reed Scores Key Victories for RI in Defense Bills
June 2, 2013 CNN "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" - Transcript - Syrian Civil War
May 12, 2013 ABC "This Week" - Transcript - Benghazi and Syria
May 8, 2013 Hearing of the Seapower Subcommittee of the United States Senate Armed Services Committee - Navy Shipbuilding Programs
March 22, 2013 Reed: Congress Passes Bill Restoring Second Submarine in 2014
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
March 4, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - On the Ranking of the Distinguished Warfare Medal
Feb. 22, 2013 Levin, Reed welcome discussion of larger Afghan security forces
Feb. 10, 2013 CBS "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" - Transcript - Benghazi
Jan. 31, 2013 Hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services - Confirmation Hearing of the Nomination of the Honorable Charles T. Hagel
Jan. 18, 2013 Letter to National Security Advisor Thomas E. Donilon - US troop reductions in Afghanistan
Jan. 7, 2013 Reed Statement on Nomination of Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense
Dec. 28, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
Dec. 20, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Dec. 5, 2012 U.S. Senate Approves $631 Billion Defense Authorization Bill
Oct. 17, 2012 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript
Sept. 12, 2012 Reed Statement on Attack on U.S. Consulate in Benghazi and Death of Ambassador Stevens
May 25, 2012 Reed Restores Funding for Second Submarine in Senate Defense Bill
May 15, 2012 Fiscal Year 2013 National Defense Authorization Act
May 1, 2012 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript
March 5, 2012 Reed Concerned with Romney's Overheated Iran Rhetoric
Dec. 2, 2011 U.S. Senate Approves Defense Bill
Dec. 1, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 29, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 18, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 17, 2011 U.S. Senate Approves Reed-Ayotte Initiative to Combat Wasteful Defense Spending
Oct. 13, 2011 Bipartisan Ayotte Bill to Reduce Aircraft Floor Could Save Taxpayers More than $1 Billion
Oct. 13, 2011 Reed, Ayotte Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Trim Waste in Defense Budget
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
June 21, 2011 Executive Session
May 23, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
May 18, 2011 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy
March 20, 2011 FOX News "FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript
Feb. 24, 2011 Reed Statement on Rolling Stone Article
Jan. 25, 2011 Statement on Afghanistan Visit by Senator Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Senators Jack Reed and Jon Tester
Dec. 22, 2010 Reed Votes to Ratify New START Treaty
Dec. 17, 2010 Executive Session
Dec. 16, 2010 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Sept. 21, 2010 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 27, 2010 PBS "Newshour" - Transcript
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