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Jim McDermott's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Full Name: James 'Jim' A. McDermott
Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1988
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Therese; 2 Children: Katherine, James
Birth Date: 12/28/1936
Birth Place: Chicago, IL
Home City: Seattle, WA
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
May 19, 2014 McDermott Introduces Legislation to Boost Participation in Care Coordination Programs
April 30, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Medicare Fraud
April 3, 2014 McDermott's Statement on Yesterday's Tragic Fort Hood Shooting
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes
Dec. 18, 2012 This Has to End
May 15, 2012 McDermott's Opposition to Unjustified and Unlawful Domestic Intelligence Gathering
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
Jan. 25, 2012 Ultralight Aircraft Smuggling Prevention Act of 2012
Oct. 6, 2011 Levin, McDermott Statement on Senate Cloture Vote on China Currency Bill
Sept. 7, 2011 Letter to Chairman James E. Donal Georgia State Board of Pardons & Paroles
Oct. 14, 2008 Fort Lawton Provision Signed Into Law
Nov. 6, 2007 Waterboarding is a Crime
July 26, 2007 McDermott Secures Federal Funding for Seattle Area Transit and Justice Programs
June 28, 2007 Calling for House Oversight Action on Wales Case
May 21, 2007 The Mysterious Murder Of Tom Wales
May 3, 2007 Statement on Passage of the "Local Law Enforcement
Feb. 3, 2006 Rep. Tierney Spearheads Effort For C.O.P.S. Funding in FY 2007 Budget
April 12, 2005 Republican Bankrupcty Bill Means False Hope and Endless Debt Burden for Americans
May 11, 2004 Crimes in Iraq May Go Unpunished
May 5, 2004 Cyberstalking
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Civil & Human Rights
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