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Jim McDermott's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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: Announced, 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
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 10, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, United States Department of Agriculture Secretary - Secretarial Disaster Designation for Snohomish County
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
April 3, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Funding to Construct Earthquake Early Warning System
April 2, 2014 Snohomish Co. Delegation Statement on Major Disaster Declaration Issued by President Obama
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 28, 2014 Snohomish Co. Delegation Statement on Expansion of Federal Aid for Oso Mudslide Response
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Landslide Aid Request
Aug. 28, 2013 Politico - Anti-War Democrats Speak Up on Syria
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
June 26, 2013 McDermott Applauds the State Department's Decision to End Offensive "Faces of Global Terrorism" Ads in Seattle
June 19, 2013 McDermott Urges FBI to Reconsider Offensive "Faces of Global Terrorism" Ad Campaign
April 23, 2013 Letter to Rafael Moure-Eraso, Chairman of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board - Tesoro Explosion Investigation
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
March 19, 2013 The CIA Takes Opposite Sides in Syria and Iraq
June 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Feb. 28, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 21, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Sept. 20, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor
July 13, 2011 Reducing the Federal Deficit
July 13, 2011 We're Fighting A War With No End In Sight
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
May 2, 2011 McDermott's Statement Regarding Osama bin Laden
March 16, 2011 Out of Afghanistan Caucus: United States' Fiscal and Security Needs Demand a Swift Withdrawal Beginning in July
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
March 10, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman
Feb. 8, 2011 McDermott: "Freedom Does Not Have To Be Compromised To Defend Liberty"
Nov. 17, 2010 Social Services Block Grant
June 7, 2010 Conflicting Guidance from Federal Agencies Could Leave Communities Facing Costly Flood Insurance and Unnecessarily Vulnerable to Flooding
Feb. 26, 2010 Rep. Jim Mcdermott Remarks On His Amendment To Criminalize Brutal Interrogations
Feb. 4, 2010 Letter To Lieutenant General Robert Van Antwerp, U.S. Army Chief Of Engineers And Commanding General, U.S Army Corps Of Engineers
June 22, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President Of The United States
March 5, 2009 Three Cups of Tea
Jan. 22, 2009 Letter to President Barrack Obama
June 18, 2008 Statement on GAO Tanker Decision
March 4, 2008 What George Would Have Done
Dec. 20, 2007 Letter to President Bush, Re: Individual Federal Assistance for Flood Victims
Nov. 6, 2007 Heroes Earnings Assistant and Relief Tax Act of 2007
June 27, 2007 The Actions Of The Vice President Regarding The War In Iraq
May 23, 2007 Bush Authorizes Covert Action Against Iran
Sept. 25, 2006 Undermining Efforts To Fight Terrorism
Sept. 21, 2006 Republicans Out Of Touch
Sept. 14, 2006 Fear Is All The Republicans Have To Offer
Sept. 12, 2006 Remembering Those Who Perished
Sept. 7, 2006 Restoring Democracy To America
June 14, 2006 Floor Debate on Global War on Terror
May 25, 2006 Reaction to Huge Cuts in Homeland Security Funding for Seattle
May 23, 2006 Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006
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