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Jim McDermott's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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 30, 2014 McDermott Statement on SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
April 3, 2014 Save American Workers Act of 2014
March 24, 2014 Congressman McDermott's statement on the 4th Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
June 7, 2012 Ensuring Child Care for Working Families Act
May 30, 2012 Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) of 2012
March 1, 2012 McDermott Statement Recognizing Women's History Month
Jan. 23, 2012 Facebook Post: McDermott Statement on the 39th Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Decision
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 13, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 358, Protect Life Act
Oct. 13, 2011 Facebook Post: McDermott Responds to Republicans' Attacks on Women's Reproductive Rights
April 1, 2011 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Reintroduces H.R. 1319, the Global Sexual & Reproductive Health Act
Oct. 27, 2010 Rep. McDermott Statement on President Obama's Announcement of New Domestic Violence Initiatives
April 22, 2008 Health Care
April 19, 2007 "Women deserve the right to choose"
Sept. 8, 2006 Letter to Elaine Chao, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor - Women's Bureau of the Department of Labor
Sept. 8, 2006 Letter to Elaine Chao
April 30, 2004 57 Members of Congress Join Representative Watson in Opposing Administration's Weakening of Title IX Education Programs
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Civil & Human Rights
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