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Jim McDermott's Public Statements

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
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 14, 2014 Introduction of the "Access to Hearing Healthcare Act of 2014"
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 11, 2014 The Sensible Estate Tax Act of 2014
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Don't Squeeze Taxpayers with More Debt Ceiling Brinksmanship
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Gina Mccarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Bristol Bay from Harmful Pebble Mine
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Dave Camp, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means - State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Extension
Jan. 29, 2014 McDermott Statement on the 2014 FARM Bill
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 28, 2014 Rep. McDermott Statement on the State of the Union
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hearings on Funding Options for the Federal Highway Trust Fund
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 9, 2014 Technical Corrections to Allow Agencies to Fight Faud, Waster, and Abuse in the Medicare Program
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Dave Camp, Chairman Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member - State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Extension
Dec. 17, 2013 McDermott Statement on Administration Announcements
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 12, 2013 McDermott Statement on Budget Compromise
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Environmental Review
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Jim McNerney, Jr. Chairman, President and CEO The Boeing Company, and Ray Conner President and CEO Boeing Commercial Airplanes - Washington is the Best Place for the 777X
Dec. 4, 2013 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Challenges of the Affordable Care Act
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp - Turn Focus to Economy
Nov. 20, 2013 Iran and Diplomacy
Nov. 14, 2013 Introducing the 'Internet Gambling and Tax Enforcement Act of 2013'
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Work with Congress on Fair TPA Legislation that Creates Jobs and Grows U.S. Economy
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - The Bonneville Power Administration Must Remain Independent
Nov. 1, 2013 Healthcare Finance News - Healthcare Leadership in the Hot Seat
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 31, 2013 McDermott, Engel, and Ten Senators and Representatives Send Amicus Brief to Support Transparency Around Conflict Minerals
Oct. 29, 2013 Hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee - ACA Implementation
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Chairman David Camp, Committee on Ways and Means - Tax Reform Must Be Product of Bipartisanship in House
Oct. 23, 2013 National Journal - Sander Levin Still Fighting After 30 Years
Oct. 18, 2013 McDermott Statement on the Passing of Speaker Tom Foley
Oct. 12, 2013 McDermott Signs Petition to Reopen the Government, Calls on Republicans to Sign On
Oct. 10, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Government Shutdown and Debt Limit
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 4, 2013 Funding National Institutes of Health
Oct. 4, 2013 Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Oct. 1, 2013 A Wonderful Day
Oct. 1, 2013 Let Us Rejoice and Be Glad
Oct. 1, 2013 McDermott to House GOP: You Ought to Be Ashamed
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