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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: 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
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Environmental Review
Dec. 12, 2013 McDermott Statement on Budget Compromise
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 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. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
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 Barack Obama, President of the United States - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Work with Congress on Fair TPA Legislation that Creates Jobs and Grows U.S. Economy
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 Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 4, 2013 Funding National Institutes of Health
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 McDermott to House GOP: You Ought to Be Ashamed
Oct. 1, 2013 Let Us Rejoice and Be Glad
Oct. 1, 2013 A Wonderful Day
Sept. 26, 2013 Obamacare
Sept. 26, 2013 Suicide Prevention Month
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 19, 2013 Letter to Democratic Caucus - Defunding ACA Would Wreak Havoc on Medicare, Other Health Programs
Sept. 19, 2013 The Fairness for Beneficiaries Act of 2013
Sept. 19, 2013 To Amend the Internal Revenue Code to Qualify Homeless Youth and Veterans for the Purposes of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Sept. 18, 2013 End Hunger Now
Sept. 4, 2013 MSNBC - "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Syria
Aug. 31, 2013 The Wall Street Journal - Unlikely Allies in Congress Question Obama Over Syria
Aug. 30, 2013 McDermott Speaks on American Military Action in Syria
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Military Action in Syria
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
Aug. 28, 2013 Politico - Anti-War Democrats Speak Up on Syria
Aug. 23, 2013 Letter to President Salva Kiir Mayardit, Republic of South Sudan - Concern with Ongoing Events in South Sudan
Aug. 14, 2013 Letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh - Reject Harmful Changes To Grameen Bank
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Mignon Clyburn, Acting Chairwoman of Federal Communications Commission - Don't Let Internet Be Used as Bargaining Chip
Aug. 2, 2013 The Taxpayer Receipt Act of 2013
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