Representative James 'Jim' A. McDermott's Public Statements

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Full Name: James 'Jim' A. McDermott
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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Medicare Physicial Payment Trasperency and Assessment Act of 2011 Issue Position: Labor and Trade Issue Position: The Filibuster Rule Issue Position: Homeland Security Issue Position: Trade Issue Position: Social Security Issue Position: HIV/AIDS Issue Position: Economy and Taxes Issue Position: Endangered Salmon Issue Position: Labor and Trade Issue Position: Energy Issue Position: Human Rights Issue Position: The Social Safety Net Issue Position: The First Amendment Issue Position: Africa Issue Position: Energy and the Environment Issue Position: Energy and Environment Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Foreign Policy Issue Position: Human Rights Issue Position: Seattle Priorities are Global Priorities Issue Position: Iraq Issue Position: The War in Iraq 7/22/14 Letter to Walter Cruickshank, Acting Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - Oil and Gas Leasing Program Concerns 7/18/14 Letter to Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, King of the Amiri Court in Riffa Place - Expulsion of Tom Malinowski 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action 7/01/14 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary Department of Homeland Security - Indefinite Detention of Immigrants 7/01/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - House Democrats Urge State Department to Stop Conditioning MCC Compact on El Salvador's Seed Purchase Program 6/30/14 McDermott Statement on SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision 6/27/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume 6/27/14 Reps. Bachmann, Bass, Marino, and McDermott Introduce "Justina's Law" 6/27/14 Reps. Bachmann, Bass, Marino, and McDermott Introduce "Justina's Law" 6/26/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hearing on Highway Funding 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/20/14 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault 6/20/14 Introduction of the Taxpayer Identity Protection Act of2014 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 6/20/14 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims 6/18/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash 6/18/14 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - MedPAC's June 2014 Report 6/17/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue 6/17/14 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials 6/12/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei 6/12/14 Rep. McDermott's Statement on Republican Provisions in Agriculture Appropriations Bill 6/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy 6/10/14 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Verification of Income and Insurance Information under the ACA 6/02/14 McDermott Statement on Obama Administration's Proposal to Cut Carbon Emissions 5/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program