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James Risch's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: James 'Jim' E. Risch
Office: U.S. Senate (ID) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Vicki; 3 Children: James, Jason, Jordan
Birth Date: 05/03/1943
Birth Place: Milwaukee, WI
Home City: Boise, ID
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
June 2, 2014 Crapo, Risch Statement on Bowe Bergdahl's Release
May 9, 2014 Senators Express Concerns over Maritime Dispute in South China Sea, Call Chinese Actions "Troubling"
May 8, 2014 Risch, Crapo Support Commission to Study Military Changes and Effect on Local Guard Units
March 6, 2014 Crapo, Risch Vote To Address Assault And Rape In The Military
Dec. 18, 2013 Risch Announces Military Academy Nominations
July 12, 2011 Letter to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta
Dec. 21, 2010 Treaty with Russia on Measures for Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms--Resumed
Aug. 3, 2010 Risch to Oppose Kagan Confirmation
July 29, 2010 Delegation: F-35 Decision 'Disappointing'
July 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Robert Gates Secretary of Defense
April 7, 2010 Risch Announces Legislation to Modify GI Benefits
March 12, 2010 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
May 21, 2009 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009
May 20, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On African Affairs Of The Senate Foreign Relations Committe - "Develping A Coordinated And Sustainable Strategy For Somalia"
May 6, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Engaging Iran: Obstacles and Opportunities
April 30, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Confronting Piracy Off the Coast of Somalia
April 10, 2009 Risch Meets Idaho Soldier Serving in Middle East
March 25, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee – Nomination of Christopher Hill to be Ambassador to the Republic of Iraq
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