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Joe Donnelly, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Joe Donnelly, Sr.
Office: U.S. Senate (IN) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jill; 2 Children: Molly, Joseph Jr.
Birth Date: 09/29/1955
Birth Place: Queens, NY
Home City: Granger, IN
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Iraq and Afganistan
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: National Security
Aug. 21, 2014 News and Tribune - Sen. Donnelly Commends River Ridge on Projects
Aug. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Send Defensive Weapons, Share Appropriate Intelligence with Ukraine
June 6, 2014 Donnelly in Normandy, Commemorates 70th Anniversary of D-Day
May 22, 2014 Donnelly: Defense Bill Includes Provisions that Would Benefit Indiana
May 22, 2014 Donnelly's Military Suicide Legislation Passes Key Hurdle, Advances in NDAA
May 8, 2014 Manchin Cosponsors Legislation to Launch Army Force Structure Commission
May 6, 2014 Markey Joins Leahy, Graham to Introduce Bill To Launch Commission To Evaluate Army Budget Changes Proposed By The Administration
April 28, 2014 Donnelly: "I Will Do Everything Possible to Continue Supporting National Guard"
April 10, 2014 Air Force to Donnelly: There's a "Spike' in Military Suicide
March 25, 2014 Senator Donnelly Visits Ukraine, Afghanistan, and Israel Met with Government Leaders, Hoosier Servicemembers, Military Personnel
March 4, 2014 Donnelly Welcomes Announcement of Continued Air Combat Mission in Fort Wayne
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Deborah Lee, Secretary of the Airforce, and General Mark Welsh, Chief of Staff of the Air Force - Continue Air Combat Mission in Fort Wayne
Dec. 19, 2013 Donnelly Supports Senate Passage of Defense Bill
Oct. 10, 2013 Donnelly: Fallen Servicemembers and their Families Deserve Respect
Oct. 7, 2013 Donnelly Pleased Most National Guard, Reserve Members Back to Work
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
June 14, 2013 Donnelly Makes Strides on Military Suicide Prevention, National Guard Off-Ramp Issue in Defense Authorization Bill
May 8, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Muscatatuck Training Exercises
April 24, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013
April 16, 2013 Donnelly Pleased with DOD Action on Cyber Warrior Medal
April 10, 2013 Letter to Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Chief of Staff of the Army Raymond Odierno - Donnelly Action Leads to Transition Time for National Guard Members
March 25, 2013 Letter to Army Secretary John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff General Raymond T. Ordierno - Indiana National Guard
March 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Jan. 31, 2013 Hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services - Confirmation Hearing of the Nomination of the Honorable Charles T. Hagel
Nov. 4, 2011 Letter to Honorable Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Oct. 20, 2011 Donnelly Statement on the Death of Libyan Dictator Qaddafi
Sept. 11, 2011 Donnelly Statement on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11
May 25, 2011 Donnelly Amendment to Improve U.S. Oversight of Private Security Contractors Passes House
May 25, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
May 2, 2011 Donnelly Statement on the Death of Osama bin Laden
March 10, 2010 Congressman Donnelly Opposes Call For Immediate Troop Withdrawal
Feb. 3, 2010 Congressman Donnelly Travels To Afghanistan And Pakistan
April 2, 2009 Congressman Donnelly Votes Against FY 2010 House Budget
Sept. 3, 2008 Congressman Donnelly Leads Congressional Delegation to Iraq, Afghanistan and Georgia
Sept. 3, 2008 Tribune - Donnelly Returns from Mideast
March 10, 2008 Congressman Donnelly Announces National Policy Shift in National Guard Benefits
Feb. 14, 2008 Statement from Congressman Donnelly on Congress' Failure to Reauthorize Expiring Law Governing Electronic Surveillance
Dec. 12, 2007 Donnelly-Championed Private Care Options for Vets Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injury Included in House-Passed Defense Bill
Nov. 6, 2007 Expressing the Sense of Congress that Basic Pay for Members of Armed Forces Should Be Increased
Sept. 26, 2007 Congressman Joe Donnelly Votes to Condemn Moveon.Org Ad for Attacks on General David Petraeus
June 17, 2007 South Bend Tribune - Reaching Across State Lines and Party Lines
April 3, 2007 Congressman Joe Donnelly's Statement in Response to Senate Majority Leader Reid's Threat to Cut Funding for Troops
March 23, 2007 US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
March 20, 2007 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government
July 25, 2006 South Bend Tribune - Campaign Barnburner In The Making?
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