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Susan Collins' Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Full Name: Susan M. Collins
Office: U.S. Senate (ME) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Primary June 10, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Single
Birth Date: 12/07/1952
Birth Place: Caribou, ME
Home City: Bangor, ME
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 7, 2014 Letter to Thomas Carper, Chairman and Tom Coburn, Ranking Member of Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs - Security Clearance Background Checks
April 2, 2014 Senators Collins, King Announce Support for Declassification of Intelligence Committee Report on CIA Detention & Interrogation Program
April 2, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Mary Landrieu, and Daniel Coats - Strong Support for Firefighters
March 18, 2014 Following Review of Navy Yard Shootings, Collins-McCaskill Renew Call for Overhaul of Security Clearance Process
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Paul Ford, Acting Regional Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Administration Region I - FEMA Disaster Assistance for December Ice Storm
Feb. 19, 2014 Senators Question Intelligence Community's Tracking of Core Contractors
Jan. 17, 2014 Senator Collins' Statement Following President's Remarks on Intelligence Reforms
Jan. 15, 2014 Senator Collins' Additional Views of Senate Intelligence Report on Benghazi Terrorist Attacks
Nov. 1, 2013 Intelligence Panel Approves Warner Provision to Improve Transparency & Accountability of FISA Court
Oct. 31, 2013 PBS "Newshour" - Transcript: Sen. Susan Collins Hopes Moderates Will Return to the GOP's 'Shrinking Middle'
Oct. 31, 2013 Senators Highlight New GAO Report on Security Clearances
Oct. 31, 2013 Senate Intelligence Committee Approves King Provision to Designate Independent Experts to Advise the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Oct. 30, 2013 After Snowden Leaks & Navy Yard Shooting, Senators Introduce Bill to Overhaul Security Clearance Process
Oct. 30, 2013 Senators Collins, King Announce Opening of Firefighters Grant Application Period
Oct. 29, 2013 Senator Collins' Statement on U.S. Surveillance of Foreign Leaders
Sept. 16, 2013 Collins' Statement on Navy Yard Shooting
Sept. 12, 2013 Senator Collins Introduces New Bill to Support Victims of Fort Hood Shooting
Sept. 11, 2013 Benghazi
Aug. 20, 2013 Collins' Statement on Reinstatement of State Department Personnel Placed on Administrative Leave after Benghazi
Aug. 7, 2013 Manie, New Hampshire Senators Issue Statement on Navy's Decision to Inactivate USS MIAMI
Aug. 6, 2013 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Assessing Central Indiana's Preparedness for a Mass Casualty Event
May 24, 2013 Senators Hoeven, Klobuchar Lead Group of Senators in Opposition to Proposed DHS Border Fee Study
May 12, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript - IRS Targeting Controversy and Terrorist Attacks
April 15, 2013 Collins, King Statement on Explosions at Boston Marathon
March 7, 2013 Senator Collins' Statement on Confirmation of John Brennan to Become Director of Central Intelligence Agency
March 5, 2013 Wyden, Udall, Collins Statement on Committee Access to Targeted Killing Documents
Feb. 26, 2013 Syria - Nomination of Senator Hagel for Secretary of Defense
Feb. 13, 2013 Executive Session - Nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense
Feb. 13, 2013 Senator Collins to Oppose Defense Secretary Nominee's Confirmation
Jan. 7, 2013 Statement on Nominations of Sen. Hagel to lead DoD; Brennan to lead CIA
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Senator Collins' Comments on ARB Report in Benghazi
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iran
Dec. 6, 2012 Lieberman and Collins Op Ed on Cybersecurity in New York Times
Nov. 29, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 - Continued
Nov. 14, 2012 Cybersecurity Act of 2012 - Motion to Proceed
Oct. 16, 2012 Akaka, Collins, Feinstein, and Gillibrand Release GAO Report Revealing Serious Challenges to Agriculture Inspection Activities at U.S. Ports of Entry
Oct. 12, 2012 Committee Plans Independent, Bipartisan Inquiry Into Benghazi Terrorist Attack
Oct. 10, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 20, 2012 Cybersecurity Among Top Risks to Homeland, Benghazi Attack Described as Act of Terrorism
Sept. 19, 2012 Cyber Attacks Among Top Risks to Homeland
Sept. 19, 2012 DHS Aquisition Management Needs More Discipline
Sept. 19, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Homeland Threats and Agency Responses
Sept. 13, 2012 Maine Delegation Welcomes Disaster Declaration for New England's Groundfishery
Aug. 2, 2012 African Growth and Opportunity Amendment Act
Aug. 2, 2012 Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2013 Defense Funding Bill that Includes Important Provisions for Maine
July 31, 2012 Senator Collins Secures Additional Funding for Third DDG-51 in FY13 Appropriations Bill
July 27, 2012 Lieberman, Collins Share NSA Chief's Concern About 17-Fold Increase in Cyber Attacks
July 26, 2012 Cybersecurity Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
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