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Thomas Allen's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' H. Allen
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Diana; 2 Children: Gwen, Kate
Birth Date: 04/16/1945
Birth Place: Portland, ME
Home City: Portland, ME
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
Iraq: Five Years After 'Mission Accomplished'
Issue Position: Safe and Responsible Deadline to Bring Our Troops Home
Issue Position: Iraq
Oct. 15, 2008 Portland Press Herald - Rivals Spar Over Iraq, Partisanship, Economy
Sept. 26, 2008 Washington Times - "Dems bury resolution due to war fears"
Sept. 9, 2008 Statement on President Bush's Announcement that He Will Order Some Troops Home from Iraq While Sending Additional Troops to Afghanistan
July 23, 2008 Statement on H. Con. Res. 362
June 20, 2008 Statement on the Supplemental Appropriations Bill to Fund the War in Iraq
May 8, 2008 Statement on the Supplemental Appropriations Bill to Fund the War in Iraq
May 8, 2008 Statement on Iraq War Supplemental
May 2, 2008 Politicker ME - "Anniversary of "Mission Accomplished' Sparks Response from Maine Candidates"
May 1, 2008 Allen Wants Deadline to Begin Bringing Troops Safely Home
April 18, 2008 Bangor Daily News - "Tom Allen: Oversight Needed for War Spending"
April 8, 2008 Politicker ME - "Collins Questions Petraeus, Other Maine Politicians Respond"
April 8, 2008 Statement on the Testimony by General David H. Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker
March 30, 2008 Sun Journal - "The Iraq War: Five years and Counting"
March 18, 2008 Statement on the 5th Anniversary of the War in Iraq
March 7, 2008 Message to Maine: "Signing Statement Attempts to Thwart Iraq Policy Changes"
Jan. 29, 2008 U.S. Representative Allen Condemns Bush "Signing Statement" to Block Contracting Oversight, Permanent Iraq Bases Ban
Jan. 28, 2008 Portland Press Herald - "Collins Lax on Oversight of Iraq Work, Allen Claims"
Nov. 14, 2007 Statement on H.R. 4156, the Fiscal Year 2008 Iraq War Funding Bill
Oct. 10, 2007 Statement on the Fifth Anniversary of Congressional Authorization of the War in Iraq
Sept. 13, 2007 Statement Regarding President Bush's Address on Iraq
Sept. 10, 2007 Statement on the Testimony of General David H. Petraeus
Sept. 5, 2007 Statement on GAO Report on Lack of Progress in Iraq on Congressional Benchmarks for Progress
Aug. 8, 2007 Portland Press Herald - "Allen Visits Iraq, Praises Effort of U.S. Troops"
Aug. 8, 2007 Sun Journal - "Allen Says Iraq Needs More than Hope"
July 25, 2007 Military Bases or Installations in Iraq
July 17, 2007 Leadership, Not Ineffective Compromise in Iraq
June 27, 2007 Sun Journal - "Snowe, Michaud, Allen: Mainers Want Out of Iraq"
June 13, 2007 Rep. Tom Allen Cosponsors Bipartisan Measure to Repeal War Authorization, Require New Congressional Vote to Keep American Forces in Iraq
May 24, 2007 Statement from Rep. Tom Allen on Iraq Supplemental
May 10, 2007 Rep. Tom Allen Again Votes to End the War in Iraq and Bring our Troops Home Safely
May 9, 2007 Portland Press Herald - "Head to Head"
May 1, 2007 Statement on President Bush's Veto of the Iraq Accountability Act
April 25, 2007 Rep. Allen Votes to End the War in Iraq: "The Majority of the House Today Stood with the Majority of the American People"
April 12, 2007 Statement from U.S. Rep. Tom Allen on Extension of Army Deployments
March 23, 2007 Statement on Passage of the Iraq Accountability Act
March 22, 2007 Statement on the Iraq Accountability Act
March 20, 2007 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government
Feb. 15, 2007 Statement in Response to a Letter from Members of the Maine Legislature Expressing Their Opposition to President Bush's Plan to Escalate the War in Ir
Feb. 15, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Feb. 1, 2007 U.S. Representative Tom Allen Sponsors Legislation to End Occupation of Iraq by December 2007
Jan. 24, 2007 Statement in Response to President Bush's State of the Union Address
Jan. 23, 2007 Iraq War Escalation: A Move in Precisely the Wrong Direction
Jan. 10, 2007 Statement in Response to President Bush's Speech on Iraq War Policy
Jan. 10, 2007 Statement in Advance of President Bush's Speech on Iraq War Policy
Jan. 5, 2007 A Responsible Exit Strategy in Iraq
Dec. 6, 2006 Statement on the Report Issued by the Iraq Study Group
Nov. 13, 2006 Statement on Casualty in Iraq with Maine Ties
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