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Betty McCollum's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Betty McCollum
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 4, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 4
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: Katie, Sean
Birth Date: 07/12/1954
Birth Place: Saint Paul, MN
Home City: Saint Paul, MN
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
March 13, 2014 McCollum Releases Letter Supporting Women of Afghanistan
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Kerry. Secretary of State of the United States -Urge Administration To Support Syria Study Group
March 3, 2014 Remarks on the Tibetan New Year
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 7, 2014 Congresswoman McCollum's Statement on the Release of Shezanne Cassim from the United Arab Emirates
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Dec. 10, 2013 McCollum: United Arab Emirates Should Immediately Release Minnesotan Shezanne Cassim from Jail
Nov. 25, 2013 Congresswoman McCollum's Statement on Iran Agreement
Oct. 3, 2013 Concerns About Morocco's Human Rights Record
Aug. 23, 2013 Letter to President Salva Kiir Mayardit, Republic of South Sudan - Concern with Ongoing Events in South Sudan
Aug. 19, 2013 Congresswoman McCollum Denounces Violence in Egypt
Aug. 14, 2013 Letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh - Reject Harmful Changes To Grameen Bank
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
Aug. 2, 2013 Pitts and McCollum Restart Western Sahara Caucus
July 31, 2013 Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
May 16, 2013 Letter to Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh - Bangladesh Government on Worker Safety and Rights
April 30, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Cuba Travel Policy
April 25, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Abandon Cross-Border Fee Proposal
Feb. 28, 2013 Reps. McCollum and Schock Applaud House Passage of Child Marriage Prevention Strategy in Violence Against Women Act
June 4, 2012 E-Newsletter 6/4/12
May 22, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States
May 9, 2012 United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012
March 23, 2012 McCollum: Dr. Jim Kim will be an extraordinary leader for the World Bank
Feb. 9, 2012 Condemning the Ongoing Violence in Syria
Nov. 4, 2011 Congresswoman McCollum Continues Her Fight to Protect Girls from Child Marriage in Developing Countries
Oct. 7, 2011 Statement on the Tenth Anniversary of the War in Afghanistan
July 30, 2011 McCollum Votes to End Debt Limit Crisis; Reduce Deficits
July 23, 2011 Congresswoman Betty McCollum Responds to President Obama's Plan to Withdraw U.S. Troops From Afghanistan
July 22, 2011 McCollum Condemns Oslo Bombing and Calls for Unity with the People of Norway
July 12, 2011 Reaffirming Commitment to Negotiated Settlement of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
June 30, 2011 U.S. House Launches Friends of Norway Caucus for the 112th Congress
June 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of The United States of America
June 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
June 6, 2011 McCollum in Israel to Hear from Israeli Leaders Committed to Peace
May 2, 2011 Congresswoman McCollum's Statement on President Obama's Announcement on Osama bin Laden
April 19, 2011 McCollum Honors Cambodian Genocide Victims
April 1, 2011 Congresswoman McCollum Calls for End to U.S. Taxpayer Support for Cuba Broadcasting
March 29, 2011 Congresswoman McCollum Responds to President Obama's National Address on Libya
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
March 10, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman
Feb. 20, 2011 McCollum in Yemen to Address Security, Development, and Democracy
Feb. 17, 2011 Explanation of Absence for Official Travel
Jan. 31, 2011 Congresswoman McCollum Responds to Citizen Protests in Egypt
Jan. 27, 2011 Markey Joins Colleagues Introducing Resolution Honoring Life of Sargent Shriver
Dec. 17, 2010 Republican Leaders Defeat McCollum Bill with Blatant Phony Arguments
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
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