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Tom Cole's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Tom Cole
Office: U.S. House (OK) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 4
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Ellen; 1 Child: Mason
Birth Date: 04/28/1949
Birth Place: Shreveport, LA
Home City: Moore, OK
Religion: United Methodist
Date Title
June 2, 2014 Cole Statement on Release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl
May 8, 2014 House Establishes Select Committee for Benghazi Investigation
March 23, 2014 ABC "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" - Transcript: Reaction to Nate Silver Predictions
Feb. 24, 2014 A Valuable Friend and Ally
Feb. 24, 2014 Cole Returns from Foreign Policy Seminar in Israel
Jan. 27, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary, US Department of State - P-2 Refugee Status for Ahiska Turks
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
Aug. 21, 2013 Cole Statement on Chris Lane Murder
July 29, 2013 Congressman Tom Cole's Weekly Column - Defense Appropriations Bill Provides Stability for Military
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
April 8, 2013 Cole Comments on Passing of Margaret Thatcher
Dec. 21, 2012 Congressman Tom Cole's Weekly Column - Still No Accountability for Benghazi
Nov. 19, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Mohammed Morsi
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama
July 16, 2012 U.N. Arms Treaty Puts U.S. Gun Rights in Jeopardy
June 28, 2012 Cole Votes to Hold Attorney General in Contempt of Congress
May 29, 2012 Obstruction at Justice: Holder Still Stalling on Fast and Furious
June 27, 2011 Congress Denies Authorization, Maintains Funding for Libya
June 24, 2011 Limiting Use of Funds for Armed Forces in Libya
June 13, 2011 Accountability in Libya
June 3, 2011 Cole Votes to End U.S. Involvement in Libya
March 31, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Mahmoud Abbas Re-Entering Peace Talks
Jan. 7, 2011 Cole Announces Committee Assignments
Sept. 1, 2010 Cole Comments on End of Iraq Combat Operations
June 7, 2010 The Growing Threat in North Korea
Dec. 3, 2009 Op-Ed: Moving Forward In Afghanistan
June 16, 2009 Cole Says "No" To Loaded War Supplemental
Aug. 18, 2008 Ada Evening News - U.S. Congressman Cole Speaks at Chamber Lunch
Jan. 3, 2008 Pakistan in the Spotlight
Oct. 31, 2007 Rep. Cole's Statement after Briefing Top Officials
Sept. 13, 2007 Congressman Cole's Statement on Progress in Iraq
Sept. 10, 2007 Cole Statement on Recommendations Made by General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker
Sept. 6, 2007 Joint Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee and Hose Foreign Affairs Committee. The September Report: What's Next for Iraq?
July 12, 2007 Cole Statement on Interim Iraq Progress Report
July 12, 2007 Responsible Redeployment From Iraq Act
March 20, 2007 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government
March 20, 2007 Congressman Cole's Statement on Anniversary of Operation Iraqi Freedom
Feb. 27, 2007 Giving Back
Feb. 15, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Feb. 13, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Jan. 10, 2007 Congressman Cole's Comments after the President's Address on Iraq
Sept. 26, 2006 Waiving Points Of Order Against Conference Report On H.R. 5631, Department Of Defense Appropriations Act, 2007
Aug. 7, 2006 Next Six Months Key to Iraqi Future
July 29, 2006 Rep. Cole Leads Members to Iraq
July 24, 2006 Removing Terrorist Organizations Key to Peace in Lebanon
July 20, 2006 Amendment Process for Consideration of H.R. 5682, United States and India Nuclear Cooperation Promotion Act of 2006
June 15, 2006 Declaring that the United States Will Prevail in the Global War on Terror
June 8, 2006 Congressman Tom Cole's Statement on the Death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi
March 14, 2006 An Investment in our Future Security
Feb. 8, 2006 Improving the State of Our Union
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