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David Vitter's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: David B. Vitter
Office: U.S. Senate (LA) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Wendy; 4 Children: Sophie, Lise, Airey, Jack
Birth Date: 05/03/1961
Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
Home City: Metairie, LA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Oct. 5, 2010 Vitter Tours Avondale with Commerce Secretary Locke
Aug. 5, 2010 Vitter Comments on Vote to Oppose Kagan Nomination
April 15, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons
Dec. 2, 2009 Vitter Comments on President's Afghanistan Announcement
Sept. 17, 2009 Vitter Statement on President Obama's Missile Defense Shield Plan
July 22, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
July 16, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
June 18, 2009 Vitter Applauds Final Selection of Barksdale as Home of Global Strike Command
June 3, 2009 Hearing Of The Strategic Forces Subcommittee Of The Senate Armed Services Committee - Strategic Forces Programs In Review Of The Defense Authorization Request For FY 2010 And The Future Years Defense Program
May 22, 2009 Hearing Of The Strategic Forces Subcommitte Of The Senate Armed Services Committee - "Review Of The Defense Authorization Request For FY 2010 And The Future Years Defense Program"
May 14, 2009 Vitter Named Top Republican on Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee
April 13, 2009 Vitter Comments on Rescue of U.S. Cargo Ship Captain
March 27, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Continue Funding Next Generation Bomber
March 25, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense
March 12, 2009 Vitter Meets with Air Force on Barksdale
Sept. 10, 2008 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009
Sept. 10, 2008 Vitter Introduces Missile Defense Amendment to Defense Authorization Bill
Sept. 10, 2008 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009--Continued
July 31, 2008 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009--Motion to Proceed
July 28, 2008 Vitter Statement on Air Force B-52 Tragedy
April 8, 2008 Vitter Comments on Petraeus's Appearance before Congress
April 8, 2008 Vitter Applauds Proposed Personnel Increase at Barksdale
March 26, 2008 Vitter Visits Louisiana Troops in Afghanistan
March 1, 2008 Vitter's View: Supporting National Missile Defense
Feb. 10, 2008 Vitter's View: Defending our Marines
Nov. 15, 2007 Vitter Opposes Attaching Counterproductive Conditions to Troop Funding
Nov. 13, 2007 Vitter Calls for Full Examination of Law of the Sea Treaty
Oct. 25, 2007 Vitter Calls for Further Investigations into Law of Sea Treaty
Oct. 24, 2007 Defense Authorization
Oct. 3, 2007 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2008
Oct. 2, 2007 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2008--Continued
Sept. 11, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Iraq- The Crocker-Petraeus Report
Sept. 11, 2007 Vitter Statement on Report from Petraeus and Crocker
Sept. 10, 2007 Iraq
Aug. 22, 2007 Vitter Issues Statement on Recent Visit to Iraq
July 19, 2007 Vitter Briefed On Iraq By Key Officials
March 28, 2007 Vitter Issues Statement on Failed Cochran Amendment Vote
Feb. 22, 2007 Vitter Announces Coast Guard's Commitment to Federal City
Feb. 5, 2007 MSNBC Hardball-Transcript
Jan. 24, 2007 Vitter Comments on President Bush's State of the Union Address
Jan. 22, 2007 Vitter Supports President's New Strategy in Iraq
Jan. 10, 2007 Vitter Reacts to President Bush's Iraq Speech
Jan. 9, 2007 Vitter Poses Specific Questions for President Bush's Strategy for Iraq
Jan. 8, 2007 Vitter Meets with President about Actions in Iraq
Dec. 6, 2006 Vitter Comments on the Iraq Study Group Report
Oct. 31, 2006 Sen. Vitter's Letter to Sen. John Kerry Regarding His Remarks About Our Troops in Iraq
June 23, 2006 Letter to Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld
June 22, 2006 Vitter Amendment Included in Senate Defense Authorization Bill
June 13, 2006 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Hurricane Recovery, 2006 - Conference Report
June 13, 2006 Vitter Gets Navy Commitment to Keep NSA West Bank Facility
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