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Stephen Lynch's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Stephen F. Lynch
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 8, Democratic
First Elected: 10/16/2001
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 8
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Margaret; 1 Child: Victoria
Birth Date: 03/31/1955
Birth Place: South Boston, MA
Home City: South Boston, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Pakistan
Issue Position: Afghanistan
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Afghanistan
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Afghanistan and Pakistan
May 23, 2014 Congressman Lynch's Veterans Day Moment of Silence Amendment Passes House
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
March 26, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - End Baseless Benghazi Claims and Focus on Reform
Nov. 13, 2013 Congressman Lynch returns from Oversight CODEL to Libya and Sinai Region of Egypt
Sept. 12, 2013 MassLive - Congressman Stephen Lynch Reiterates Opposition to U.S. Military Action in Syria at Quincy Town Hall
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Military Action in Syria
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
June 4, 2013 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
Aug. 24, 2012 Letter to Chairman Issa and Ranking Member Cummings
June 23, 2012 Congressman Stephen Lynch Joins Congressional Delegation to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Djibouti and Egypt
June 12, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Michael B. Donley, Secretary of the Air Force
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Sept. 15, 2011 Steel Caucus Sends Letter to Secretary Panetta: Urges DoD to Use Only American-Melted Armor Steel
Sept. 12, 2011 Letter to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta
June 30, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
June 3, 2011 Libya War Powers Resolution
May 2, 2011 Statement of Congressman Lynch on Death of Osama bin Laden
May 27, 2010 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
Feb. 25, 2010 Intelligence Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
Oct. 8, 2009 Providing For Consideration Of Conference Report On H.R. 2647, National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
July 9, 2009 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2010
June 10, 2009 Hearing Of The National Security And Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Of The House Oversight Committee - Commission On Wartime Contracting: Interim Findings And A Path Forward
Oct. 16, 2008 Congressional Delegation to Iraq
April 16, 2008 Hearing of the National Security and Foreign Affairs Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee: What are the Prospects? Costs? Oversight of Missile Defense (Part Two)
Jan. 19, 2008 Congressman Lynch Leads Congressional Delegation to Iraq, Jordon, and Lebanon
Nov. 26, 2007 Congessman Lynch Unveils Final Report on His September Trip to Pakistan and Afghanistan
Oct. 16, 2007 Expressing the Sense of the House Regarding Withholding of Information Relating to Corruption in Iraq
April 20, 2007 Congressman Lynch, Members of Lynch CODEL Meet with President Bush to DIscuss Findings in Iraq and Afghanistan
March 20, 2007 Congressman Lynch Testifies Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on His Iraq Legislation
March 20, 2007 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government
March 14, 2007 Letter: To Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense
Feb. 15, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Nov. 15, 2006 Congressman Lynch Calls on Defense Department to Track Weapons in Iraq
Nov. 8, 2006 Statement of Congressman Lynch on the Resignation of Secretary Rumsfeld
Nov. 3, 2006 Congressman Lynch Blasts Plan to Phase Out Iraq Anti-Corruption Probe
July 12, 2006 Iraq
June 30, 2006 Congressman Lynch Offers Plan for Iraq Transition, Eyes Troop Reductions
March 8, 2006 Lofgren Calls for Veterans' Care to Be Included in Iraq Supplemental
Dec. 20, 2005 Lynch Introduces Resolution to Require the Congress to Hold First Public Hearings on Pre-War Intelligence
Dec. 19, 2005 Berman Co-authors Bipartisan Letter Urging President Bush to Increse Funding for International Affairs Programs
Dec. 16, 2005 Victory in Iraq Resolution
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