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Randy Forbes' Public Statements

Full Name: James Randy Forbes
Office: U.S. House (VA) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 06/19/2001
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 10, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Shirley; 4 Children: Neil, Jamie, Jordan, Justin
Birth Date: 02/17/1952
Birth Place: Chesapeake
Home City: Chesapeake, VA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Communities
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Defense
Issue Position: American Culture & Values
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Energy Future
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Immigration & Border Security
Issue Position: Government Spending
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Immigration and Border Security
Issue Position: Veterans
July 31, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate - FY2015 National Defense Authorization Act
July 31, 2014 Forbes and Hanabusa Introduce Legislation on Asia-Pacific Maritime Disputes
July 21, 2014 Forbes: A Personal Story
July 21, 2014 Humanity's Greatest Accomplishment
July 16, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Safeguard Religious Freedom in VA Chapels
July 15, 2014 National Interest - UCLASS and the Future of Naval Power Projection
July 15, 2014 Letter to Deborah James, Secretary of the Air Force - Joint Base Langley-Eustis
July 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Ruling to Garnish Americans' Paychecks
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 7, 2014 Forbes: 30-Year Shipbuilding Plan Demands Prioritizing Investments in American Seapower
July 1, 2014 Forbes: Japan's Constitutional Reinterpretation An Important Step For Alliance, Regional Security
June 30, 2014 Forbes: Supreme Court Decision Landmark Victory for Religious Freedom
June 27, 2014 History is Our Guide
June 26, 2014 Virginia Pilot - House Hearing on Border Crossing Rise Sparks Tensions
June 19, 2014 Forbes on Lois Lerner Emails: Appoint Independent Special Counsel & Independent Computer Forensics Investigators
June 18, 2014 Expanding Economic Opportunity
June 18, 2014 Suffolk News Herald - Forbes: Expanding Economic Opportunity
June 16, 2014 Citizenship Is a Privilege, Not a Right
June 12, 2014 Is This the America You Know?
June 6, 2014 Bergdahl-Taliban Trade Sets Bad Precedent
June 5, 2014 Letter to Terry McAuliffe, Governor of Virginia - Calls for Statewide Task Force to Address Growing Heroin Epidemic
June 3, 2014 The Controversial Cross at Ground Zero
May 30, 2014 The Wagon Wheel Illusion
May 28, 2014 Forbes: China's Behavior in South China Sea Shows Necessity of Strong U.S. Presence in the Asia-Pacific
May 23, 2014 Flags In -- A Reminder of the First Amendment
May 22, 2014 Goodlatte, Conyers, Sensenbrenner, Scott, Nadler, and Forbes Applaud House Passage of the USA Freedom Act
May 21, 2014 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 4435, Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3361, USA Freedom Act
May 20, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015
May 19, 2014 The Tenth Amendment: A Linchpin
May 8, 2014 Forbes: Defense Bill Advances U.S. National Security Interests
May 8, 2014 Blog: Two Simple Words
May 5, 2014 Forbes: Court's Decision in Galloway a victory for prayer
May 5, 2014 Forbes Joins with Chairman Goodlatte Announces Markup of Bipartisan Bill to Ban Bulk Collection
May 5, 2014 We Salute You
May 2, 2014 Blog: 5 Years and Counting
May 1, 2014 Hahn, Forbes, Crawford, Rahall Announce Formation Of Congressional Panama Canal Expansion Caucus
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