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Richard Shelby's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Richard C. Shelby
Office: U.S. Senate (AL) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Annette; 2 Children: Richard Jr., Claude Nevin
Birth Date: 05/06/1934
Birth Place: Birmingham, AL
Home City: Tuscaloosa, AL
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Fight to Protect U.S. Producers Against Ridiculous EU Trade Demands on Names of Meat Products
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - United Nations Arms Trade Treaty
Feb. 21, 2013 GOP Senator's Backing Gives Hagel Enough Support to be Pentagon chief
Feb. 8, 2013 Letter to Acting Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank, Miss. Senators - Trade Issues
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
May 21, 2012 Johnson, Shelby Praise Senate Passage of Iran Sanctions Legislation
Feb. 2, 2012 Johnson, Shelby Hail Committee Passage of Bipartisan Iran Sanctions Legislation
Jan. 30, 2012 Banking Committee to Vote on the Sanctions and Human Rights Bill Thursday
Jan. 27, 2012 Johnson, Shelby Announce Mark Up of Bipartisan Public Transportation and Iran Sanctions Bills
Oct. 13, 2011 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs - Examining Economic Sanctions on Iran
Sept. 20, 2010 Senator Shelby: "No Question that China Manipulates its Currency"
June 24, 2010 Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010--Conference Report
May 9, 2010 CNN "State Of The Union With Candy Crowley" - Transcript
April 22, 2010 The Hill: GOP Senator Warns NASA Budget Cuts Will Help China Overtake U.S. in Space
April 13, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary Of State
Dec. 1, 2009 Shelby Comments on Obama's Troop Announcement
Oct. 29, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Committee On Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs - Executive Session To Mark-up An Original Bill Entitled: "Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability And Divestment Act Of 2009" And Vote On ....vised ...
Oct. 6, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Committee On Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs- Minimizing Potential Threats From Iran: Administration Perspectives on Economic Sanctions And Other US Policy Options
Oct. 1, 2009 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010
July 30, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Committee On Banking, Housing And Urban Affairs: Minimizing Potential Threats From Iran: Assessing Economic Sanctions And Other US Policy Options
June 23, 2009 MSNBC Interview - Transcript
Nov. 19, 2008 MSNBC - Interview -Transcript
July 17, 2008 Senate Banking Committee Passes Bipartisan Iran Sanctions Legislation
July 15, 2008 Dodd, Shelby Announce Bipartisan Iran Sanctions Legislation
April 25, 2008 Traveling the State, Listening to Alabamians
Oct. 3, 2007 Panel I of a Hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee - Combating Genocide in Darfur: The Role of Divestment
Oct. 3, 2007 Panel II of a Hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee - Combating Genocide in Darfur: The Role of Divestment
June 7, 2007 Shelby: Passport Backlog is a Disgrace
March 27, 2007 Iraq Supplemental
March 21, 2007 Statement of Richard C. Shelby U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs "Minimizing Potential Threats from Iran: Assessing the Eff
Feb. 13, 2007 Shelby: North Korea's Continued Cooperation Critical For Successful Disarmament
Feb. 8, 2007 Iraq
Jan. 11, 2007 Newsletter (The Way Forward)
June 8, 2006 A Victory in the War on Terror
Nov. 9, 2005 Natalee Halloway
Nov. 8, 2005 MSNBC Rita Cosby Live & Direct - Transcript
July 14, 2005 MSNBC Scarborough Country - Transcript
May 26, 2005 MSNBC Hardball - Transcript
June 28, 2004 Shelby Statement on Handover of Power in Iraq
June 8, 2004 Tribute to Former Ronald Reagan
July 29, 2003 CNNFN Lou Dobbs Tonight Transcript
July 15, 2003 NBC Today Transcript - Senators Edward Kennedy and Richard Shelby Discuss the Controversy Over the Intelligence in Bush's State of the Union Address
May 1, 2003 Shelby Statement on End of Major Combat Operations in Iraq
March 20, 2003 Shelby Responds to Military Action in Iraq
Feb. 6, 2003 Senator Shelby Discusses the Endgame With Iraq on Crossfire
Jan. 12, 2003 Senator Shelby and Senator Levin Discuss Iraq and North Korea
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: North Korea
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Iran
Issue Position: War on Terror - Iraq
Issue Position: Iraq
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