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Richard Shelby's Public Statements

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
Issue Position: Campaign Finance Reform
Issue Position: NASA
Issue Position: Pledge of Allegiance
Issue Position: Hurricane Preparedness
Issue Position: Immigration - Enforcement of Our Nation's Immigration Laws
Issue Position: Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit- Part D
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Taxes - Economic Stimulus
Issue Position: VA Identity Breach
Issue Position: Judiciary - Judicial Nominations
Issue Position: Judiciary
Issue Position: Judicial Nominees
Issue Position: Iran
Issue Position: Taxes - Death Tax Repeal
Issue Position: Farm Bill
Issue Position: Judiciary - Judicial Activism
Issue Position: Violence Against Women
Issue Position: Energy - Gas Prices
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Cloning
Issue Position: Child and Sexual Predator Elimination
Issue Position: Taxes - Tax Reconciliation
Issue Position: Abortion - Partial Birth Abortion
Issue Position: Energy - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)
Issue Position: North Korea
Issue Position: Veterans - Benefits
Issue Position: Immigration - Border Fence
Aug. 2, 2014 AL.com - EPA Regulations Costing Money and Jobs, Alabama Senators Say: They Are the 'Face of Executive Overreach'
Aug. 1, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Clean Air Act
July 30, 2014 Montgomery Advertiser - Shelby, Roby Call for Reforms at CAVHCS
July 29, 2014 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans' Affairs - Treatment of Veterans and Their Families
July 23, 2014 Yellowhammer News - Our Veterans Deserve Better
July 17, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Department of Defense Appropriations
July 11, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Current Immigration Crisis
July 10, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - President's Emergency Supplemental Request
July 8, 2014 Bloomberg Letter to the Editor
June 30, 2014 Shelby Responds to Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Ruling
June 26, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Markup of the FY15 Homeland Security Appropriations Act and Status of Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act
June 25, 2014 Shelby Demands Special Prosecutor to Investigate Growing IRS Scandal
June 23, 2014 Mikulski and Shelby Praise FBI's Work to Rescue 168 Juveniles in Nationwide Operation Targeting Underage Prostitution
June 19, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Markup of the FY15 State and Foreign Operations and Legislative Branch Appropriations Acts
June 18, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 - Motion to Proceed
June 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Unaccompanied Children Crossing the Border
June 13, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Taliban Negotiations Concerns
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
June 3, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - FY 2015 Commerce, Science, and Justice Appropriations Bill Markup
June 3, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Markup of the FY15 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill
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