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Joe Biden, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Joseph 'Joe' Robinette Biden, Jr.
Office: Vice President, Democratic President of the Senate
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jill; 4 Children: Beau, Hunter, Ashley, Naomi (deceased)
Birth Date: 11/20/1942
Birth Place: Scranton, PA
Home City: Wilmington, DE
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture
Jan. 9, 2012 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Blueprint for Stronger Service to Increase Efficiency in USDA Operations
Oct. 24, 2011 Remarks by Vice President Biden at the World Food Program USA Leadership Award Ceremony
Oct. 24, 2008 Delaware Receives Primary Drought Disaster Designation
Sept. 25, 2008 Letter to Ed Schafer, Secretary of Agriculture, Re: Revisit COOL Rule
June 2, 2008 BIDEN: 'The World Must Come Together to Boldly and Decisively Address the Global Food Crisis'
May 23, 2008 Miami Herald - Defuse this Crisis
May 15, 2008 BIDEN Statement on Farm Bill
May 14, 2008 Panel I of a Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Global Food Crisis
May 1, 2008 BIDEN Issues Statement on President Bush's Food Aid Request
April 16, 2008 Letter to President George W. Bush, Re: Emergency Food Aid Increase
Dec. 20, 2007 Biden Addresses Need for Comprehensive Policy to Preserve Family Farms
Dec. 14, 2007 Biden Lauds Passage of Farm Bill
Dec. 13, 2007 Biden: The Next President Will Need More Than 51 Votes
Dec. 13, 2007 Biden Issues Statement on Senate Failure to Limit Farm Subsidies
Oct. 5, 2007 Letter to the President of the United States, George W. Bush
Oct. 4, 2007 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and the Chairmen and Ranking Commitee Members
Sept. 25, 2007 Letter to Senator Tom Harkin, Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry
Aug. 22, 2007 Delaware Delegation Statement on Federal Drought Aid
Aug. 2, 2007 Drought in the State of Delaware
Aug. 1, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Mike Johanns, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture and The Honorable Phyllis K. Fong, Inspector General
June 18, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, Committee on Agriculture and The Honorable Saxby Chambliss, Ranking Republican Member
May 9, 2007 Biden Joins Effort to Protect Chesapeake Bay
May 9, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Mike Johanns, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture
Sept. 20, 2006 A Conversation with Senator Joe Biden: Iraq: The Way Forward
Nov. 18, 2003 Executive Session
Nov. 6, 2003 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004
Nov. 5, 2003 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004 - Continued
Jan. 16, 2003 Food Assistance to Africa
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