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Daniel Coats' Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Daniel R. Coats
Office: U.S. Senate (IN) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marsha; 3 Children
Birth Date: 05/16/1943
Birth Place: Jackson, MI
Home City: Fort Wayne, IN
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: Iran
July 10, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Surplus Military Equipment
June 18, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Iraq
June 6, 2014 Coats Statement on 70th Anniversary of D-Day
May 9, 2014 Coats Praises Appointment of Susan W. Brooks to Benghazi Special Committee
March 4, 2014 Coats Praises Return of F-16's to 122nd Fighter Wing in Fort Wayne
Oct. 10, 2013 Coats: Military Families Should Not Be Left in the Cold Because of Washington's Failure to Govern
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Oct. 4, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 2, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 2, 2013 Coats Urges Senate to Pass Bills to Protect American Veterans, Reservists and Guardsmen from Washington's Stalemate
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Pressure on Iran
Sept. 11, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Syria
Sept. 10, 2013 Coats Opposes U.S. Strike on Syria
Sept. 9, 2013 Authorizing the Limited and Specified Use of the United States Armed Forces Against Syria
Sept. 8, 2013 The Journal Gazette - Coffee Clash: Right Wing Assails Coats
Sept. 6, 2013 Coats Column: The President's Missing Plan on Syria
May 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Military Conscience Protections
May 8, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Muscatatuck Training Exercises
April 17, 2013 Coats Questions National Guard Leadership on Joint Strike Fighters, Off-Ramp of Hoosier Guardsmen
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Feb. 26, 2013 Executive Session
Feb. 26, 2013 Coats Opposes Hagel Nomination for Defense Secretary
Feb. 21, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Withdraw Hagel Nomination
Feb. 1, 2013 Coats Notes: Why I Oppose the Defense Secretary Nominee + Calling on Senate to Pass a Budget and Reduce Spending
Jan. 31, 2013 Coats to Vote No on Hagel Nomination for Defense Secretary
Jan. 31, 2013 Hagel Nomination
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran
Nov. 28, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Nov. 14, 2012 Coats: We Need Answers on Libya
Oct. 2, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 20, 2012 Cyber Security
Sept. 20, 2012 Sportsmen's Act of 2012 Motion to Proceed--Continued
Sept. 19, 2012 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State
Sept. 12, 2012 Coats Statement on Attack on U.S. Consulate in Libya
Sept. 11, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
Aug. 14, 2012 Senators Issue Joint Statement on Cybersecurity
Aug. 2, 2012 Coats Statement on Cyber Security Legislation
June 27, 2012 Senators Renew Push to Strengthen Cybersecurity
June 13, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee - Question on Internal Leaks
May 31, 2012 Washington Post - National-Security Leaks Must Be Plugged
March 7, 2012 Coats Invites Chief of Naval Operations to Visit NSWC Crane in Indiana
March 1, 2012 Senators Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Cybersecurity
March 1, 2012 Coats Meets with Indiana Air National Guard Adjutant General Umbarger
Aug. 2, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense
July 12, 2011 Letter to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta
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