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Mitch McConnell's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Mitch McConnell
Office: U.S. Senate (KY) - Sr, Republican Minority Leader
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Elaine Chao; 3 Children: Elly, Claire, Porter
Birth Date: 02/20/1942
Birth Place: Sheffield, AL
Home City: Louisville, KY
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
July 17, 2014 Senator McConnell Meets with Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Regarding Adoption Issues
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
June 26, 2014 Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring His Excellency Shimon Peres
June 17, 2014 Iraq
June 13, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Taliban Negotiations Concerns
June 13, 2014 Senator McConnell Statement on Situation in Iraq
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
May 8, 2014 Hire More Heroes Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
May 2, 2014 McConnell Statement on Benghazi Select Committee
May 1, 2014 Hoeven Cosponsors Legislation Providing Strategic U.S. Response to Russian Aggression in Europe
April 30, 2014 Rubio, Senate Republicans Introduce Strategic U.S. Response To Deter Russian Aggression In Europe
April 17, 2014 McConnell on the Situation in Ukraine
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
March 13, 2014 McConnell Lauds Speaker Boehner's Invitation to Pope Francis to Address a Joint Meeting of Congress
March 5, 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
Jan. 16, 2014 McConnell-Sponsored Bill to Aid Families Adopting Children Internationally Signed Into Law
Jan. 11, 2014 Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon
Dec. 10, 2013 Workforce Investment Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
Dec. 5, 2013 McConnell Statement on the Passing of Nelson Mandela
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - United Nations Arms Trade Treaty
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iranian Nuclear Program
May 21, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 - Continued
May 19, 2013 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript - IRS Targeting and Benghazi
May 8, 2013 Welcoming the President of South Korea
April 16, 2013 Honoring British Prime Minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher
April 11, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013
April 9, 2013 White House Budget--Bold Reform or Status Quo?
April 8, 2013 McConnell: Thatcher "an iconic symbol of the transformative power of conservative ideas'
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
March 13, 2013 McConnell Statement on Pope Francis I
Sept. 19, 2012 Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
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. 11, 2012 Congressional 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
Aug. 2, 2012 Executive Session
Aug. 2, 2012 Senate Passes McConnell-Sponsored Legislation to Renew Sanctions on Burma for Another Year
Aug. 1, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 26, 2012 Cybersecurity Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
June 29, 2012 McConnell Applauds Confirmation of Derek Mitchell as Ambassador to Burma
June 12, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 17, 2012 McConnell, McCain Statement on New U.S. Ambassador to Burma, Sec. Clinton's Sanctions Announcement
May 17, 2012 Statement by Senators McCain and McConnell on Burma Sanctions
April 24, 2012 Broken Promises
April 4, 2012 McConnell Statement on the State Department's Burma Announcement
March 5, 2012 At AIPAC Conference, McConnell to Outline Threshold for U.S. Intervention in Iran
March 5, 2012 2012 AIPAC Conference Remarks of Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell
Jan. 26, 2012 Burma
Jan. 13, 2012 Heading to Burma, McConnell Says Consideration of Formal Diplomatic Ties is "Entirely Appropriate'
Nov. 17, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Oct. 13, 2011 Welcoming the President of South Korea
Oct. 12, 2011 Burma Challenges
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