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Mitch McConnell's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

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
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
June 13, 2014 McConnell Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Arlington National Cemetery
April 5, 2014 McConnell Presents Purple Heart to Sergeant Jesse T. Wethington During Ceremony in Louisville
Jan. 8, 2014 McConnell Urges Senate to Restore Benefits for Military Retirees; Senate Democrats Object
Oct. 9, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
April 30, 2013 Sens. Paul McConnell, and Alexander Respond to Army Corps Restrictions on Tailwaters Access
April 24, 2013 Sens. Casey & McConnell Join Sen. Toomey's Call to Leave No Service Member Behind
April 16, 2013 Secretary of Defense Responds to McConnell: Pentagon to Cancel Distinguished Warfare Medal
March 21, 2013 McConnell Urges Secretary of Defense to Reconsider Placement of New Distinguished Warfare Medal
June 27, 2012 Honoring the Montford Point Marines
May 24, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
April 26, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011
April 25, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011--Motion to Proceed
March 5, 2012 2012 AIPAC Conference Remarks of Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell
Dec. 21, 2011 A Holiday Message from Senator McConnell to Our Troops
Nov. 8, 2011 Tackling the Jobs Crisis
Oct. 20, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued
Oct. 1, 2011 Congressional Medal of Honor Convention
Sept. 15, 2011 A Tribute to Sergeant Dakota Meyer
Sept. 11, 2011 Remembering September 11, 2001
July 21, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Leon Panetta
July 12, 2011 Letter to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta
April 6, 2011 On the CR, Democrats Offer No Vision or Alternatives
April 4, 2011 Guantanamo Military Commissions for 9/11 Plotters "a Welcome Development'
March 28, 2011 Military Action in Libya
Feb. 2, 2011 Afghanistan Visit
Feb. 1, 2011 Visiting the Kentucky-Based Servicemembers in Afghanistan
Dec. 21, 2010 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Dec. 16, 2010 Thanking our Servicemembers
Dec. 7, 2010 Reid, McConnell, Baucus, Grassley Introduce Legislation to Ensure Seniors, Military Families Continue Access to High-Quality Doctors
Aug. 31, 2010 McConnell Statement on Iraq
July 20, 2010 Fiscal Responsibility
May 16, 2010 NBC "Meet The Press" - Transcript
March 5, 2010 Military Commissions at Guantanamo, Not Civilian Trials and "Gitmo North'
Feb. 3, 2010 After The Christmas Day Bomber
Jan. 24, 2010 CNN "State Of The Union With John King" - Transcript
Dec. 24, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009
Dec. 1, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009 - Resumed
Nov. 18, 2009 Guantanamo
Nov. 5, 2009 Commerce, Justice, Science, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 - Resumed
Oct. 14, 2009 Military Commissions Amendment
June 10, 2009 Family Smoking Prevention And Tobacco Control Act
May 21, 2009 Press Conference With Senator Mitch McConnell
May 21, 2009 Press Conference With Senator Mitch McConnell
May 20, 2009 Press Conference With Senate Republicans - Senate Vote On Funds For Guantanamo Closure
May 20, 2009 Senate Passes McConnell Amendment to Require Threat Assessments on Detainees
May 19, 2009 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009
May 15, 2009 The Administration Returns to Military Commissions
April 30, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - The President's FY 2009 War Supplemental Request
April 20, 2009 Tribute To Seargeant First Class Larry Hawks
April 20, 2009 Press Conference With Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell; Senator Saxby Chambliss; Senator John Barrasso
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