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Mitch McConnell's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
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
April 1, 2014 Senator McConnell Pushes for Legislation to Incentivize Job Creation and the Hiring of Kentucky Veterans
Feb. 27, 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
Feb. 12, 2014 McConnell Votes to Restore Full Cost-of-Living Adjustment for Military Retirees
Nov. 8, 2013 McConnell Honors Our Nation's Veterans
Oct. 3, 2013 Unanimous Consent Request -- H.J. Res. 72
Aug. 16, 2013 Senator McConnell's eNewsletter - - Week of August 12, 2013
Aug. 14, 2013 McConnell Calls on President to Do More to Help with VA Backlog of Disability Claims
June 7, 2013 Senator McConnell's eNewsletter - June 7th, 2013
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
March 13, 2013 McConnell Supports Purple Heart/Bronze Star Legislation on Behalf of Kentucky Veterans
Sept. 11, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
June 28, 2012 VA Secretary Confirms Brownsboro Road as the Site for the New Robley Rex VA Medical Center
June 6, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
May 10, 2012 Tribute to Kentucky World War II Veterans
April 26, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011
April 25, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011--Motion to Proceed
Dec. 21, 2011 A Holiday Message from Senator McConnell to Our Troops
Nov. 18, 2011 McConnell Requests Timeline for New VA Medical Center
Nov. 16, 2011 McConnell Says Bipartisan Signing Ceremony Will Show America Cooperation on Jobs Is Possible
Nov. 10, 2011 Veterans Day 2011
Nov. 10, 2011 McConnell Comments on Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center Announcement
Sept. 11, 2011 Remembering September 11, 2001
May 13, 2011 Senator McConnell's eNewsletter - - May 13, 2011
Dec. 21, 2010 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Nov. 10, 2010 Honoring Our Veterans
Aug. 12, 2010 Remembering Senator Theodore "Ted" Fulton Stevens
May 28, 2010 McConnell/Guthrie Clear First Hurdle in Obtaining Land for New Veterans Nursing Home in Kentucky
Nov. 10, 2009 Veterans Day
June 18, 2009 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
May 22, 2009 Memorial Day 2009
Nov. 1, 2008 Great News for Kentucky's Veterans: McConnell Officially Secures $75 Million for New Louisville VA Hospital
Oct. 3, 2008 Senate Passes McConnell's Resolution Commending Honor Flight
Sept. 24, 2008 Traumatic Brain Injury
July 30, 2008 Tribute to Kentucky's Korean War Veterans
June 30, 2008 Funding the Troops in Combat, and When They Return
May 22, 2008 Memorial Day 2008
April 23, 2008 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007 - Motion to Proceed - Resumed
April 22, 2008 Veterans' Benefits Enhancement Act
Dec. 14, 2007 Senate Confirms New Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Dec. 3, 2007 Unfinished Business
Nov. 15, 2007 Veterans Spending
Nov. 15, 2007 Funding Our Troops and Veterans Are Achievable Goals
Nov. 7, 2007 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008--Conference Report
Nov. 6, 2007 A Veterans Bill By Veterans Day
Nov. 2, 2007 Press Conference with Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senate Minority Leader, and Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS)
Oct. 30, 2007 Five Weeks and Counting
Aug. 22, 2007 Statement by Leader McConnell on President Bush's Speech at the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention
July 26, 2007 The Dole-Shalala Report
July 25, 2007 Wounded Warrior Assistance Act of 2007
May 30, 2007 McConnell Announces Improvements at the Leestown Campus of the Lexington VA Medical Center
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