Secretary John Forbes Kerry's Public Statements

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Full Name: John Forbes Kerry
Current Office: U.S. Secretary of State, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/29/2013
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Teresa Heinz; 2 Children: Alexandra, Vanessa; 3 Stepchildren: John, Andre, Christopher
Birth Date: 12/11/1943
Birth Place: Aurora, CO
Home City: Boston, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
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Issue Position: Troops and Military Families Issue Position: The War in Iraq 6/07/14 CNN "Walk and Talk" - Transcript: Prisoner Exchanges 5/31/14 Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl 1/07/14 Secretary of State John Kerry Hosts the Unaccompanied Tour Families Holiday Reception 11/05/13 Remarks at Medal Ceremony at Lask Military Airbase 7/24/13 CNN - Obama to Move Forward with Plan to Arm Syrian Rebels 12/12/12 Letter to Chairman Levin, Chairman McKeon, Ranking Member McCain, and Ranking Member Smith - Military Suicide 6/14/12 "24 Star" Military Witnesses Voice Strong Support for Law of the Sea Treaty 6/12/12 Letter to Michael Donley, Secretary of the Airforce, and Norton Schwartz, Air Force Chief of Staff - Reconsider the Air Force Material Command 5/23/12 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - U.S. National Security and Strategic Imperatives for Ratifying the Law of the Sea Convention 12/01/11 Senate Passes Kerry, Collins Legislation to Protect Servicemembers from Sexual Assault 7/20/11 Senate Passes $96 Million for MA Military Construction 6/30/11 Kerry Asks For Media to Respect Gallagher Family's Privacy 6/17/11 Senate Armed Services Committee Approves Amendment to Protect Service Members Who Are Victims of Sexual Assault 5/18/11 Kerry, Collins Work to Protect Service Members Who Are Victims of Sexual Assault 5/10/11 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - "Steps Needed For A Successful 2014 Transition In Afghanistan" 5/08/11 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript 3/31/11 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Military Intervention in Libya 3/08/11 International Affairs Budget 2/01/11 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - "Iraq: The Challenging Transition To A Civilian Mission" 1/18/11 Letter to the Honorable Ben S. Bernanke, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve 12/30/10 Kerry Bill to Keep Military Families in Their Homes Signed Into Law 12/19/10 Executive Session 12/16/10 Executive Session 12/15/10 New START Treaty 11/30/10 Kerry Responds to Pentagon Report: The Time is Now to End "Don't Ask, Don't Tell' 10/12/10 Letter to the Honorable Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General 10/01/10 Letter to Secretary Robert M. Gates 9/30/10 Kerry, Frank: Congress Enacts Legislation to Allow Parents of Fallen Servicemembers to be Buried With Their Children 9/22/10 Op-Ed - Forces Need New Day 9/22/10 Kerry, Lincoln Bill To End Unjust Financial Burden on National Guard and Reserves 7/20/10 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations - Nomination 5/13/10 Kerry: Kagan DADT Critics Need to Look at the Facts 5/13/10 Chairman Kerry Welcomes Submission of the New START Treaty 5/05/10 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 5/05/10 Kerry, Tsongas Introduce Legislation To Aid Sexual Assault Victims In The Military 3/09/10 Kerry: It's Past Time We Listened to Our Troops and Repealed 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' 3/09/10 Lieberman Announces Additional Support for Repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" 12/02/09 Chairman Kerry Statement On President's West Point Speech 11/09/09 Kerry, Klein Help Small Businesses Employ Reservists 10/27/09 Chairman Kerry Delivers Speech On Afghanistan 10/14/09 (At The Request Of Mr. Reid, The Following Statement Was Ordered To Be Printed In The Record.) 10/09/09 Chairman Kerry: Empower Pakistanis Now 6/09/09 Hearing Of The Committee On Foreign Relations - Nominations 6/09/09 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations – Nominations 5/21/09 Prepared Remarks of Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Senator John Kerry (D-MA) to the Brookings Institution – "Diplomacy And Development In The 21st Century" 5/21/09 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Afghanistan-Pakistan Strategy 5/20/09 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Foreign Policy Priorities in the President's FY '10 International Affairs Budget 5/12/09 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - U.S. Strategy Towards Pakistan