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Thad Cochran's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Thad Cochran
Office: U.S. Senate (MS) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/1978
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Runoff June 24, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Rose; 2 Children: Clayton, Katherine
Birth Date: 12/07/1937
Birth Place: Pontotoc, MS
Home City: Jackson, MS
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Aug. 8, 2014 Cochran Focused on Miss. National Guard Future Amid Budget Constraints
July 31, 2014 Neshoba County Fair Speech
July 28, 2014 Miss. Lawmakers Welcome USAF Decision Easing Restrictions on Keesler Airlift Squadron
July 17, 2014 Cochran: U.S. Investment in Missile Defense Helps Protect Israel
July 17, 2014 Cochran: FY2015 Defense Bill Makes Progress Toward Meeting U.S. Security Needs
July 15, 2014 Cochran: LPD Amphibious Warship Funding Approved by Senate Committee
July 10, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Surplus Military Equipment
July 8, 2014 Senator Blunt's Statement On Relocation Of National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Complex
July 1, 2014 Cochran: Advanced Contract Sets Stage for Full National Security Cutter Production
June 23, 2014 Cochran Cosponsors New U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act
June 19, 2014 Cochran Focused on Building Camp Shelby Assets
June 16, 2014 Cochran: 155th Heavy Brigade Combat Team Will Be Protected
June 11, 2014 Expressing the Sense of the Senate on the May 31, 2014, Transfer of Five Detainees From the Detention Facility At United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
June 10, 2014 Cochran: Investigation of Taliban Prisoner Release Warranted
June 5, 2014 Cochran: D-Day Sacrifices Saved World from Tyranny
June 4, 2014 Cochran: Obama's Taliban Prisoner Exchange A "Grave Error"
May 23, 2014 Cochran, Wicker Keep Pressure on Air Force Regarding Keesler Transfer
May 22, 2014 Senate Panel Okays $27.5 Million for Special Ops Training Needs at Stennis
May 8, 2014 Manchin Cosponsors Legislation to Launch Army Force Structure Commission
May 6, 2014 Cochran: Study Budget Impact Before Big U.S. Army, Guard Reductions
April 2, 2014 Cochran Presses for Cost Analysis & Justification for Proposal Targeting Keesler's "Flying Jennies"
March 6, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pearl Harbor Victims
Feb. 25, 2014 The Hill - Defense Hawks Claw Pentagon Budget
Feb. 19, 2014 Cochran: Army Okays $22.8 Million Contract for Additional Mississippi-Build Helicopters
Jan. 14, 2014 Wicker, Cochran & Palazzo Support Navy Plan to Locate Seabee Battalion in Gulfport
Dec. 15, 2013 Clarion-Ledger - Aurora Flight Sciences awarded $14M defense contract
Nov. 6, 2013 Cochran & Wicker: Army Delaying USM ROTC Closure for At Least Two Years
Oct. 31, 2013 Cochran Encouraged by Navy Plan to Move Seabee Personnel to Gulfport
Sept. 10, 2013 Super Talk Mississippi - Mississippi's D.C. Lawmakers Say 'No' to Syrian Strike
July 17, 2013 Cochran: Budget Constraints Make Missile Defense Decisions Challenging
June 21, 2013 Cochran: Agriculture Research & Veterans' Care Funded in First FY2014 Bills
May 22, 2013 Cochran Tackles Budget Troubles Facing the US Army
May 17, 2013 Cochran Asks Air Force to Review Government-Funded Research Practices
May 1, 2013 Cochran, Wicker, & Palazzo Lauds $487.1 Million Coast Guard Contract
April 25, 2013 Cochran Works to Ensure B-2 Test Stand Upgrade Stays on Schedule
April 10, 2013 Cochran Announces South Korea Has Chosen Miss.-Built Radars
March 20, 2013 Cochran: FY2013 Funding Measure Gives Defense Dept. Resources, Oversight to Meet U.S. Security Interests
March 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran
Sept. 12, 2012 Cochran Condemns Attack on U.S. Consulate in Libya
July 30, 2012 Lawmakers Say New Navy Contract Boosts Mississippi's Role in Strengthening U.S. Naval Forces
May 23, 2012 Cochran: Need to Reconcile Reliance on Guard & Reserve with Proposed Budget Reductions, Restructuring
April 19, 2012 Cochran Seeks Balance Between United States Security and Fiscal Discipline
March 9, 2012 Cochran, Wicker, Palazzo Praise Progress on Amphibious Assault Ship to be Built in Mississippi
July 7, 2011 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States
June 30, 2011 Senate Approves Cochran Resolution Honoring Retired Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen
June 30, 2011 Statement of Sen. Thad Cochran
June 14, 2011 Missippi Lawmakers Elated With Air Force Notice to Begin Immediate Actions to Bring New Mission to Key Field
Dec. 21, 2010 Treaty with Russia on Measures for Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms--Resumed
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