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Patrick Leahy's Public Statements

Full Name: Patrick J. Leahy
Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Sr, Democratic President Pro Tempore
First Elected: 11/05/1974
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marcelle; 3 Children: Kevin, Alicia, Mark
Birth Date: 03/31/1940
Birth Place: Montpelier, VT
Home City: Middlesex, VT
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: First Responders: Protecting The Homeland
Issue Position: Working for the Rights of Every American
Issue Position: Working for Intellectual Property Rights
Issue Position: Farmers and Agriculture
Issue Position: Working to Protect Vermont's Agricultural Traditions
Issue Position: Housing
Issue Position: Working for Internet Security
Issue Position: Nutrition
Issue Position: Working to Keep Vermont Safe - Vermonters in Uniform
Issue Position: Working to Create Jobs and Promote Vermont Businesses
Issue Position: Working to Protect Vermont's Natural Treasures
Issue Position: Working for Vermonters' Healthcare
Issue Position: Working to Extend America's Leadership Around the Globe
Issue Position: Working to Support Vermont's Next Generation
Issue Position: Foreign Policy
Issue Position: Protecting the Internet
Issue Position: Working to Protect the Constitution and the Rule of Law
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: The Environment, Energy and Natural Resources
Issue Position: Gasoline Prices
Issue Position: Vermont National Guard
Issue Position: Innocence Protection Act
Issue Position: Education
Aug. 15, 2014 Leahy Comments On Protests In Ferguson, Missouri
Aug. 14, 2014 Letter to Senator Mikulski, Senator Shelby, Senator Udall, and Senator Johanns - Stop Postal Service Cuts
Aug. 13, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Reaching Beyond The Beltway For Feedback On Net Neutrality
Aug. 9, 2014 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On Limited Airstrikes In Iraq
Aug. 7, 2014 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On the Ceasefire in Gaza
Aug. 4, 2014 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt., Chairman of the Appropriations subcommittee that funds the State Department and U.S. Foreign Aid Programs), On AP Report About A USAID Program In Cuba
Aug. 1, 2014 Statement By Senator Patrick Leahy On The Crisis in Gaza
Aug. 1, 2014 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On The US-Africa Summit
July 31, 2014 Crisis in Gaza
July 31, 2014 Justice for All Reauthorization Act
July 31, 2014 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014 -- Motion to Proceed
July 31, 2014 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Judicial Nominations
July 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Clarity Over the Clean Water Act
July 31, 2014 Leahy's USA FREEDOM Act Gains Early Support And Praise
July 31, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit an Opportunity to Advance LGBT Rights
July 31, 2014 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On CIA Confirmation of Searching Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Computers
July 31, 2014 US-Africa Summit
July 31, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 30, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - VAWA Next Steps: Protecting Women From Gun Violence
July 30, 2014 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On A Short-Term Extension Of The Highway Trust Fund
July 29, 2014 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014
July 29, 2014 Nomination of Robert Alan McDonald to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs
July 29, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Senate Resolutions
July 25, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Rutland Area Airport Nets $8.1 Million Grant For Safety Improvements
July 25, 2014 Leahy And Other Leaders Of Senate and House Judiciary Committees Hail Final Congressional Action On Pro-Consumer Cell Phone Legislation
July 25, 2014 Leahy: Vermont Nets $6.8 M. In Homeland Security Preparedness Grants
July 24, 2014 Bring Jobs Home Act -- Motion to Proceed
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