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Patrick Leahy's Public Statements on Issue: Campaign Finance and Elections

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
July 10, 2014 Leahy Steers Constitutional Amdt. On Campaign Finance/Citizens United To 10-8 Judiciary Committee Approval
June 16, 2014 Leahy Announces June 25 Hearing On The Voting Rights Amendment Act
May 15, 2014 Leahy Announces June 3 Hearing On Constitutional Amendment To Rein In Massive Campaign Spending
April 30, 2014 Supreme Court Decisions
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Set Clear Rules for Political Activity by Dark Money Groups
Jan. 16, 2014 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On the Introduction of the 2014 Voting Rights Act Amendment
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Disclosure of Corporate Political Spending Should be Part of 2014 Agenda
Nov. 13, 2013 Native American Heritage Month
July 31, 2013 Voting Rights Act
July 17, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee -
July 10, 2013 Leahy Announces July 17 Hearing On The Voting Rights Act
June 25, 2013 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Supreme Court Decision Shelby County v. Holder
April 9, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "Current Issues in Campaign Finance Law Enforcement"
April 9, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "Current Issues in Campaign Finance Law Enforcement"
Dec. 19, 2012 Judiciary Holds Hearing On Voting Rights Act And The 2012 Elections
Oct. 4, 2012 Wave Of Anti-Voter State Laws Detailed by GAO
Sept. 12, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - The Citizens United Court and the Continuing Importance of the Voting Rights Act
Sept. 12, 2012 Leahy Chairs Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing Reviewing the Citizens United Court and the Continuing Importance of the Voting Rights Act
July 24, 2012 Hearing of the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "Taking Back Our Democracy: Responding to Citizens United and the Rise of Super PACs"
July 24, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - On Citizens United and Super PACs
July 17, 2012 Disclose Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
June 26, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "Prohibiting the Use of Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Tactics in Federal Elections: S.1994"
May 10, 2012 Leahy: SJC Will Hold Hearing On Citizens United Constitutional Amendment Proposals
Jan. 26, 2012 Citizens United
Jan. 19, 2012 Letter to Chairwoman Schapiro, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Sept. 8, 2011 Hearing of the The Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "New State Voting Laws: Barriers To The Ballot?"
June 27, 2011 Comment On Supreme Court Decision In Arizona Free Enterprise Club's Freedom Club PAC v. Bennett, Secretary Of State Of Arizona
April 12, 2011 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Fair Elections Now Act
Dec. 10, 2010 Leahy Calls For Freeze Of Funds To Haiti's Central Government And Of Travel Visas For The Government's Leaders Who Are "Trying To Subvert The Will Of The People'
Sept. 22, 2010 The Disclose Act
July 27, 2010 Disclose Act--Motion to Proceed
April 26, 2010 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy On Introduction Of The Democracy Is Strengthened By Casting Light On Spending In Elections Act
June 22, 2009 Reaction of Senator Patrick Leahy, Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, To The Supreme Court's Decision On Section 5 Of The Voting Rights Act
Feb. 25, 2009 District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009
Sept. 16, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Michael B. Mukasey, Attorney General
Sept. 9, 2008 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on "Protecting The Right to Vote: Oversight Of The Department Of Justice's Preparations For The 2008 General Election"
April 30, 2008 Senators Say McCain Eligible for Presidential Run
April 10, 2008 Senate Resolution 511--Recognizing that John Sidney McCain III, is a Natural Born Citizen
April 10, 2008 Senators: McCain Is A ‘Natural Born Citizen'
June 7, 2007 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on the "Prevention of Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation in Fe
Jan. 31, 2007 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
Oct. 20, 2006 Letter to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales
Jan. 6, 2005 Objection To Counting Of Ohio Electoral Votes
Jan. 6, 2005 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Counting Of Electoral Votes
Sept. 7, 2004 "Four Trials"
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