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Patrick Leahy's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

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's Report To The Senate On Last Wk's VT Field Hg. On NET NEUTRALITY
July 10, 2014 Terrorism Insurance Program Authorization Act -- Motion to Proceed --
June 25, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Updating the Voting Rights Act in Response to Shelby County v. Holder
June 24, 2014 Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy, Chairman, State Department And Foreign Operations Subcommittee, On Aid To Egypt
June 12, 2014 Loving v. Virginia Anniversary
June 12, 2014 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee On the 47th Anniversary of Loving v. Virginia
June 5, 2014 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Government Surveillance And Senate Consideration Of The USA FREEDOM Act
May 21, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight Of The Federal Bureau Of Investigation
May 21, 2014 Brown V. Board of Education Anniversary
May 11, 2014 The Hill - House Clears Path for NSA Reform
April 3, 2014 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On The Senate Intelligence Committee's Torture Report
March 5, 2014 Venezuela
March 5, 2014 Freedom of Expression in Ecuador
Feb. 7, 2014 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Committee On The Judiciary, On The Administration's Move To Seek Court Approval For Searches of Phone Records
Feb. 4, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Privacy in the Digital Age: Preventing Data Breaches and Combating Cybercrime
Jan. 29, 2014 Privacy And Civil Liberties Oversight Board To Appear Before SJC Next Month
Jan. 29, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight Of The Department Of Justice
Jan. 23, 2014 Senator Patrick Leahy Comment On PCLOB Report
Jan. 19, 2014 FOX "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript: Reaction to President Obama's Remarks on the National Security Agency and Iran
Jan. 17, 2014 Comments Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Committee On The Judiciary, Following The President's National Security Speech
Jan. 16, 2014 Leahy, Sensenbrenner & Conyers Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Introduction Of Legislation To Restore The Voting Rights Act
Jan. 16, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
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. 14, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Report of the President's Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies
Jan. 8, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Jan. 8, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion to Proceed
Dec. 22, 2013 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: National Security Agency
Dec. 18, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013
Dec. 16, 2013 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On D.C. District Court Ruling On The NSA's Telephone Surveillance Program
Dec. 5, 2013 Senator Patrick Leahy Keynote Address Human Rights First Summit the Newseum
Dec. 5, 2013 Comments Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt., President Pro Tempore Of The Senate) On The Death Of Nelson Mandela
Nov. 14, 2013 Guantanamo Bay
Nov. 6, 2013 NSA Oversight and Accountability
Oct. 29, 2013 Statements On Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Oct. 29, 2013 Heller Joins Leahy to Protect Privacy Rights for Millions of Americans
Oct. 29, 2013 Leahy & Sensenbrenner Join To Introduce USA FREEDOM Act
Oct. 29, 2013 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Introduction of the USA FREEDOM Act of 2013
Oct. 28, 2013 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On the 27th Anniversary of the Enactment Of The Electronic Communications Privacy Act
Oct. 28, 2013 Recent Developments in Colombia
Oct. 2, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Continuing Oversight on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Inspector General Charles McCullough III, Director of National Intelligence - Surveillance Authorities
Sept. 17, 2013 Constitution Day
Sept. 12, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - The Free Flow of Information Act
Sept. 10, 2013 16th Street Church Bombing
Aug. 27, 2013 Blog: Our Turn to Give Life to The Dream
Aug. 21, 2013 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Committee On The Judiciary, On Release Of FISA Documents
Aug. 16, 2013 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy, Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Reports of Unauthorized Surveillance by the National Security Agency
Aug. 9, 2013 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Committee On The Judiciary, On Government Oversight Of Surveillance Authorities
July 31, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Hearing on "Strengthening Privacy Rights and National Security: Oversight of FISA Surveillance Programs"
July 31, 2013 Voting Rights Act
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