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Patrick Leahy's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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: Working to Create Jobs and Promote Vermont Businesses
July 14, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Senate Resolutions
July 8, 2014 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On A Step Toward A Landmine Ban
July 8, 2014 Landmines
June 27, 2014 Reaction Of Senator Patrick Leahy To The White House Announcement Of Changes To U.S. Landmine Policy
June 24, 2014 Mine Ban Treaty
June 17, 2014 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On the Capture of Ahmed Abu Khattala
May 9, 2014 Senators Express Concerns over Maritime Dispute in South China Sea, Call Chinese Actions "Troubling"
May 8, 2014 Manchin Cosponsors Legislation to Launch Army Force Structure Commission
May 7, 2014 National Commission on the Future of the Army Act
May 6, 2014 Leahy, Graham Introduce Bill To Launch Commission To Evaluate Army Budget Changes Proposed By The Administration
May 6, 2014 Markey Joins Leahy, Graham to Introduce Bill To Launch Commission To Evaluate Army Budget Changes Proposed By The Administration
April 9, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed
March 27, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
Feb. 5, 2014 Leahy Praises Work And Findings Of National Commission On The Structure Of The Air Force
Jan. 31, 2014 Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy On Vermont Site No Longer Considered For East Coast Missile Defense Site
Jan. 14, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Dec. 20, 2013 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Target Data Breach
Dec. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014--Continued
Dec. 18, 2013 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On the Release of Recommendations by the President's Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies
Dec. 18, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013
Dec. 5, 2013 Senator Patrick Leahy Keynote Address Human Rights First Summit the Newseum
Dec. 3, 2013 Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Shumlin -- On AF's Selection Of Burlington For F-35 Basing
Nov. 10, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Sept. 30, 2013 Syria
Sept. 12, 2013 Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy On Announcement That Camp Ethan Allen Is One Of Five Candidate Sites For A Ground-Based Midcourse Interceptor
Sept. 10, 2013 Comments Of Senator Patrick Leahy On Developments Concerning Syria
Sept. 5, 2013 Further Comments Of Senator Leahy On The Senate's Upcoming Debate On Syria's Use Of Chemical Weapons
Aug. 13, 2013 Statement At GE Aviation Rutland
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Accountability Over Security Leaks
July 25, 2013 Full Committee Summary: FY14 State, Foreign Operations Bill
July 24, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "Closing Guantanamo: The National Security, Fiscal, and Human Rights Implications"
July 24, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Closing Guantanamo Bay
July 17, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - End Use of Unreliable Cluster Munitions
May 31, 2013 Joint Statement On The Air Force's Revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement On F-35 Basing
May 5, 2013 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript - Syria and Foreign Affairs
March 20, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013
March 19, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 - Continued
Feb. 28, 2013 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Sequestration's Devastating Impacts on Vermont Senate Floor Thursday, February 28, 2013
Feb. 28, 2013 American Family Economic Protection Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
Feb. 28, 2013 Feinstein, Leahy, McGovern Introduce Bill To Restrict Use of Cluster Munitions
Feb. 14, 2013 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On The Nomination Of Chuck Hagel To Be Secretary of Defense
Feb. 13, 2013 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy On Obama Administration's Cybersecurity Executive Order
Feb. 12, 2013 Comments Of Senator Patrick Leahy On The President's State Of The Union Message
Feb. 4, 2013 Embassy Security Funds Transfer Act of 2013
Jan. 17, 2013 Leahy Meets With Hagel -- Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy After His Meeting With Former Senator Chuck Hagel On His Nomination To Be Secretary Of Defense
Jan. 7, 2013 Comments Of Senator Patrick Leahy On The President's Intention To Nominate Former Senator Chuck Hagel To Be Secretary Of Defense
Jan. 3, 2013 Leahy: General Electric Of Rutland Gains $8 Million Navy Contract
Dec. 28, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act - Continued
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