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Patrick Leahy's Public Statements on Issue: Judicial Branch

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 Protect the Constitution and the Rule of Law
July 17, 2014 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, On Unaccompanied Minors and the Growing Humanitarian Crisis at the Southern Border
July 16, 2014 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), On the "Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act"
July 16, 2014 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On The Nomination of Judge Ronnie White
July 16, 2014 Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014--Motion to Proceed
July 10, 2014 Leahy Steers Constitutional Amdt. On Campaign Finance/Citizens United To 10-8 Judiciary Committee Approval
July 10, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Executive Business Meeting
June 26, 2014 Executive Session
June 24, 2014 Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy On Senate Confirmation Of Geoffrey Crawford To The U.S. District Court In Vermont
June 23, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Crawford Nomination
June 23, 2014 Judicial Nominations
June 20, 2014 Cloture Filed On Vermont U.S. Court Nominee, Setting Up Likely Senate Confirmation Vote Next Week
June 19, 2014 SJC Approves 13 Judicial Nominees
June 17, 2014 Nomination
June 12, 2014 Leahy Steers Crawford Nomination Through Senate Judiciary Committee
June 12, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Executive Business Meeting
June 11, 2014 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Committee Consideration of Judicial Nominations
June 10, 2014 Executive Session
June 4, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Judicial Nominations
June 3, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Examining A Constitutional Amendment To Restore Democracy To The American People
April 10, 2014 Minimum Wage Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed
April 7, 2014 "Blue Slips' Help Make Constitutional "Advice and Consent' A Reality
Jan. 9, 2014 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On the Nomination of Robert Wilkins
Dec. 31, 2013 Comment Of SJC Chairman Leahy On Chief Justice Roberts' Year-End Report On The Federal Judiciary
Dec. 20, 2013 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Judicial Nominations in 2013
Dec. 20, 2013 Senate Republicans Block Nine Judicial Nominees From Confirmation
Dec. 20, 2013 Judicial Nomination in 2013
Dec. 18, 2013 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Republican Opposition To Judicial Confirmation Hearing On Consensus Nominees
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. 11, 2013 Executive Session
Dec. 11, 2013 Nomination of Patricia M. Wald to Be a Member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
Dec. 10, 2013 Executive Session
Dec. 10, 2013 Nomination of Cornelia T.L. Pillard to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia
Dec. 10, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - On the Nomination of Patricia Millett to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Dec. 10, 2013 Mississippi Realignment
Dec. 10, 2013 Senate Confirms Millett To The D.C. Circuit Court
Nov. 18, 2013 Executive Session
Nov. 18, 2013 The National Law Journal - Arguments of Convenience Block Judicial Appointments
Nov. 18, 2013 The National Law Journal - Leahy: Arguments of Convenience Block Judicial Appointments
Nov. 13, 2013 Nomination of Patricia M. Wald
Nov. 12, 2013 Executive Session
Nov. 4, 2013 Executive Session
Oct. 31, 2013 Nomination of Patricia Ann Millett to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia
Oct. 30, 2013 Executive Session
Oct. 14, 2013 Executive Session
Oct. 7, 2013 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On the Nominations of Colin Bruce and Sara Ellis
Sept. 24, 2013 Executive Session
Sept. 24, 2013 Senate Votes To Confirm Federal Circuit Court Nominee
Sept. 17, 2013 Executive Session
Sept. 11, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Judicial Nominations
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