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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
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 Hearing of the Department of State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee - Assistance For Jordan And Lebanon And Refugee Relief, Related To The Civil War In Syria
Dec. 10, 2013 Senate Confirms Millett To The D.C. Circuit Court
Dec. 9, 2013 Extending the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan - Protect Women in the Afghan National Police
Dec. 5, 2013 Comments Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt., President Pro Tempore Of The Senate) On The Death Of Nelson Mandela
Dec. 5, 2013 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On House Passage Of Legislation To Combat Patent Trolls
Dec. 5, 2013 Senator Patrick Leahy Keynote Address Human Rights First Summit the Newseum
Dec. 4, 2013 Comments of Senator Patrick Leahy On Secretary Hagel's Commitment To Facilitate Equal Access To Benefits For Same-Sex Partners In The National Guard
Dec. 3, 2013 Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Shumlin -- On AF's Selection Of Burlington For F-35 Basing
Nov. 25, 2013 Comments Of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Interim Nuclear Agreement With Iran
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Calling For Changes to FDA Proposed Rules
Nov. 22, 2013 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Urge Rewrite Of Food Safety Rules
Nov. 21, 2013 Markey: New NRC Policy Restricts Congressional Oversight, Undermines Transparency
Nov. 21, 2013 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On Sexual Assault in the U.S. Military
Nov. 21, 2013 National Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week
Nov. 20, 2013 Resolutions Submitted Today
Nov. 20, 2013 Budgetary Impacts
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Grant Temporary Protected Status to Filipinos in Wake of Devastating Typhoon
Nov. 19, 2013 Attack on Pro-Busqueda
Nov. 19, 2013 Patent Transparency and Improvements Act
Nov. 18, 2013 Executive Session
Nov. 18, 2013 Leahy & Lee Introduce Legislation To Protect Innovators Against Patent Lawsuit Abuse
Nov. 18, 2013 PATENT TROLLS: Leahy Introduces Bipartisan Bill To Protect VT Businesses From Patent Lawsuit Abuse
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. 14, 2013 Guantanamo Bay
Nov. 14, 2013 FY 2014 Budget Process
Nov. 14, 2013 African Wildlife Poaching Crisis
Nov. 13, 2013 Native American Heritage Month
Nov. 13, 2013 Statements On Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Nov. 13, 2013 Nomination of Patricia M. Wald
Nov. 13, 2013 Portman, Leahy Introduce Legislation To Support Ex-Offenders & Reduce Crime
Nov. 12, 2013 Executive Session
Nov. 10, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Nov. 8, 2013 SJC To Begin Consideration Of Legislation To Address The Nation's Burgeoning Prison Population
Nov. 8, 2013 Leahy Leads Coalition of Lawmakers in Welcoming the FDA's Release of Proposed Rules To Protect Consumers Using Generic Drugs
Nov. 7, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013
Nov. 6, 2013 Drug Quality and Security and Act
Nov. 6, 2013 NSA Oversight and Accountability
Nov. 6, 2013 Guest Column By Senator Patrick Leahy: Another Successful Vermont Drug Take Back Day
Nov. 6, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013
Nov. 5, 2013 Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act
Nov. 5, 2013 Implementing Budgetary Savings and Efficiencies
Nov. 5, 2013 Burlington Free Press - Low-income Vermonters Get $18.5M in heating funds
Nov. 4, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy Announce Changes To FCI Danbury Transfer
Nov. 4, 2013 Executive Session
Nov. 4, 2013 Addison County Independent - New Farm Bill Has Glimmer of Hope
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