Senator Patrick J. Leahy's Public Statements


Full Name: Patrick J. Leahy
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Sr, Democratic
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
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Issue Position: First Responders: Protecting The Homeland Issue Position: Working for the Rights of Every American Issue Position: Working for Intellectual Property Rights Issue Position: Farmers and Agriculture Issue Position: Working to Protect Vermont's Agricultural Traditions Issue Position: Housing Issue Position: Working for Internet Security Issue Position: Nutrition Issue Position: Working to Keep Vermont Safe - Vermonters in Uniform Issue Position: Working to Create Jobs and Promote Vermont Businesses Issue Position: Working to Protect Vermont's Natural Treasures Issue Position: Working for Vermonters' Healthcare Issue Position: Working to Extend America's Leadership Around the Globe Issue Position: Working to Support Vermont's Next Generation Issue Position: Foreign Policy Issue Position: Protecting the Internet Issue Position: Working to Protect the Constitution and the Rule of Law Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: The Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Issue Position: Gasoline Prices Issue Position: Vermont National Guard Issue Position: Innocence Protection Act Issue Position: Education 8/15/14 Leahy Comments On Protests In Ferguson, Missouri 8/14/14 Letter to Senator Mikulski, Senator Shelby, Senator Udall, and Senator Johanns - Stop Postal Service Cuts 8/13/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Reaching Beyond The Beltway For Feedback On Net Neutrality 8/09/14 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On Limited Airstrikes In Iraq 8/07/14 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On the Ceasefire in Gaza 8/04/14 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt., Chairman of the Appropriations subcommittee that funds the State Department and U.S. Foreign Aid Programs), On AP Report About A USAID Program In Cuba 8/01/14 Statement By Senator Patrick Leahy On The Crisis in Gaza 8/01/14 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On The US-Africa Summit 7/31/14 Crisis in Gaza 7/31/14 Justice for All Reauthorization Act 7/31/14 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014 -- Motion to Proceed 7/31/14 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Judicial Nominations 7/31/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Clarity Over the Clean Water Act 7/31/14 Leahy's USA FREEDOM Act Gains Early Support And Praise 7/31/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit an Opportunity to Advance LGBT Rights 7/31/14 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On CIA Confirmation of Searching Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Computers 7/31/14 US-Africa Summit 7/31/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 7/30/14 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - VAWA Next Steps: Protecting Women From Gun Violence 7/30/14 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On A Short-Term Extension Of The Highway Trust Fund 7/29/14 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 7/29/14 Nomination of Robert Alan McDonald to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs 7/29/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Senate Resolutions 7/25/14 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Rutland Area Airport Nets $8.1 Million Grant For Safety Improvements 7/25/14 Leahy And Other Leaders Of Senate and House Judiciary Committees Hail Final Congressional Action On Pro-Consumer Cell Phone Legislation 7/25/14 Leahy: Vermont Nets $6.8 M. In Homeland Security Preparedness Grants 7/24/14 Bring Jobs Home Act -- Motion to Proceed