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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: James 'Jim' P. McGovern
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Potential, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lisa; 2 Children: Patrick, Molly
Birth Date: 11/20/1959
Birth Place: Worcester, MA
Home City: Worcester, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Defense (Afghanistan and Iraq)
Issue Position: Foreign Policy
Issue Position: Iraq and Afghanistan
Aug. 21, 2014 US Rep Jim McGovern Issues Statement on Refusal of Bahraini Government to Grant Him Access to Bahrain
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
July 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Vietnam Must End Human Rights Abuses Before Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership
July 25, 2014 Removing United States Armed Forces From Iraq
July 21, 2014 U.S. Representative Jim McGovern Joins Tibetan Community to Announce Introduction of HR 4851: Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act
July 18, 2014 Letter to Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, King of the Amiri Court in Riffa Place - Expulsion of Tom Malinowski
July 17, 2014 Iraq Privileged Resolution
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 11, 2014 Congress Has the Responsibility to Act on Iraq Now
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
July 1, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - House Democrats Urge State Department to Stop Conditioning MCC Compact on El Salvador's Seed Purchase Program
June 18, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4870, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015, and Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 3230, Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act
June 12, 2014 Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act
June 12, 2014 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern Introduces New Bill on Tibet
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 28, 2014 Urging China to Respect the Freedom of Assembly, Expression, and Religion and All Fundamental Human Rights and the Rule of Law
May 28, 2014 Venezuelan Human Rights and Democracy Protection Act
May 26, 2014 Statement by U.S. Representative James P. McGovern on the Release of Nabeel Rajab
May 8, 2014 Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Co-Chairmen Express Outrage Over Boko Haram Kidnappings in Nigeria
May 7, 2014 Urging Burma to End Persecution of Rohingya People
May 5, 2014 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern Meets with Members of Pussy Riot
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer
April 7, 2014 Colombian Workers Continue to Face Widespread Violence, Human Rights Violations, Members of Congress Hear From New Report
April 4, 2014 Remarks by Congressman McGovern at Surviving the Peace: Landmines, Mortars and Munitions 25 Years of Humanitarian Mine Action
March 28, 2014 Statement of U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-02) on the Situation in Kessab
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 26, 2014 70 Representatives Urge President to Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 14, 2014 Statement by Rep. McGovern on the recent election in El Salvador
March 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Russian Officials be Added to Magnitsky List
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Kerry. Secretary of State of the United States -Urge Administration To Support Syria Study Group
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Dec. 23, 2013 US Rep. Jim McGovern on Today's State Department Report on the Magnitsky Law
Dec. 18, 2013 Rep. James P. McGovern Statement on Colombia
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Dec. 10, 2013 Reps. Schakowsky, Farr and McGovern Joint Statement on the Honduran Elections
Dec. 3, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, US Secretary of State - Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act
Nov. 25, 2013 Rep. Jim McGovern Calls on Bahrain to Grant Early Release of Nabeel Rajab
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan
Nov. 18, 2013 End Persecution of Burma's Rohingya People and Other Ethnic an Religious Minorities
Nov. 6, 2013 Statement of U.S. Rep. McGovern on Colombia
Oct. 24, 2013 Rep. McGovern's Opening Statement at the Lantos Human Rights Commission's Hearing on Creating Peace and Finding Justice in Colombia
Sept. 20, 2013 Rep. Jim McGovern sends letter to President Obama regarding Sudanese President Basir's reported visit to UN General Assembly
Aug. 26, 2013 McGovern Statement on Reported Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria
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