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Rick Larsen's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Richard 'Rick' Ray Larsen
Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Tiia; 2 Children: Robert, Per
Birth Date: 06/15/1965
Birth Place: Arlington, WA
Home City: Lake Stevens, WA
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: Iraq
Aug. 6, 2014 ICYMI: "The United States Needs to Turn its Attention to the Arctic Ocean"
Aug. 1, 2014 Larsen Votes to Support Funding for Israel's Iron Dome
July 23, 2014 Less Talk, More Action Needed on U.S. Arctic Policy
July 16, 2014 Larsen: New Arctic Representative is Good News For U.S. Arctic Policy
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 26, 2014 Larsen Statement on Ukrainian Presidential Election
May 20, 2014 Larsen: China Must Play Fair
April 30, 2014 Sensenbrenner and Larsen Introduce Bill to Establish Arctic Ambassador
Jan. 20, 2014 U.S. is Eager to Secure Bae's Return Home
Jan. 7, 2014 Rodman's Statement on Kenneth Bae Insensitive and Counterproductive
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Mary Landrieu, Dan Coats - Misstep May Benefit Middle East Airlines at U.S. Airlines Expense, Wants Correction
Dec. 6, 2013 Larsen Reiterates Call for Kenneth Bae's Release from North Korea
Aug. 30, 2013 Larsen Statement on North Korea's Course Reversal on Kenneth Bae
Aug. 27, 2013 Larsen Statement on State Department's Effort to Secure Release of Lynnwood Man from North Korea
June 18, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - India Intellectual Property
May 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim
May 13, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Call for State Department to Address Plight of Chen Gunangcheng & Family
April 25, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Abandon Cross-Border Fee Proposal
Oct. 31, 2012 Letter to Ministers Suswono and Wirjawan
May 30, 2012 Larsen Applauds Presidential Signature on Bill to Expand the Job-Creating Export-Import Bank
May 18, 2012 Larsen Votes Against Defense Bill that Sets Irresponsible Defense Strategy
May 4, 2012 Letter to His Excellency Zhang Yesui, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the United States
March 12, 2012 Politico - Afghan Slayings Don't Change War Debate on Hill
March 11, 2012 Larsen Statement on Incident in Afghanistan
Nov. 12, 2011 Larsen Statement on President's Asia-Pacific Trip and the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Sept. 2, 2011 Larsen Urges Negotiation for Middle East Peace, Opposes UN Vote
July 22, 2011 Larsen Statement on Bombing in Norway
June 21, 2011 Blog: Larsen: It is Time for a Change in Afghanistan
May 26, 2011 House Unanimously Adopts Larsen Amendment to Establish a Global Contingency Security Fund
March 10, 2011 Letter to Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman - Homegrown Terrorism
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
March 9, 2011 Larsen Applauds President for Nominating Secretary Locke to Be Ambassador to China
March 8, 2011 Larsen Applauds Reports That Secretary Locke Will Be Appointed Ambassador to China
Feb. 11, 2011 Larsen Statement on Mubarak Stepping Down
Jan. 30, 2011 Larsen Statement on Ongoing Protests in Egypt
Jan. 20, 2011 Larsen Statement on Hu's visit with Members of Congress
Jan. 19, 2011 Larsen Applauds Deal with China that Will Bring Jobs to Everett
Jan. 18, 2011 Larsen Statement on Chinese President Hu's Visit to the United States
Dec. 3, 2010 Condemning North Korea for Attack Against South Korea
Nov. 23, 2010 Larsen Statement on North Korea's Artillery Attack Against South Korean Island
Nov. 16, 2010 Larsen Statement on U.S. Transition Strategy in Afghanistan
Sept. 24, 2010 Larsen: China Must Move Faster to Reform its Currency Policy
June 30, 2010 Larsen Statement on Final WTO Ruling on Illegal Subsidies for Airbus
June 28, 2010 Conference Report on H.R. 2194, Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010
May 28, 2010 Larsen Votes for Defense Bill to Raise Military Pay, Support Troops and Families, Strengthen National Security
May 25, 2010 Expressing Sympathy to Families of South Korean Seamen Killed by North Korea
May 21, 2010 Larsen Statement on Strategic and Economic Dialogue
May 19, 2010 Larsen Cosponsors Amendment to Level Playing Field for Boeing in Tanker Competition
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