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Bruce Braley's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Bruce Braley
Office: U.S. House (IA) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carolyn; 3 Children: Lisa, David, Paul
Birth Date: 10/30/1957
Birth Place: Grinnell
Home City: Waterloo, IA
Date Title
April 3, 2014 Opposition to National Guard Spending Cuts
March 4, 2014 Braley: I Need Your Help to Prevent Cuts to the Iowa National Guard
Feb. 24, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Department of Defense
Aug. 28, 2013 Politico - Anti-War Democrats Speak Up on Syria
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
April 23, 2013 Letter to Honorable Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
March 18, 2013 Braley Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Require True Accounting of Iraq, Afghanistan War Costs
March 6, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013
Jan. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: Release Benghazi Video
Jan. 17, 2013 Braley Presses Pentagon on Ending Breakfast for Troops Serving in Afghanistan
Sept. 12, 2012 Braley Statement on Death of American Personnel in Libya
July 19, 2012 Braley Statement on Defense Appropriations Bill
May 16, 2012 Hearing of the Economic Opportunity Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Examining Executive Order #13607 and Its Impact on Schools and Veterans
May 2, 2012 Braley Statement on US-Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Agreement
April 27, 2012 Letter to Chairman McKeon, Chairman Young, Ranking Member Smith, and Ranking Member Dicks
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Dec. 15, 2011 House Passes Defense Bill with Braley Provisions Strengthening Protections for Sexual Assault Victims in Military
Dec. 15, 2011 Braley Statement on the End of the War in Iraq
Oct. 21, 2011 Braley Statement on Obama Announcing the End of US Involvement in Iraq
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
July 20, 2011 Braley Statement on Afghan IG Report
June 23, 2011 Braley Statement on President Obama's Afghanistan Speech
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
June 3, 2011 Braley Statement on Libya Resolutions
May 26, 2011 Braley Calls for Immediate Withdrawal of U.S. Combat Troops from Afghanistan
May 25, 2011 Braley "True Cost of War" Amendment Passes House
April 14, 2011 Braley Statement on 2011 Spending Bill
April 13, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Barack Obama, President, The United States of America
March 30, 2011 Braley Statement on Clinton, Gates Congressional Libya Briefing
March 29, 2011 Braley Responds to President's Speech on Libya
March 24, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
March 9, 2011 Braley Fights to Expose True Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan Wars
March 7, 2011 Braley Travels to Afghanistan
Feb. 24, 2011 Braley Praises Air Force Contract for Boeing
Oct. 30, 2010 Braley Announces Respite Leave Update
July 27, 2010 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010
May 31, 2010 Braley Statement on Memorial Day
May 27, 2010 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
Dec. 21, 2009 Waterloo Courier - Braley Visits Iraq, Says Withdrawal On Schedule
Dec. 2, 2009 Braley Statement On President Obama's Speech
July 1, 2009 Braley Statement on Passage of Afghanistan Supplemental Including "Cash for Clunkers" Program
June 25, 2009 Braley Effort to Fix Troop Pay Problem Included in House-Passed Defense Bill
June 4, 2009 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Commercial Sales of Military Technologies
May 30, 2009 Braley Supports Afghanistan Supplemental Funding Bill
Sept. 19, 2008 Letter to Carl Levin and John McCain, Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Ike Skelton and Duncan Hunter, Chair and Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, Re: Include PDMRA Benefits in Defense Authorization
Sept. 17, 2008 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Sept. 10, 2008 House Passes Braley's Bill to Help Tortured American Veterans Pursue Justice
May 22, 2008 Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for FIscal Year 2009
May 20, 2008 Braley Introduces Amendments to Help Tortured American Vets, Estimate the True Costs of Iraq War Defense Authorization Bill Being Considered by Congress this Week
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