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Jan Schakowsky's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Janice 'Jan' D. Schakowsky
Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Robert Creamer; 2 Children: Ian, Mary; 1 Stepchild: Lauren
Birth Date: 05/26/1944
Birth Place: Chicago, IL
Home City: Evanston, IL
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Israel
June 30, 2014 Statement on Tragic Deaths of Kidnapped Israeli Teenagers
June 30, 2014 Letter to Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh - Regarding Unfair Labor Practices and Anti-Union Violence
June 19, 2014 Statement on the abduction of three Israeli teenagers
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 More Than 100 Members of Congress Urge Action on Human Rights in Honduras
May 22, 2014 Letter to Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary - Concern Over Nazi Occupation Monument in Hungary
April 18, 2014 Schakowsky Statement on Reports that Jews were told to 'Register' in Ukraine
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
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
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 Rabbinic Statement: "Step by Step Toward Shalom with Iran"
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
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
Nov. 24, 2013 Statement on President Obama's Announcement on the First Step Agreement on Iran's Nuclear Program
Nov. 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Armenian Orphan Rug is a Cherished Symbol of Armenian Resilience, A Symbol Worthy of the Smithsonian
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Scott Blackmun, CEO, United States Olympic Committee - Ensure Safety of Americans During Winter Olympics
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Speak Boehner, Majority Leader Cantor, and Minority Leader Pelosi - Support of Polish Visa Waiver Program
Sept. 17, 2013 Providing for Establishment of Special Envoy
Aug. 31, 2013 Rep. Schakowsky's Response to President Obama's Statement on Syria
Aug. 23, 2013 Letter to President Salva Kiir Mayardit, Republic of South Sudan - Concern with Ongoing Events in South Sudan
Aug. 14, 2013 Letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh - Reject Harmful Changes To Grameen Bank
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union - Hezbollah Organization Designation
July 31, 2013 Schakowsky, Johnson, Honda and Tsongas Reintroduce the Women, Peace, and Security Act
July 26, 2013 Letter to President Abdullah Gul, Republic of Turkey - Condemn Anti-Semitic Statements by Turkish Officials
July 18, 2013 Congressman Dan Kildee Urges U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Act Swiftly on the Release of Former Marine and Flint Native Held Captive in Iran
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
May 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim
May 20, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - United States-India Homeland Security
April 30, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cuba Travel Policy
April 28, 2013 ABC "This Week With George Stephanopoulos" - Chemical Weapons in Syria and the Boston Bombing Investigation
April 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Prioritize Human Rights in Mexico
April 15, 2013 In Honor of Israel's 65th Independence Day
March 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew - Iran Sanctions
March 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Concerns About Japan's Possible Entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership
March 12, 2013 Letter to His Excellency V.B. Rybak - Reject Anti-LGBT Legislation
Feb. 14, 2013 Science Diplomacy in the Middle East
Dec. 20, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on National Defense Authorization Act Conference Report
Nov. 29, 2012 The Progressive Caucus
Nov. 16, 2012 House Dem Women Release Statement In Support of Amb. Susan Rice
Nov. 15, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on Gaza Rocket Fire
Sept. 12, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on H.R. 5949, FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act
Aug. 29, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on Iranian President's Remarks on Israel
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