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Thomas Vilsack's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' James Vilsack
Office: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/20/2009
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Christie; 2 Children: Jess, Doug
Birth Date: 12/13/1950
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA
Home City: Mt. Pleasant, IA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
June 17, 2014 Hong Kong Market Reopens for U.S. Beef
May 19, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Highlights Recent Trade Breakthroughs with Mexico
March 11, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to lead U.S. Delegation at the G-8 International Conference on Open Data for Agriculture
Jan. 28, 2013 U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announce Agreement to Further Open Japan's Market to U.S. Beef
Oct. 22, 2010 USDA and DOD Announce Support for Infrastructure Improvements at the Port Authority of Guam
Sept. 8, 2010 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Recognizes Work of USDA Experts Who Served in Afghanistan and Iraq
June 24, 2010 United States, Russia Reach Agreement to Resume Poultry Exports to Russia
June 7, 2010 First USDA Agribusiness Trade Mission to Iraq Arrives in Baghdad
April 6, 2010 U.S., Brazil Agree Upon Path Toward Negotiated Solution of Cotton Dispute Would Avoid Imposition of Countermeasures Against U.S. Exports, U.S. Intellectual Property Rights
March 5, 2010 U.S. and Russia Agree on Reopening Russian Pork Market to U.S.
Oct. 8, 2009 USDA Assists American Samoans Following The Tsunami
Feb. 20, 2007 IowaPolitics.com: Vilsack's Stance On Iraq, TV Appearances Pique Madison County Interest
Feb. 19, 2007 CNN The Situation Room-Transcript
Feb. 10, 2007 Congress Must Act On Iraq
Feb. 3, 2007 '08 Contender On Iraq: 'Cut Off Funding'
Jan. 20, 2007 Vilsack: U.S. Must Realign Its Funding Priorities
Jan. 9, 2007 IowaPolitics.com: Vilsack Calls on Legislators to Oppose 'Escalation' of War In Iraq
Dec. 21, 2006 Exclusive Interview: I'm Tom Vilsack! Who the Hell Are You
Dec. 18, 2006 Gov. Vilsack's Letter to Sen. John McCain on the Iraq War:
Dec. 1, 2006 Vilsack Criticizes McCain on Iraq
April 19, 2006 Statement by Governor Vilsack On Visiting Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan
April 17, 2006 Governor Vilsack Meets with Iowa Soldiers Serving in Afghanistan
April 16, 2006 Thoughts From Governor Vilsack During His Trip That he Wanted to Share With Iowans
Dec. 7, 2005 Governor and Lt. Governor's Human Rights Day Message
March 19, 2004 Statement by Governor Vilsack
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