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Amy Klobuchar's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Amy Klobuchar
Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Sr, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: John; 1 Child: Abigail
Birth Date: 05/25/1960
Birth Place: Plymouth, MN
Home City: Minneapolis, MN
Religion: Congregationalist
Date Title
Nov. 8, 2013 After Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Urge U.S Army to Keep ROTC Program at NDSU Open, Army Announces Program Will Continue
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
May 10, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Take Action to Strengthen Sexual Assault Prevention Programs in the Military
May 9, 2013 At White House Meeting, Klobuchar Highlights Need for Action to Combat Military Sexual Assault
May 7, 2013 Klobuchar: New Report Showing Increased Sexual Assault in the Military Highlights Need for Action
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Jan. 23, 2013 Klobuchar Statement on Pentagon's Decision to Lift Ban on Women in Comba
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iran
Sept. 27, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
July 26, 2012 FAA Sunsets Extension Act
May 17, 2012 The Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act--Motion to Proceed--Continued
May 17, 2012 Klobuchar's Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Minnesota Soldiers Receive Full Benefits Passes Senate, Headed to President's Desk to be Signed into Law
April 25, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense
April 17, 2012 Klobuchar Statement on Department of Defense's New Rules for Combating Sexual Assault in the Military
March 18, 2012 Brainerd Dispatch - Ceremony Honors Soldiers Who Risked their Lives to Save Others
March 1, 2012 Wyden Leads Bipartisan Effort to Award Defense of Freedom Medals to Civilian Police Officers Killed in Wars
Feb. 15, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Feb. 9, 2012 Brown Leads Group of Senators on Legislation to Ensure That the U.S. Military Buys Steel Made in America--Not in China--For Armor Plates
Feb. 9, 2012 Klobuchar, Five Other Senators Introduce Legislation to Ensure that Defense Department Uses American- Made Steel for Military Vehicles
Dec. 29, 2011 President Signs Into Law Klobuchar-Collins Provisions Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault
Nov. 30, 2011 Sexual Assault in the Military
Oct. 22, 2011 Klobuchar Statement on Iraq Troop Withdrawal
Aug. 6, 2011 Duluth News Tribune - Klobuchar Continues Push for 148th Upgrade
June 22, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski, Chairwoman and The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
June 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
May 1, 2011 Klobuchar Statement on Death of Osama Bin Laden
April 12, 2011 Daunting Fiscal Challenges
March 28, 2011 Senators Klobuchar, Collins, Murkowski, McCaskill Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Assist Victims of Sexual Trauma in the Military
Dec. 18, 2010 Klobuchar Statement on Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy
Dec. 2, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense
April 15, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States
Feb. 23, 2010 Klobuchar: Greater Coordination Needed to Defend Against Cyber Threats
Jan. 20, 2010 Klobuchar to Question Government Officials about Security Failures Surrounding Northwest Flight 253
Dec. 18, 2009 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010
July 24, 2009 Klobuchar Leaves Mark on Defense Authorization Bill
July 15, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
July 14, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010--Continued
May 12, 2009 MSNBC Interview - Transcript
April 30, 2009 MSNBC Interview - Transcript
Feb. 13, 2009 Klobuchar Praises Minnesota National Guard Preparing for Departure to Iraq
Sept. 22, 2008 Klobuchar Denounces Flagrant Misuse of Taxpayer Dollars by Iraqi Government
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
Aug. 11, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense
July 31, 2008 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009--Motion to Proceed
July 9, 2008 Klobuchar Blasts Administration for Waste in Iraq and Reprisal Against Army Whistleblower
Jan. 22, 2008 Klobuchar Gives "Beyond the Yellow Ribbon'' a Place in Armed Forces Bill
Dec. 14, 2007 Klobuchar Gives "Beyond the Yellow Ribbon'' a Place in Armed Forces Bill
Nov. 1, 2007 Letter to the Honorable George W. Bush, President of the United States of America
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