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Robert Corker's Public Statements

Full Name: Robert 'Bob' Corker
Office: U.S. Senate (TN) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Elizabeth; 2 Children: Julia, Emily
Birth Date: 08/24/1952
Birth Place: Orangeburg, SC
Home City: Chattanooga, TN
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Improving Our Nation's Homeland Security
Issue Position: Improving Health Care in America
Issue Position: Fighting Crime
Issue Position: Protecting the Unborn
Issue Position: Increasing Energy Security
Issue Position: Protecting Your Right to Bear Arms
July 8, 2014 Corker: House Ways and Means Committee's Spending Plan is "Generational Theft"
July 4, 2014 Corker Honors Independence Day
June 30, 2014 Corker Statement on Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Send a Clear Message to Those Crossing the Border
June 26, 2014 Corker Applauds Unanimous Supreme Court Ruling on Unconstitutional Obama Appointments
June 25, 2014 In Case You Missed It: Senator Corker on CNBC's "Squak Box": It's Time to Pay for the Highway Trust Fund Without Throwing Future Generations Under the Bus
June 24, 2014 Menendez and Corker Legislation on Preventing International Child Abduction and Increasing Access to Electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa Passes Senate Foreign Relations Committee
June 24, 2014 Menendez and Corker Legislation on Preventing International Child Abduction and Increasing Access to Electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa Passes Senate Foreign Relations Committee
June 24, 2014 Corker Says "Americans Should Be Outraged" at Senate Finance Committee's Highway Spending Plan
June 19, 2014 Menendez, Corker Introduce International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act
June 19, 2014 Menendez, Corker, Coons, Isakson, Markey, Johanns Introduce Energize Africa Bill
June 18, 2014 Corker, Murphy Unveil Bipartisan Proposal to Shore Up Highway Trust Fund, Boost Economic Growth
June 14, 2014 Corker Calls for President Obama to Impose Tough Sanctions on Russia for Tanks Crossing into Ukraine
June 13, 2014 Corker Statement on Crisis in Iraq
June 12, 2014 Corker Applauds House VA Chairman Miller for Commitment to Improving and Paying for VA Bill
June 11, 2014 Corker Statement on Senate Veterans Bill
June 6, 2014 Corker Statement on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day
June 5, 2014 Corker: Assad Exploits Unfulfilled Chemical Weapons Agreement to Retain Power in Syria
June 5, 2014 Corker: Tennessee Families, Businesses Cannot Afford Additional Costly Washington Regulations
June 3, 2014 Senator Coons Introduces Bill to Reform and Modernize America's Food Aid Program
May 30, 2014 Corker Statement on Secretary Shinseki's Resignation
May 27, 2014 Corker Statement on Afghanistan Troop Level Announcement
May 26, 2014 Corker Concludes Visits to NATO Partners, Reemphasizes U.S. Commitment to Europe
May 26, 2014 Corker Concludes Visits to NATO Partners, Reemphasizes U.S. Commitment to Europe
May 25, 2014 Corker Statement on Ukrainian Presidential Election
May 24, 2014 Corker Visits U.S. Troops in Estonia, Reassures U.S. Commitment to NATO Ally
May 23, 2014 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman, and John McCain, Ranking Member, of the Investigation Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Immediate Senate Investigation of Veterans Affairs Scandal
May 23, 2014 Corker Statement in Honor of Memorial Day
May 22, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against al Qaeda
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 22, 2014 Corker Applauds Appropriations Committee Members for Standing Firm, Voting Against Budget Gimmicks
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations, and John McCain, Ranking Member of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations - Regarding Investigation into Veteran's Healthcare System
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
May 22, 2014 The Washington Post - Congress Should Update the 9/11 Law on the Use of Military Force
May 21, 2014 Corker: Our Nation's Veterans Deserve Answers and Accountability
May 16, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of the Department of Commerce - Update on Response to Memphis VA Patient Deaths
May 15, 2014 Corker Applauds Senate Banking Committee Passage of Housing Finance Reform Bill
May 15, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman, Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, Barbara Boxer, Chairman, and David Vitter, Ranking Member - Honor Spending Agreements, Re-Establish Self-Sustaining Highway Program
May 14, 2014 Obama Administration "Doesn't Appear to Be Doing Anything" to Prevent Russia from Disrupting May 25 Ukrainian Election
May 13, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - "Thorough, Open and Transparent" Veterans Affairs Investigation
May 12, 2014 Three Senior Republican Senators Introduce Legislation to Allow Songwriters to Receive Fair Pay
May 6, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Ukraine
May 5, 2014 CNN "The Lead" - Transcript: Russia's Meddling in Ukraine Meets President Obama's Threshold for Tougher Sanctions
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