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Vern Buchanan's Public Statements

Full Name: Vern Buchanan
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 16, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 16
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sandy; 2 Children: Matt, James
Birth Date: 05/08/1951
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Longboat Key, FL
Religion: Baptist
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Date Title
May 20, 2011 Buchanan Opposes Palestinian State Based on 1967 Borders
May 19, 2011 Buchanan Blasts New Foreign Aid Plan
May 16, 2011 U.S. Hits Debt Limit; Buchanan Calls for Action
May 13, 2011 Buchanan on Fox News, Calls for Review of All Foreign Aid
May 10, 2011 Letter to President Obama
May 9, 2011 Buchanan Slams Debt Relief Plan for Egypt
May 8, 2011 Buchanan Applauds Florida Legislature Passage of "Pill Mill' Bill
May 3, 2011 Buchanan Calls for Freeze in Aid to Pakistan
May 2, 2011 Rep. Buchanan Statement on Death of Osama bin Laden
April 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
April 19, 2011 Buchanan Lauds Panama Trade Deal
April 15, 2011 Buchanan Votes for $6 Trillion in Spending Cuts
April 6, 2011 Buchanan Statement on GOP 2012 Budget
April 5, 2011 Pill Mills Must Go
April 4, 2011 Buchanan Rips Bonuses at Deepwater Horizon
April 4, 2011 Buchanan Commends Military Tribunals Decision
April 1, 2011 Buchanan: Repeal "Sweet-heart Deals" in Health Care Law
March 31, 2011 Buchanan Honored for Pro-Jobs Record
March 30, 2011 Buchanan Introduces Senate Version of Balanced Budget Amendment
March 29, 2011 Buchanan Applauds Anti-Drug Initiative
March 14, 2011 Markey, Buchanan Intro "Pill Mill" Bill to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
March 3, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
March 1, 2011 Buchanan Supports $4 Billion in Budget Cuts
Feb. 28, 2011 Buchanan Holds Public Forum on Pill Mills
Feb. 20, 2011 Buchanan Votes for Historic Spending Cuts to Reduce Deficit
Feb. 14, 2011 Buchanan Presents Purple Heart to Sgt. Sullivan of Arcadia
Feb. 11, 2011 Military Tribunals for Terrorists Act
Feb. 9, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Inez Moore Tenenbaum, Consumer Product Safety Commission
Feb. 4, 2011 Buchanan Bill Says No to Cuba
Jan. 26, 2011 Buchanan Introduces "Military Tribunals for Terrorists" Act
Jan. 26, 2011 Safety of Our Shorelines
Jan. 21, 2011 Seeks Input on Jobs, Economy and Health Care
Jan. 21, 2011 Buchanan Bill Blocks Cuba from Drilling Off Florida Coast
Jan. 19, 2011 Letter to Secretary Vilsack
Jan. 19, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Jan. 12, 2011 Buchanan Bill Stops Congressional Pay Raise
Jan. 12, 2011 Congressman Buchanan Responds to Giffords Shooting
Jan. 12, 2011 Buchanan Introduces His First Bill of the 112th Congress
Jan. 12, 2011 Buchanan Named to Trade Subcommittee on Ways and Means
Dec. 16, 2010 Omnibus Spending
Dec. 16, 2010 Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
Dec. 9, 2010 Out-of-Control Spending
Dec. 9, 2010 Buchanan Helps Pass "Doc Fix"
Dec. 9, 2010 Buchanan Named To Powerful Ways And Means Committee
Dec. 8, 2010 Buchanan Votes Against Amnesty For Illegal Immigrants
Dec. 2, 2010 Pass a Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment
Dec. 2, 2010 Buchanan To Share Holiday Wishes With Wounded Soldiers
Dec. 1, 2010 Buchanan Calls for Balanced Budget Amendment to Control Spending
Nov. 30, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Eric Holder, United States Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Oct. 22, 2010 Buchanan Calls For Less Spending And Lower Taxes To Put Florida Families Back To Work
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