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André Carson's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Full Name: André D. Carson
Office: U.S. House (IN) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 03/11/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 6, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mariama; 1 Child: Salimah
Birth Date: 10/16/1974
Birth Place: Indianapolis, IN
Home City: Center Township, IN
Religion: Islam
Date Title
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Iraq and Afghanistan
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Iraq & Afghanistan
Issue Position: Disaster Relief
Issue Position: Iraq and Afganistan
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
April 3, 2014 Hearing of the Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Disaster Mitigation: Reducing Costs and Saving Lives
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 28, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, House Appropriations Committee - Fund Non-Profit Security Grant Program
March 25, 2014 Congressman André Carson Addresses DFAS Concerns with Secretary of the Army McHugh
Jan. 28, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Indiana's Request for Already Budgeted Federal Assistane
Oct. 22, 2013 Shuster, Rahall, Barletta, Carson Introduce FEMA Reauthorization Act of 2013
Sept. 23, 2013 64 Members of Congress, Led by Congressman Dan Kildee, Call on Iran to Release Amir Hekmati As U.N. General Assembly Starts
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Department of Homeland Security Secretary - Urban Area Security Initiative Funding
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
Sept. 12, 2012 Congressman Carson's Statement Regarding the Attack on Americans in Benghazi
Sept. 11, 2012 Congressman Carson's Statement on the Anniversary of 9/11
June 1, 2012 Recognizing the Important Role that Local Broadcasters Play in Alerting the Public During Weather Emergencies
May 29, 2012 Letter to Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Mr. Edward DeMarco, Acting Director
March 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Request for Disaster Declaration for State of Indiana
Feb. 3, 2012 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Urban Area Security Initiative Program Funding
Sept. 21, 2011 Carson Statement on Tenth Anniversary of 9/11
May 2, 2011 Carson Statement on Osama Bin Laden
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
March 10, 2011 Letter to Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman - Homegrown Terrorism
March 8, 2011 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Feb. 18, 2011 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Discontinue FEMA's Use of "Without Levees" Analysis
Nov. 8, 2010 Letter to Mr. Frank J. Gaffney, Jr., Center for Security Policy
Aug. 24, 2010 Congressman Carson's Speech To VFW National Convention
Dec. 2, 2009 Carson's Statement On Last Night's Presidential Address On Afghanistan
Nov. 5, 2009 Carson Statement On Shooting At Fort Hood
Oct. 1, 2009 Commending Homeland Security Department Employees And Anti-Terrorism Partners
Sept. 16, 2009 Carson: Clean Energy Investment Critical To Our National Security And Financial Stability
Sept. 11, 2009 Carson's Statement Commemorating The Eighth Anniversary Of The September 11 Attacks
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Dec. 3, 2008 Carson On Obama National Security Team
Sept. 11, 2008 Expressing the Sense of the House of Representatives Regarding the Terrorist Attacks Launched Against the United States on September 11, 2001
Sept. 11, 2008 Carson Delivers Remarks on 9/11 Remembrance Resolution
Aug. 29, 2008 Carson Statement on Third Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Homeland Security
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: National Defense
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