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Niki Tsongas' Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Nicola 'Niki' S. Tsongas
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 10/16/2007
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Widowed; 3 Children: Ashley, Katina, Molly
Birth Date: 04/26/1946
Birth Place: Chico, CA
Home City: Lowell, MA
Date Title
Issue Position: Iraq and Afghanistan
Issue Position: Iraq Conflict
Issue Position: National Defense & Iraq
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
April 10, 2014 Tsongas Statement on Afghan Elections
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Oct. 29, 2013 Tsongas Subcommittee Demands Progress on Protecting Gains for Afghan Women
July 31, 2013 Schakowsky, Johnson, Honda and Tsongas Reintroduce the Women, Peace, and Security Act
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
June 18, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - India Intellectual Property
May 24, 2013 Congresswoman Tsongas's eNewsletter - Spending Mother's Day Overseas with Military Moms
May 17, 2013 Lawrence Eagle Tribune - Tsongas: Women Can be Peacekeepers in Afghanistan
May 16, 2013 The Boston Globe - MA Congresswoman: Don't Trade Female Gains in Afghanistan for Peace Deal with Taliban
April 16, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry - Elections in Pakistan
Jan. 29, 2013 Statement on Confirmation of John Kerry for Secretary of State
Dec. 21, 2012 Tsongas Applauds President's Nomination of Senator John Kerry
Dec. 13, 2012 Congresswoman Tsongas Statement on Legislation to Protect Women in Afghanistan
Dec. 13, 2012 Motion to Instruct Conferees on HR 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Nov. 16, 2012 Congresswoman Tsongas Statement on President Obama's Trip to Cambodia
April 13, 2012 Tsongas Statement on the Cambodian New Year
Nov. 3, 2011 Kate Puzey Peace Corps Volunteer Protection Act of 2011
Oct. 20, 2011 Tsongas Statement of the of Death of Moammar Qaddafi
Sept. 22, 2011 Tsongas Statement Opposing Unilateral Palestinian UN Effort
Sept. 22, 2011 Tsongas Statement Opposing Unilateral Palestinian UN Effort
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
May 20, 2011 Afghanistan
Dec. 23, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - General David Petraeus to Testify
Nov. 23, 2010 Tsongas statement on yesterday's Cambodian Water Festival tragedy
July 27, 2010 Tsongas Votes to Oppose Supplemental War Funding Appropriations
July 1, 2010 Op-Ed - US Needs to Define Mission, Goals in Afghanistan
June 23, 2010 Tsongas Statement on President's Decision to Change Commanders in Afghanistan
May 20, 2010 Tsongas Applauds Approval of National Defense Authorization Act Which Provides Funding to Fight War on Terror; Protect Homeland and Servicemembers
Feb. 26, 2010 Tsongas Supports Legislation To Give Intelligence Community Needed Tools To Keep America Safe
Dec. 17, 2009 Language Authored By Reps. Mcgovern And Tsongas To Assist Iraqi Immigrants Approved By House
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
May 21, 2009 Tsongas Introduces Legislation to Improve Body Armor for Service Members
May 13, 2009 Hearing Of The House Armed Services Committee - Department Of Defense Budget Request For Fiscal Year 2010
April 14, 2009 Tsongas Leads Congressional Delegation to Iraq and Afghanistan; Visits Troops and Military Leaders and Discusses Security Conditions, Strategy
Jan. 7, 2009 Tsonga's Statement on the Situation in Gaza
May 15, 2008 Tsongas' Statement on the Iraq and Afghanistan War Supplemental Appropriations Bill
April 22, 2008 Recognizing the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of the Modern State of Israel
April 11, 2008 Congresswoman Tsongas Responds to District Needs; Releases Federal Funding Requests for Projects in the Fifth District
April 9, 2008 Tsongas to Question Petraeus and Crocker About the Tactics U.S. Should Employ to Encourage Iraqis to Take Greater Control of their Country
Feb. 26, 2008 Tsongas Introduces Legislation to Establish Timetable for Redeployment of U.S. Forces In Iraq
Feb. 15, 2008 Timetable Puts Needed Pressure on Iraqis
Feb. 6, 2008 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - The Defense Department's Fiscal Year 2009 Budget
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