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Barack Obama II's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Barack Hussein Obama II
Office: President, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Michelle; 2 Children: Malia, Sasha
Birth Date: 08/04/1961
Birth Place: Honolulu, HI
Home City: Chicago, IL
Religion: United Church of Christ
Date Title
Aug. 21, 2007 Seacoast Online - Obama Speaks About Change
Aug. 21, 2007 The Hill - Congress's Only Iraq War Veteran Endorses Obama
Aug. 21, 2007 Campaigns & Elections - Obama Goes Grass-Roots To Show It's Not Just About Change
Aug. 20, 2007 Obama Response to AP Article, U.S. Out of Fresh Troops for Iraq
Aug. 19, 2007 ABC "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" -Transcript
Aug. 17, 2007 Daily Nonpareil - Obama: OK to Talk to Adversaries
Aug. 16, 2007 Obama Says Candidates Must Openly Discuss Foreign Policy Vision with the American People
Aug. 10, 2007 Washington Post - Obama Defends Foreign Policy Talk
Aug. 7, 2007 Letter to Secretary of Defense Roberts Gates
Aug. 2, 2007 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 31, 2007 Obama Urges Swift Senate Passage of Iran Divestment Legislation
July 27, 2007 The State - Obama Wows Convention
July 26, 2007 Common Article 3
July 26, 2007 Remarks of Senator Barack Obama College Democrats of America
July 25, 2007 ABC News - Obama: 'Better Judgment' on Foreign Policy
July 21, 2007 Foster's Online - Obama urges local voters to 'See America as it can be'
July 20, 2007 Concord Monitor - Obama: 'It is time to bring our troops home'
July 20, 2007 Time - Obama Says Iraq Has 'Distracted' Us
July 20, 2007 The State - Obama: Don't Stay in Iraq Over Genocide
July 20, 2007 Union Leader - 500 gather in Sunapee tent to meet Obama
July 18, 2007 NBC "Today"-Transcript
July 17, 2007 Obama Statement on The Declassified National Intelligence Estimate
July 17, 2007 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2008--Continued
July 14, 2007 Chicago Tribune - Obama: Shift troops to fight al-Qaida
July 12, 2007 Obama, Bond, Boxer, McCaskill, Murray, Lieberman Introduce Amendment to Temporarily Cease Military Personality Disorder Discharges
July 12, 2007 Intellegence Assessment On Al-Qaida
July 11, 2007 Omaha World-Herald - Obama: No 'Do-Overs' on Issues Like War
July 10, 2007 Radio Iowa - Obama Says Troop Surge Hasn't Worked, Need Responsible Withdrawal
July 3, 2007 The Citizen Of Laconia: Obama Offers Message Of Hope
June 30, 2007 Pioneer Press - With Grass-Roots Themes, Obama Fires Up A Crowd
June 21, 2007 Letter To Secretary Of Defense Robert M. Gates
June 21, 2007 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Obama Impresses In First Visit To Pittsburgh
June 19, 2007 Ottumwa Courier - Obama Shares Message Of Hope And Unity
June 19, 2007 Remarks by Senator Barack Obama (D-IL), Democratic Presidential Candidate, to the AFSCME 2007 National Leadership Conference
June 2, 2007 Seattle Times: Packed House Cheers Obama As He Talks Of Transforming U.S.
June 1, 2007 Las Vegas Review-Journal: Obama Campaigns In Reno
May 31, 2007 Washington Post: Obama and Romney Lay Out Positions on Iraq and Beyond
May 31, 2007 Foreign Affairs: Renewing American Leadership
May 31, 2007 Salon.com: Barack Obama's Quiet Rebellion
May 28, 2007 Obama Campaign Announces 252 Iowa Veterans for Obama
May 25, 2007 Chicago Tribune: Obama Defends War Funding Vote
May 24, 2007 Obama Votes to Demand Changed Course in Iraq
May 19, 2007 Foster's Daily Democrat: Obama Pushes N.H. Senators To End Iraq War
May 18, 2007 Campaigns and Elections Magazine: Obama Pushes Voters to Contact Senators on Iraq
May 17, 2007 Boston Globe's blog: Obamab Supporters To Put Pressure On NH Senators Over Iraq
May 16, 2007 Obama Statement on Today's Iraq Vote
May 15, 2007 Obama Statement on Iraq Redeployment Plans
May 13, 2007 The Kansas City Star: Obama Fires Up Backers In KC
May 13, 2007 ABC "This Week with George Stephanopoulos"
May 11, 2007 Des Moines Register: Obama Sticks To Stance On War, Environment
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