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Barack Obama II's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

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
Issue Position: Rural Communities
Issue Position: Rural
June 5, 2014 Indian Country Today - On My Upcoming Trip to Indian Country
Feb. 7, 2014 Remarks by the President at Signing of the Farm Bill -- MI
Feb. 4, 2014 Statement by the President - Farm Bill
Nov. 8, 2013 Remarks by the President on the Economy -- Port of New Orleans
June 18, 2013 G-8 Leaders Communique
Sept. 8, 2012 Remarks by the President at a Campaign Event -- Seminole, FL
Aug. 22, 2012 Remarks by the President at a Campaign Event
Aug. 13, 2012 Remarks by the President at McIntosh Family Farms, Missouri Valley, Iowa
Aug. 11, 2012 Weekly Address: All-Hands-on-Deck Response to the Drought
Aug. 7, 2012 Remarks by the President at Rural Council Meeting
June 11, 2012 Obama Administration Releases Report on America's Agricultural Economy and Announces Commitment to Invest over $2 Billion in Rural Small Businesses
May 18, 2012 Remarks by the President at Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security
March 9, 2012 President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
Aug. 26, 2011 Getting Rural America Back to Work
Aug. 17, 2011 Remarks by the President in a Town Hall Meeting in Alpha, Illinois
Aug. 16, 2011 Closing Remarks by the President at the White House Rural Economic Forum
Aug. 16, 2011 Remarks by the President in Breakout Session of White House Rural Economic Forum Hosted by Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
July 28, 2011 President Obama Statement on the Passing of Richard Estrada Chavez
Dec. 8, 2010 Remarks by the President at Bill Signing For The Claims Resolution Act
Nov. 19, 2010 Statement by the President on the Senate Passage of the Claims Settlement Act of 2010
Oct. 19, 2010 Statement by the President on Settlement Agreement in the Native American Farmers Lawsuit Against USDA
Aug. 3, 2010 Remarks by the President at Town Hall with Young African Leaders
July 7, 2010 Statement by the President on Food Safety
Feb. 18, 2010 Statement by the President on the Settlement in the Black Farmers Lawsuit Against USDA
Feb. 18, 2010 Statement by the President on the Settlement in the Black Farmers Lawsuit Against USDA
Dec. 13, 2009 CBS "60 Minutes" - Transcript
Nov. 16, 2009 Statement by the President on the Release of the Annual Household Food Security Report
May 5, 2009 President Obama Announces Steps to Support Sustainable Energy Options, Departments of Agriculture and Energy, Environmental Protection Agency to Lead Efforts
March 31, 2009 Statement By The President To Commemorate Cesar Chavez's Birthday
March 14, 2009 Weekly Radio Address by President Barack Obama
Dec. 17, 2008 President-Elect Obama Announces Choices for Interior and Agriculture Posts
Sept. 25, 2008 Letter to Ed Schafer, Secretary of Agriculture, Re: Revisit COOL Rule
July 31, 2008 Obama Introduces Bill to Improve Food Safety
July 21, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Ed Schafer, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
May 19, 2008 KSFY News - Obama Fights for Farming
May 15, 2008 Food, Conservation, And Energy Act of 2008--Conference Report
May 15, 2008 Obama Statement on Passage of the Senate Farm Bill
March 31, 2008 Obama Calls for National Holiday in Honor of Chavez's Birthday
Feb. 18, 2008 Statement of Senator Barack Obama on Beef Recall
Jan. 30, 2008 Obama, Congressmen Call on Agriculture Committee Leaders to include Pigford Provisions in the Farm Bill Conference Report
Dec. 17, 2007 Obama Discusses Commitment to Providing Real Leadership for Rural America By Standing Up to Big Agribusiness
Dec. 14, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
Dec. 14, 2007 Obama Statement on the Farm Bill
Dec. 13, 2007 Obama Statement on Payment Limitations Vote
Nov. 21, 2007 Obama Statement on Food Shortage
Nov. 18, 2007 Florence Morning News - America Has Obligation to Right the Wrongs of Centuries Past
Nov. 16, 2007 Obama Statement on the Farm Bill
Oct. 25, 2007 Obama Statement on Committee Passage of the Farm Bill
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