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Barack Obama II's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
Sept. 24, 2008 Letter to the Honorable James Peake, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs
Sept. 17, 2008 Letter to James B. Peake, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Re: Possibility of Converting Former Hospital into Spring Valley Veterans Facility
Sept. 17, 2008 Statement of Senator Barack Obama on the Senate's Passage of the Defense Authorization Bill
Sept. 15, 2008 Statement of Senator Barack Obama on the VA's Plans to Outsource the GI Bill
Sept. 13, 2008 Statement of Senator Barack Obama on the VA Secretary's Visit to the Marion, IL VA Medical Center
Sept. 9, 2008 Durbin, Obama, Costello and Shimkus Announce Release of Final AIB Report
Sept. 8, 2008 Statement of Senator Barack Obama on the VA's Decision to Allow Veterans Access to Voter Registration Services
Aug. 19, 2008 Remarks of Senator Barack Obama at the VFW National Convention
Aug. 14, 2008 Durbin, Obama, Costello, Shimkus Respond to AIB Report on Marion Medical Center
Aug. 4, 2008 Bayh and Obama Seek to Broaden Treatment for Signature Injury of Iraq, Afghanistan Wars
Aug. 1, 2008 Casey, Kennedy, Obama Introduce Bill to Help Servicemembers and Veterans Keep Their Jobs
Aug. 1, 2008 Obama Joins Casey and Kennedy to Introduce Bill to Help Servicemembers and Veterans Keep Their Jobs
July 23, 2008 Letter to The Honorable James B. Peake, M.D., Secretary of Veterans' Affairs
July 22, 2008 Senators Feinstein, Kerry, Reid, Obama, Clinton, Leahy, Schumer, Murray, Wyden Introduce Bill to Require the Department of Veterans' Affairs to Provide Access to Voter Registration for Veterans
July 10, 2008 Obama, Green Applaud House Passage of Bill to Aid Homeless Veterans
July 3, 2008 Remarks of Senator Barack Obama: On Veterans (Fargo, North Dakota)
June 19, 2008 Durbin, Obama, Costello, Shimkus: VA Investigation Nearing Completion - New Leadership to be in Place at Marion this Fall
June 17, 2008 Obama Statement on Reports that US Soldiers are Being Recruited for Dangerous Drug Tests
June 17, 2008 Letter to the Honorable James Peake, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
June 17, 2008 Durbin, Obama Statement in Response to VA Report on Marion Medical Center
May 29, 2008 Obama Statement on Army Suicide Report
May 27, 2008 Letter to James Peake, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Re: Marion VA
May 27, 2008 Letter to The Honorable James B. Peake, M.D., Secretary of Veterans Affairs
May 26, 2008 Obama Statement Honoring Memorial Day
May 22, 2008 Senate Passes Kerry-Obama Legislation to Close KBR Tax Loophole, Provide Tax Relief for Troops
May 22, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008 - Continued
May 16, 2008 Letter to James Peake, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
May 13, 2008 The Charleston Gazette - Obama Pushes for New GI Bill
May 12, 2008 Remarks of Senator Barack Obama: Veterans Remarks
April 15, 2008 Remarks of Senator Barack Obama: Town Hall Meeting with Veterans and Military Families
March 14, 2008 Letter to The Honorable James B. Peake, MD, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
March 5, 2008 Letter to the Senate Budget Committee
March 3, 2008 Obama: 'We Will Not Leave Any of Our Veterans Behind'
Feb. 21, 2008 Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate
Jan. 31, 2008 Harkin, Hagel, Obama Take Action to Prevent Suicide Among Active Duty Soldiers
Jan. 29, 2008 Remarks of Senator Barack Obama: Reclaiming the American Dream
Jan. 28, 2008 Obama Statement on the Marion VA Medical Center Reports
Dec. 17, 2007 Obama Hails Passage of Key Veterans, Contractor Provisions in Defense Authorization Bill
Dec. 12, 2007 Durbin and Obama Hail House Introduction of the Veterans' Health Quality Improvement Act
Dec. 5, 2007 Obama Statement on the Nomination Hearing of Dr. James Peake to be VA Secretary
Nov. 16, 2007 Durbin, Obama Introduce Legislation to Address Quality of Care for Nation's Veterans
Nov. 13, 2007 The Nashua Telegraph - Obama Wants More Help for Veterans
Nov. 12, 2007 Barack Obama Honors Sacrifice of America's Veterans by Addressing Homelessness
Nov. 11, 2007 Obama Statement Honoring Our Veterans
Nov. 9, 2007 Obama Introduces Bill To Prevent Veterans Homelessness
Nov. 6, 2007 Obama Statement on Veterans' Affairs Committee Hearing on Marion VA Hospital
Nov. 5, 2007 Letter to The Honorable S. Ward Casscells, M.D., Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs
Oct. 18, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Gordon Mansfield, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Oct. 17, 2007 The Des Moines Register - Obama Joins Fight over GI Benefits
Oct. 16, 2007 Letter to Dean Martinez, Secretary of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)
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