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Mike Honda's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Michael 'Mike' M. Honda
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 17, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 17
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Widowed; 2 Children: Mark, Michelle
Birth Date: 06/27/1941
Birth Place: Walnut Creek, CA
Home City: San José, CA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and USAID Administrator Raj Shah - Titus Joins Bipartisan Letter in Support of U.S. Airdrops of Food and Supplies to Remote Areas of the Philipines
Sept. 12, 2013 Rep. Honda Releases Statement on Syria
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Military Action in Syria
June 13, 2013 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
March 11, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Drones
Jan. 15, 2013 Rep Honda on Pentagon's Afghanistan Report
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
Sept. 28, 2012 The Huffington Post - Shocker: America Spends $2.16 Trillion on Violence Annually
June 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama
May 18, 2012 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Importance of Preventing Iran from Acquiring a Nuclear Weapons Capability
April 17, 2012 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - National Defense Priorities from Members for the FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act
April 3, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
March 22, 2012 The Current Situation in Afghanistan
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Aug. 16, 2011 Rep Honda on Defense Cuts at the Pentagon
June 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of The United States of America
June 23, 2011 Rep Honda Leads Progressives in Congress: Immediately End Our War in Libya
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
June 16, 2011 Huffington Post - War Power Lessons From the 93rd Congress and Why Libya and Afghan Wars Must Be Unwaged
May 12, 2011 Rep Mike Honda Pushes Speaker Boehner on $500k DOMA Defense Tab
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
May 4, 2011 Letter to President Obama
May 2, 2011 Rep Honda's Statement on the Death of Osama bin Laden
April 14, 2011 CNN - A 'People's Budget' that Invests in Jobs
April 11, 2011 The Hill - The Only Real Democratic Budget
March 31, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker, The United States House of Representatives
March 29, 2011 San Francisco Chronicle - Obama Mollifies Barbara Lee on Libya, Sort Of
March 28, 2011 Politico - Did Obama make the sale in Libya speech? What should Obama say on Libya?
March 22, 2011 Woolsey Joins Statement on Libya
March 16, 2011 Out of Afghanistan Caucus: United States' Fiscal and Security Needs Demand a Swift Withdrawal Beginning in July
March 15, 2011 Rep Honda Co-Hosts Briefing on Afghanistan
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
March 10, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman
Feb. 14, 2011 Roll Call - Americans Disagree With GOP on Deficit
Jan. 21, 2011 Letter to Jeh Johnson, General Counsel of the Department of Defense
Dec. 29, 2010 Mercury News - Americans Say They are Tiring of Our Longest and Most Expensive Foreign War
Dec. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
Nov. 18, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Barack Obama, President, The United States of America
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
Sept. 2, 2010 Statement on Iraq Drawdown
July 1, 2010 Grayson: "We Can No Longer Afford These Wars"
June 6, 2010 Huffington Post- America's Longest War Leaves Little Legacy in Afghanistan
May 27, 2010 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
March 10, 2010 House Debate On Afghanistan Missing Bigger Picture
Feb. 10, 2010 Op-Ed: Security, Governance, Development Key To Success In Afghanistan
Oct. 12, 2009 Op-Ed: A Different Kind Of Surge
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