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Date Title Candidates Location
July 31, 2014 Shaheen, Ayotte Welcome Meriam Ibrahim and Her Family to Manchester Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2014 Statement of Congressman Lynch on Attorney General Holder's Decision to Seek the Death Penalty in the Case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Rep. Stephen Lynch Unknown
March 12, 2013 Enemy Combatants Sen. Lindsey Graham Unknown
Oct. 10, 2012 Townhall - Have You Met... Rep. Peter Roskam Unknown
April 16, 2012 Congressional Black Caucus: The Trayvon Martin Case and Justice and Mourning the Passing of John Payton Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Washington, DC
Jan. 23, 2012 Executive Session Sen. Jefferson Sessions Washington, DC
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Georgia State Parole Board Rep. Henry Johnson Washington, DC
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Georgia State Parole Board Rep. John Conyers Washington, DC
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Georgia State Parole Board Rep. Robert Scott Washington, DC
Sept. 20, 2011 Rep. John Lewis on Denial of Clemency For Death-Row Inmate Troy Anthony Davis Rep. John Lewis Unknown
Sept. 16, 2011 Letter to Mr. Larry Chisolm, District Attorney Rep. Henry Johnson Unknown
Sept. 16, 2011 Letter to Mr. Larry Chisolm, District Attorney Rep. Robert Scott Unknown
Sept. 16, 2011 Letter to Mr. Larry Chisolm, District Attorney Rep. John Conyers Unknown
Sept. 12, 2011 Reps. John Lewis and Hank Johnson Urge Clemency For Inmate Troy Anthony Davis Rep. John Lewis Washington, DC
Sept. 12, 2011 Reps. John Lewis and Hank Johnson Urge Clemency For Inmate Troy Anthony Davis Rep. Henry Johnson Washington, DC
May 13, 2011 Gowdy Introduces First Piece of Legislation Rep. Harold Gowdy Washington, DC
March 10, 2011 Statement Applauding the Abolition of the Death Penalty in the State of Illinois Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
March 9, 2011 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush Says Quinn Made a "Right and Moral Decision' in Ending Illinois' Death Penalty Rep. Bobby Rush Chicago, IL
Dec. 21, 2010 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 Sen. Mark Udall Washington, DC
Dec. 21, 2010 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 Sen. Jefferson Sessions Washington, DC
Dec. 21, 2010 Executive Session Sen. Jefferson Sessions Washington, DC
June 21, 2010 Nomination Elena Kagan Sen. Jefferson Sessions Washington, DC
May 4, 2010 Important Issues Facing All Americans Rep. Louie Gohmert Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 2701, Intelligence Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010, Waiving Requirement Of Clause 6(a) Of Rule Xiii With Respect To Consideration Of Certain Resolutions, And Providing For Consideration Of Motions To Suspend The Rep. William Thornberry Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2010 Intelligence Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010 Rep. William Thornberry Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2009 Nadler Holds Inquiry Into Death Penalty Appeals -- Are Innocent Defendants Being Executed? Rep. Jerrold Nadler Washington, DC
Nov. 16, 2009 MSNBC "Hardball With Chris Matthews" - Transcript Rep. Janice Schakowsky Unknown
Nov. 16, 2009 Giving Terrorists A Trial By Jury In New York City Rep. Michael McCaul Washington, DC
Nov. 13, 2009 MSNBC "Hardball With Chris Matthews" - Transcript Rep. Michael McCaul Unknown
Nov. 13, 2009 MSNBC "Hardball With Chris Matthews" - Transcript Rep. Donna Edwards Unknown
Nov. 3, 2009 Hank: Bill To Protect Innocent Americans From Execution Rep. Henry Johnson Washington, D.C.
Nov. 3, 2009 Protecting Innocent Americans From Execution Rep. Henry Johnson Washington, D.C.
Nov. 3, 2009 Reps. Hank Johnson And John Lewis Offer Bill To Protect Innocents From Execution Rep. John Lewis Washington, D.C.
July 6, 2009 Sen. Cornyn's Daily Question for Judge Sotomayor - Question 16 Sen. John Cornyn Unknown
June 25, 2009 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2010--Continued Sen. Jefferson Sessions Washington, DC
June 23, 2009 Sotomayor Nomination Sen. Jefferson Sessions Washington, DC
June 17, 2009 Unanimous-Consent Request--Executive Calendar Sen. Jefferson Sessions Washington, DC
June 12, 2009 Health Care Rationing Could Result In Death Penalty In The United Kingdom Rep. Ted Poe Washington, DC
June 11, 2009 Condemning Shooting At U.S. Holocaust Museum Rep. Louie Gohmert Washington, DC
June 3, 2009 Quigley Statement on Funding Public Defense for Capital Cases Rep. Mike Quigley Washington, DC
March 25, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Sen. Jefferson Sessions Washington, DC
March 25, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Oct. 19, 2008 Child Murderers as Adults Kevin Craig Unknown
Oct. 14, 2008 Capital Punishment and Suicide Kevin Craig Unknown
Sept. 23, 2008 Rep. John Lewis Seeks to Stay Execution of Troy Anthony Davis Rep. John Lewis Unknown
July 25, 2008 Sen. Cornyn Co-Sponsors Resolution Opposing Supreme Court's Ruling On Death Penalty For Child Rapists Sen. John Cornyn Washington, DC
July 17, 2008 Texas Ignores World Court Rep. Ted Poe Washington, DC
July 16, 2008 Assault on the Constitution Rep. Ted Poe Washington, DC
July 11, 2008 Rep. Dent Calls on Supreme Court to Reconsider Ruling Against Death Penalty for Child Rapists Rep. Charles Dent Washington, DC
July 11, 2008 Death Penalty Should be on the Table for Child Rapists Rep. Michael Simpson Washington, DC
June 26, 2008 Rape of a Little Girl Rep. Ted Poe Washington, DC
June 26, 2008 Chabot Condemns Supreme Court Decision Protecting Child Rapists Rep. Steven Chabot Washington, DC
June 26, 2008 Smith Introduces Constitutional Amendment to Protect Child Victims of Forcible Rape Rep. Lamar Smith Washington, DC
June 25, 2008 Reichert: High Court's Decision on Child Rapists Shows Need for Bill on Federal Life Sentences Rep. David Reichert Washington, DC
June 25, 2008 Cornyn Expresses Strong Disappointment In Supreme Court's Ruling Barring Death Penalty For Convicted Child Rapists Sen. John Cornyn Washington, DC
June 25, 2008 Graham Expresses Deep Concern Over Supreme Court Decision on Child Rape and the Death Penalty Sen. Lindsey Graham Washington, DC
May 12, 2008 The Sacramento Bee - Tom McClintock: Conservative Soothsayer or Rigid Ideologue? Rep. Tom McClintock Unknown
May 10, 2008 Slavery, Capital Punishment, and the Bible Kevin Craig Unknown
April 23, 2008 Remembering Mayor Bill Sandberg Rep. Betty McCollum Unknown
April 16, 2008 McCollum Calls Supreme Court Death Penalty Decision "Painful," Introduces Constitutional Amendment to Abolish Death Penalty in the U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
April 15, 2008 Pay Your Taxes! Kevin Craig Unknown
March 12, 2008 Former California Governor Deukmejian Endorses Ose for Congress Doug Ose Granite Bay, CA
Jan. 15, 2008 Death Penalty For Child Rapists Rep. Ted Poe Washington, DC
Oct. 24, 2007 Cruel and Unusual Punishment Rep. Ted Poe Washington, DC
May 18, 2007 The Death Penalty: An Honest Debate Rep. Lamar Smith Unknown
March 13, 2007 Child Killer Rep. Ted Poe Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2007 Remarks of Sen. Dick Durbin Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing "Judicial Security and Independence" Sen. Richard Durbin Unknown
Feb. 6, 2007 GOP Crime Subcommittee Law and Order Agenda Unveiled Rep. James Forbes Washington, DC
Jan. 8, 2007 Letter: To U.S. Attorney Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 29, 2006 Carter Reaction To Saddam Hussein Hanging Rep. John Carter Washington, DC
Oct. 9, 2006 Speech By Congressman Robert C. (Bobby) Scott To the 14th Annual International Community Corrections Association (ICCA) Research Conference Norfolk,VA Rep. Robert Scott Norfolk, VA
Sept. 2, 2006 Some Decisions are Never Easy Marion Rounds Unknown
Aug. 29, 2006 Gov. Rounds Issues Statement on the Stay of Execution for Elijah Page Marion Rounds Pierre, SD
July 25, 2006 Congressman Trent Franks Lauds Passage of the Child Safety and Violent Crime Reduction Act of 2006 Rep. Trent Franks Unknown
June 12, 2006 Cruel and Unusual Punishment -- NOT -- Rep. Ted Poe Washington, DC
June 8, 2006 Governor Sanford Signs Jessie's Law Rep. Marshall Sanford Columbia, SC
May 3, 2006 MSNBC Hardball with Chris Matthews - Transcript Rep. Peter King Unknown
April 3, 2006 Governor, Attorney General, Legislators Push for Jessica's Law Rep. Marshall Sanford Columbia, SC
March 8, 2006 Children's Safety and Violent Crime Reduction Act of 2006 Rep. Robert Scott Washington, DC
Dec. 20, 2005 Clay Endorses Bill to Abolish Federal Death Penalty Rep. William Clay Washington, DC
Dec. 14, 2005 Death Penalty Option for Terrorists One Step Closer To Law Rep. Shelley Capito Washington, DC
Nov. 9, 2005 Secure Access to Justice and Court Protection Act of 2005 Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Washington, DC
Nov. 9, 2005 Gohmert Courthouse Security Bill Passes House Vote Rep. Louie Gohmert Washington, DC
Nov. 9, 2005 Secure Access to Justice and Court Protection Act of 2005 Rep. Robert Scott Washington, DC
Nov. 9, 2005 Secure Access to Justice and Court Protection Act of 2005 Rep. John Conyers Washington, DC
Oct. 24, 2005 Clay Urges Blunt to Halt Execution Rep. William Clay Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2005 Executive Session Sen. Jefferson Sessions Washington, DC
Sept. 27, 2005 Executive Session Sen. Lindsey Graham Washington, DC
Sept. 27, 2005 The Justice for Peace Officers Act of 2005 Rep. Adam Schiff Washington, DC
Sept. 15, 2005 Hate Crimes Rep. Louie Gohmert Washington, DC
Sept. 14, 2005 Children's Safety Act of 2005 Rep. Robert Scott Washington, DC
Sept. 14, 2005 Katrina Volunteer Protection Act of 2005 Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Washington, DC
Sept. 7, 2005 Honoring Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist Sen. Jefferson Sessions Washington, DC
July 21, 2005 USA Patriot and Terrorism Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2005 Rep. John Carter Washington, DC
July 21, 2005 USA PATRIOT and Terrorism Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2005 Rep. Zoe Lofgren Washington, DC
July 21, 2005 USA Patriot and Terrorism Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2005 - 2 Rep. Robert Scott Washington, DC
July 21, 2005 USA Patriot and Terrorism Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2005 - 1 Rep. Robert Scott Washington, DC
July 19, 2005 Patriot Act Reauthorization Rep. John Carter Washington, DC
July 1, 2005 Congressman Elijah Cummings commends Justice O'Connor's Service, Urges President to nominate replacement from judicial mainstream Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
June 28, 2005 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2006 Rep. Steve King Washington, DC
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