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Date Title Officials Location
June 11, 2014 Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act-Motion to Proceed Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 9, 2014 Senators Express Concerns over Maritime Dispute in South China Sea, Call Chinese Actions "Troubling" Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 8, 2014 Manchin Cosponsors Legislation to Launch Army Force Structure Commission Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 30, 2014 Senate Resolution 431 - Honoring Military Children During the National Month of the Military Child Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 11, 2014 Tribute to General Richard Cody Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
March 6, 2014 Sanders Statement on Military Sexual Assault Cases Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 6, 2014 Protecting Sexual Assault Victims Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Jan. 22, 2014 Sanders Details Sweeping Veterans Legislation Sen. Bernard Sanders Arlington, VT
Jan. 16, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Dec. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Dec. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014--Continued Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Dec. 18, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Dec. 18, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013--Continued Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2013 Comments of Senator Patrick Leahy On Secretary Hagel's Commitment To Facilitate Equal Access To Benefits For Same-Sex Partners In The National Guard Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 3, 2013 Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Shumlin -- On AF's Selection Of Burlington For F-35 Basing Sen. Patrick Leahy Burlington, VT
Dec. 3, 2013 Delegation Statement on F-35s Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
Dec. 3, 2013 Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Shumlin -- On AF's Selection Of Burlington For F-35 Basing Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
Dec. 3, 2013 Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Shumlin -- On AF's Selection Of Burlington For F-35 Basing Rep. Peter Welch Burlington, VT
Nov. 21, 2013 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On Sexual Assault in the U.S. Military Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Nov. 21, 2013 The Caregivers Act Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Nov. 10, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2013 Protecting Military Pay Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2013 Sanders Bill Would Protect Veterans Benefits in a Shutdown Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Aug. 31, 2013 Rep. Welch Statement Following Obama's Announcement on Syria Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
July 24, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Closing Guantanamo Bay Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 17, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - End Use of Unreliable Cluster Munitions Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 26, 2013 VA Benefits Equality Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 21, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Military Sexual Assualt Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 5, 2013 Senate Veterans Panel to Consider Legislation for Sex Abuse Victims in the Military Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 27, 2013 Memorial Day Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
May 27, 2013 Memorial Day Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
May 14, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 9, 2013 Statements On Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 16, 2013 Legislation to Strengthen Survivor Benefits Propose Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 16, 2013 Statements On Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 25, 2013 Letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel - Cooperation on Claims Backlog Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 22, 2013 Senate Opposes Chained CPI Cuts to Social Security, Veterans' Benefits Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 12, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - War Medals Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 12, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - War Medals Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - LGBT Rights Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2013 Executive Session - Nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Dec. 12, 2012 Comments Of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Proposal To Base F-35s In Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Sept. 28, 2012 Letter to Jessica Wright, Assistant Secretary of Defense - Support for the National Guard and Reserve Outreach and Reintegration Programs Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2012 Letter to Jessica Wright, Assistant Secretary of Defense - Support for the National Guard and Reserve Outreach and Reintegration Programs Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 19, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - On the Release of Camp Lejeune Repository Documents Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 2, 2012 Leahy Announces Nearly $10 M. Navy Contract for Goodrich-Vergennes Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
June 22, 2012 Leahy And Shumlin: Revision Steps In To Save More Than 40 Jobs In Newport Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
May 29, 2012 WCAX: 'Welch Pushes Business Program for Vets and Soldiers' Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
May 11, 2012 Reaction of Senator Patrick Leahy to the Administration's Decision to Resume Sales to Bahrain of Major Military Equipment Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
May 11, 2012 Senate Passes Leahy-Authored Resolution Commemorating National Peace Officers Memorial Day Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 18, 2012 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 18, 2012 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 22, 2012 Reaction of Senator Patrick Leahy, Author of The New Democracy and Human Rights Conditions on U.S. Military Aid for Egypt, to Secretary Clinton's Decision to Waive the Conditions on National Security Grounds Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
March 8, 2012 VPR - 'Welch Calls for Financial Sanctions Before Military Action in Iran' Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Feb. 29, 2012 Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy on the Release of Procedures for the Implementation of the Mandatory Military Detention Provisions of the NDAA Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Feb. 16, 2012 Accelerate Our Withdrawal from Afghanistan Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2012 Surface Transportation Act Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 9, 2012 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2012 Egypt Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Dec. 17, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Dec. 15, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Nov. 18, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2011 Politico - Senate Panel Alters Detainee Language in Defense Bill Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Oct. 24, 2011 Letter to Majority Leader Reid Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Oct. 21, 2011 Statement from Sen. Sanders on President Obama's Iraq Withdrawal Announcement Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Oct. 3, 2011 Leahy, Graham Pass 60 Mark In Cosponsors For National Guard Empowerment Bill Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Secretary Geithner, Secretary Donovan, Chairman Schapiro and Director DeMarco Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Sept. 22, 2011 U.S.-Funded Program Should Identify Remains Of Vietnamese MIAs From Both Sides Of The War Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 27, 2011 Schakowsky, Sanders Seek to Phase Out Private Security Contractors Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 19, 2011 Manchin Joins Colleagues to Urge Defense Department to Address Failing Infrastructure at Military Schools Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 14, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 11, 2011 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012 Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
June 27, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of The United States - Afghanistan Troop Withdraw Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
June 7, 2011 Never to Forget Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 27, 2011 Comment On Justice Department Settlement With Mortgage Companies On Military Foreclosures Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
May 19, 2011 Leahy, Graham Unveil Next Steps For National Guard Empowerment Reforms Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
May 19, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 11, 2011 Durbin, Reid, Menendez, 30 Others Introduce the DREAM Act Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 11, 2011 Chairman Murray Leads 14 Senators in Introducing Major Bipartisan Veterans Employment Bill Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 11, 2011 Chairman Murray Introduces Major New Veterans Employment Legislation with Veterans and Veterans Advocates in Front of U.S. Capitol Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 11, 2011 Chairman Murray Leads 14 Senators in Introducing Major Bipartisan Veterans Employment Bill Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 28, 2011 Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Pentagon Announcement Thursday That Troops With Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries Will Now Be Eligible For The Purple Heart Medal Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
April 14, 2011 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - 2012 Legislative Priorities Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
April 7, 2011 Statement Of Senator Leahy On The Effects Of A Government Shutdown On U.S. Troops Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
April 4, 2011 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Administration's Decision To Try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed In A Military Commission Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 22, 2010 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy After Attending The Signing Ceremony For The Law Repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 22, 2010 Ike Skelton National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Dec. 22, 2010 The Leahy Letter Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 21, 2010 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Dec. 18, 2010 Comments Of Senator Patrick Leahy After The Senate's Historic Vote On Saturday To Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 18, 2010 Release: Sanders Votes to End "Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Dec. 18, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Dec. 9, 2010 Comments Of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Senate's Failure Again To End The Filibuster On Legislation To Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Nov. 18, 2010 Leahy Pushes For Repeal Of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell' In Lame Duck Session Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Oct. 19, 2010 Senator Leahy Will Match VDP Contributions In the Next 48 Hours! Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
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