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John Lewis' Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: John R. Lewis
Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lillian; 1 Child: John
Birth Date: 02/21/1940
Birth Place: Troy, AL
Home City: Atlanta, GA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
Issue Position: Iraq/Iran
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 12, 2014 Rep. Lewis Says NRCC Deputy Chair Westmoreland Should Step Down from Benghazi Committee
May 7, 2014 Rep. John Lewis Condemns Kidnapping of Nigerian Girls
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Jan. 27, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary, US Department of State - P-2 Refugee Status for Ahiska Turks
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
April 30, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Cuba Travel Policy
April 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Prioritize Human Rights in Mexico
March 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Concerns About Japan's Possible Entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership
June 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama
May 22, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iranian Nuclear Weapon Capability
Oct. 21, 2011 Rep. John Lewis on President Obama's Decision to Bring Iraq War Troops Home
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
June 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of The United States of America
June 22, 2011 John Lewis Responds to Obama Announcement of Drawdown of Troops
June 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Joseph Deiss, President, United Nations General Assembly
June 15, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Uphold and Defend Human Rights Overseas
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
May 2, 2011 Rep. John Lewis Responds to the Death of Osama bin Laden
March 17, 2011 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
March 16, 2011 Out of Afghanistan Caucus: United States' Fiscal and Security Needs Demand a Swift Withdrawal Beginning in July
March 10, 2011 Letter to Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman - Homegrown Terrorism
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
Jan. 21, 2011 Letter to Jeh Johnson, General Counsel of the Department of Defense
Dec. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
June 29, 2010 House Disappoints by Failing to Pass Extension of Emergency Unemployment Benefits
March 10, 2010 Rep. John Lewis's Statement Against The War In Afghanistan
Dec. 3, 2009 Introduction Of A Resolution Commemorating The World March For Peace And Nonviolence
Nov. 19, 2009 Statement Of Congressman John Lewis On The Global Symposium Of Peaceful Nations
Oct. 9, 2009 Rep. John Lewis On Obama Peace Prize Win
May 13, 2009 Rep. John Lewis Calls For US Compliance With International Human Rights Standards
May 7, 2009 The Reintroduction of Recommitment to International Human and Civil Rights Resolution
March 25, 2009 Barring Dalai Lama From Peace Conference In South Africa
Feb. 12, 2009 Remarks By Hilary Clinton, Secretary Of State - Cultural Delegation To India, Commemorating The 50th Anniversary Of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Tour
Dec. 3, 2008 Letter to Robert Zoellick, President of the World Bank
May 1, 2008 Introduction of the U.S. Recommitment to International Human and Civil Rights Resolution
April 23, 2008 Recognizing the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of the Modern State of Israel
July 12, 2007 Responsible Redeployment from Iraq Act
June 26, 2007 We Must End the War in Iraq Now
March 19, 2007 Iraq in Civil War
Feb. 16, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
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