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Yvette Clarke's Public Statements

Full Name: Yvette Diane Clarke
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Working Families, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 11/21/1964
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Home City: Brooklyn, NY
Date Title
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Every Child Must Receive an Excellent Education
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Clarke's Progressive Democrat Vision
Issue Position: Issues Significant To Women
Issue Position: Health Care is the Right of Every American
Issue Position: Election and Governmental Reform
Issue Position: A Rational Plan for Immigration
Issue Position: Senior Citizens Must Have an Acceptable Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
Issue Position: Labor
Issue Position: Clarke Urges Congress to Act on Pension Bill
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: We Must Strengthen Democracy in Haiti
Issue Position: Yvette Clarke Charges that Vice President Cheney Continues his Iraq Cover Up
Issue Position: Small Business
Issue Position: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Issue Position: Common Sense Budget Act
Issue Position: What Can Be Done to Protect Civilians in Darfur?
Issue Position: We Must Exit Iraq Now
Issue Position: Judicial Reforms in Brooklyn
Issue Position: Affordable Housing Crisis
Issue Position: LGBT Rights and Protection
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
June 30, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby
June 27, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on New York State of Health Enrollment
June 27, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on McCullen v. Coakley
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 26, 2014 Women Leaders In Congress Condemn Year of Inaction
June 26, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement of New York City's Municipal ID Program
June 25, 2014 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technology Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - How Data Mining Threatens Student Privacy
June 25, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on the Expiration of Unemployment Benefits for 244,000 New Yorkers
June 24, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke: Reform the Claims Process for Survivors of Sexual Assault in the Military
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 20, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Works to Increase Access to College
June 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue
June 17, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on the Kidnapping of Gilad Shaar, Eyal Yifrah, and Naftali Fraenkel
June 16, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Celebrates the Second Anniversary of DACA
June 12, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Asks Armed Forces to Suspend Enforcement of Hairstyle Regulations
June 11, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on Unnecessary Delays for Young Immigrants
June 10, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on Lower Payments for Student Loans
May 30, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Urges Access to Justice for Every American
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Statement on the Investigation of Inadequate Health Care at VA Hospitals
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 23, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on the Denial of Legal Status to Veterans
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
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