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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: James 'Jim' P. McGovern
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lisa; 2 Children: Patrick, Molly
Birth Date: 11/20/1959
Birth Place: Worcester, MA
Home City: Worcester, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer
April 7, 2014 Colombian Workers Continue to Face Widespread Violence, Human Rights Violations, Members of Congress Hear From New Report
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 26, 2014 70 Representatives Urge President to Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Russian Officials be Added to Magnitsky List
March 14, 2014 Statement by Rep. McGovern on the recent election in El Salvador
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Kerry. Secretary of State of the United States -Urge Administration To Support Syria Study Group
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Dec. 23, 2013 US Rep. Jim McGovern on Today's State Department Report on the Magnitsky Law
Dec. 18, 2013 Rep. James P. McGovern Statement on Colombia
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Dec. 10, 2013 Reps. Schakowsky, Farr and McGovern Joint Statement on the Honduran Elections
Dec. 3, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, US Secretary of State - Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act
Nov. 25, 2013 Rep. Jim McGovern Calls on Bahrain to Grant Early Release of Nabeel Rajab
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan
Nov. 18, 2013 End Persecution of Burma's Rohingya People and Other Ethnic an Religious Minorities
Nov. 6, 2013 Statement of U.S. Rep. McGovern on Colombia
Oct. 24, 2013 Rep. McGovern's Opening Statement at the Lantos Human Rights Commission's Hearing on Creating Peace and Finding Justice in Colombia
Sept. 20, 2013 Rep. Jim McGovern sends letter to President Obama regarding Sudanese President Basir's reported visit to UN General Assembly
Aug. 26, 2013 McGovern Statement on Reported Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria
Aug. 23, 2013 Letter to President Salva Kiir Mayardit, Republic of South Sudan - Concern with Ongoing Events in South Sudan
Aug. 14, 2013 Letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh - Reject Harmful Changes To Grameen Bank
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
July 26, 2013 Letter to President Abdullah Gul, Republic of Turkey - Condemn Anti-Semitic Statements by Turkish Officials
July 24, 2013 Defending Freedoms Project: Nabeel Rajab
July 18, 2013 Congressman Dan Kildee Urges U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Act Swiftly on the Release of Former Marine and Flint Native Held Captive in Iran
July 17, 2013 Third Anniversary of International Indictments Against Sudanese President Bashir for Genocide in Darfur
July 11, 2013 McGovern's Statement on the Conviction of Sergei Magnitsky
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
May 31, 2013 Statement of U.S. Rep Jim McGovern on Cuba
May 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim
May 16, 2013 Statement of U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern on the Conviction of Jose Efrain Rios Montt
May 13, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Call for State Department to Address Plight of Chen Gunangcheng & Family
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
April 24, 2013 U.S. Reps Jim McGovern, Frank Wolf, and Mike Capuano introduce new legislation on Sudan
April 16, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry - Elections in Pakistan
April 11, 2013 Rep. McGovern's Remarks at the 20th Anniversary of UN Truth Commission on El Salvador
March 25, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Rosoboronexport
March 12, 2013 Letter to His Excellency V.B. Rybak - Reject Anti-LGBT Legislation
Feb. 14, 2013 Commemorating the 2-year Anniversary of Uprising in Bahrain
Jan. 29, 2013 Statement on Confirmation of John Kerry for Secretary of State
Nov. 16, 2012 Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
Nov. 15, 2012 Providing for Consideration of HR 6156, Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
Sept. 19, 2012 End the War in Afghanistan Now
Aug. 9, 2012 Letter to Secretary Clinton
July 31, 2012 Reps. McGovern and Royce Coordinate Bipartisan Letter to President Obama Calling for US leadership at UNGA on LRA/Kony Threat
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