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March 2, 2010 Statements For the Record

Madam Speaker, I rise today to join my colleagues in support of H.R. 2701, a bill to authorize appropriations for intelligence-related activities in fiscal year 2010. This bill strengthens the safety and security of every American family with targeted investments in our intelligence capabilities.

February 23, 2010 Statements For the Record
Chairman John Murtha was a passionate legislator and decorated ex-Marine who never stopped fighting for our men and women in uniform.
February 3, 2010 Statements For the Record

The Commander-in-Chief, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Secretary of Defense all publicly support allowing gay and lesbian Americans to serve openly in the Armed Forces of the United States. This is a significant and long overdue development that I wholeheartedly endorse. It is time for Congress to now act to ensure that every committed and courageous American who wishes to serve our country, regardless of sexual orientation, can proudly wear the uniform of the United States of America.

September 11, 2009 e-Newsletter

Dear Friends,

 

Today on the eighth anniversary of September 11, 2001, we honor the memory of the victims, extend our thoughts and prayers to the victims’ families, and recognize the heroism and courage displayed during rescue and recovery missions. It is a day none of us will ever forget.

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