U.S. Senator Chris Coons of Delaware

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Statements & Speeches

Statements & Speeches

Here you'll find the full text of the speeches Chris has given on the floor of the Senate and major speeches delivered elsewhere.

April 2015
Senator Coons delivers keynote remarks at the Secular Coalition's Secular Summit
Floor Speech: Senator Coons urges colleagues to pass Iran deal oversight bill without partisan amendments
March 2015
Floor Speech: Senator Coons call on Congress to pass budget investing in middle class and economic growth
Floor Speech: Senator Coons urges Congress to pass a new Voting Rights Act and support of the nomination of Loretta Lynch
February 2015
Floor Speech: Senator Coons urges Republicans to fund Department of Homeland Security
January 2015
Floor Speech: Senator Coons calls up his infrastructure amendment to the Keystone XL bill
Speech to United Theological Seminary's Progressive Faith Members Orientation
Floor Speech: Senator Coons calls on Congress to focus on growing the middle class
Floor Speech: Senator Coons urges South Africa to drop duties on American chicken, threatens trade benefits
Floor Speech: Senator Coons calls for Congress to move on from KXL to work on broader energy package
Floor Speech: As new Congress begins, Senator Coons urges bipartisanship in efforts to repair Affordable Care Act
December 2014
Floor Speech: Senator Coons urges support for Omnibus appropriations bill
Floor Speech: Senator Coons speaks about reasons for economic optimism, opportunities ahead
Opening Statement: Chairing Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing on the Ebola epidemic
September 2014
Floor Speech: Senator Coons pays tribute to Matt Haley
Floor Speech: Senator Coons speaks about the President's strategy for stopping ISIS
Floor Speech: Senator Coons calls for U.S. to do more on Ebola crisis
July 2014
Floor Speech: Previewing goals for U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit
Floor Speech: Unveiling bill to designate “Manufacturing Universities”
Floor Speech: Calling on Congress to confront child refugee crisis at the border
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