Protect IP Act Senate contact log
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This is a supplemental log for the Protect IP Act Senate whip count. If you keep calling members of Congress, sometimes they change their minds.
Daniel Akaka (D-HI)
(202) 224-6361 Web Form:[]
1/18 Not a co-sponsor, Staff was not sure of his position. I said vote "NO" - americasthirdparty
Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
Contact Info: (202) 224-4944 Web Form: []
1/18 I said vote "NO" on PIPA, they hung up and did not answer when I called back- americasthirdparty
Kelly Ayotte (R-NH)
Contact Info: (202) 224-3324 Web Form: []
Called her office as website was down, got Voice Mail only! Figures, she's a cosponsor.
1/18 Left Voicemail: Remove your co-sponsorship and vote "NO"on PIPA - americasthirdparty
John Barrasso (R-WY)
Contact Info: (202) 224-6441 Web Form: []
1/17- Staff said the Senator does not have an official stance yet.
1/18- No change - americasthirdparty
Max Baucus (D-MT)
Contact Info: (202) 224-2651 Web Form: []
1/18- Staff said Senator has not made a statement about PIPA-americasthirdparty
Mark Begich (D-AK)
Contact Info: (202) 224-3004 Web Form: []
1/18 - Senator has concerns about privacy implications, but still wants to protect intellectual property - has not made a decision-americasthirdparty
Michael Bennet (D-CO)
Jeff Bingaman (D-NM)
Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
Roy Blunt (R-MO)
John Boozman (R-AR)
Just called - hooperX101 on Jan. 18, 1:17 CST, staffer answered, said that senator had no position yet, requested phone/email on stance before vote
Barbara Boxer (D-CA)
1/18 - Staffer confirmed Sen. Boxer's co-sponsorship of this bill.
1/18 - Same as above; no statement on view other than co-sponsorship.
Scott Brown (R-MA)
Called 1/6 -- "no public statement at this time." Requested a call back.
Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
Richard Burr (R-NC)
Called district office on 1/18. According to staff member, Burr has taken no position on PIPA at this time. Said she would pass on my comments.
Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
Called 1/17, Senator Cantwells public statements in opposition of the bill were confirmed as still valid. I asked that my thanks be extended to the senator for her continued public opposition of the bill, and that as a constituent I agree with her opposed position.
2012-01-18 13:42: Same as above.
Benjamin Cardin (D-MD)
<bdo dir="rtl"></bdo>Thomas Carper (D-DE)
I telephoned a state office on Jan. 13. (Wash. D.C. office closed Jan. 12-17)
Staff member could not provide Senator's position and said when answer is obtained, they would only reply with US. mail.
Robert Casey (D-PA)
C. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA)
Daniel Coats (R-IN)
Called the district office and spoke with a staffer. She told me Senator Coats had not yet finalized his position on PIPA and wanted to hear my thoughts on it. She took down my name and address and said they would contact me (1:30 p.m. EST 1/18). Call him and express your concerns.
Tom Coburn (R-OK)
Thad Cochran (R-MS)
Called 1/18/12 Co-sponsered bill, but due to overwhelming controversy is open to discussion.
Susan Collins (R-ME)
Kent Conrad (D-ND)
Chris Coons (D-DE)
Bob Corker (R-TN)
John Cornyn (R-TX)
Michael Crapo (R-ID)
Jim DeMint (R-SC)
Richard Durbin (D-IL)
Could not get thru via Senator Durbin's DC office, but spoke to "Emily" at the Springfield, IL office. Senator Durbin is co-sponsor of PIPA and supportive. I strongly urged that Sen Durbin change his position to oppose this bill, and stated many valid reasons for doing so, many of which are contained in excellent factual blog article at:
I also requested a formal response from Senator Durbin prior to Jan 24th, in order to know his position or any changes to it.
Michael Enzi (R-WY)
Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
Al Franken (D-MN)
Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
I called his district office and spoke with Lee, one of his assistants, who said he wasn't in. I left a message with her, urging him to vote against SOPA and PIPA and I also took this opportunity to let him know how disgusted I was with his support of the NDAA.
Charles Grassley (R-IA)
Des Moines: 515-288-1145
I called his DC office on Blackout Day (1/18), with no response. I called his Des Moine office and was notified that no one on his staff was familiar with PIPA specifically, but that I could have some information sent by mail or email.
Kay Hagan (D-NC)
Called the district office. I asked if Hagan was mainting support for the bill. Staff said that she still supports PIPA but believes modifications could be made to protect IP without unintended consequences. Expressed my discontent, comments recorded.
Thomas Harkin (D-IA)
Iowa City phone: 319-365-4504
Called DC with no answer on Blackout Day (1/18). Called Iowa City district office, and was told that Sen. Harkin had not yet made a decision on PIPA, but that there had been quite the call-volume today already.
Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
Dean Heller (R-NV)
John Hoeven (R-ND)
Kay Hutchison (R-TX)
Called the Senator's office (1/18) and I was told that no comments could be made while the Senate was in recess, but they did record my comments.
James Inhofe (R-OK)
Daniel Inouye (D-HI)
John Isakson (R-GA)
Mike Johanns (R-NE)
Tim Johnson (D-SD)
Ron Johnson (R-WI)
John Kerry (D-MA)
Kevin Lyda: I'm a constituent and I vote in priimary elections... Rang his district office on 18 Jan and the very nice staffer guessed I was calling opposition to the bill. She actually referred to it as "the bill." She said a number of people called in to oppose it but that the Senator had not released an opinion on the bill yet. Dissapointing. I hope more constituents ring his office.
Mark Kirk (R-IL)
Spoke with Emily (aide) at Senator Kirk's DC office (202-224-2854) and she stated that Sen Kirk is opposed to PIPA at this time, in it's current form. I thanked the Senator for his current stance and strongly urged for him not to change his stance.
Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Herbert Kohl (D-WI)
Jon Kyl (R-AZ)
Mary Landrieu (D-LA)
Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)
Patrick Leahy (D-VT)
Mike Lee (R-UT)
Carl Levin (D-MI)
1-17-2012 Called Senator's office, no opinion until bill rewrite is complete.
Joseph Lieberman (I-CT)
Richard Lugar (R-IN)
Called and spoke with a staffer who told me Senator Lugar had not yet made a decision about PIPA (1:30 p.m. EST 1/18). Took my name and address and told me they would be in touch.
Joe Manchin (D-WV)
John McCain (R-AZ)
Claire McCaskill (D-MO)
Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
Robert Menendez (D-NJ)
Jeffery Merkley (D-OR)
Called district office 1/18/12 at 11:05am, position is opposed.
Called district office 1/18/12 at 11:15am; staffer said he had just released a statement. Couldn't find statement on web site.
Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
Jerry Moran (R-KS)
Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
Patty Murray (D-WA)
1/17-Staff said Murray doesn't know how she's going to vote yet, that she's waiting to see what the final form of the bill will be.
Called 1/17 No position avalible 'sentaor murray is still researching the bill.' I asked that my strong opposition as a contituent to be forwarded to the sentor and that she be urged to vote against the bill.
1/17 -No Change - America's Third Party
2012-01-18 14:04: Still no change. Expressed my opposition to the kind of legislation that caters to financial interests that are already too powerful.
Bill Nelson (D-FL)
E. Benjamin Nelson (D-NE)
Rand Paul (R-KY)
Rob Portman (R-OH)
Mark Pryor (D-AR)
Just called (DC office) - hooperX101, Jan. 18, 1:33 p.m. CST, no answer/busy, will try again soon. staffer said calls to LR office regarding PIPA will be transferred to DC office "regarding Senator Pryor's position."
Recalled - hooperX101, Jan. 18, 1:46 p.m. CST on special toll free Arkansas line (877-259-9602), transferred to DC, staffer said he was still taking opinions from constituents, told her I vehemently oppose the bill and asked him to vote no
John Reed (D-RI)
Harry Reid (D-NV)
James Risch (R-ID)
Pat Roberts (R-KS)
John Rockefeller (D-WV)
Marco Rubio (R-FL)
Bernard Sanders (I-VT)
Charles Schumer (D-NY)
I started calling the Senator's office around 2PM EST and finally got through at 2:10PM. The staffer I spoke with was very nice and stated that he was compiling a list of people requesting that the Senator drop sponsorship of the bill and/or vote no. He stated this list would be provided to the Senator at the end of the day.
Jefferson Sessions (R-AL)
Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)
I contacted her office - and a young woman was very helpful and polite, recording my opposition, name and zip code. I noted my specific concerns about this bill, as a small business owner in NH, and was told that Sen. Shaheen was working very hard to come to a solution.
Richard Shelby (R-AL)
Olympia Snowe (R-ME)
Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)
1-17-2012 Called Senator's office, no opinion until bill rewrite is complete.
Jon Tester (D-MT)
John Thune (R-SD)
Pat Toomey (R-PA)
Mark Udall (D-CO)
Tom Udall (D-NM)
David Vitter (R-LA)
Mark Warner (D-VA)
James Webb (D-VA)
Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
Called local office on Wednesday at 1:31pm ET - aide says he still supports the bill.
Roger Wicker (R-MS)
Called 1/18/12 Not released a stance, would love to hear from more constituents.