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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Public Statements

Full Name: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 27, Republican
First Elected: 08/29/1989
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 27
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Dexter; 2 Children: Amanda, Patricia; 2 Stepchildren: Douglas, Katherine
Birth Date: 07/15/1952
Birth Place: Havana, Cuba
Home City: Miami, FL
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Dec. 12, 2013 Hearing of the Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations and the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittees of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Iran's Persecution of American Pastor Abedini Worsens
Oct. 28, 2013 As We Celebrate International Religious Freedom Day, We Must Not Forget the Plight of Christian Communities, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Sept. 27, 2013 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Protect Rights of Conscience from Obamacare
Aug. 20, 2013 The Systematic Targeting of Coptic Christians in Egypt is Unjust, Deplorable and Must Stop Immediately, Says Ros-Lehtinen
May 24, 2013 Yet Again, Castro's Dictatorship Ranks Among the Worst of the Worst for Respecting the Fundamental Freedoms of its Citizens According to State Department Religious Freedom Report, Says Ros-Lehtinen
May 23, 2013 Latest International Religious Freedom Report Shows No Progress Has Been Made in the Post Arab Spring Middle East and North Africa Region, and Anti-Semitism on the Rise, Says Ros-Lehtinen
May 23, 2013 Sunshine State News - Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Warns About Anti-Semitism in Middle East and North Africa
May 17, 2013 Letter to Advisory Board Members, U.S. Department of Justice - Anti-Sikh Hate Crime Status
Sept. 14, 2012 Happy Rosh HaShanah
June 26, 2012 Support for Holocaust Survivor's Legal Rights Growing in House, Ros-Lehtinen Says
April 12, 2012 Passing of Monsignor Roman Deep Loss For Catholics, Exiles, All South Florida Community, Ros-Lehtinen Says
April 5, 2012 Wishing Everyone a Happy Holiday Weekend
March 15, 2012 Pope Benedict Should Meet Cuban Dissident Groups, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Feb. 21, 2012 As Pope's Visit to Cuba Looms, Regime Attacks Churchgoers to Silence Dissent, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Feb. 9, 2012 Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen Joins Bipartisan Letter To HHS Secretary Sebelius Decrying Recent Contraception Mandate That Tramples On Religious Freedom; Looks Forward To Working With Colleagues As Congress Vows To Reverse Policy
Jan. 5, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen Joins Official Congressional Delegation to Middle East
Dec. 5, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen: Ambassador's Statement Undermines Fight against Anti-Semitism
Sept. 28, 2011 L'Shanah Tovah U'Metukah: Wishing You All A Sweet and Happy New Year
Sept. 15, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Disappointed by Latest State Department Religious Freedom Report; Commends House Vote in Support of Victims of Religious Persecution
June 14, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Delivers Remarks at Launch of Latino-Jewish Congressional Caucus
Feb. 23, 2010 Expressing The Sense Of The House Of Representatives On Religious Minorities In Iraq
Jan. 20, 2010 Letter to President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt
Feb. 3, 2009 Ros-Lehtinen Raises Concern Of Rising Anti-Semitism In Venezuela, Calls For Action Under International Religious Freedom Law
Feb. 2, 2009 Ros-Lehtinen Condemns Attack on Synagogue in Venezuela
Sept. 23, 2008 Supporting Christian, Jewish, Muslim Interfaith Dialogue
Sept. 23, 2008 United States Commitment to Preservation of Religious and Cultural Sites
March 28, 2006 Honoring the Contributions of the Cuban-American Jewish Community
June 7, 2005 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Manifestations of Anti-Semitism by United Nations Member States
June 3, 2004 Welcoming Rabbi Joui Hessel, Washington Hebrew Congregation, Washington, D.C.
May 18, 2004 Honoring Sister Jeanne O'Laughlin
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