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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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
May 17, 2012 House Passes Ros-Lehtinen Iran Policy Resolution: Measure Says U.S. Must Prevent Iran from Gaining a Nuclear Weapons Capability
May 17, 2012 State Department Must Enforce Cuba Prohibitions, Ros-Lehtinen Says
May 17, 2012 Iranian Threat Escalating in Western Hemisphere, Ros-Lehtinen Says
May 15, 2012 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Importance of Preventing Iran from Acquiring a Nuclear Weapons Capability
May 14, 2012 New Images Prove Iran Races Toward Nuclear Weapons While World Chases Negotiations, Ros-Lehtinen Says
May 1, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen Welcomes Executive Order Targeting Sanctions Evaders, Urges Administration to Further Strengthen Underlying Laws
April 25, 2012 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - LRA, Boko Haram, al-Shabaab, AQIM and Other Sources of Instability in Africa
April 17, 2012 Iranian Threat, Middle East Issues Raised by Ros-Lehtinen During Meeting with British Ambassador
April 13, 2012 Manzullo Issues Statement on North Korea's Rocket Test
April 12, 2012 As Nuclear Talks Loom, Ros-Lehtinen Says Iran Just Buying Time
April 12, 2012 Quartet Misses Opportunity to Hold Palestinian Leadership Accountable, Ros-Lehtinen Says
April 12, 2012 North Korea Missile Launch Reminder of Regime's Hostile Intentions, Need to Hold Belligerent Actors Accountable, Ros-Lehtinen Says
March 13, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen Calls on DOJ to Unequivocally Oppose Convicted Spy's Request to Travel to Cuba
March 9, 2012 State Department Must Deny U.S. Entry to Wife of Cuban Spy, Ros-Lehtinen Says
Feb. 29, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen Presses Clinton on Possible Cuba Invitation to Summit of the Americas, Iranian Activity in Western Hemisphere
Feb. 15, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen, McKeon Oppose Obama's Proposed Cut to Israeli Missile Defense, Say Jeopardizes Israel's Security
Feb. 14, 2012 Merger of al-Shabab, al-Qaeda Shows Extremist Threat on Rise in Africa, Ros-Lehtinen Says
Feb. 7, 2012 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Export Controls, Arms Sales, and Reform: Balancing U.S. interests, Part II
Feb. 6, 2012 Fatah-Hamas Agreement to Form Government Shows Extremists Entrenched in PA, Ros-Lehtinen Says
Jan. 25, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen Responds to President's State of the Union Address
Jan. 19, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen to Administration: No More Iran Engagement, Focus on Crippling Regime With Sanctions Before Too Late
Jan. 13, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen, Berman Ask Kerry, Lugar to Schedule Iran Sanctions Bills for Committee Action or Send Directly to the Senate Floor
Jan. 12, 2012 Leader Cantor, Bipartisan House Delegation Discuss Iran, Strategic Issues With Middle East Allies
Jan. 5, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen Joins Official Congressional Delegation to Middle East
Dec. 6, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Says Continued North Korea Missile Development Requires New Sanctions to Protect U.S.
Nov. 14, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Meets with Mayor of Jerusalem, Discusses Iran Threat, U.S.-Israel Alliance
Nov. 2, 2011 Committee Passes Bills to Strengthen Sanctions on Iran, Other Rogue Regimes
Oct. 27, 2011 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "Afghanistan and Pakistan: Transition and the Way Forward"
Oct. 25, 2011 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "Deployment of U.S. Forces in Central Africa and Implementation of The Lord's Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act"
Oct. 24, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Invites Public to Submit Questions for Secretary Clinton
Oct. 14, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen: Don't Barter with Terror-Supporting Regime in Havana
Aug. 28, 2011 The Miami Herald - To Protect Israel at U.N., Money Talks
Aug. 25, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen: North Korea-to-Cuba Succession at Helm of UN Arms Control Body "Ludicrous"
Aug. 16, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen pleased that Florida Lieutenant Governor Carroll helping establish the Miami International Aerospace Show at Homestead ARB
Aug. 6, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen on the Tragic Loss of U.S. Servicemen in Afghanistan
June 22, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Statement on Importance of Afghanistan Mission
June 10, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Letter to Clinton Underscores House Demand for Libya Information
June 10, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Says Reported Draft UN Resolution on Syria Lacks Teeth
June 3, 2011 Libya War Powers Resolution
May 25, 2011 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "War Powers, United States Operations in Libya, and Related Legislation"
May 18, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Criticizes Defense Officials for Providing Chinese Military Access to Sensitive U.S. Facilities
May 12, 2011 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "Export Controls, Arms Sales, and Reform: Balancing U.S. Interests (Part I):"
May 11, 2011 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Markup of H.Res. 209: "Peace Corps at 50"
April 14, 2011 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - FY12 National Defense Authorization Act
March 28, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Statement on President's Libya Speech
March 17, 2011 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
Feb. 24, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Alarmed by Reports of Additional Nuclear Sites in Syria
Feb. 8, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Says Russian Warning to U.S. on Missile Defense Illustrates START Deficiencies
Jan. 25, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Reacts to Foreign Policy Portions of State of the Union; Discusses Afghanistan, Iran, Human Rights, Free Trade
March 10, 2010 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
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