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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

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: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 27
General Nov. 4, 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
Feb. 10, 2014 Atlantic Council Poll Undermines Pro-Democracy Efforts in Cuba and Only Helps the Castro Brothers, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Feb. 9, 2014 Charlie Crist Callously Changes Course on Cuba While the Cuban People Suffer Increased Repression, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Feb. 5, 2014 As Uncertainty Looms Over Our Post-2014 Footprint in Afghanistan, the U.S. Cannot Afford to Lose Ground in the Battle Against the Afghan Drug Trade, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Feb. 5, 2014 The U.S. Has Sacrificed Too Much in Iraq to Allow the Resurgence in Violent Extremism Undo Our Efforts; We Must Work to Counter Iran's Influence and Beat Back Al-Qaeda, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Feb. 3, 2014 Shameful for a Cuban-American Who Fled the Castro Regime to Consider Putting Business Interests Ahead of Cuban People's Democratic Aspirations, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Jan. 29, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen: It's a Sad Day for Democracy When World Leaders Ignore the Plea of the Cuban Opposition During a Summit Hosted by the Communist Castro Regime
Jan. 29, 2014 U.S. -- Israel Strategic Partnership Bill Unanimously Passed by House Foreign Affairs Committee
Jan. 28, 2014 Iranian Nuclear Deal is Lopsided, Sets Dangerous Precedent and Does not Eliminate the Threat of a Nuclear Capable Iran, Ros-Lehtinen Says
Jan. 28, 2014 Joint Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Subcommittee and Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee - Implementation of the Iran Nuclear Deal
Jan. 27, 2014 Letter to Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs - Castro Dictatorship
Jan. 24, 2014 Diaz-Balart and Ros-Lehtinen Condemn Castro Regime's Brutal Crackdown Against Pro-Democracy Activists
Jan. 23, 2014 Correa's Assault Against Democratic Institutions and Freedom of the Press Continues With Conviction of an Opposition Lawmaker and the Raid of a Journalist's Home, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Jan. 21, 2014 The Hill - House to probe Iran deal
Jan. 20, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen: The Six-Month Preliminary Deal With Iran Constitutes a Major Risk to U.S. National Security and Endangers Our Allies
Jan. 18, 2014 Overwhelming Support for Constitutional Referendum in Egypt Encouraging, But Much More Needs to be Done to Achieve Stability and Democracy, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 17, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Supports Declaration of Cuban Pro-Democracy Group Affirming Its Commitment to Work for Freedom and Democratic Change
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Brett McGurk, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq and Iran - Request for Update
Jan. 17, 2014 Cuban Nationals in Colombia File for Asylum Today and Should Be Given Fair Consideration by the Colombian Government
Jan. 17, 2014 OAS Secretary General Attending Summit in Cuba is Sickening and a Disgrace to the Cuban People Who Seek to Realize the OAS's Founding Principles
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Shawn Carter (Jay-Z) - Cuban Propaganda
Jan. 15, 2014 A Failure to Resolve the Crisis in South Sudan May Destabilize the Region and Harm U.S. Interests, Ros-Lehtinen Says
Jan. 15, 2014 No Funding for UNESCO
Jan. 13, 2014 Opposition to UNESCO Funding
Jan. 9, 2014 Opposition to UNESCO Funding
Jan. 9, 2014 Opposition to UNESCO Funding
Jan. 8, 2014 Opposition to UNESCO Funding
Jan. 8, 2014 Opposition to UNESCO Funding
Jan. 6, 2014 The Security Situation in Camps Ashraf and Liberty is Getting Worse Every Day; The Iraqi Government and the UN Must Keep Their Promises and Provide Adequate Security, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Jan. 3, 2014 More of the Same in Cuba: Brave Pro-Democracy Leaders Detained by the Brutal Castro Regime, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Dec. 20, 2013 Administration's Failure to Add New Names of Russian Human Rights Violators is a Grave Mistake and a Concession for Vladimir Putin
Dec. 13, 2013 Reps. Ros-Lehtinen and Sherman Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Congressional Oversight Over Nuclear Agreements with Foreign Nations and Add Much Needed Protections Against Nuclear Proliferation
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Vietnam's Record on Human Rights
Dec. 12, 2013 Al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) was Strengthened by Our Troop Withdrawal and It Now Severely Threatens U.S. National Security Interests, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Dec. 12, 2013 American Citizen Pastor Saeed's Unjust Imprisonment is Emblematic of Abysmal Human Rights Record in Iran; The Administration Must Do More to Ensure His Immediate Release, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Dec. 12, 2013 Hearing of the Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade and the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittees of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - The Resurgence of al-Qaeda in Iraq
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
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Prevent Human Rights Abusers from Entering the U.S.
Dec. 11, 2013 Karzai's Playing a Dangerous Game, Threatens to Undermine Stability of Afghanistan Ahead of U.S. Drawdown, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Dec. 11, 2013 Israel QME Enhancement Act
Dec. 10, 2013 As We Recognize International Human Rights Day, We Must Not Forget That 11 Million Cubans Have No Rights or Freedoms Under the Castro Regime, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Dec. 10, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen to Secretary Kerry: This Iran Nuclear Deal is a Bad Deal; Will be the Death Knell of Sanctions Program and Threatens our Friends and Closest Ally, the Democratic Jewish State of Israel
Dec. 10, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen to Secretary Kerry: When the Leader of the Free World Shakes the Bloody Hand of a Ruthless Dictator Like Raul Castro, it Becomes a Propaganda Coup for the Tyrant
Dec. 10, 2013 The Success of Egypt's Democratic Transition Depends on Respect for Human Rights, Upholding Rule of Law, and Protecting Civil Society, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Dec. 5, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Disappointed that Santos is Calling for U.S. Concessions to the Brutal Castro Regime
Dec. 4, 2013 Iran
Dec. 4, 2013 Hearing of the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Tunisia Three Years After the Revolution
Dec. 4, 2013 The U.S. Must Remain Engaged in Tunisia and Support its Transition Toward Democracy; A Stable, Secure and Democratic Tunisia is in the Best Interests of U.S. National Security, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Dec. 3, 2013 Four Years On, Alan Gross Still Languishes Under the Brutal Castro Regime; We Call for His Unconditional Release, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Nov. 26, 2013 Presidential Elections Demonstrate Progress In Democratic Process In Honduras, Says Ros-Lehtinen
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