Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Public Statements

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Full Name: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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5/20/14 Reps. Kind, Ros-Lehtinen, Schwartz and Esty Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Social Security Benefits for All Legally Married Couples 12/20/13 Ros-Lehtinen Opposed to Ugandan Parliament's Recent Passage of Discriminatory Law 12/06/13 Washington Blade -U.S. officials affirm support of LGBT rights in foreign policy at summit 12/04/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Bring ENDA to Floor 12/01/13 Washington Blade - IOC president meets with Russian LGBT athletes, activist 11/07/13 Applauding the Senate on Passage of ENDA, Ros-Lehtinen States "All Americans Should Have Equal Rights at Work 10/08/13 Letter to Scott Blackmun, CEO, United States Olympic Committee - Ensure Safety of Americans During Winter Olympics 9/19/13 Pocan, Ros-Lehtinen, Connolly Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Ensure Equal Rights & Protections for all LGBT Federal Employees 7/31/13 Ros-Lehtinen Welcomes Cuban LGBT Rights Activists To Unveil the Realities of Human Rights Abuses in Cuba 7/19/13 Advocate.com - Bipartisan Congressional Team Pushes for LGBT Inclusion In Student Success Act 7/19/13 Washington Blade - House Lawmakers Speak Out for LGBT-inclusive Education Bill 7/18/13 Hearing of the House Rules Committee - Elementary and Secondary Education Act 6/26/13 As SCOTUS Rules on Marriage Equality, Ros-Lehtinen Says We Must Continue to Ensure the Rights Guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution are Applied to All Americans 6/25/13 The Tax Penalty Faced By Same-Sex Couples Who Take Employer Sponsored Health Benefits Is Unfair, We Must End These Discriminatory Laws, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/25/13 Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus Praises Re-Introduction Of Employment Non-Discrimination Act 4/18/13 Polis, Ros-Lehtinen Reintroduce Student Non-Discrimination Act 4/18/13 National Day of Silence 5/25/12 Mariela Castro's Visit To The U.S. Shows Regime Fears Truth Revealed, Ros-Lehtinen Says; Dictators Daughter Spews Anti American Propaganda & Lies Yet Doesn't Want To Answer Questions On The Innumerable Grave Human Rights Abuses Committed By Her Father 9/02/11 Letter to The Honorable Douglas H. Shulman Commissioner of Internal Revenue Internal Revenue Service 1/25/10 Letter to President Barack Obama 12/09/09 Human Rights Campaign Blog - Republican Congresswoman Responds To The "Anti-Homosexuality" Bill In Uganda 11/23/09 Legislation Offering Equal Employment Benefits For LGBT Federal Employees Clears Key House Committee 10/06/09 Politico: Don't Ask Don't Tell Tuesday 6/22/09 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" 5/20/09 AFP: Gay US Diplomats To Get Equal Benefits: Lawmaker 2/02/09 Baldwin, Feingold, Wyden, Ros-Lehtinen Call On Clinton To Change State Department LGBT Policies 9/30/04 Marriage Protection Amendment