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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: 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
April 3, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Lauds Passage by Foreign Affairs Committee of the Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act, Which Seeks to Empower Pakistani Women Through Education
Dec. 12, 2013 Assessing Progress in Haiti Act of 2013
Dec. 12, 2013 Epoch Times - Congressional Subcommittee Condemns Organ Harvesting in China
Dec. 2, 2013 Miami Herald - Bahamas returns Haitian migrants; solution to deaths at sea remains elusive
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Secretary of Homeland Security - Typhoon Haiyan and Temporary Protected Status
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New AIDS Treatment Goal
July 9, 2013 Hearing of the House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs Committee - Learning from Iraq: A Final Report from the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction
June 26, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen and Connolly Request GAO Review of U.S. Assistance to Egypt After Crackdown on U.S. NGOs
June 25, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Releases Accountability Report on Haiti and Criticizes USAID for Ineffective Stewardship of U.S. Taxpayer Money in Reconstruction Efforts
May 30, 2013 Promising $4 Billion to the Palestinians While U.S. Economy Suffers is Absurd and Has Never Gotten Us Closer to Peace, Says Ros-Lehtinen
May 26, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation to UAE and Afghanistan
May 17, 2013 As We Celebrate Cuba's Independence Day, We Are Reminded of the Cuban People's Suffering Under the Castro Regime, Says Ros-Lehtinen
May 7, 2013 Almost 60 Cubans Are On Hunger Strikes To Protest Castro Dictatorship's Abysmal Human Rights Record, Ros-Lehtinen Says It Is Shameful That The EU Has A Representative In Cuba To Explore Ways To Better Relations With The Tyranny
April 29, 2013 In Putin's Russia, Corrupt Officials Responsible for Gross Human Rights Abuses Get Plaudits, Not Punishment, Says Ros-Lehtinen
April 25, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen and Sires Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Stand With The People of ALBA Nations and Hold Violators of Human Rights Accountable
April 24, 2013 Cuban-American Members Of Congress Will Have Briefing Highlighting The Plight Of Heroic Women In Cuba By Hosting Berta Soler, Leader Of The Ladies In White, & Perennial Target Of The Castro Dictatorship's Wanton Abuses Against The Cuban People
March 25, 2013 Administration Sends Wrong Message By Giving $500 Million in Palestinian Aid, Says Ros-Lehtinen
March 24, 2013 Obama's First Presidential Visit to Israel was an Opportunity for Him to Witness Firsthand the Obstacles Israel Faces, Says Ros-Lehtinen
March 20, 2013 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Crisis in Syria: The U.S. Response.
Feb. 14, 2013 Hearing of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs - The Crisis in Mali: U.S. Interests & the International Response
Oct. 4, 2012 Letter to Madam Secretary
Aug. 2, 2012 Ecuador's Trade Preferences Should Not Be Renewed, Ros-Lehtinen Says
May 14, 2012 Agreement to Protect Peace Corps Volunteers is Milestone, Ros-Lehtinen Says
April 3, 2012 State Department Must Justify Waivers to Nicaragua, Ros-Lehtinen Says
March 26, 2012 Five More Anti-Israel Resolutions Passed by UN Human Rights Council; Ros-Lehtinen Says No U.S. Participation, Tax Dollars until Reform
March 20, 2012 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "The Fiscal Year 2013 Budget: A Review of U.S. Foreign Assistance Amidst Economic Uncertainty"
March 16, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen, Berman Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Extend Loan Guarantees to Israel
March 6, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen Meets with Netanyahu, Reaffirms Unwavering Support for Israel
Feb. 29, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen to Clinton: No Aid Increase to Nicaragua, Bolivia, Ecuador
Feb. 14, 2012 President's Budget Boosts ALBA Tyrants while Democracy Advocates in Cuba, Venezuela See Cuts, Ros-Lehtinen Says
Jan. 20, 2012 Germany's Reduction of Aid to Nicaragua Demonstrates Consequences of Fraudulent Elections, Ros-Lehtinen Says
Jan. 9, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen: Congress Must Keep Leveraging U.S. Funding to Stop Palestinian Statehood Scheme at UN
Dec. 1, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Lauds Progress, Hope on World AIDS Day
Oct. 27, 2011 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "Afghanistan and Pakistan: Transition and the Way Forward"
Sept. 14, 2011 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - U.S. Funding to Palestinian Authority
June 13, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Urges Cutoff of Aid to New Hezbollah-Controlled Lebanese Government Also says U.S. should cut off funding for Palestinian Authority
June 2, 2011 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "Religious Freedom, Democracy, and Human Rights in Asia: Status of Implementation of the Tibetan Policy Act, Block Burmese JADA Act, and North Korean Human Rights Act"
May 10, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen to Manage Debate on Haiti Oversight Bill
May 10, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen to Host Hearing Tomorrow Examining Peace Corps Volunteer Safety
May 10, 2011 Assessing Progess in Haiti Act
May 5, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Reiterates Call for U.S., Foreign Governments to Cut Off Funds to Palestinian Authority, Block UN Recognition of Palestinian State
March 16, 2011 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "The Agency for International Development and the Millennium Challenge Corporation: Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Requests and Future Directions in Foreign Assistance"
March 11, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Statement on Earthquake, Tsunamis in Japan and Pacific Region
Jan. 11, 2011 Updated: Ros-Lehtinen Travels to Haiti for First Foreign Trip as Chairman, Will Hold Media Availability Upon Return
July 19, 2010 Camp Ashraf
June 30, 2010 Expressing Support For People of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador After Tropical Storm Agatha
June 15, 2010 Members of Congress Comment on Letter Sent by Former Cuban Prisoners to Rep. Peterson
May 14, 2010 Ros-Lehtinen Urges South Florida Community to Contribute To Haiti Orphanage Fund Being Spearheaded by the Old Cutler Presbyterian Church with the Active Participation of the Suchman Retail Group Shopping Centers
March 10, 2010 Haiti Debt Relief And Earthquake Recovery Act Of 2010
Feb. 26, 2010 Emergency Aid To American Survivors Of The Haiti Earthquake Act
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