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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4/03/14 Ros-Lehtinen Lauds Passage by Foreign Affairs Committee of the Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act, Which Seeks to Empower Pakistani Women Through Education 12/12/13 Epoch Times - Congressional Subcommittee Condemns Organ Harvesting in China 12/12/13 Assessing Progress in Haiti Act of 2013 12/02/13 Miami Herald - Bahamas returns Haitian migrants; solution to deaths at sea remains elusive 11/20/13 Letter to Rand Beers, Secretary of Homeland Security - Typhoon Haiyan and Temporary Protected Status 7/09/13 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 6/26/13 Ros-Lehtinen and Connolly Request GAO Review of U.S. Assistance to Egypt After Crackdown on U.S. NGOs 6/25/13 Ros-Lehtinen Releases Accountability Report on Haiti and Criticizes USAID for Ineffective Stewardship of U.S. Taxpayer Money in Reconstruction Efforts 5/30/13 Promising $4 Billion to the Palestinians While U.S. Economy Suffers is Absurd and Has Never Gotten Us Closer to Peace, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/26/13 Ros-Lehtinen Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation to UAE and Afghanistan 5/17/13 As We Celebrate Cuba's Independence Day, We Are Reminded of the Cuban People's Suffering Under the Castro Regime, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/07/13 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 4/29/13 In Putin's Russia, Corrupt Officials Responsible for Gross Human Rights Abuses Get Plaudits, Not Punishment, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/25/13 Ros-Lehtinen and Sires Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Stand With The People of ALBA Nations and Hold Violators of Human Rights Accountable 4/24/13 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 3/25/13 Administration Sends Wrong Message By Giving $500 Million in Palestinian Aid, Says Ros-Lehtinen 3/24/13 Obama's First Presidential Visit to Israel was an Opportunity for Him to Witness Firsthand the Obstacles Israel Faces, Says Ros-Lehtinen 3/20/13 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Crisis in Syria: The U.S. Response. 2/14/13 Hearing of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs - The Crisis in Mali: U.S. Interests & the International Response 10/04/12 Letter to Madam Secretary 8/02/12 Ecuador's Trade Preferences Should Not Be Renewed, Ros-Lehtinen Says 5/14/12 Agreement to Protect Peace Corps Volunteers is Milestone, Ros-Lehtinen Says 4/03/12 State Department Must Justify Waivers to Nicaragua, Ros-Lehtinen Says 3/26/12 Five More Anti-Israel Resolutions Passed by UN Human Rights Council; Ros-Lehtinen Says No U.S. Participation, Tax Dollars until Reform 3/20/12 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "The Fiscal Year 2013 Budget: A Review of U.S. Foreign Assistance Amidst Economic Uncertainty" 3/16/12 Ros-Lehtinen, Berman Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Extend Loan Guarantees to Israel 3/06/12 Ros-Lehtinen Meets with Netanyahu, Reaffirms Unwavering Support for Israel 2/29/12 Ros-Lehtinen to Clinton: No Aid Increase to Nicaragua, Bolivia, Ecuador 2/14/12 President's Budget Boosts ALBA Tyrants while Democracy Advocates in Cuba, Venezuela See Cuts, Ros-Lehtinen Says 1/20/12 Germany's Reduction of Aid to Nicaragua Demonstrates Consequences of Fraudulent Elections, Ros-Lehtinen Says 1/09/12 Ros-Lehtinen: Congress Must Keep Leveraging U.S. Funding to Stop Palestinian Statehood Scheme at UN 12/01/11 Ros-Lehtinen Lauds Progress, Hope on World AIDS Day 10/27/11 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "Afghanistan and Pakistan: Transition and the Way Forward" 9/14/11 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - U.S. Funding to Palestinian Authority 6/13/11 Ros-Lehtinen Urges Cutoff of Aid to New Hezbollah-Controlled Lebanese Government Also says U.S. should cut off funding for Palestinian Authority 6/02/11 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" 5/10/11 Ros-Lehtinen to Manage Debate on Haiti Oversight Bill 5/10/11 Ros-Lehtinen to Host Hearing Tomorrow Examining Peace Corps Volunteer Safety 5/10/11 Assessing Progess in Haiti Act 5/05/11 Ros-Lehtinen Reiterates Call for U.S., Foreign Governments to Cut Off Funds to Palestinian Authority, Block UN Recognition of Palestinian State 3/16/11 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" 3/11/11 Ros-Lehtinen Statement on Earthquake, Tsunamis in Japan and Pacific Region 1/11/11 Updated: Ros-Lehtinen Travels to Haiti for First Foreign Trip as Chairman, Will Hold Media Availability Upon Return 7/19/10 Camp Ashraf 6/30/10 Expressing Support For People of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador After Tropical Storm Agatha 6/15/10 Members of Congress Comment on Letter Sent by Former Cuban Prisoners to Rep. Peterson 5/14/10 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 3/10/10 Haiti Debt Relief And Earthquake Recovery Act Of 2010 2/26/10 Emergency Aid To American Survivors Of The Haiti Earthquake Act 1/21/10 Ros-Lehtinen Speaks On House Floor In Support Of Haitian People