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: 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
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4/17/14 Flyers in Ukraine Targeting Jews for Nazi Era Registration Vile and Alarming; Emblematic of Larger Problem of Rising Anti-Semitism Worldwide, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/16/14 Ros-Lehtinen Commemorates Anniversary of Bay of Pigs, Urges the Obama Administration to Support Freedom On the Island 4/10/14 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner of Internal Revenue - Identity Theft Related Tax Fraud 4/09/14 Paying Salaries to Terrorists With Blood on Their Hands is Unacceptable and Proves That the PA Under Abu Mazen is Not A True Partner For Peace, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/09/14 Hearing of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee of the House Foreign Relations Committee - U.S. Policy Towards Morocco 4/09/14 Hearing of the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Venezuela 4/09/14 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - U.S. Foreign Assistance in FY 2015: What Are the Priorities, How Effective? 4/08/14 Venezuela 4/08/14 Hearing of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Lebanon's Security Challenges and U.S. Interests 4/06/14 Afghanistan's Elections Are Important Step, But Challenges Remain in Path to Stability and Security, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/05/14 The Washington Free Beacon - Bob Corker Blocking Venezuela Sanctions Bill 4/04/14 Ros-Lehtinen Leads Bipartisan Letter to Secretary Kerry Urging State Department to Explore All Legal Avenues to Prevent Iranian with Ties to 1979 U.S. Embassy Hostage Crisis from Entering the U.S. 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 4/03/14 Cuban People Deserve Freedom 4/03/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - Hamid Aboutalebi 4/02/14 Shining a Light on Miami International Airport's Needs, Ros-Lehtinen Leads Bi-Partisan South Florida Delegation Letter to Newly Confirmed CBP Commissioner 4/02/14 It Is Time to Quit Leading from Behind 4/01/14 Promoting Skills Necessary for the Jobs of the Future, Ros-Lehtinen Announces 1st Annual Congressional STEM Competition 4/01/14 Ongoing Crisis in Venezuela 4/01/14 By Deciding to Uphold the Unjust Removal of Maria Corina Machado from the Legislature, the Venezuelan Supreme Court Proves It is Nothing More than a Political Tool of the Maduro Regime, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/01/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams 4/01/14 Working to Help South Florida, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Two Key Preparedness Bills 3/31/14 Newsletter: Proposed Cuts to the Medicare Advantage Program are Bad for Our Seniors 3/31/14 Letter to R. Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection - Miami International Airport 3/28/14 Cuba's "New" Foreign Investment Law Just a Recycled Ploy by Castro Regime to Bilk Foreign Investors Out of Their Money in Effort to Fill Regime's Coffers and Support Its Oppressive Policies, Says Ros-Lehtinen 3/28/14 Allegations Suggest Arbitrary Policy and Hidden Agenda Are Behind Rapid Rise in Visa Refusal Rates for Israeli Nationals; Ros-Lehtinen Says if True, This is Troubling 3/28/14 As the Syrian Crisis That Has Claimed the Lives of Nearly 150,000 Syrians Enters its Fourth Year, UN's Human Rights Council Again Shows its True Colors, Focuses its Efforts at Delegitimizing Israel, Says Ros-Lehtinen 3/27/14 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan 3/27/14 Ros-Lehtinen, Capps Sponsor Legislation to Combat Deceptive Advertising That Leads To Eating Disorders 3/26/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia 3/24/14 In Removing Maria Corina Machado from Venezuelan Legislature, Maduro and Cabello Show That They Will Stop at Nothing to Silence the Democratic Opposition, Says Ros-Lehtinen 3/20/14 Letter to Melvin L. Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency - Reducing Conforming Loan Limits Reduction 3/17/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State and Rajiv Shah, Administrator of the Agency for International Development - Nicaraguan Democracy 3/17/14 Cuba's Black Spring: Ros-Lehtinen Comments on the Eleventh Anniversary of a Wave of Repression 3/14/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Russian Officials be Added to Magnitsky List 3/14/14 Celebrating National Women's History Month 3/14/14 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - The Promise of the Taiwan Relations Act. 3/13/14 Ros-Lehtinen Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Support Democracy in Venezuela and Hold Accountable Maduro Regime Officials Responsible For Human Rights Violations 3/13/14 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Advancing U.S. Interests Abroad: The FY 2015 Foreign Affairs Budget. 3/13/14 Concerns of Inadequate CBP Staffing at Miami International Airport 3/12/14 Repay Supplies Act of 2013 3/11/14 Supporting Bills to Reduce the Negative Impacts of Obamacare, Ros-Lehtinen Works to Ensure South Floridians Don't Get a Raw Deal 3/11/14 Elections in El Salvador Must Be Fully Transparent, Says Ros-Lehtinen 3/11/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Do More To Fight Sex Trafficking 3/11/14 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Scretary of the Department of Homeland Secuirty - Shorten Lines and Make Passengers Safer at MIA 3/11/14 Celebrating Brain Science Awareness Week 3/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Benghazi Terrorists Be Brought to Justice 3/08/14 The OAS Watered Down Venezuela Resolution Will Only Embolden the Maduro Regime, Says Ros-Lehtinen 3/07/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Sanctions Against Maduro Regime Officials Connected to Human Rights Abuses 3/07/14 Ros-Lehtinen, Israel Introduce Resolution Urging the United States to Ensure Iraqi Jewish Archives Are Returned to Rightful Owners and Their Descendants