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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
June 7, 2012 House Passes Legislation To Repeal $29 Billion Tax On Medical Devices; Bill Will Help Reduce Healthcare Costs & Create Jobs, Says Ros-Lehtinen
June 7, 2012 At Press Conference with Holocaust Survivors, Ros-Lehtinen, Deutch Urge Passage of Holocaust Insurance Legislation
June 7, 2012 Russia Human Rights Legislation Passes Foreign Affairs Committee
June 6, 2012 IKEA Executives Meet with Ros-Lehtinen, Menendez, Rubio, Diaz-Balart, Rivera, Discuss Company's Alleged Past Use of Forced Laborers in Cuba
June 6, 2012 Rise in Unemployment Demands Immediate Action By Senate, Says Ros-Lehtinen
June 4, 2012 Human Rights, Democracy in China Still Under Siege 23 Years After Tiananmen, Ros-Lehtinen Says
June 3, 2012 Statement from Ros-Lehtinen on Passing of Former Contra Leader Adolfo Calero
May 31, 2012 Abortions For Gender Selection "Abhorrent" & "Barbaric", States Ros-Lehtinen & Even Though The House Did Not Reach A Two Thirds Majority For Passage, It Is Important To Be On Record Against Such A Despicable Practice
May 30, 2012 Charles Taylor Deserves to Spend Rest of Life in Prison, Ros-Lehtinen Says
May 30, 2012 Top Iranian Official's Visit to Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua & Ecuador Showcases Tehran's Expanding Activities in Western Hemisphere, Says Ros-Lehtinen
May 30, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen Votes for Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program & Says This Bill Gives Added Stability to Re-Emerging Housing Market
May 30, 2012 As UN Tourism Body Honors Mugabe, Ros-Lehtinen Says
May 30, 2012 As UNESCO Hosts Anti-Israel Conference, Ros-Lehtinen Reiterates Opposition to Restoring U.S. Funding
May 29, 2012 Obama Administration Should Have Led on Expulsion of Syrian Diplomat, Ros-Lehtinen Says
May 27, 2012 Delegation Returns from Official Visit to Taiwan, South Korea; Members Emphasize Importance of Security and Economic Partnerships, Shared Values
May 25, 2012 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
May 24, 2012 P5+1 Talks No Success, Making Nuclear Iran More Likely, Says Ros-Lehtinen
May 24, 2012 Delegation Led by Ros-Lehtinen Meets with U.S. Troops in Korea, Visits DMZ
May 24, 2012 At Candlelight Vigil in Front of Communist Chinese Embassy in Seoul, Ros-Lehtinen, McCotter Speak Out on Plight of North Korean Refugees; Ros-Lehtinen Says: "I too was a Refugee"
May 24, 2012 State Department Releases 2011 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, Ros-Lehtinen Says "The United States Must Stand with Oppressed, and Promote Human Rights and Freedom for All."
May 23, 2012 NSF Funds University of Miami Climate and 'Cloud Computing' Research
May 23, 2012 Letter to Dr. Jacques Rogge, President International Olympic Committee
May 23, 2012 In Korea, Ros-Lehtinen Discusses North Korean Human Rights Violations with President Lee, Other Officials; Chairman Also Receives Honorary Degree from Hanyang University
May 22, 2012 Senate Passage of Iranian Sanctions Welcome, IAEA Agreement with Tehran an Empty Promise, Says Ros-Lehtinen; House-Senate Conference Must Strengthen Legislation
May 22, 2012 Formosa Foundation Students, Members of U.S. Chamber of Commerce Meet with Ros-Lehitnen, Delegation; Concluding Visit to Taiwan, Delegation Also Meets with Senior Taiwanese Officials
May 21, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen, Sires, Diaz-Balart, & Rivera Ask International Labour Organization to Investigate Reports Of Castro Regime & Partner Companies Using Political Prisoners for Forced Labor
May 20, 2012 Arriving in Taiwan, Ros-Lehtinen Congratulates Ma on Inauguration, Hails Strength of Economic, Security Partnership
May 19, 2012 Chen's Freedom Celebrated by Ros-Lehtinen, Says Must Remain Vigilant Against Human Rights Abuse by Beijing
May 18, 2012 If Confirmed That Repsol Has Found No Oil In Cuban Waters, This Would Be A Setback To Cuban Dictatorship's Desperate Attempts To Find Other Sources of Oil Due To Chavez' Failing Health
May 18, 2012 With The Approach Of Cuba's Independence Day On May 20th, Ros-Lehtinen Says That Cuban Dictatorship Grows More Violent As Its Future Turns Bleaker
May 18, 2012 Joint Statement: Diaz-Balart, Ros-Lehtinen, Sires, and Rivera Condemn Visas Provided to High-Ranking Cuban Regime Officials
May 18, 2012 "Is 1 Minute Too Much to Spend Remembering Murdered Israeli Olympians?" Ros-Lehtinen Asks IOC
May 18, 2012 Administration's Feeble Response to Iranian Activity in Western Hemisphere Leaves U.S. Vulnerable, Ros-Lehtinen and McKeon Say
May 18, 2012 At the National Endowment for Democracy, Ros-Lehtinen Thanks Democracy Advocates for Efforts, Sacrifice
May 18, 2012 Reappointment of Anti-Israel UN Rights Chief Problematic, Says Ros-Lehtinen
May 17, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen Votes For A One Month Extension Of The National Flood Insurance Program While House & Senate Work Out Their Differences On A Permanent Solution
May 17, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen Thanks Connie Mack for Hosting Hearing on Cuban Dictatorship's Intelligence & Terrorism Network
May 17, 2012 State Department Must Enforce Cuba Prohibitions, Ros-Lehtinen Says
May 17, 2012 Georgia's NATO Membership Strongly Supported by Ros-Lehtinen
May 17, 2012 House Passes Ros-Lehtinen Iran Policy Resolution: Measure Says U.S. Must Prevent Iran from Gaining a Nuclear Weapons Capability
May 17, 2012 Iranian Threat Escalating in Western Hemisphere, Ros-Lehtinen Says
May 17, 2012 Too Soon to Ease Burma Sanctions, Ros-Lehtinen Says
May 17, 2012 Economic and Security Concerns Focus of Congressional Delegation to Taiwan, South Korea Led by Ros-Lehtinen
May 17, 2012 New Legislation Holding Iran Accountable for Embassy Takeover Co-Authored by Ros-Lehtinen
May 16, 2012 GOP: Real party of U.S. women
May 16, 2012 Attack in Colombia Highlights Dangers Faced by Western Hemisphere Democracies, Must be Condemned, Ros-Lehtinen Says
May 16, 2012 Politico - GOP: Real Party of U.S. Women
May 15, 2012 Ambassador James R. Lilley and Congressman Stephen J. Solarz North Korea Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2012
May 15, 2012 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Importance of Preventing Iran from Acquiring a Nuclear Weapons Capability
May 15, 2012 Promotion of Cuban Human Rights Defenders by George W. Bush Institute Praised by Ros-Lehtinen
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