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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: 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
Date Title
Sept. 19, 2013 Pocan, Ros-Lehtinen, Connolly Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Ensure Equal Rights & Protections for all LGBT Federal Employees
Sept. 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Upcoming WIPO General Director Election
Sept. 19, 2013 U.S. Taxpayers Deserve a Better Return on Investment From the UN, So Ros-Lehtinen Reintroduces United Nations Transparency, Accountability, and Reform Act
Sept. 18, 2013 Improving Communications Between Law Enforcement Agencies & The National Center For Missing & Exploited Children Supported By Ros-Lehtinen
Sept. 18, 2013 New York Times - Republicans Say State Dept. Meted Out No Discipline Over Benghazi Attack
Sept. 17, 2013 Organization of American States Revitalization and Reform Act of 2013
Sept. 17, 2013 Authority to Extend the United States-Republic of Korea Nuclear Cooperation Agreement
Sept. 16, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Taxpayer Money to Promote Affordable Care Act
Sept. 11, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Statement on the Anniversary of September 11 Attacks and Benghazi
Sept. 10, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased With Passage Of Bill That Creates Streamlined Insurance Agent & Broker Licensing System That Strengthens Competitive Insurance Market; Ileana Says This Legislation Will Result In Lower Insurance Rates For Consumer
Sept. 10, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Statement After President Obama Remarks on Syria
Sept. 6, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen is Participating in Next Week's Western Hemisphere Subcommittee Hearing with Former President of Colombia Álvaro Uribe
Sept. 4, 2013 Any Decision to Use Military Force Against the Assad Regime Should Be About Protecting Our National Security Interests, Sending a Message of Deterrence to Iran, and Telling the World That the Use of Chemical Weapons Will Be Answered By Force, Says Ros-Leh
Sept. 3, 2013 Miami Herald - Targeted Military Strike Against Syria Likely to Get Support from Miami's Ros-Lehtinen
Sept. 1, 2013 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - Condemns Massacre of Camp Ashraf Residents
Aug. 31, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Releases Statement on President Obama's Syria Announcement
Aug. 30, 2013 Wrong for Administration to Continue Mail Talks With Cuba While Remaining Silent on the Abuses of the Castro Regime Against its People, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Aug. 28, 2013 If the U.S. is to Have a Role in Any Airstrike Against the Assad Regime, President Obama Must Seek Congressional Authorization, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Aug. 27, 2013 Tomorrow Wednesday: Ileana, South Florida Congressional Delegation and Local Miami-Dade County Officials to Welcome Assistant Secretary of State William R. Brownfield to Miami for Signing of Partnership Agreement Between PortMiami and the State Department
Aug. 26, 2013 We Must Stand in Solidarity with Iván Fernández Depestre and the 11 Million Cubans Enslaved by the Castro Regime, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Aug. 21, 2013 If Secretary Kerry Believes The Four State Department Employees Who Were Suspended With Pay Bear No Responsibility For Benghazi, Then Who In State Should Be Held Accountable, Asks Ros-Lehtinen
Aug. 20, 2013 The Systematic Targeting of Coptic Christians in Egypt is Unjust, Deplorable and Must Stop Immediately, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Aug. 20, 2013 Cuba, a State Sponsor of Terrorism, Hosting Peace Talks With the FARC, a Foreign Terrorist Organization, is a Recipe for Disaster, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Aug. 19, 2013 Bahamian Government Continues With Its Deception & Falsehoods As It Repatriated Cubans To Castro Dictatorship, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Aug. 16, 2013 Congressional Members Express Outrage In Letter To Prime Minister of The Bahamas Regarding Cuban Refugees Being Sent Back to Their Oppressors
Aug. 16, 2013 Letter to Prime Minister Perry Gladstone Christie, Commonwealth of the Bahamas - Cuban Refugees
Aug. 15, 2013 Statement by Cong. Ros-Lehtinen on the Terrible Ordeal of Cuban Freedom Seekers Being Repatriated by Bahamian Authorities
Aug. 15, 2013 The Only Leverage the United States Has Over Egypt is the Power of the Purse -- Conditioning Our Assistance to Egypt Will Have Tangible Results, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Aug. 14, 2013 In Letters to US & Bahamian Officials as Well as the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Ros-Lehtinen Pleads for Their Immediate Intervention So That Bahamian Government Does Not Send Cubans Imprisoned There Back to Castro Dictatorship
Aug. 14, 2013 Instead of Pressuring Israel To Make More Concessions to the Palestinians, Secretary Kerry Should Prioritize Imminent Threats From Iran, Syria, and Egypt, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Aug. 13, 2013 Release of Convicted Drug Lord Rafael Caro-Quintero from Mexican Prison is an Injustice, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Aug. 9, 2013 Diaz-Balarts, Ros-Lehtinen Meet with Antúnez and Yris Pérez Aguilera
Aug. 8, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Leads Congressional Delegation to Israel
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
Aug. 7, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen & Fellow Co-Chairs of Congressional Organ & Tissue Donation Awareness Caucus Send Letter Inviting New Members to Join Caucus
Aug. 6, 2013 Letter to President Eric Silagy, Florida Power & Light - Opposition to FPL's Plan to Construct Overhead Transmission Lines
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration - Cuban Detainees in the Bahamas
Aug. 2, 2013 As Bureaucrats Run Amok Issuing Suffocating Regulations that Harm America's Job Creators & Households, Cong. Ros-Lehtinen Supports House Passage Of The REINS Act that Would Require Federal Agencies to Submit Major Regulations to Congress for Approval
Aug. 2, 2013 House Approves Legislation that Prohibits Treasury Department or IRS from Implementing ObamaCare, Ros-Lehtinen is Pleased to Support it & Says The IRS Should Not be Involved in Our Healthcare
Aug. 1, 2013 Hearing of the House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee - Examining the State Department's Report on Iranian Presence in the Western Hemisphere 19 Years After AMIA Attack
Aug. 1, 2013 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Taiwan Policy Act
Aug. 1, 2013 To Protect American Families & Businesses From EPA's Regulatory Overreach, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Passage of Bill that Will Increase Transparency of this Federal Agency's Most Expensive Energy Related Regulations
July 31, 2013 Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013
July 31, 2013 Pancreatic Cancer and Betsy Kaplan
July 31, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased to Support Four Bipartisan Foreign Affairs Bills in the House this Week
July 31, 2013 Vietnam Human Rights Act of 2013
July 31, 2013 The Iran-Syria Nexus is a Grave Threat to U.S. National Security and Regional Stability, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 31, 2013 Student Loan Bill that Moves to a Permanent Market Based Interest Rate for Most Federal Student Loans is Approved by the House and Now Goes to President Obama for Signature; Ros-Lehtinen Pleased to Support It & Says Students Deserve Financial Certainty
July 31, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Welcomes Cuban LGBT Rights Activists To Unveil the Realities of Human Rights Abuses in Cuba
July 31, 2013 House Will Debate 8 Bills Today with the Goal of Stopping Government Abuse & Stemming Federal Mismanagement; Ros-Lehtinen is Pleased to Support Them
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