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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
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
July 29, 2013 House Republicans Are Determined To Stop Government Abuse With 10 Bills On Floor This Week That Cong. Ros-Lehtinen Is Pleased To Support In An Effort To Redesign Federal Bureaucracy & Rebuild The Trust Many Taxpayer's Have Lost
July 26, 2013 Saying Ho Chi Minh Was Inspired by U.S. Declaration, Constitution and Founding Fathers is an Insult to the Memories of Those Who Served and Sacrificed in Vietnam, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 26, 2013 Letter to President Abdullah Gul, Republic of Turkey - Condemn Anti-Semitic Statements by Turkish Officials
July 25, 2013 Pajama Media - Ros-Lehtinen Tries to Round Up Colleagues to Help Kidnapped Marine Vet
July 24, 2013 The OAS Fails to Live Up To Its Inter-American Democratic Charter and Reforms are Desperately Needed to Protect American Taxpayers, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 24, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Rallying Members of the House to Speak in Support of Kidnapped US Marine Armando Torres
July 23, 2013 As UNESCO & the Castro Regime Celebrates UNESCO'S Che Guevara Glorification with Havana Ceremony that Includes Che's Widow & Children, Ros-Lehtinen Says that it Demonstrates that this UN Body Has No Compass on What is Good & Evil
July 22, 2013 Bipartisan Latino-Jewish Congressional Caucus Introduces Principles for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
July 22, 2013 UNESCO Once Again Makes a Mockery of its Own Ideals by Glorifying Mass Murderer Che Guevara, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 20, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Brings Marine Veterans and Members of the House Together in Support of Kidnapped US Marine Armando Torres
July 19, 2013 Advocate.com - Bipartisan Congressional Team Pushes for LGBT Inclusion In Student Success Act
July 19, 2013 Washington Blade - House Lawmakers Speak Out for LGBT-inclusive Education Bill
July 19, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Introduces Bipartisan Bill Expressing Support For the Reunification of Cyprus, and Emphasizing the Importance of the U.S.-Cyprus Bilateral Relationship
July 18, 2013 Student Success Act
July 18, 2013 Congressman Dan Kildee Urges U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Act Swiftly on the Release of Former Marine and Flint Native Held Captive in Iran
July 18, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Leads Bipartisan Letter Urging Secretary Kerry to Instruct our Mission at the UN To Support Investigation in Panama Over North Korean-Flagged Ship
July 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, State Department - Support UN Investigation of North Korean Ship
July 18, 2013 RWPC Members Vote to Delay Obamacare Implementation
July 18, 2013 Hearing of the House Rules Committee - Elementary and Secondary Education Act
July 17, 2013 Relief from Obamacare
July 17, 2013 Thursday, July 18 is Anniversary of AMIA Bombing and is a Sober Reminder to Remain Vigilant Against Iranian Threat in the Western Hemisphere, Ros-Lehtinen Says
July 17, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Votes in Favor of Bills Delaying Obamacare Employer and Individual Mandates
July 17, 2013 It's Time for the Administration to Finally Act on the North Korean and Cuban Threat and Call for UN Inspectors Immediately, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 16, 2013 Ship Caught with Missile Equipment Headed to North Korea from Cuba Needs to Serve as Wake Up Call to Obama Administration, Ros-Lehtinen Says
July 16, 2013 Reps. Lee, Ros-Lehtinen, and McDermott Re-Launch Bicameral, Bipartisan Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus
July 16, 2013 NBC Miami - South Floridians React After Ballistic Missile Parts Found Hidden in North Korean Ship That Sailed From Cuba
July 16, 2013 The Story of the "Comfort Women" is a Painful Reminder of the Atrocities of Human Trafficking, and How Far We Have Yet to Go in Order to Eradicate It, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 14, 2013 Fox News Latino - Two Months Later, Renewed Focus on U.S. Marine's Kidnapping in Mexico
July 12, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, State Department - Deny Visa to Cuban Dictator's Son
July 12, 2013 As We Observe Another Sad Tragedy of the March 13 Tugboat Massacre in Havana Harbor, We are Reminded of the Brutality of the Castro Regime & of the Desperate Need to Bring Democracy to Cuba, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 10, 2013 The Continuing Instability in North Africa Severely Threatens U.S. National Security Interests, And the Administration Has Yet to Develop a Coherent Strategy to Deal with These Threats, Says Ros-Lehtinen
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
July 9, 2013 Our Inability to Adequately Plan, Execute and Oversee Large Scale Stability and Reconstruction Operations in Iraq Resulted in Over $8 Billion in Wasted Funds, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 9, 2013 Identifying Strategies To Prevent Breast Cancer, Cong. Ros-Lehtinen Co-Sponsors Bill That Will Create A Commission Of The Best Minds In Biomedical Research, Business & Breast Cancer Advocacy
July 9, 2013 Our Veterans Organizations Should Be Allowed To Receive Surplus Federal Property Donations & This Bill Will Allow This To Happen, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 1, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Moves to Ax "Death Tax"
July 1, 2013 Celebrities Should Know the Human Rights Record Before Performing in Countries Ruled Under Oppressive Regimes, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 1, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Increase Pressure on Iran
June 28, 2013 One Year After Morsi Came to Power, Egyptians Return to the Streets Expressing their Displeasure and Seeking to Revive the Revolution For Democratic Reforms, Says Ros-Lehtinen
June 27, 2013 "Historic Moment" Says Ros-Lehtinen As Senate Passes Immigration Reform
June 27, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen and Andrews Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning China's Reported Practice of Harvesting Organs from Prisoners of Conscience, Including Falun Gong Practitioners
June 27, 2013 Ecuador's Cancellation of Trade Pact and Offer of $23 Million to U.S. for "Human Rights Training" is Laughable, Says Ros-Lehtinen
June 26, 2013 Rep. Engel - Bipartisan Open Fuel Standard Benefits Taxpayers, Bolster National Security
June 26, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen and Connolly Request GAO Review of U.S. Assistance to Egypt After Crackdown on U.S. NGOs
June 26, 2013 U.S. Must Remain Vigilant, We Cannot Ignore Iranian Threat from Latin America, Says Ros-Lehtinen
June 26, 2013 As SCOTUS Rules on Marriage Equality, Ros-Lehtinen Says We Must Continue to Ensure the Rights Guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution are Applied to All Americans
June 25, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Releases Accountability Report on Haiti and Criticizes USAID for Ineffective Stewardship of U.S. Taxpayer Money in Reconstruction Efforts
June 25, 2013 Royce, Engel, and Ros-Lehtinen Release GAO Report Documenting Failings in U.S. Assistance for Haiti Reconstruction
June 25, 2013 The Tax Penalty Faced By Same-Sex Couples Who Take Employer Sponsored Health Benefits Is Unfair, We Must End These Discriminatory Laws, Says Ros-Lehtinen
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