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Nov. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Funding to Protect LGBT Human Rights Globally Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Oct. 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - United Nations Convention Against Torture Application Overseas Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Aug. 28, 2014 Cicilline Hears from Rhode Islanders on Women's Equality Rep. David Cicilline Pawtucket, RI
July 22, 2014 Reed Calls on Full Senate to Ratify Disabilities Treaty Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
May 22, 2014 Langevin Supports Intelligence Gathering Reforms Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
April 8, 2014 Reed Statement on the US Justice Department ADA Settlement with Rhode Island Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
March 25, 2014 Langevin Cosponsors FISA Transparency and Modernization Act Rep. James Langevin Unknown
March 25, 2014 Langevin Cosponsors FISA Transparency and Modernization Act Rep. James Langevin Unknown
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - FBI's Use of Non-Court Approved Surveillance Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Jan. 17, 2014 Langevin Statement on NSA and Intelligence Gathering Reforms Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Inspector General Charles McCullough III, Director of National Intelligence - Surveillance Authorities Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Aug. 28, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on 50th Anniversary of March on Washington Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Providence, RI
Aug. 27, 2013 Cicilline Celebrates 50th Anniversary of March on Washington Rep. David Cicilline Pawtucket, RI
Aug. 16, 2013 Langevin Statement on Reports of NSA Privacy Violations Rep. James Langevin Unknown
Aug. 10, 2013 MSNBC - House Dem: NSA Reforms Must Balance Security and Privacy Interests Rep. David Cicilline Unknown
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
July 26, 2013 Langevin Statement on FISA Amendments to Defense Appropriations Bill Rep. James Langevin Unknown
July 19, 2013 Whip Hoyer Introduces Election Assistance Commission Resolution Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
June 13, 2013 Langevin Statement on ADA Violations in Rhode Island Rep. James Langevin Unknown
May 15, 2013 Cicilline Statement on DOJ Seizure of AP Phone Records Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
May 14, 2013 Reed Statement on Justice Department Collection of AP Phone Records Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
May 13, 2013 Outraged by Allegations Against IRS, Cicilline Calls for Thorough Investigation and Accountability Rep. David Cicilline Pawtucket, RI
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy Rep. James Langevin Unknown
March 26, 2013 Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus: Statements on Supreme Court Marriage Oral Arguments Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Feb. 19, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller - Religion and Hate Crimes Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Feb. 17, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript - Sequester Sen. John Reed Unknown
Feb. 4, 2013 Cicilline Statement on Black History Month Rep. David Cicilline Pawtucket, RI
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to Raúl Castro, President of the Republic of Cuba - Release Alan Gross Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to Raúl Castro, President of the Republic of Cuba - Release Alan Gross Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA Rep. David Cicilline Unknown
Aug. 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
May 24, 2012 Paycheck Fairness Act Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
March 26, 2012 Letter to John A. Boehner, Speaker of the House Rep. David Cicilline Unknown
Jan. 18, 2012 Issa Introduces the OPEN Act Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2011 Langevin Attacks GOP Efforts to Decrease Voter Protections Rep. James Langevin Unknown
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Oct. 16, 2011 Statement on the Dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Oct. 3, 2011 The Hill - Rep. Cicilline Draws the Line on Protecting Social Security, Medicare Benefits Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Sept. 26, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
June 29, 2011 13 Senators Team Up to Assure LGBT Youth that "It Gets Better" Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington DC
May 4, 2011 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript Sen. John Reed Unknown
March 16, 2011 Senator Feinstein Introduces DOMA Repeal Legislation Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
March 4, 2011 Urging House Republican Leaders Not to Defend DOMA Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2011 Statement on Obama Administration Decision to No Longer Defend DOMA Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Feb. 15, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Working at the United Nations to Establish an Independent Human Rights Monitor on Iran Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Jan. 14, 2011 Reed Joins City Year RI to Promote Upcoming MLK Day of Service Sen. John Reed Providence, RI
July 30, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary Of State Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
July 22, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties of the House Committee on the Judiciary - "Americans with Disabilities Act at 20 -- Celebrating our Progress, Affirming Our Commitment" Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
Feb. 20, 2010 Durbin and Whitehouse React to Report on Torture Authorizations Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Foreign Discrimination Against LGBT Community Rep. James Langevin Unknown
Aug. 24, 2009 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Unknown
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
May 18, 2009 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Unknown
May 5, 2009 Durbin, Whitehouse Statement on Status of Justice Department Investigation of Torture Authorizations Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
March 26, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Banking, Housing And Urban Affairs Committee - Enhancing Investor Protection And The Regulation Of Securities Markets - Part II Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
March 5, 2009 Senate Bill Would Outlaw Notorious Voter Suppression Tactic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2009 Commission of Inquiry Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Feb. 12, 2009 Whitehouse to Lead Judiciary, Environment Oversight Subcommittees Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Jan. 21, 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009--Resumed Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Jan. 9, 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
Sept. 26, 2008 Providence Journal - Rep. Langevin Praises Revised ADA Law Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
Sept. 25, 2008 Langevin Attends Oval Office Signing of the ADA Amendments Act Rep. James Langevin Warwick, RI
Sept. 17, 2008 ADA Amendments Act of 2008 Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2008 Langevin Applauds Passage of ADA Amendments Act Rep. James Langevin Warwick, RI
Aug. 20, 2008 Letter to Michael Mukasey, Attorney General, Re: Attorney General Guidelines for FBI Investigations Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
June 20, 2008 FISA Amendments Act of 2008 Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
May 2, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Michael Mukasey, Attorney General Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2007 Whitehouse Cosponsors Amendment Prohibiting Torture Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2007 Senate Bill Would Outlaw "Caging" as Voter Suppression Tactic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2007 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Sept. 25, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Strengthening FISA (Panel 1) Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
June 18, 2007 Letter To United States Attorney General Alberto Gonzales Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
June 18, 2007 Letter To United States Attorney General Alberto Gonzales Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
April 26, 2007 Whitehouse Statement Commemorating Anniversary of Vermont Civil Unions Law Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
March 22, 2007 Discrict Of Columbia House Voting Rights Act Of 2007 Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
Jan. 15, 2007 Langevin Remembers King Legacy Rep. James Langevin Warwick, RI
July 20, 2006 Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006 Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
July 20, 2006 Reed Statement on Senate Passage of Voting Rights Act Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
July 14, 2006 Langevin, NAACP Celebrate Passage of Voting Rights Act Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
July 13, 2006 Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006 Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
June 28, 2006 Flag Desecration Amendment Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
Jan. 31, 2006 Honoring the Life and Accomplishments of Mrs. Coretta Scott King Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
Sept. 14, 2004 Vote Explanation Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
May 19, 2004 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Allegations of Mistreatment of Iraqi Prisoners Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
May 11, 2004 Panel I of a Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Allegations of Mistreatment of Iraqi Prisoners Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Election and Campaign Finance Reform Rep. James Langevin Unknown
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Standing Up for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Unknown
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: International Human Rights Rep. James Langevin Unknown
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