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  1. U.S.-Cuba diplomacy: Will it jeopardize green cards?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    ... the law. However, three prominent Republican Cuban-American lawmakers - Sen. Marco Rubio and Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Mario Diaz-Balart - said improved relations between the U.S. and Cuba may have an impact on the Cuban Adjustment Act. "The ...

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  2. U.S. legislation introduced to re-list N. Korea as state sponsor of terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Arirang TV

    An American lawmaker has introduced a bill in Congress calling for North Korea to be put back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen submitted the North Korea Sanctions and Diplomatic Nonrecognition Act of 2015 along with four other members of Congress.

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  3. he's in: Staten Island Da Dan Donovan throws hat in ring for Rep. Michael Grimm's seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... assemblywoman, who is of Greek and Cuban descent, met with Cuban-American Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and with Rep. Gus Michael Bilirakis, who is of Greek heritage. Malliotakis said the meetings focused on policy issues. But she ...

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  4. Could congressional sanctions on Palestinians backfire for Israel?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | The Hill

    ... against the Palestinians for attempting to join the ICC, much less prosecute a case there. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), chair of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, for example, called for an ...

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  5. Sanctions, SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2013 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    ... almost 300 co-sponsors, seeking to strengthen the U.S.-Israel bilateral relationship," Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen told the JT. "There couldn't be a more important time for the U.S. to remind the world that we will not sit idly by while these ...

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  6. Locals sign on to full DOMA repealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Philadelphia Gay News

    The Respect for Marriage Act was submitted Tuesday in both chambers of Congress. Congressmembers Jerrold Nadler and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen are leading the bill in the House, while Sen. Dianne Feinstein is the prime sponsor in the Senate.

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  7. Obama's deal with Cuba just got much worse for those who want...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | TheBlaze.com

    ... secret talks with a communist dictatorship," said Eddy Acevedo, senior foreign policy adviser for Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.). "However, the reality is that even if some of these political prisoners are released, thousands more will be ...

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  8. Sen. Nelson backs nice bill 'repealing' DOMA while GOP does GOP thingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... won't see the light of day with this Congress. Notably, only one Republican, Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, is visibly supporting it. This is likely to be the best we can expect over the next (we hope) few years: a GOP ...

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  9. DOMA isn't dead yet and Democrats want you to know itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... for taxpaying, law-abiding LGBT citizens? The House bill does have one Republican co-sponsor, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida. Overall, it has 42 co-sponsors in the Senate and 79 in the House. But clearly Democrats want the nation to know who's ...

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  10. Lawmakers Urge New Congress To Close Marriage Equality LoopholesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | ThinkProgress

    ... they'll advance. The Respect for Marriage Act has only one Republican co-sponsor in either chamber, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL). Still, the Democrats proposing the bills remain committed to rectifying the inequalities that persist. This Friday, ...

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  11. Find Portraits of Every Woman in Congress on Their States' StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | City Paper

    ... under the moniker Judy Doom , and some of her subjects have taken notice. Rep. Kathy Castor and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , both of Florida, sent their remarks on Twitter. Find your nearest She-Span sticker on this map and visualize a U.S. that ...

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  12. U.S. congresswoman vows bill listing N.K. as terror sponsorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Korea Herald

    A U.S. congresswoman said Monday she will introduce a bill calling for re-listing North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism in response to the communist nation's alleged cyber-attack on Sony Pictures. "North Korea should have never been taken off the state sponsor of terrorism list and should be reinstated immediately," Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen said in comments emailed to Yonhap News Agency.

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  13. Palestinians May Again Ask U.N. to Set Deadline for StatehoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Cybercast News Service

    ... by letters applying to join almost 20 other international treaties. After they were lodged, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), who chairs the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, called for the immediate suspension ...

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  14. Members of Congress warn of repercussions for Palestinian ICC moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    Republican and Democratic lawmakers said there would be repercussions for the Palestinian Authority in the wake of its joining the International Criminal Court. "Congress must do everything in its power to block funds to the P.A. and to any U.N. entity that recognizes a non-existent State of Palestine to make it clear to Abu Mazen that there will be consequences to his schemes at the United Nations and other international organizations like the International Criminal Court," Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , the chairwoman of the U.S. House of Representatives Middle East subcommittee, said in a Dec. 31 statement.

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  15. With Israel 'war crimes' gambit, PA risks loss of US fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Times of Israel

    ... only if and when the ICC decides to take up the case. At least one congressional office - that of Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) - understands the text to refer to the initial submission by the PA. Ros-Lehtinen responded to Abbas's ICC membership ...

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  16. Congress Warns Palestinians Over International Criminal Court MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Forward

    Republican and Democratic lawmakers in Congress said there would be repercussions for the Palestinian Authority in the wake of its application to join the International Criminal Court. "Congress must do everything in its power to block funds to the P.A. and to any U.N. entity that recognizes a non-existent State of Palestine to make it clear to Abu Mazen that there will be consequences to his schemes at the United Nations and other international organizations like the International Criminal Court," Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , the chairwoman of the U.S. House of Representatives Middle East subcommittee, said in a Dec. 31 statement.

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  17. US should block funds to Palestinian authority - congresswomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Trend

    The United States should prevent the Palestinian Authority from getting any funding to show that there will be consequences if it attempts to join the International Criminal Court, RIA Novosti reported referring to Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's statement. "It's time for the Obama administration to show Abu Mazen [Mahmoud Abbas] and the PA [Palestinian Autority] that there will be consequences for their irresponsible behavior and continued efforts to undermine the peace process," Ros-Lehtinen said.

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  18. Cuba Cracks Down on Attempt to Test Free SpeechCNSRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    ... held, and that she had been wearing a "gray convict uniform." In a Twitter post noting the arrests Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), a Cuban-American and vocal critic of the regime, said, "Oppression in Cuba won't change while Castro brothers in ... 1 comment

  19. Busy 2015 for Florida Politicians in Washington, on Presidential Campaign TrailRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Sunshine State News

    ... U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., will continue to play a major role in shaping VA reform. U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., will mold foreign policy as chair of the House Middle East and North Africa Affairs Subcommittee with U.S. Rep. Ted ...

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  20. Jeb Bush becomes clear front-runner in latest poll for the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... After his father's loss Bush decided to stay in politics, first as a campaign manager for Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and later as a candidate himself. He failed at his first attempt to be elected to public office but succeeded at winning the ...

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