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  1. Ortega bans Rubio in protestRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Nicaragua's president says he is banning U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen from traveling to the Central American country in protest of the Venezuela sanctions the Republican lawmakers helped pass Wednesday in Congress, according to a newspaper report. "Just like they have their lists, we can make our own lists in Latin America of those who shouldn't enter our country," Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega told The Tico Times , a Costa Rican newspaper, during a meeting with Venezuelan officials in his country.

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  2. Local Leaders Banned From Nicaragua Over Venezuela SanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... [...] MIAMI (CBSMiami) - Nicaragua's president is banning U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen from the country in protest of sanctions against Venezuela. According to our news partners the Miami Herald , the President ...

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  3. Congress passes resolution denouncing use of human shieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Times of Israel

    ... populated areas and near schools, hospitals and mosques," according to a joint statement from Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) and Ted Deutch (R-Fla.) Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who cosponsored the resolution on the Senate side, said in a statement: ...

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  4. 'Act Against Anti-Semitism' Florida Congressmen Urge UNRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Sunshine State News

    ... of the Florida delegation who signed the letter were Republicans U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis and U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and Democrats U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia, U.S. Rep. Alan ...

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  5. Florida Delegation Leads on Imposing Sanctions on Venezuelan RegimeRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Sunshine State News

    ... to speak and assemble freely must be protected in Venezuela." Two Republicans from Florida -- U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart -- introduced the bill in the House. "The Venezuelan people continue to suffer through the ...

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  6. 5Venezuela leader lashes out as White House says Obama will sign sanctions billRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... people," Capriles wrote on Twitter. Cuban American lawmakers such as Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) have been the most outspoken advocates for the sanctions. Republican victories in ...

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  7. House approves $1.1T bill to fund government despite Dem uprisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Hill

    ... come to life. It's not a pretty sight, and the closer you are to it the uglier it's seems," Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) said after the vote. "Out voters don't like anything about this process, but it's how hard work gets done," she added. "And ...

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  8. Obama to sign Venezuela sanctions, White House saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... people," Capriles wrote on Twitter. Cuban American lawmakers such as Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) have been the most outspoken advocates for the sanctions. Republican victories in ...

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  9. Human Rights Campaign Names JoDee Winterhof Vice President for Policy and Political AffairsRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... and I'm incredibly excited to see everything she will accomplish with HRC," said Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), "While we're sad to see her leave Capitol Hill, I know that the LGBT equality movement will benefit from her steadfast ...

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  10. Congress passes sanctions on Venezuela officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... is seen as one of the most influential members of Maduro's governing socialist party. Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen said the bipartisan legislation signals the U.S. will not tolerate impunity of violations of human rights in Venezuela. "We ...

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  11. U.S. hints that it wona t oppose Cuban participation in Summit of the AmericasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... message that the U.S. will not tolerate impunity or violations of human rights in Venezuela, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) said in a statement Wednesday. "I call on President (Barack) Obama and the State Department to vigorously enforce the ...

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  12. Republican Praises MSNBC Host from House FloorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Mediaite.com

    Something happened today we may never again see in our lifetimes: a Republican member of Congress spoke out today, on the House floor, praising the work of an MSNBC host. Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen today praised the work of JosA DA az-Balart , an anchor who currently works for both Telemundo and MSNBC.

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  13. Telemundo, MSNBC Anchor Jose Diaz-Balart Praised on House FloorRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | TV Newser

    ... in journalism. "Jose has proven to be a valuable voice to the Hispanic American community," said Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), who represents South Florida.. We're guessing Jose's his brother, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart , who represents another ...

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  14. U.S. lawmakers skeptical of Obama strategy against Islamic StateRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Reuters

    ... plans that can truly destroy ISIL, can defeat al Nusra and defeat the Assad regime," Florida Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen said. McGurk testified that U.S. efforts to train moderate Syrian opposition fighters were expected to begin in March and ...

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  15. U.S. House expected to vote on Venezuela sanctions WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... the Maduro regime for its violations of human rights against the people of Venezuela," Florida Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Miami, said in a statement. "By passing this legislation, we send a unequivocal message that we will not allow the actions of ...

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  16. CIA Torture Report Has Many Leaders Fearin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | WIOD-AM Miramar

    One of those Congressional leaders on edge is South Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who says the release of the report will only embolden terrorists. "It's going to be used as a propaganda coup by ISIL, by Al-Qaeda," continues Ros-Lehtinen, "...by every terrorist group that seeks to harm the United States, harm our interests abroad."

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  17. U.S. bill to sanction Venezuela passes Senate, moves to House for voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | UPI

    ... visas to enter the United States and their properties along with their assets will be frozen," Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , R-Fla. said in a statement encouraging her colleagues to adopt the Senate measure. In July, the U.S. announced it had placed ...

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  18. Concerns Over U.S. HIV and Hepatitis B Military PoliciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | POZ

    U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen have sent a letter to Chuck Hagel, secretary of the Department of Defense , raising several concerns about the DOD's personnel policies regarding members of the U.S. military living with HIV or the hepatitis B virus , according to a recent press release from Rep. Lee.

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  19. U.S. Senate approves Venezuela sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... of war since May when the House passed a similar version of the sanctions. In a statement, Florida Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) applauded the measure and asked her House colleagues to take up the Senate version so "Venezuela's oppressors will be ...

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  20. Florida Politicians Break Ranks on Immigration BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Daily Business Review

    South Florida U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen say President Barack Obama's actions on immigration are limited, and it's up to Congress to act.

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