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  1. House passes bill seeking Venezuela sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | Reuters

    ... ready to act on the cause of freedom and democracy around the globe," Florida Republican Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen said in a House speech seeking support for the bill. Since anti-government demonstrations began in Venezuela in February, at ...

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  2. House passes Venezuela sanctions bill holding Maduro regime accountable for human rights violationsRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | Babalu Blog

    ... not look the other way when an abusive autocrat brutalizes his own people. " (WASHINGTON) - U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, made the following statement regarding the passage of H.R. ...

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  3. U.S. House Votes for Venezuela Sanctions to Punish MaduroRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | Bloomberg

    ... is intended to "hold these human rights violators accountable," said bill sponsor Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Florida Republican. "The first step in doing so is hitting them in their pocketbooks and denying them entry into the United ...

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  4. GOP Rep. Charlie Dent: 'Life is Too Short to...Stand in the Way' of Gay Adults Who Want to MarryRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | Towleroad

    ... he issue of marriage as well." Dent joins GOP Senators Rob Portman, Mark Kirk, Lisa Murkowski, and Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and Richard Hanna in voicing support for marriage equality.

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  5. US approves Venezuela sanctions billRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | BBC News

    ... stand ready to act on the cause of freedom and democracy around the globe," Republican Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen said during the debate in the House. Democratic Representative Gregory Meeks says the bill will undermine efforts by regional ...

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  6. Houses Passes Sanctions Bill Over Venezuelan Opposition's ConcernsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | ThinkProgress

    ... prospects in the Senate and a less that warm welcome from the protesters it claims to protect. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), former chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and currently head of the Middle East and North Africa ...

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  7. GOP congressman on gay marriage: a Life is too shorta to stand in its wayRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... she wrote. Noted as the first congressional Republican to voice her support for marriage equality, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) in September 2011 backed the repeal of the federal Defense of Marriage Act. Then in July 2012, she affirmed her ...

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  8. U.S. Chamber of Commerce chief defends visit to CubaRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | Reuters

    ... look and we're enjoying ourselves." Upon the announcement of the trip a week ago, U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Republican from south Florida, blasted the visit as "just another Potemkin village tour." As Donohue began his tour on ...

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  9. US Chamber of Commerce Chief Defends Visit to CubaRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | News Max

    ... look and we're enjoying ourselves." Upon the announcement of the trip a week ago, U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Republican from south Florida, blasted the visit as "just another Potemkin village tour." As Donohue began his tour on ...

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  10. US House to debate sanctions against VenezuelaRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... its own version. "The US Congress will show its support to those who seek #freedom in #SOSVzla," Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen -who sponsored the Venezuelan Human Rights and Democracy Protection Act- twitted. But the White House remains reluctant to back ...

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  11. Obama administration reluctant to put sanctions on Venezuelan governmentRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | ABC News

    ... the loathing of Venezuela's president, Nicolas Maduro, is shared across the aisle. Florida Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. ILEANA ROS-LEHTINEN: How more people have to be innocently killed for the time to be right? It will never be right. Maduro is ...

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  12. No good reason to weaken Cuba restrictionsRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... Sens. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, Democratic Reps. Albio Sires and Joe García, and Republican Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Mario Díaz-Balart differ on many issues, but they agree on maintaining a policy of firmness toward the dictatorship. ... 5 comments

  13. South Florida WWII Vet Still Waiting on Purple HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | NBC Miami

    ... fight to the top, they've sent letters to President Obama, the First Lady, and Jill Biden. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's offices confirmed they are looking into this but it's been quite a few months.

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  14. US senate committee approves Venezuela sanctionsRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | Green Left Weekly

    ... legislation, the Venezuelan Liberty and Democratic Solidarity Act, promoted by Florida congressperson Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, passed the corresponding foreign committee of the US Congress. It has yet to be addressed by Congress as a whole. Roberta ...

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  15. GOP Rep to VA Secretary Shinseki: ResignRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    ... oho's letter was also signed by fellow Florida Reps. Steve Southerland (R-FL-02), Dennis Ross (R-FL-12), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL-27), and Richard Nugent (R-FL-11).

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  16. Keeping a Promise to Honor a HeroRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | American Thinker

    ... of Congress. Among the members of the House who have expressed interest in righting this wrong are Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Jeff Miller (R-FL), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Xavier Becerra (D-CA). In the Senate, only Rob Menendez (D-NJ) has ...

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  17. David Rivera files to run for Congress, but won't discuss federal investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... and endorsements, including former Gov. Jeb Bush and Miami Republican U.S. Reps Mario Diaz Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. Both Diaz-Balart and Ros-Lehtinen served with Rivera, but said they're sticking by Curbelo. The Miami Herald is pleased to ...

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  18. Ros-Lehtinen: Continued absence of freedom in Cuba under Castro...Read the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Babalu Blog

    U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, made the following statement on May 20, the anniversary of Cuba's Independence Day. 7 comments

  19. It's Lose-Lose For Florida Justices In Defining 'Sexual Intercourse'Read the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Law.com

    ... that rarest of all things in Congress, bipartisan backing. Sponsors are Reps. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., who claims 41 co-sponsors in an impassioned statement on YouTube. The act would encourage states to bring their HIV ...

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  20. App links suffering teens with resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... school newspaper, and has interned with the Miami Herald's Neighbors, Islander News and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Miami office. While MoodPoint remains an idea on paper, Lindsay will campaign for $7,749 in funds on Indiegogo. She plans to ...

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