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Aug 22, 2008 Press Release
TBILISI, Georgia -- House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Howard L. Berman (D-CA) and Rep. George Miller (D-CA), Chairman of the Democratic Policy Committee, traveled today to the Republic of Georgia, meeting its president and other top leaders at the request of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Aug 8, 2008 Press Release
I am deeply concerned by the escalating violence in South Ossetia. I strongly urge all parties to the conflict to cease hostilities immediately and to resume direct talks in order to find a peaceful and diplomatic solution.
Aug 5, 2008 Press Release
August 5, 2008

The Honorable Condoleezza Rice

Secretary of State

U.S. Department of State

2201 C St., N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20520

Dear Madam Secretary:

Jul 30, 2008 Press Release
Madam Speaker, despite commitments by Beijing to improve human and political rights in the run-up to the 2008 Summer Olympics, the situation has not improved -- and, in some cases has become far worse.

Likewise in the past few months, China’s international behavior with respect to despicable regimes in Sudan and Burma has improved marginally at best.

Jul 30, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – President Bush today signed into law the Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Reauthorization Act (H.R. 5501) sponsored by House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Howard L. Berman (D-CA). The five-year extension of the landmark U.S.
Jul 29, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Howard L. Berman (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Nita M.
Jul 24, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – The landmark U.S. effort to fight HIV/AIDS around the world will be expanded and extended by five years thanks to legislation that Congress passed today.

By a vote of 303 to 115, the House approved Senate amendments to the Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Reauthorization Act (H.R.

Jul 23, 2008 Press Release
Seven years ago Beijing won the bid to host the 2008 Olympic Summer Games. Chinese people young and old, their faces streaming with tears of elation, flooded the streets by the millions to celebrate.
Jul 22, 2008 Press Release
"For several months now, the Foreign Affairs Committee has been working with USAID and the State Department to address troubles with Cuba democracy programs.
Jul 22, 2008 Press Release

July 22, 2008

Washington, DC – Congress is sending legislation to President Bush that will block United States firms from importing Burmese gemstones and expand financial sanctions against Burma’s military regime.

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