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May 11, 2007 Press Release
May 11, 2007

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, said he was delighted that the President today signed into law the American Red Cross Governance Modernization Act of 2007 (H.R. 1681), which Lantos co-authored with the committee’s ranking member, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL).

May 10, 2007 Press Release
For decades, the Soviet nuclear threat cast an ominous cloud over life in this country. The dual-superpower world of those days provided a frightening enemy but also a strange stability. Given our mutual power to annihilate one another, neither side proved ready to undertake a risky attack.

But those days are over.

May 9, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, gathered the support of 107 of his House colleagues – including the Majority Leader – to send a strongly-worded letter to President Hu Jintao of China urging the Chinese government to take immediate action to save innocent lives and help bring an end the conflict in Darfur.
May 8, 2007 Press Release
A hearing of the Committee on Foreign Affairs:

DATE: Tuesday, May 15, 2007

TIME: 10:00 a.m.       

SUBJECT: U.S. Re-Engagement in the Global Effort to Fight Climate Change

LOCATION: Room 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building

WITNESSES: The Honorable Eileen Claussen

Apr 25, 2007 Press Release

April 25, 2007

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today condemned the brutal beating of two Burmese human rights defenders by thugs of the country’s ruling military regime.

 

Apr 24, 2007 Press Release

Verbatim, as delivered

“PEPFAR: An Assessment of Progress and Challenges”

Apr 23, 2007 Press Release
April 23, 2007

Contact: Lynne Weil, 202-225-5021

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement on the passing of former Russian President Boris Yeltsin:

Apr 23, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, praised the Senate for it speedy passage today of the American Red Cross Governance Modernization Act of 2007 (H.R.
Apr 19, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – The Chairman and Ranking Republican on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs today praised a new report they had requested from the General Accounting Office (GAO) that identifies the financial and other restrictions that Burma’s ruling military government places on international humanitarian assistance in the Southeast Asian country.

"The shameful behavior of Burma's military

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