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Apr 6, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – Chairman Tom Lantos and three key members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs today expressed serious concern about prospects for the free, fair and peaceful conduct of the upcoming elections in Nigeria.

Mar 30, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement regarding the recent resurgence of violence in Sri Lanka:

“I am dismayed to learn of the continued escalation of violence in Sri Lanka.  The past several months have been abhorrently violent and rife with civil unrest, punctuated this past week by the first aer

Mar 29, 2007 Press Release
The Americans take justifiable pride in our country’s legacy as the world’s leading promoter and defender of human rights. But the current Administration is neglecting this historic role, instead relegating human rights to the realm of mere rhetoric.
Mar 29, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today praised the foreign policy acumen and skills of Rep.
Mar 22, 2007 Press Release

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Remarks of Chairman Tom Lantos at Hearing, “Foreign Policy and National Security Implications of Oil Dependence”

The United States is gorging itself on oil from overseas, a diet that is both unsustainable and unhealthy – and it seriously weakens our nation.

 

Mar 20, 2007 Press Release

March 20, 2007

Contact: Lynne Weil, 202-225-5021

Washington, DC – Chairman Tom Lantos (D-CA) of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs today announced the names of seven subcommittee vice chairs who will take on a wide range of responsibilities.

Mar 20, 2007 Press Release

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Remarks of Chairman Tom Lantos

At Hearing on Proposed Legislation on Iraq

Mar 20, 2007 Press Release

March 20, 2007

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today introduced comprehensive legislation to repair and redeem America’s reconstruction effort in Iraq, which has been riddled with waste and abuse of funds.

Mar 14, 2007 Press Release

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Statement of Chairman Tom Lantos at Hearing:

The American Red Cross Governance Reform

Mar 13, 2007 Press Release

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March 13, 2007

Contact: Lynne Weil, 202-225-5021

Statement of Chairman Lantos at Hearing, Tibet: Status of the Sino-Tibetan Dialogue

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