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Feb 27, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Acting Chairman Howard L.
Feb 19, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC -- In response to this morning’s announcement that Cuban leader Fidel Castro has decided to retire, Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-CA), Acting Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement:

Feb 18, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC -- In response to the U.S. Goverment's officially recognizing Kosova's newly independent status today, Acting Chairman Howard Berman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee issued the following statement:

Feb 11, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC - Congressman Tom Lantos (D-San Mateo, San Francisco), 80, passed away this morning due to complications from cancer at Bethesda Naval Medical Center.

Elected to office in 1980, Lantos was Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and one of the country’s leading champions of human rights.

Feb 7, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, expressed disappointment today at the conduct of some committee Republicans in the course of reauthorizing the successful President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) for another five years.

“The draft of the new global HIV/AIDS reauthorization bill reaffirms Democrats’ commitment to the va

Jan 29, 2008 Press Release
My father wanted very much to be with you today. He sends his greetings, and looks forward to watching this event online when it is posted to the Web. Today he has asked me to serve as his voice; and these are my father’s words.

Thank you, Kiyo Akasaka, for your generous introduction.

Jan 29, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Upon hearing that the Palestinian Liberation Organization's representative in Washington, Afif Safieh, has issued a statement calling the late terrorist George Habash "a great leader" and invited the public to his offices to sign a condolence book after Habash's death on the weekend, Chairman Tom Lantos of the House Foreign Affairs Committee issued the following statement today:

Jan 18, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today congratulated Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns on an exceptional foreign service career. After 26 years at the State Department, Burns announced his retirement today.
Jan 16, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Chairman Tom Lantos (D-CA) of the House Foreign Affairs Committee announced today that he has posted on the committee Web site a complete transcript of the November 6, 2007 hearing about Yahoo! Inc. and a Chinese journalist jailed after Yahoo!

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