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Dec 19, 2007 Press Release
As Energy Bill Becomes Law, Lantos Places Gore’s Nobel Acceptance Speech in Congressional Record, Lauds Former Vice President’s Commitment to Solving Climate Crisis

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-San Mateo/San Francisco), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today entered the Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech of former Vice President Al Gore into the Congressional R

Dec 19, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today released a summary of the committee’s legislative and oversight accomplishments for the year.
Dec 19, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today joined with Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) to introduce a bill that would extend basic employment rights to same-sex partners of federal employees.

The Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act (H.R.

Dec 18, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-San Mateo/San Francisco), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today celebrated the passage of H.R. 4286, authored by Committee member Joseph Crowley (D-NY), which would confer the Congressional Gold Medal on Burmese human rights leader and democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi.
Dec 18, 2007 Press Release
Congress Passes Clean Energy Bill with Lantos Provisions on U.S. Leadership in Global Warming Fight

Washington, DC – The House today passed the final version of a groundbreaking renewable energy package, which included provisions authored by Congressman Tom Lantos (D-San Mateo/San Francisco), the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

Dec 18, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today became the first person to publish in its entirety the text of a ground-breaking speech on the looming climate crisis delivered by former Vice President Al Gore at the global warming summit in Indonesia last Thursday.
Dec 12, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – The defense spending bill passed by the House today by a vote of 370 to 49 includes ground-breaking provisions based on initiatives by Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, to reduce the spread of nuclear weapons.

“This is a strong bill for our brave men and women in uniform, for America’s friends and allies around the world, and our

Dec 11, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – The House of Representatives today unanimously passed tough legislation authored by Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, to squeeze the brutal military junta now ruling Burma.

The Block Burmese JADE (Junta’s Anti-Democratic Efforts) Act (H.R.

Dec 10, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – This week Congress is expected to consider tightened, targeted sanctions against Burma, where a recent violent crackdown shocked the conscience of the world.
Dec 7, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today commended the delegates to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali, Indonesia. On the eve of the conference, Lantos and Chairman Edward Markey of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming authored a letter to Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer of the U.N.

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