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May 2007

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5/8/07 ADVISORY
5/1/07 Remarks of Chairman Lantos at Hearing, “The Future of Political, Economic and Security Relations with China”

April 2007

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4/25/07 Lantos Decries Horrific Beatings of Burmese Human Rights Workers
4/24/07 Statement of Chairman Tom Lantos at Hearing:
4/23/07 Lantos Hails Senate Passage of Legislation to Modernize American Red Cross Governance
4/23/07 Lantos Notes Yeltsin Set Stage for Reforms in Russia, Yeltsin Presidency Remains One of Russia’s Most Democratic Eras
4/19/07 Burmese Restrictions on Humanitarian Aid Must End,
4/19/07 Statement of Chairman Tom Lantos at hearing, “The Current Situation in Darfur”
4/17/07 Statement by Chairman Tom Lantos at Hearing:
4/11/07 Lantos Blasts Back at Administration for Insulting Congress on Travel
4/6/07 Lantos, Key Members of Foreign Affairs Committee Urge Nigerian Government to Conduct Free, Fair and Peaceful Elections

March 2007

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3/30/07 Lantos Calls for Calm, Return to Negotiations in Sri Lanka
3/29/07 Statement of Chairman Tom Lantos at Hearing, “The 2007 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices and the Promotion of Human Rights in U.S. Foreign Policy”
3/29/07 Lantos Names Costa to Help Lead Prestigious Foreign Policy Program, Praises His Skills in International Relations
3/22/07 Remarks of Chairman Tom Lantos at Hearing, “Foreign Policy and National Security Implications of Oil Dependence”
3/20/07 Lantos Introduces Iraq Reconstruction Improvement Act to Stamp Out Corruption, Boost Capacity and Service Delivery in Iraq
3/20/07 Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Vice Chairs Named
3/20/07 At Hearing on Proposed Legislation on Iraq
3/14/07 The American Red Cross Governance Reform
3/13/07 Statement of Chairman Lantos at Hearing, Tibet: Status of the Sino-Tibetan Dialogue
3/12/07 Lantos, Ros-Lehtinen Launch Historic Effort to Promote College-Level Study Abroad
3/8/07 Statement of Chairman Tom Lantos at Full Committee Hearing, “Foreign Assistance Reform”
3/8/07 Lantos Introduces Iran Sanctions Legislation
3/7/07 Lantos Decries Budgetary Failures in Administration’s Proposed Foreign Aid to India
3/6/07 Advisory: Tue, 03/06/2007 - Verbatim, as delivered
3/6/07 Lantos Blasts Administration Decision Not to Take Part in United Nations Human Rights Council
3/5/07 Lantos, Key Members of Foreign Affairs Committee Ask Rice to Reconsider Aid Package for Palestinians
3/1/07 Advisory: Thu, 03/01/2007

February 2007

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2/28/07 Statement of Chairman Tom Lantos at Full Committee Hearing, “North Korea: The February 13th Agreement”
2/27/07 Advisory: Tue, 02/27/2007
2/21/07 Advisory: Wed, 02/21/2007
2/21/07 A hearing of the Committee on Foreign Affairs: February 28, 2007
2/16/07 House Committee on Foreign Affairs
2/15/07 Lantos Calls on President to Improve Situation in Afghanistan with a “Surge” in Troops There, Rather than Iraq
2/13/07 Remarks of Chairman Tom Lantos at Hearing: The Future of the United Nations Under Ban Ki-Moon
2/13/07 House Committee on Foreign Affairs
2/12/07 Advisory:
2/8/07 Lantos Welcomes Establishment of Task Force on Iraqi Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons But Argues More Must Be Done to Prevent Escalating Humanitarian Crisis
2/8/07 A hearing of the Committee on Foreign Affairs: February 8, 2007
2/8/07 Remarks of Chairman Tom Lantos (D-CA) at hearing, “The Escalating Crisis in Darfur: Are There Any Prospects for Peace?”
2/7/07 Opening Statement by Chairman Tom Lantos (D-CA) at hearing with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Regarding the Department’s annual budget request
2/7/07 House Committee on Foreign Affairs
2/6/07 A hearing of the Committee on Foreign Affairs: February 6, 2007
2/5/07 Federal Budget Request Short-Changes United Nations, Lantos Says
2/2/07 Lantos Says Latest Intelligence on Iraq Underscores Need for Political Solution, Not Escalation

January 2007

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1/31/07 A hearing of the Committee on Foreign Affairs: Wednesday, February 7, 2007
1/31/07 Remarks of Congressman Tom Lantos, Chairman, House Committee on Foreign Affairs, at Hearing,
1/26/07 Lantos Iraq Visit Confirms Views on Redeploying Troops
1/24/07 Lantos Strongly Condemns Russian Court Ruling on Closure of Prominent Russian Human Rights NGO
1/24/07 Committee on Foreign Affairs
1/23/07 Lantos Announces Seven Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Chairmen Elected
1/22/07 Lantos Condemns Reported Bombing of Civilians in Darfur
1/19/07 Remarks of Chairman Tom Lantos at hearing, “The Baker-Hamilton Commission Report”
1/18/07 A hearing of the Committee on Foreign Affairs: January 24, 2007
1/18/07 Remarks of Chairman Tom Lantos at Hearing on North Korea
1/17/07 Lantos, Committee on Foreign Affairs Host New United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
1/12/07 A briefing of the Committee on Foreign Affairs: January 18, 2007
1/12/07 A briefing of the Committee on Foreign Affairs: January 19, 2007
1/11/07 Remarks of Chairman Tom Lantos at Full Committee Briefing on Iraq
1/11/07 Statement of Chairman Tom Lantos at Full Committee Briefing, “Next Steps in the Iran Crisis”
1/10/07 A briefing of the Committee on Foreign Affairs: January 17, 2007
1/10/07 Lantos Expresses Disappointment in President’s Plan for Iraq as Laid Out Tonight
1/8/07 The committee will hold a series of briefings and hearings on Iraq this month
1/5/07 Advisory for January 11 Full Committee briefing on Iraq featuring Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
1/5/07 With New Chairman Tom Lantos, Committee Changes Name and Course
1/4/07 Advisory for January 11 Full Committee briefing on Iran

December 2006

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12/15/06 Henry Hyde of Illinois served as the chairman of this committee for six years before his retirement at the end of the 109th Congress.