Cosponsor H.R. 4736, the Honest Elections Act

As the Ranking Member of the Committee on House Administration, I invite you to cosponsor HR 4736, the Honest Elections Act, legislation I introduced that will protect against foreign interference in our elections and enact meaningful reforms to existing
law, specifically the Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA), the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA), and the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). These laws need to be updated to 21st Century-style policies instead of their current outdated policies
that no longer address the problems and threats our state and local election officials face each time they administer an election.

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Cosponsor Resolution Recognizing the Armenian Genocide

Between 1915 and 1923, 1.5 million Armenians and hundreds of thousands of Greeks, Assyrians, Chaldeans, Syriacs, Arameans, Maronites, and other Christians were brutally and systematically slaughtered at the hands of the Ottoman Empire. Members of my own
family were among those murdered. My mother escaped with my grandmother from Armenia, and my father, an Assyrian Christian, was driven from the Middle East. Both carried the terror of the atrocities of the Ottoman Turks for a lifetime.
The Armenian Genocide was the first Genocide of the 20th century and despite overwhelming evidence documenting this dark chapter in human history, the Republic of Turkey has denied its existence and has worked to whitewash the past and pressure U.S. policymakers
to refrain from using the term ‘genocide’ to describe the deliberate annihilation of 1.5 million Armenians and other minorities. Congress has the opportunity to rise to the occasion and correct this injustice and do what 49 U.S. states and 14 NATO Allies have
already done: formally recognize the murder of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire as genocide.
As the only Armenian-Assyrian Member of Congress, I urge you to honor the countless individuals who were taken and join 112 of your colleagues in cosponsoring H.Res. 296, a bipartisan resolution formally recognizing the Armenian Genocide. If you would like
to cosponsor, you can contact Matt McMurray of my staff at
matthew.mcmurray@mail.house.gov.

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Become a Cosponsor of H.Res 410 Encouraging the Reunions of Divided Korean-American Families

Since the 1953 armistice agreement between North and South Korea, millions of families were divided based on an arbitrary border. From mothers and sons to cousins and grandparents, these families have endured decades of isolation and have been cut off from
communication and contact. It’s estimated that over 100,000 Korean-Americans are separated from their family members in North Korea. Sadly, many of these Americans are over the age of 80 and are dying before having the opportunity to reunite with their families.
 

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Join the U.S.-Kazakhstan Caucus

We are pleased to invite you to join the Congressional U.S. – Kazakhstan Caucus for the 116th
Congress. As co-chairs of the Caucus, we are seeking broad bipartisan participation as we work to recognize and strengthen our strategic, military, and economic relationship with this important ally and critical partner in Central Asia.

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Cosponsor the Women Who Worked on the Home Front World War II Memorial Act

Please become an original cosponsor of the Women Who Worked on the Home Front World War II Memorial Act, which would authorize the establishment of a memorial on federal land in the District of Columbia commemorating the efforts of the 18 million American
women who kept the home front running during World War II.   Women are dramatically underrepresented in our memorials. 

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