Cosponsor H.R.1945 – The Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act

On March 2, 2016, renowned environmental and Indigenous rights activist, Berta Cáceres, was viciously murdered in her home in Honduras. Today, Honduras has one of the highest murder rates in the world and remains one of the most dangerous places for activists.
Closely connected with this crisis is the deep corruption of its military and police forces – both of which have been accused of committing human rights abuses while facing no consequences.

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Meet the Neighbors! Support the United States-Cuba Relations Normalization Act

While considerable progress has been made toward normalizing relations with Cuba, under the current administration we have taken step backwards such as reimposing restrictions on trade and travel with Cuba.  Measures such as these hurt American citizens,
workers, and industries.  I believe that we need to move forward, not backward, and work to create a more cooperative future with Cuba.

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Help Stop a War with Iran – Cosponsor H.R. 2456 – a Bipartisan Bill to Repeal the 2002 (Iraq) Authorization for the Use of Military Force

I am pleased that House leadership announced last night that my bipartisan bill, H.R. 2456 will be brought to the floor the week of January 27th. I write to encourage you to become a cosponsor of my bipartisan bill, H.R. 2456, to repeal
the 2002 Iraq War Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF), which the administration has said it may be using as congressional authorization
to attack Iran.

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Stop Eritrean Deportations!

Please join us in cosponsoring the Suspend the Unjust Removals of Eritreans (SURE) Protection Act to prevent the United States from deporting hundreds of Eritreans who would likely face reprisal upon return.

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Meet the Neighbors! Support the United States-Cuba Relations Normalization Act

While considerable progress has been made toward normalizing relations with Cuba, under the current administration we have taken step backwards such as reimposing restrictions on trade and travel with Cuba.  Measures such as these hurt American citizens,
workers, and industries.  I believe that we need to move forward, not backward, and work to create a more cooperative future with Cuba.

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Cosponsor H. Res. 751 – Resolution Reaffirming the partnership between the United States and the African Union

Please join me in reaffirming the importance of the partnership between the United States and the
African Union, and recognizing the importance of diplomatic, security and trade relations by becoming a cosponsor of H. Res. 751. This resolution will promote the United States’ valued relationship with the African Union, while confirming shared ties and recognizing
the African diaspora as the “sixth region” of the continent. This resolution also encourages greater collaboration with the African Union to achieve continental socio-economic transformation over the next 50 years.

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Cosponsor H.Res. 672, a Bipartisan Resolution Supporting the Three Seas Initiative and European Energy Security

Please join us as an original co-sponsor of a resolution supporting the Three Seas Initiative (3SI) to bolster energy and infrastructure security in Central and Eastern Europe in the face of increased Russian and Chinese influence. In 2015, twelve Central
European nations in the European Union established the 3SI in order to increase energy autonomy and resilience through support of collective financing for new infrastructure projects to connect the region between the Adriatic, Baltic, and Black Seas.

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Be an Original Cosponsor on a Resolution Reaffirming Resolute Bipartisan Support for Ukraine

As co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Ukraine Caucus, we invite you to cosponsor a resolution reaffirming resolute bipartisan support for Ukraine. This vital and time sensitive measure affirms the United States strategic interest in securing liberty
and democracy in Europe. This is not possible without support for Ukraine in its efforts to counter Russian aggression and her aspiration to take equal place among the global community of democracies.

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