Support Funding for Lupus Research

As the four co-chairs of the Congressional Lupus Caucus, we write to ask you to join us in sending the attached letter to the Committee on Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen and Ranking Member Nita Lowey in support of programmatic funding for the
National Lupus Patient Registry at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the
National Lupus Training, Outreach & Clinical Trial Program at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) and for the
Lupus Research Program under the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs at the Department of Defense
for FY2019.

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Join the Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus

As competition for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games begins today, we have another opportunity to cheer on America’s finest athletes at the PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Games.  As with every Olympics and Paralympics, we are preparing to watch these remarkable
men and women who have worked and sacrificed in order to achieve the dream of representing the United States on the world stage.  While we will always cheer on our athletes from afar, we can also support Team USA and the Olympic and Paralympic movement right
here in Washington, D.C.

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Join the Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus

As competition for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games begins today, we have another opportunity to cheer on America’s finest athletes at the PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Games. As with every Olympics and Paralympics, we are preparing to watch these remarkable
men and women who have worked and sacrificed in order to achieve the dream of representing the United States on the world stage. While we will always cheer on our athletes from afar, we can also support Team USA and the Olympic and Paralympic movement right
here in Washington, D.C.

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Cosponsor H.Res.467 calling for a UN arms embargo on South Sudan

In the three and a half years since the onset of South Sudan’s brutal civil war, well over 50,000 people have been killed and nearly 4 million people have been displaced, both internally and as refugees that have fled to neighboring countries. Despite the
government of South Sudan’s public commitments to allow humanitarian assistance into the country, life-saving aid is continually blocked and people are starving every day as a result.

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