Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Ileana Carmen Ros-Lehtinen is the most senior U.S. Representative from Florida, representing . She served as Chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee from 2011–2013. In 1989, Ros-Lehtinen became the first Cuban American and Latina elected to Congress. She was also the first Republican woman elected to the House from Florida, and is currently the most senior Republican woman in the U.S. House. Wikipedia*

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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has 1,332 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 Convention as a State Senator. The year with the most videos was 2014 with 112 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 2,949 views per program as a Republican Representative for Florida's 18th district. Most appearances with L. Diaz-Balart (12), John A. Boehner (8), Stephen F. Lynch (5). Most common tags: Iraq Occupation/Reconstruction (05/02/03-08/31/10), Cuba, Republican Party.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 2013 - Present U.S. Representative, R-FL 27th View Map Videos: 437


U.S. Representative, R-FL 18th January 1, 1989 - January 3, 2013 Videos: 894 State Senator,
c. August 15, 1988 - c. January 1, 1989 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House approved $7.85 billion in relief and recovery efforts for areas affected by Hurricane Harvey.

  • House Session, Part 3

    House Session, Part 3

    The House voted on bills debated earlier under suspension of the rules.

  • U.S.-Qatar Relations

    U.S.-Qatar Relations

    Qatar experts testified at a hearing on that country’s relations with the U.S. following the recent blockade imposed by six Arab…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House considered the Make America Secure Appropriations Act, an annual spending bill covering the Departments of Defense…

  • Morning Hour

    Morning Hour

    The House convened for Morning Hour, when members were permitted to speak on a variety of topics.

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House approved a number of bills, including one imposing additional sanctions against Russia, North Korea, and Iran. The…

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