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August 22, 2014Press Item
Today’s incursion by Russian military vehicles into the territory of Ukraine represents a gross violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and a dangerous escalation by Russia of the tense situation along the border.
August 12, 2014Press Item
Today’s announcement of $180 million in food aid to alleviate the threat of famine in South Sudan reflects America’s continued determination to help the people of the world’s newest sovereign state pursue a future of opportunity and peace. 
August 7, 2014Press Item
Tonight, President Obama authorized necessary action to protect American personnel and assist Iraqi civilians fleeing the brutal forces of the ISIL terror group...
August 6, 2014Press Item
Thank you, Carl – not only for that warm introduction but for three decades of work to advance the cause of freedom around the world. 
August 6, 2014Press Item
Thank you, Rep. [Gregory] Meeks, not only for your introduction but for your leadership on the issue of drawing the United States and Africa closer.   One message from this extraordinary gathering of the last few days is that, although Africa faces many challenges, it is a continent of opportunity.
July 29, 2014Press Item
Since helping to broker the agreement that led to South Sudan’s independence in 2011, the United States has been committed to helping the world’s newest state build democratic institutions and pursue peaceful economic development.
July 29, 2014Press Item
In announcing expanded sanctions today against Russian President Vladimir Putin and his chief backers - Russia's largest banks, a major defense contractor, and the country's oil industry - the Administration is sending a clear message that Russia will continue to face consequences unless it ceases its interference in Ukraine's sovereign affairs and works with the international community to promote an end to the bloodshed
July 29, 2014Press Item
It is a serious time in which we meet. It is a time when history will record that we had the resolve to prevail, or we did not. 
July 28, 2014Press Item
As the world marks the centennial of the outbreak of the First World War today, I join in remembering the service and sacrifices of so many American military personnel who answered the call to fight on distant shores in defense of democracy and values we hold dear.  
July 22, 2014Press Item
I congratulate Rep. Brad Schneider of Illinois for his hard work bringing the Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act to the Floor today, and I was pleased to vote for its passage.
July 22, 2014Press Item
Thank you, members of the Commission, for this opportunity to make a statement.  I want to thank the Commission for conducting this critical hearing as well as to extend my gratitude to the three witnesses, each of whom serves a critical function in advancing the OSCE’s mission of protecting freedom and democracy. 
July 18, 2014Press Item
The loss of so many innocent lives onboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is both a tragedy and an outrage. 
July 18, 2014Press Item
“We are writing to apprise you of a meeting we recently hosted with diplomats from Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, and South Sudan on the crisis in South Sudan,” the letter stated. 
July 17, 2014Press Item
Hamas has now rejected a cease fire and used innocent Palestinians as human shields for their rocket launchers, and yesterday they brazenly launched a raid against an Israeli border town using an underground tunnel.  
July 17, 2014Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I rise in solidarity with our good ally and friend Israel as it defends its people from Hamas' deadly rockets.
July 16, 2014Press Item
President Obama’s decision to enforce new sanctions against some of Russia’s largest banks, energy companies, and defense contractors ought to be a clear sign to President Vladimir Putin that the United States and our European allies will not stand idly by as Ukraine’s sovereignty is threatened.
July 14, 2014Press Item
In passing this resolution, the House came together to stand in support of Israel’s right to defend itself against an onslaught of rockets fired at peaceful communities within its borders. 
July 11, 2014Press Item
“America has much to gain through close engagement and partnership with the world’s largest democracy,” said Whip Hoyer.
June 17, 2014Press Item
We have a real stake in this, a real interest in this. The question becomes, okay, what do you do? 
June 10, 2014Press Item
I join in congratulating Reuven Rivlin on being chosen to succeed Israeli President Shimon Peres when his term ends next month.
June 5, 2014Press Item
Obviously, we believe that global warming is a very, very serious issue, not only from a health standpoint, but from an economic standpoint, and we think that this is a movement in the right direction.