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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Legislative Session July 21, 2014
Ted Cruz, R-TX
"When Hugo Chavez’s death was confirmed 15 months ago, there were hopes that his hand-picked successor Nicolas Maduro would prove more moderate and friendly to the United States. These hopes quickly proved groundless, as Maduro doubled down on his predecessor’s disastrous socialist economic policies and his close partnership with Castro‘s Cuba, not to mention Khamenei’s Iran."
Lowering Gasoline Prices To Fuel An America That Works Act Of 2014 June 26, 2014
Rob Bishop, R-UT
"Now even though the Cubs manager went out there, claiming how unfair this was—and I was yelling at the TV screen for hours afterwards—history books will still say that Castro had a strikeout at this particular event."
Sonia Garro June 25, 2014
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-FL
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak on behalf of Sonia Garro, a member of the pro-democracy group, Ladies in White, las Damas de Blanco, who, after being in prison for more than 2 years in one of Castro‘s gulags, will face a kangaroo trial on Monday. She faces the likelihood of 10 to 12 years in jail because she is brave enough to speak out, demanding respect for human rights and democratic change."
Honoring Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender (Lbgt) Pride Month June 10, 2014
Alan Grayson, D-FL
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today in honor of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, to recognize Maria Ruiz Margenot. Born in Cuba during Castro‘s Revolution, Maria witnessed the debilitating effect of a culture robbed of its freedoms, rights, and voice. Her parents, Victor and Rosaura Ruiz, at immense personal sacrifice, took their young children and fled political oppression. Upon arriving in the United States, her family was classified as political refugees and they were able to obtain green cards."
Imprisonment Of Sonia Garro May 21, 2014
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-FL
"Mr. Speaker, I rise to speak out for Sonia Garro, a member of the pro-democracy group, Las Damas de Blanco—the Ladies in White—who has languished in one of Castro‘s prisons for over 2 years."

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