Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's file


Republican from Florida

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from South Florida. First elected in 1989 to succeed the venerable Democrat Claude Pepper, Ros-Lehtinen in 2011 became chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

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