Congresswoman will not seek re-election in Florida Republican Rep. Ros-Lehtinen has been a House member since and will not seek re-election next year. She is a former chairwoman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. She called it "a personal decision based on personal considerations.
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Take a look. Ileana Ros-lehtinen was born in Havana, Cuba. At the age of 8, she and her family escaped from Fidel Castro's tyranny and fled to she started her career as a teacher before becoming a principal of eastern academy in Florida. She was such a tireless advocate for children's education that the parents of the student body encouraged her to run for public office.
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Longtime Florida Congresswoman, Won’t Run Again
However, despite improvements in a number of countries, many LGBTQ individuals face significant hurdles to living openly and without fear. After nearly 30 years on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, including several as Chairwoman, how has that domestic transformation contributed to international changes? I think that our work domestically here in the U.
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