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cCommittees2022 Letters & Votes2021 Solidarity with the Unity Intifada2021-2022 Palestine Legislation2021 Cross-Movement Invest-Divest Bills
2021 Legislation, Letters, & Statements
2020 Key Statements2019-2020 Top Legislation & LettersLate 2019-Early 2020 Indicators of Willingness of Support Accountability/Ending Military Funding2018-2019 Positive Vote & Cosponsorships2015-2018 Positive Actions2016-2018 Signed Letters in Support of Palestinian Rights
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Member of Congress
(Names in black = new in 2021)
Twitter
Handle
Very active on social media?StateDistrictParty
Foreign Affairs
Armed Services
Appropriations
Rules
# of positive
career actions
# of positive
2022 actions
2022 June - Rep. Tlaib - Challenging Israel Visa Waiver & Racist COGAT Travel Restrictions
(additional signers public by 6/9)
2022 May - Rep. Stansbury & Sen. Merkley J Street Save Masafer Yatta (WEAKER) Letter2022 May - Rep. Bush Stop 'War Crimes' in Masafer Yatta (graphics) (STRONGER) Letter2022 May - Rep. Tlaib Nakba Resolution2022 May - Rep. Bowman Right to Education & Challenging Racist COGAT Travel Restrictions (article)2022 Feb. - Apartheid Delegation (graphic)
red = attended delegation
HR 2748 Normalizing Israeli Ethnic Cleansing Act (graphics) red = cosponsor; green = voted against it in Omnibus; link = spoke out?2021 Spoke Out on Save Silwan2021 Spoke Out on Israeli Assault on Gaza, Save Sheikh Jarrah, and Beyond2021 May Rep. Newman Stop Sheikh Jarrah Evictions LetterH. Res. 751 #StandWithThe6 Resolution to Defend Palestinian Civil Society
(updated 12/21/21)
2021 HR 2590 McCollum Bill Cosponsor
(updated 12/21/21)
2021 Progressives Not on H.R. 5344 Two State Solution Act = green (cosponsor = yellow) (Updated 10/13/21)H.R. 3884 Philippine Human Rights Act (end military funding to Duturte regime)
(updated 12/21/21)
H.R. 4194 The People's Response Act vision based on M4BL's BREATHE Act (updated 12/20/21)H. Res. 332 - Green New Deal
(updated 12/20/21)
2021 Opposed H.R. 5323 $1 Billion to Israel in Vote
(yellow = 'present' vote)
2021 Sept Block $735 weapons Sale NDAA Amendment Cosponsor2021 May H.J. Res. 49 Ocasio-Cortez Tlaib Pocan Oppose Weapons Sale2021 Deutch-McCaul AIPAC UncondItional Weapons to Israel Letter: will add red = signed2021 Rep. Tlaib & Rep. Pocan-led letter on vaccines, home demolitions, and annexation2021 Rep. Pocan & Rep. Carson-led letter on vaccines2021 End Vaccine/Medical Apartheid Statements (as of 2/21)UAE-Israel deal ; red = bad statement2020 Positive Anti-Annexation Statements2020 H.R. 8050 Israeli Annexation Non-Recognition Act (updated 9/20)2020 HR 2407 McCollum Bill Cosponsor (updated 9/20)2020 AOC letter on annexation, condition aid2020 Pocan-led Housing Demolitions AECA Khierbet Humsah Letter2020 Khanna-Eshoo letter on home demolitions AECA2020
Pocan-Dingell letter on Gaza & UNRWA Funding
2020 Speier-led Housing Demolitions East J. Sumarin Family Letter2020 Omar letter on stopping arms sale to other countries2020 Haaland-Yarmouth-Huffman letter on WB violence2020 Dingell UNRWA Letter2020 Pingree-Price J Street Aid & UNRWA Letter2020 J-Street Levin letter on settlements2020 Statements on Trump "Peace Plan"2019 Statements on annexation and settlements2019 Statements on Trump Exec Order?2019 Statement on Tlaib & Omar Denial2019 New MOC Skipping AIPAC Trip; red = went2019 H. Res. 326 Anti-Pal Rights Nay or Present Vote2019 FY2020 NDAA Nay Vote2019 H. Res. 246 'No' or 'Present' Vote2020 H.R.5595 Israel Anti-Boycott Act NON-Cosponsors2019 H. Res. 496 Cosponsor (updated 8/8)2019 H. Res. 246 NON-cosponsor (updated 8/8)2018
HR 4391 (Ending Child Detention)
(McCollum led)
2017
HR 11
Nay vote
2017
HR 1697 (Israel Anti-Boycott Act)
NON-Cosponsors
2018
Statement on Gaza
2017
Spoke on
Floor HR 11
2016 Joined Human Rights Delegation to Palestine2015
Skip
the Speech
2018
Gaza Humanitarian Crisis letter; problematic framing but a meaningful stand for Congress
(Pocan, Schakowsky, Lee, Yarmuth led)
2018
All lives matter letter on child detention - problematic framing but an indication that they could support Rep. McCollum's bill
(Schakowsky, Price, Cohen & Yarmuth-led
2018
Susiya J Street letter
(Yarmuth & Schakowsky led)
2018
UNRWA Funds J Street letter
(Price & Welch led)
2017 Issa
Issa Amro Support letters
(Ellison, Pocan, McCollum, Blumenauer-led)
2016
Special Envoy for Palestinian Children letter
(McCollum led)
2015
End Military Detention letter
(McCollum led)
2017
Susiya Support letter
(Eshoo led)
2015
Susiya Support letter
(Eshoo led)
2016
Leahy Law letter
(Johnson, Leahy led)
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Garcia, Chuy@RepChuyGarciaIL4D342Y, TWY voted againstTWSpoke on House floor + TWYYYYYYYYYYdid not signYAOC PR: I am firmly committed to an international framework in which human rights are protected and believe in a two-state solution that includes self-determination for the Palestinian people. As many Americans recommit to a just society with equal rights for all, I believe that we can and should encourage similar dialogue with our allies. We must take concrete actions to oppose annexation and in doing so, preserve the hope of a future in which Israelis and Palestinians can live in peace.”YYYYYYYYYYY, statementY TweetYpresentYYY
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Tlaib@RepRashida2MI13D405YYY, TWYY voted against (also opposed all US military funding to Israel by taking a risky vote to vote again the domestic spending Omnibus, that it had been cynically folded intoTW 1 + TW 2
Spoke on House floor + TW + Statement + Much more
YYYYYYYYYdid not signYYSpoke at event; In Democracy Now: I think it’s really important to understand Israel is a racist state and that they would deny Palestinians, like my grandmother, access to a vaccine, that they don’t believe that she’s an equal human being that deserves to live, deserves to be able to be protected by this global pandemic. And it’s really hard to watch as this apartheid state continues to deny their own neighbors, the people that breathe the same air they breathe, that live in the same communities. You could put a settlement wherever you want, but on the other side of that wall is a farm community, a village, where my grandmother lives, and many of our, you know, various family members and others that I know are trying, again, to live a good life, a free life, free from these oppressive policies, these racist policies, that deny them access to public health, deny them access to freedom of travel, deny them access to economic opportunities. It is so critically important that we call it out. Our country continues to enable that country and enable Netanyahu, who continues to spew anti-Arab rhetoric that allows violence towards Palestinians to continue in a way that is so inhumane and doesn’t follow international human rights. And so, I think it’s very important. If anything, I hope my colleagues, I hope our country, sees what the Palestinians have been trying to tell us for a very long time, that Israel has no intention of ever being caring or allow equality or freedom for them as their neighbors. And you can see it with the distribution of vaccine. You also saw it with the testing and tracing. My family told me they didn’t have access to testing. They would get some side effects, and they would use the small little house that they had and quarantine the family member. They had no access at all for any preventive measures, any medication. And again, that continues on. And we allow, again, enabling Israel to continue to do that. They have the power to distribute that vaccine to the Palestinian people, their own neighbors, again, feet away from where they live, many of which, again, could expose them and their family. And it doesn’t — if anything, it just reiterates what the Palestinian people and even human rights groups have been telling us, is that this is an apartheid state.TweetAOC PR: The Netanyahu government receives $3.8 billion in US taxpayer-funded military handouts every year and with the backing of the impeached President, they are seeking to use that money to formalize an apartheid system. The implementation of that system would mean our tax dollars – instead of being used to fund health care or replace lead water pipes – would be used to perpetuate and entrench human rights violations in Palestine, including limitations on freedom of movement, further expansion of illegal land theft, home demolitions, and cutting off access to critical resources like clean water. We are coming together as progressive lawmakers today to clearly say: enough is enough. Whether within our own borders or abroad, we will no longer accept that our national budget be spent on human rights violations. We must make prioritized investments that promote health and social justice for all instead.”YYYYYYYYYYY, statementY, TweetYYYYYYY
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Omar@Ilhan2MN5DY374YYYY voted against
Spoke on House floor + TW + Statement + Much more
YYYYYYYYYYdid not signYYTweet: "Thank you @RepBowman for your leadership and courage in standing up for Palestinians' basic human rights."TweetYYYYYYYYY, statementY TweetYYYYYYY
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Pressley@RepPressley2MA7D334YYYY voted againstTW
Spoke on House floor + TW + TW
YYYYYYYYYdid not signYYStatementYYYYYYYY, statementY TweetYYYYY
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Ocasio-Cortez@AOC1NY14D314YYYY voted against
Spoke on House floor + TW + Block bombs + more tweets
YYYYYYYYdid not signYTweetYYYYYYYYY TweetYYYYYYY
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McCollum@BettyMcCollum04MN4DY474YYYY
Spoke on House floor + TW
YYYYYYYYdid not signYYTweetTweetYYYYYYYYYYY TweetpresentYYYYYYY, tweetYYYYYYYYYY
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NewmanIL 3D184YYYYSpoke on House floorTWYYYYYYYYdid not signYYTweets: This virus does not see or care about nationality, borders, or religion — its devastating impact is everywhere. The Netanyahu administration has a moral and humanitarian obligation to ensure that both Israelis & Palestinians have access to vaccines. Whether we're talking about our own communities, the United States, or nations across the globe, we must do everything in our power to ensure vaccines are not only distributed rapidly but also equitably."; Tweet: "COVID-19 does not see or care about nationality, borders, or religion. I stand with @RepBowman in ensuring that every effort is being taken so that Israelis and Palestinians have equitable access to vaccines."
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BushMO1D154Y, TWYYY voted againstTW
Spoke on House floor + TW
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CarsonIN7D442YY
Spoke on House floor + Statement + TW + TW
YYYYYYYdid not signYYAOC PR: We have a moral obligation to voice our objections to Israel’s ongoing, unilateral annexation of Palestinian land. Our nation must demonstrate that our commitment to justice for all extends to the Palestinian people. For decades, they have endured egregious human rights abuses by the Israeli government, and it must end. America can no longer turn a blind eye to this crisis, or remain complicit in the ongoing mistreatment of Palestinians. Our nation must live up to its greatest ideals and stand on the side of freedom.”YYYYYYYYYYYY, statementY TweetYYYYYYYY, facebook postYYYYYYYYY
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Grijalva@RepraulGrijalva2AZ3D422YYTWYYYYYYYYdid not signYYYYYYYYYYY, statementY TweetYYYYYYYYY, statementYYYYYYYYY
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BowmanNY16DY135YYYY
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TWYYYYYdid not signLetter: "As a Black man living in America, I know the feeling of being neglected by my government and society... Israel, as an occupying power, has a responsibility to provide the vaccine to the Palestinian people." : DELETED; "Netanyahu must ensure that both Israelis and Palestinians have access to the Covid vaccine. This cruelty is another reminder of why the occupation must end."
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Jayapal@RepJayapal1WA7D404YYYY voted againstTW + TWYYYYYYdid not signAOC PR: As a fierce advocate for a two-state solution, I believe it’s critical that the United States take a clear stand and fully condemn any move by Israel to dangerously and illegally annex occupied Palestinian territory. Should the Netanyahu government continue to illegally annex territory, Congress would be forced to quickly and forcefully respond, with all options on the table including the conditioning of military funding to Israel until the Israeli government abides by international laws. There is no special relationship where US funding should be used to further human rights abuses and violations of international law.”YYYYYYYYYYYY, statementY, statementY, tweetY TweetYYYYYYYY, tweetYYYY
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Pocan@RepMarkPocan1WI2DY493YYY voted againstTW
Spoke on House floor + TW
YYYYYYYYdid not signYYTweet: "Palestinian people are living under Israeli occupation. Israel should be giving Palestinian people the vaccines they need, just like they've given them to Israeli people. Giving vaccines to other countries before Palestinians is inhumane."
deleted: "Delaying annexation is not historic—this deal is a sham. Israel's planned unilateral annexation of the West Bank remains a violation of international law & Palestinian human rights. If Israel moves forward with annexation, Congress must put conditions on U.S. funding to Israel."
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Blumenauer@repblumenauer3OR3D382YY voted againstYYYYdid not signYYYYYYYYYY, statementY TweetYYYYYYYYY, statementYYYYYYYYYYY
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Huffman@RepHuffmanCA2D232YRelatedly: new criticsm of US policy after J Street delegationYYYdid not signYYYYYYY TweetYYYYYYYYYY
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DeSaulnier@RepDeSaulnier3CA11D202YYYYYYdid not signYYYYYYYYYYYYY
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Lee, Barbara@RepBarbaraLee2CA13DY341Y voted againstYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY, statementY, statementY TweetYYYYYYYY, tweetYYYYYYYY
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Davis, Danny@RepDannyDavisIL7D321YYYYYdid not signYAOC PR: This letter is a recognition that the United States, the countries of the Middle East, the European Union and the world are rapidly running out of options in their search to facilitate a principled, sustainable agreement between Israel and the Palestinian people which guarantees the full measure of self-determination, justice and human rights to the Palestinian people and peace and security to all in the entire region. It is clear that unilateral action by Israel not only denies the Palestinan people basic freedoms and rights but sets the region on a glide path to increased tension, instability and conflict. We in the Congress have a moral and legal responsibility to promote pathways to peace and justice when-ever and where-ever we can as a nation and ensure our foreign policy reflects our values.YYYYYYYY TweetYYYYYYYYY, tweetYYYYYYY
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Rush@RepBobbyRushIL1D301YYYYYdid not signYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY, tweetYYYYYYYY
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Pingree@ChelliePingreeME1DY321YYYYYYdid not signYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY
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Beyer@RepDonBeyer2VA8D261YYdid not signYYYYYYYYYY, tweetYYYYYY, tweetYYYYYYY
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Welch@PeterWelchVTAt-LargeD261YYYYdid not signYYYYYYYY, statementYYYYYYY, statementYYYYYY
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Johnson, Eddie Bernice@RepEBJ3TX30D251YYYdid not signYYYYYY TweetYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY
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Speier@RepSpeierCA14DY241YYYYYdid not signYYYYYY, statementY TweetYYYYYYYYYYY
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Chu@RepJudyChuCA27D211YYYYYYYYYYYYY TweetYYYYYYYY
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Norton@EleanorNortonDCDelegateD171YYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY
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PayneNJ10D141YYYYYYYYYYYYYY
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Evans@RepDwightEvans1PA3D131YYYYYYYYYYYYY
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McNerneyCA9D111YYdid not signYYYYYYYY
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LynchMA8D91YYYdid not signYYYYY
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Blunt Rochester@RepLBR2DEAt-LargeD81YYY TweetYYYYY
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WextonVA10D92YSeparate Letterdid not signYYY TweetYYY
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Levin, Andy@RepAndyLevin2MI9DY151YYIn Haaretz: "it is critical that Palestinians have access to COVID-19 vaccines"TweetYYYYYY, statementY TweetYYYY
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Porter@RepKatiePorter3CA45D71YYYYY TweetYY
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LambPA17D50YYYYY
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Scanlon@RepMGSPA5DY40Y TweetYYY
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Underwood@RepUnderwoodIL14D40did not signYYY
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Craig@RepAngieCraigMN2D30Y TweetYY
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CrowCO6DY30YYY
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HarderCA10D30did not signYY
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Hill, Katie@RepKatieHillCA25DY30Y TweetYY
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Kirkpatrick@RepKirkpatrickAZ2DY30did not signYY
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Lee, Susie@RepSusieLeeNV3D30did not signYY
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Mucarsel-Powell@RepDMPFL26D30Y TweetYY
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PhillipsMN3DY30Y TweetYY
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Sherrill@RepSherrillNJ11DY30Y TweetYY
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SlotkinMI8DY30YluriY
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AxneIA3D20YY
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CoxCA21D20YY
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CunninghamSC1D20YY
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FinkenauerIA1D20YY
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SpanbergerVA7DY20YY
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Van DrewNJ2D20YY
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AmashMI3I50Y TweetYYYY
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MassieKY4R50YYYYY
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McGovern@RepMcGovernMA2DY372YY voted againstTWYYYdid not signYYYYYYYYYYY TweetYYYYYYYY, tweetYYYYYYYYYYY
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Johnson, Hank@RepHankJohnsonGA4D312YYYYYYYYYYYYYYY TweetYYYYYYY, statementYYYYYYYYY
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Dingell@RepDebDingell3MI12D232YYTWYYdid not signYwithdrewYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY
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Watson Coleman@RepBonnieNJ12DY232YY voted againstYYYYYYYYY TweetYYYYYYYYYYYY
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Takano@RepMarkTakano2CA41D122YYYYYYYYYYYY
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JacobsCA53D52YY voted againstYYdid not sign
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Velazquez@NydiaVelazquezNY7D171YYYYYYYYYY TweetYYYYYYY
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Schakowsky@JanSchakowsky2IL9D271YSpoke on House floorYYYYTweetYYYYYYYYY, statementYYYYYYYYYYY
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DeFazio@RepPeterDeFazioOR4D251YYYdid not signYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY
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Lowenthal@RepLowenthalCA47D251YYYYYYTweetYYYYYYY, statementY, statementY TweetYYYYY, statementYYYY
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Price@RepDavidEPriceNC4DY231YYdid not signYYYYYYYYY, statementY TweetYYYYYYYYYY
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Yarmuth@RepJohnYarmuthKY3D221YYdid not signYYYYYYYY, statementY TweetY TweetYYYYYYYYY
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Eshoo@RepAnnaEshooCA18D211YYYYYYYYYYY TweetYYYYYYYYYY
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Khanna@RepRoKhanna1CA17DY201YYYYYYYYYYStatementYYYYY, facebook postYYYY
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CastroTX20DY181Y
Spoke on House floor + TW
YIn Haaretz: He called the plan "welcome news and hope cooperation continues to grow." ; In Haaretz: He’s “disappointed and concerned” by developments. “I commend Israel for leading the world on vaccinating its people, but I’m disappointed and concerned by their government’s exclusion of Palestinians living under Israeli occupation from these vaccination efforts, despite making COVID vaccines available to Israeli settlers in the West Bank,” said the Texas congressman, who recently unsuccessfully ran for the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s chairmanship. “Israel’s government has a responsibility under international law not just to Israeli citizens but also Palestinians in the occupied territories. This is a stark reminder of the importance of achieving a two-state solution that respects the rights of the Palestinian people and the security of Israel,” he said.TweetYYYYYY, statementYYYYYYY
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Doggett@RepLloydDoggett1TX35D181YYdid not signYYYYY, statementYYYYY, statementYYYYY
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ConnollyVA11DY161YYYYYYYYY, statementYYYY, statementYYY
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Raskin@repraskin2MD8DY161YYYYYYYYY TweetYYYYYYY
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DeLauro@RosaDeLauroCT3DY151YYwithdrewYYYYYYYYYYYY
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Lofgren@RepZoeLofgrenCA19D151YYdid not signYYYY TweetYYYYYYYY
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TonkoNY20D161YYYYYYY TweetYYYYYYYYY
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Clark@RepKClark2MA5DY141YYdid not signYYY TweetYYYYYYYY
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Waters@RepMaxineWatersCA43D131YYdid not signYYYYYYYYYY
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KapturOH9DY111Ydid not signYYYYYYYYY
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Green, AlTX9D101YYYdid not signY TweetYYYYY
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MoultonMA6DY101YYYYYY, statementYYYY
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Carbajal@RepCarbajalCA24DY91YYYYYYYYY
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FosterIL11D71YYYYYYY
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Gomez@RepJimmyGomezCA34D61Y voted againstYYY TweetYY
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KrishnamoorthiIL 8D41YYYY
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Dean@RepDeanPA4D31YY TweetY
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AuchinclossMA4D21YY
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Leger FernandezNM3D21YY
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Roybal-Allard@RepRoybalAllardCA40DY21YY
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Bass@RepKarenBass4CA37DY190YYYYdid not signYYYCBC StatementYYYYYYYYYY
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Moore@RepGwenMooreWI4D190YYdid not signYYYYYYY, statementYYYYYYYYY
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Cohen@RepCohenTN9D180YYYYYYYY TweetYYYYY, statementYYYYY
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Kildee@RepDanKildeeMI5D160did not signYYYYYYY TweetYYYYYYYY