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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Dec 14, 2018 Washington Review

This week in Washington, the House of Representatives addressed a portion of the remaining issues as the 115th Congress comes to a close. Our nation’s investment in food and nutrition programs took first priority with the passage of the Farm Bill and the United States stood up to oppressive authoritarian powers in Latin America.

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Dec 11, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman Emeritus of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, was joined by Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) as well as Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY), Ranking Member of the H

Dec 11, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, and Chairman Emeritus Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27) made the following statement after introducing H.R. 7245, The Venezuela Humanitarian Relief, Reconstruction, and Rule of Law Act of 2018, legislation targeting the disintegration of democracy in Venezuela:

Nov 9, 2018 Press Release

 (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires released the following statement on the forced resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions:

Nov 9, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding the vote for Speaker of the House in the 116th Congress:

Nov 7, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the upcoming 116th Congress:

Oct 26, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement thanking the FBI, Secret Service, ATF, U.S. Capitol Police, U.S. Postal Service, and more:

Oct 17, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Rep. Albio Sires (NJ-08), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere and Rep. Paul Cook (CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, issued the following statement on recent events involving political prisoners in Nicaragua and Venezuela:

Oct 7, 2018 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) - Congressman Albio Sires’ statement on the most recent appointment to the Supreme Court of the United States, following a 50-48 vote by the U.S. Senate to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh: 

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Oct 1, 2018 Washington Review

Last week in Washington, the Senate Judiciary Committee grappled with serious allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The House of Representatives passed critical transportation bills, including railroad oversight legislation that I introduced.

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