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ACTION ALERT

TO: AHI Chapter Presidents, Congressional Contact Leaders, Members & Friends
FROM: Nick Larigakis, AHI Executive Director
DATE: September 22, 2008
Re:

CONTACT THE MEMBERS OF THE SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE REGARDING THE FORTHCOMING CONFIRMATION HEARING ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, FOR THE NEW U.S. AMBASSADOR TO TURKEY, JAMES F. JEFFREY.

The American Hellenic Institute sent a letter to members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee regarding the upcoming confirmation hearing for the next U.S. Ambassador to Turkey. On Wednesday, September 24, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a confirmation hearing for the newly nominated U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, James F. Jeffrey.

We urge you to immediately contact the members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and ask them to submit questions to Mr. Jeffrey that urges a critical review of U.S. policy to Turkey.

The names and contact info for the members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee follows:

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Majority (Democrat)

  1. Joseph R. Biden (D-DE) –Chair
    Tel: 202-224-5042
    Fax: 202-224-0139
    Email: senator@biden.senate.gov
  1. Christopher J. Dodd (D-CT)
    Tel: 202-224-2823
    Fax: 202-228-1683
  1. John F. Kerry (D-MA)
    Tel: 202-224-2742
    Fax: 202-224-8523
  1. Russ Feingold (D-WI)
    Tel: 202-224-5323
    Fax: 202-224-1280
  1. Barbara Boxer (D-CA)
    Tel: 202-224-3553
    Fax: 202-228-2382
  1. Bill Nelson (D-FL)
    Tel: 202-224-5274
    Fax: 202-228-2183
  1. Barack Obama (D-IL)
    Tel: 202-224-2854
    Fax: 202-228-5417
    Email: barrack_obama@obama.senate.gov
  1. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)
    Tel: 202-224-4744
    Fax: 202-228-2197
  1. Benjamin Cardin (D-MD)
    Tel: 202-224-4524
    Fax: 202-224-8858
  1. Robert Casey, Jr. (D-PA)
    Tel: 202-224-6324
    Fax: 202-228-0604
  1. James Webb (D-VA)
    Tel: 202-224-4024
    Fax: 202-228-6363

Minority(Republican)

  1. Richard G. Lugar (R-IN) –Ranking Member
    Tel: 202-224-4814
    Fax: 202-224-0360
    Email: senator_lugar@lugar.senate.gov
  1. Chuck Hagel (R-IN)
    Tel: 202-224-4224
    Fax: 202-224-5213
    Email: chuck_hagel@hagel.senate.gov
  1. Norm Coleman (R-MN)
    Tel: 202-224-5641
    Fax: 202-224-1152
    Email: opinion@coleman.senate.gov
  1. George V. Voinovich (R-OH)
    Tel: 202-2243353
    Fax: 202-228-1382
    Email: senator_voinovich@voinovich.senate.gov
  1. John E. Sununu (R-NH)
    Tel: 202-224-2841
    Fax: 202-228-4131
  1. Lisa A. Murkowski (R-AK)
    Tel: 202-224-6665
    Fax: 202-224-5301
  1. Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
    Tel: 202-224-3643
    Fax: 202-228-0724
  1. Jim DeMint (R-SC)
    Tel: 202-224-6121
    Fax: 202-228-5143
  1. David Vitter (R-LA)
    Tel: 202-224-4623
    Fax: 202-228-5061
  1. Bob Corker (R-TN)
    Tel: 202-224-3344
    Fax: 202-228-0566

 

Committee Staff for Senate Foreign Relations Committee

  1. Jason Bruder (Majority-Democrat)
    Staff
    Tel: 202-224-4651
    Fax: 202-228-3612
  1. Katie Lee (Minority-Republican)
    Staff
    Tel: 202-224-6797
    Fax: 202-228-3612

 

 ACTION REQUESTED --  CALL, FAX, or E-MAIL:

  1. Contact the members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to ask questions for the newly nominated U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, Mr. James Jeffrey regarding the issues of concern to our community. Please refer to the attached letter to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the talking points for more information for your contact.

 

Attachments

  1. AHI letter to Senator Biden and Senator Lugar regarding newly nominated U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, Mr. James Jeffrey.
  2. Talking Points regarding issues of concern