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October 11 was the first International Day of the Girl Child, which celebrates the advocacy for girls' rights and young women everywhere. On this day, we acknowledge the many advancements made to help fight against destructive gender inequalities.
Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong support of H.Res. 786. I join President Obama, Secretary of State Clinton and my colleagues in Congress in condemning these attacks in the strongest possible terms. The attacks on our embassies in Cairo, Egypt and Sana, Yemen and the violent assault on our consulate in Benghazi, Libya were shocking and unacceptable.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) issued the following statement, offering condolences to the families of the seven American service members who were killed today in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan. The helicopter was patrolling an area in the Kandahar province when it crashed.
Testimony submitted by Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-MN) for the 2012 National Democratic Committee Platform Committee
Good afternoon. Thank you for the opportunity to join you and for all of your work shaping our party’s 2012 platform. As a member of Minnesota’s Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, I would like to welcome my fellow Democrats to our great state.
Sister of Mercy of the Americas
Hermanas de la Misericordia de las Americas
July 24, 2012
The Honorable Betty McCollum
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515
Dear Representative McCollum,
As members of the Institute Leadership Team for the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, we are writing to express our profound gratitude to you for sponsoring the House Resolution honoring Catholic Sisters’ contribution to the nation.