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Ted Deutch Helps Form the Congressional Task Force on American Hostages and Americans Wrongfully...

Last week, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., helped launch the Congressional Task Force on American Hostages and Americans Wrongfully Detained Abroad. Deutch and U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark., helped found the new group. "Having a loved...

Trump Administration Sanctions Two Iranian Leaders for the Disappearance and Death of Bob Levinson

The U.S. Treasury Department hit Mohammad Baseri and Ahmad Khazai from Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) with sanctions on Monday. 

Hostage Recovery Bill Championed by Florida Delegation Heads to Donald Trump’s Desk

Last year, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, and U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., brought out the “Robert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-taking Accountability Act” which “cements in place programs to address hostage-taking, and gives the United States government new tools to rescue hostages and punish their captors.”

Bob Levinson, Florida Resident Held in Iran for 13 Years, Presumed Dead

The family of Bob Levinson, a Florida resident who has been missing in Iran for almost 13 years, said this week they believed he was dead.

Ted Deutch’s Bill Cracking Down on Iran, Other Nations Holding Americans Hostage Gains Momentum

Last week, the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee passed a bill strongly supported by the Florida delegation to put more pressure on Iran for the disappearance of Robert Levinson, a Florida resident who has been missing in that Middle Eastern nation for almost 13 years.
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