A resolution relating to the death of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, powerful advocate for peace and human rights, and award-winning author

July 7, 2016
July 7, 2016
Agreed to in Senate

Introduced 5 days after the death of Elie Wiesel, this resolution recognized his support for human rights and religious liberty and expressed support for his legacy as “an example and advocate of the enduring power of the human spirit in the face of evil.” It did not mention his support for Israel’s settlements and occupation of Palestinian land.

99 cosponsors (53R, 44D, 2I).

See also: H.R. 5691 of 7/8/16 and *H. Res. 810 of 7/7/16.

Last major action: 7/7/16 agreed to by unanimous consent.


Lamar Alexander(R-TN)Kelly Ayotte(R-NH)Tammy Baldwin(D-WI)John Barrasso(R-WY)Michael Bennet(D-CO)Richard Blumenthal(D-CT)Roy Blunt(R-MO)Cory Booker(D-NJ)John Boozman(R-AR)Barbara Boxer(D-CA)Sherrod Brown(D-OH)Richard Burr(R-NC)Maria Cantwell(D-WA)Shelly Moore Capito(R-WV)Ben Cardin(D-MD)Tom Carper(D-DE)Bob Casey Jr.(D-PA)Bill Cassidy(R-LA)Daniel Coats(R-IN)Thad Cochran(R-MS)Susan Collins(R-ME)Christopher A. Coons(D-DE)Bob Corker(R-TN)John Cornyn(R-TX)Tom Cotton(R-AR)Mike Crapo(R-ID)Ted Cruz(R-TX)Steve Daines(R-MT)Joe Donnelly(D-IN)Dick Durbin(D-IL)Mike Enzi(R-WY)Joni Ernst(R-IA)Dianne Feinstein(D-CA)Deb Fischer(R-NE)Jeff Flake(R-AZ)Al Franken(D-MN)Cory Gardner(R-CO)Kirsten Gillibrand(D-NY)Lindsey Graham(R-SC)Chuck Grassley(R -IA)Orrin Hatch(R-UT)Martin Heinrich(D-NM)Heidi Heitkamp(D-ND)Dean Heller(R-NV)Mazie Hirono(D-HI)John Hoeven(R-ND)James Inhofe(R-OK)Johnny Isakson(R-GA)Ron Johnson(R-WI)Tim Kaine(D-VA)Angus King(I-ME)Mark Kirk(R-IL)Amy Klobuchar(D-MN)James Lankford(R-OK)Patrick Leahy(D-VT)Mike Lee(R-UT)Joe Manchin(D-WV)Edward Markey(D-MA)John McCain(R-AZ)Claire McCaskill(D-MO)Robert Menendez(D-NJ)Jeff Merkley(D-OR)Barbara Mikulski(D-MD)Jerry Moran(R-KS)Lisa Murkowski(R-AK)Chris Murphy(D-CT)Patty Murray(D-WA)Bill Nelson(D-FL)Rand Paul(R-KY)David Perdue(R-GA)Gary Peters(D-MI)Rob Portman(R-OH)Jack Reed(D-RI)Harry Reid(D-NV)Jim Risch(R-ID)Pat Roberts(R-KS)Mike Rounds(R-SD)Marco Rubio(R-FL)Bernie Sanders(I-VT)Ben Sasse(R-NE)Brian Schatz(D-HI)Charles Schumer(D-)Tim Scott(R-GA)Jeff Sessions(R-AL)Jeanne Shaheen(D-NH)Richard Shelby(R-AL)Debbie Stabenow(D-MI)Dan Sullivan(R-AK)Jon Tester(D-MT)John Thune(R-SD)Thom Tillis(R-NC)Pat Toomey(R-PA)Tom Udall(D-NM)David Vitter(R-LA)Mark Warner(D-VA)Elizabeth Warren(D-MA)Sheldon Whitehouse(D-RI)Roger Wicker(R-MS)Ron Wyden(D-OR)

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