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Trips Hellholes


This page shows trips to locations that are usually not considered desirable. Often they are to places marred by violence or other harsh conditions. Sometimes, this designation is time-sensitive, such as after natural disasters.

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    No.Cost
    Trips Selected 435 $3,229,457
    Approved by Republicans 195 $1,259,683
    Approved by Democrats 238 $1,964,848


View Details / PDF Traveler/ Dates Sponsor Approver Destination/ Purpose Cost
View trip details View original PDF Sherman, Rep. Brad (-CA)
04/30/13-05/04/13
American Israel Education Foundation Sherman, Rep. Brad (-CA)
Gaza, IsraelHellhole - Jerusalem, IsraelCultural Mecca - ... more
Attended a senior foreign policy seminar in Israel; participated in meetings with Israeli and Palest... more
$11,153.09
View trip details View original PDF Steinbaum, Jason Bennett
04/30/13-05/04/13
American Israel Education Foundation Engel, Rep. Eliot Lance (-NY)
Gaza, IsraelHellhole - Jerusalem, IsraelCultural Mecca - ... more
Attended a senior foreign policy seminar in Israel; participated in meetings with Israeli and Palest... more
$10,889.25
View trip details View original PDF Schneider, Rep. Brad (-IL)
04/29/13-05/02/13
Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Schneider, Rep. Brad (-IL)
Tel Aviv, Israel - Jerusalem, IsraelCultural Mecca - ... more
Attended meetings with political, military and cultural leaders, academics and experts; discussed cu... more
$7,590.00
View trip details View original PDF Toman, Cara
04/29/13-05/02/13
Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Schneider, Rep. Brad (-IL)
Jerusalem, IsraelCultural Mecca - Metula, Israel - ... more
Attended meetings with political, military and cultural leaders, academics and experts; discussed cu... more
$3,800.00
View trip details View original PDF Grijalva, Rep. Raúl (-AZ)
02/16/13-02/21/13
J Street Education Fund Inc. Grijalva, Rep. Raúl (-AZ)
Tel Aviv, Israel - Hebron, Israel - ... more
Participated in a congressional delegation to Israel; met with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to di... more
$13,258.94
View trip details View original PDF Johnson, Rep. Hank (-GA)
02/16/13-02/21/13
J Street Education Fund Inc. Johnson, Rep. Hank (-GA)
Bethlehem, Israel - Hebron, Israel - ... more
Participated in a congressional delegation to Israel; met with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to di... more
$11,816.57
View trip details View original PDF Lee, Rep. Barbara Jean (-CA)
02/16/13-02/21/13
J Street Education Fund Inc. Lee, Rep. Barbara Jean (-CA)
Bethlehem, Israel - Hebron, Israel - ... more
Participated in a congressional delegation to Israel; met with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to di... more
$14,513.33
View trip details View original PDF Schakowsky, Rep. Jan (-IL)
02/16/13-02/21/13
J Street Education Fund Inc. Schakowsky, Rep. Jan (-IL)
Bethlehem, Israel - Hebron, Israel - ... more
Participated in a congressional delegation to Israel; met with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to di... more
$12,852.51
View trip details View original PDF Cullinane, Scott P.
10/22/12-10/26/12
Defense Forum Foundation Rohrabacher, Rep. Dana (-CA)
Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Toured refugee camps with humanitarian organizations; met with human rights activists, hospital pers... more
$2,100.00
View trip details View original PDF Grunert, Miriam Keim
10/22/12-10/26/12
Defense Forum Foundation Bilirakis, Rep. Gus (-FL)
Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Toured refugee camps with humanitarian organizations; met with human rights activists, hospital pers... more
$2,100.00
View trip details View original PDF Setmayer, Tara Olivia
10/22/12-10/26/12
Defense Forum Foundation Rohrabacher, Rep. Dana (-CA)
Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Toured refugee camps with humanitarian organizations; met with human rights activists, hospital pers... more
$2,100.00
View trip details View original PDF Simpkins, Gregory B.
10/22/12-10/26/12
Defense Forum Foundation Smith, Rep. Chris (-NJ)
Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Toured refugee camps with humanitarian organizations; met with human rights activists, hospital pers... more
$2,100.00
View trip details View original PDF Sotsky, Rachel R.
10/22/12-10/26/12
Defense Forum Foundation Lieberman, Sen. Joe (-CT)
Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Toured refugee camps with humanitarian organizations; met with human rights activists, hospital pers... more
$1,840.00
View trip details View original PDF Hagan, Sen. Kay (-NC)
10/15/12-10/19/12
American Israel Education Foundation Hagan, Sen. Kay (-NC)
Galilee, Israel - Gaza, IsraelHellhole - ... more
Participated in "Educational Seminar in Israel;" met with government representatives, civic leaders,... more
$17,113.72
View trip details View original PDF Nagle, Brian G.
10/15/12-10/19/12
American Israel Education Foundation Hagan, Sen. Kay (-NC)
Galilee, Israel - Gaza, IsraelHellhole - ... more
Participated in "Educational Seminar in Israel;" met with government representatives, civic leaders,... more
$10,425.19
View trip details View original PDF Ramseur, David S.
10/15/12-10/19/12
American Israel Education Foundation Begich, Sen. Mark (-AK)
Jerusalem, IsraelCultural Mecca - Tel Aviv, Israel - ... more
Participated in "Educational Seminar in Israel;" met with government representatives, civic leaders,... more
$10,425.19
View trip details View original PDF Zamore, Michael Seth
10/15/12-10/19/12
American Israel Education Foundation Merkley, Sen. Jeff (-OR)
Galilee, Israel - Gaza, IsraelHellhole - ... more
Participated in "Educational Seminar in Israel;" met with government representatives, civic leaders,... more
$10,184.69
View trip details View original PDF Begich, Sen. Mark (-AK)
10/15/12-10/18/12
American Israel Education Foundation Begich, Sen. Mark (-AK)
Tel Aviv, Israel - Gaza, IsraelHellhole - ... more
Participated in "Educational Seminar in Israel;" met with government representatives, civic leaders,... more
$19,836.62
View trip details View original PDF Merkley, Sen. Jeff (-OR)
10/15/12-10/18/12
American Israel Education Foundation Merkley, Sen. Jeff (-OR)
Galilee, Israel - Gaza, IsraelHellhole - ... more
Participated in "Educational Seminar in Israel;" met with government representatives, civic leaders,... more
$10,883.06
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View trip details View original PDF Bennet, Sen. Michael (-CO)
08/25/12-08/29/12
American Israel Education Foundation Bennet, Sen. Michael (-CO)
Jerusalem, IsraelCultural Mecca - Sderot, Israel - ... more
Participated in an educational seminar on foreign policy and national security issues related to the... more
$12,685.47
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