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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 447 $3,259,516
    Approved by Republicans 198 $1,262,621
    Approved by Democrats 247 $1,991,970


View Details / PDF Traveler/ Dates Sponsor Approver Destination/ Purpose Cost
View trip details View original PDF Cullinane, Scott P.
10/22/12-10/26/12
Defense Forum Foundation Rohrabacher, Rep. Dana (R-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 (R-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 (R-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 (R-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 (I-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 (D-NC)
10/15/12-10/19/12
American Israel Education Foundation Hagan, Sen. Kay (D-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 (D-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 (D-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 (D-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 (D-AK)
10/15/12-10/18/12
American Israel Education Foundation Begich, Sen. Mark (D-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 (D-OR)
10/15/12-10/18/12
American Israel Education Foundation Merkley, Sen. Jeff (D-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 (D-CO)
08/25/12-08/29/12
American Israel Education Foundation Bennet, Sen. Michael (D-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
View trip details View original PDF Bovo, Viviana
08/20/12-08/23/12
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc. - Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Rubio, Sen. Marco (R-FL)
Cap-Haitien, Haiti - Port-au-Prince, HaitiHellhole
Participated in a congressional delegation to Haiti to view development efforts; visited housing pro... more
$3,790.07
View trip details View original PDF Gonzalez, Cesar A.
08/20/12-08/23/12
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc. - Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Diaz-Balart, Rep. Mario (R-FL)
Port-au-Prince, HaitiHellhole - Cap-Haitien, Haiti
Participated in a congressional delegation to Haiti to view development efforts; visited housing pro... more
$3,468.70
View trip details View original PDF James, Alice E.
08/20/12-08/23/12
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc. - Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Graham, Sen. Lindsey (R-SC)
Port-au-Prince, HaitiHellhole - Cap-Haitien, Haiti
Participated in a congressional delegation to Haiti to view development efforts; visited housing pro... more
$3,954.05
View trip details View original PDF Newton, Andrew Tyler (Andy)
08/20/12-08/23/12
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc. - Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Shelby, Sen. Richard (R-AL)
Port-au-Prince, HaitiHellhole - Cap-Haitien, Haiti
Participated in a congressional delegation to Haiti to view development efforts; visited housing pro... more
$3,692.82
View trip details View original PDF Saulny, LaVerne
08/20/12-08/23/12
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc. Landrieu, Sen. Mary (D-LA)
Port-au-Prince, HaitiHellhole
Participated in a congressional delegation to Haiti to view development efforts; visited housing pro... more
$2,099.15
View trip details View original PDF Taira, Meghan D.
08/20/12-08/23/12
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc. - Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Schumer, Sen. Chuck (D-NY)
Cap-Haitien, Haiti - Port-au-Prince, HaitiHellhole
Participated in a congressional delegation to Haiti to view development efforts; visited housing pro... more
$3,887.05
View trip details View original PDF Johanns, Sen. Mike (R-NE)
07/04/12-07/08/12
American Israel Education Foundation Johanns, Sen. Mike (R-NE)
Tel Aviv, Israel - Gaza, IsraelHellhole - ... more
Participated in an educational seminar in Israel; explored foreign policy, defense and business issu... more
$22,306.56
View trip details View original PDF Gonzalez, Cesar A.
04/29/12-05/06/12
American Israel Education Foundation Diaz-Balart, Rep. Mario (R-FL)
Golan Heights, Israel - Jerusalem, IsraelCultural Mecca - ... more
Participated in an educational trip to Israel; visited cultural and political sites; met with govern... more
$10,188.59
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