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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 434 $3,228,083
    Approved by Republicans 194 $1,258,310
    Approved by Democrats 238 $1,964,848


View Details / PDF Traveler/ Dates Sponsor Approver Destination/ Purpose Cost
View trip details View original PDF Piccolo, Fredrick J. Jr. (Fred)
04/28/12-05/05/12
American Israel Education Foundation Ross, Rep. Dennis (-FL)
Golan Heights, Israel - Jerusalem, IsraelCultural Mecca - ... more
Participated in an educational trip to Israel; visited cultural and political sites; met with govern... more
$10,521.39
View trip details View original PDF Wheeler, Susan Hawkes
04/28/12-05/06/12
American Israel Education Foundation Crapo, Sen. Mike (-ID)
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
View trip details View original PDF Richardson, Michelle Barlow
04/28/12-05/06/12
American Israel Education Foundation Wicker, Sen. Roger (-MS)
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
View trip details View original PDF Kingston, Rep. Jack (-GA)
04/03/12-04/06/12
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc. - Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Kingston, Rep. Jack (-GA)
Kampala, UgandaHellhole - Gulu, Uganda
Participated in a learning tour to Uganda to assess the efficacy of U.S. investments into improving ... more
$13,193.66
View trip details View original PDF Isakson, Sen. Johnny (-GA)
04/03/12-04/06/12
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc. - Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Isakson, Sen. Johnny (-GA)
Gulu, Uganda - Kampala, UgandaHellhole
Participated in a learning tour to Uganda to assess the efficacy of U.S. investments into improving ... more
$18,651.36
View trip details View original PDF Carr, Christopher Michael (Chris)
04/03/12-04/06/12
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc. - Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Isakson, Sen. Johnny (-GA)
Gulu, Uganda - Kampala, UgandaHellhole
Participated in a learning tour to Uganda to assess the efficacy of U.S. investments into improving ... more
$8,252.06
View trip details View original PDF Sullivan, Christopher M. (Chris)
04/03/12-04/06/12
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc. - Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Isakson, Sen. Johnny (-GA)
Gulu, Uganda - Kampala, UgandaHellhole
Participated in a learning tour to Uganda to assess the efficacy of U.S. investments into improving ... more
$8,252.06
View trip details View original PDF Dahl, Tera E.
03/10/12-03/16/12
Christian Association of Nigeria Bachmann, Rep. Michele (-MN)
Abuja, NigeriaHellhole - Kaduna, NigeriaHellhole - ... more
Attended a fact-finding trip to speak to government officials and religious leaders in Nigeria regar... more
$3,310.00
View trip details View original PDF Speier, Rep. Jackie (-CA)
02/18/12-02/24/12
J Street Education Fund Inc. - Women Donors Network Speier, Rep. Jackie (-CA)
Tel Aviv, Israel - Jerusalem, IsraelCultural Mecca - ... more
Participated in a congressional delegation to Israel and the West Bank; visited cultural and politic... more
$9,245.00
View trip details View original PDF Franken, Sen. Al (-MN)
02/18/12-02/26/12
American Israel Education Foundation Franken, Sen. Al (-MN)
Tel Aviv, Israel - Jerusalem, IsraelCultural Mecca - ... more
Participated in an educational trip to Israel; visited cultural and political sites; met with govern... more
$26,732.82
View trip details View original PDF Olinsky, Benjamin C. (Ben)
02/18/12-02/26/12
American Israel Education Foundation Franken, Sen. Al (-MN)
Dead Sea, Israel - Jerusalem, IsraelCultural Mecca - ... more
Participated in an educational trip to Israel; visited cultural and political sites; met with govern... more
$14,139.91
View trip details View original PDF View Amended PDF Lee, Rep. Barbara Jean (-CA)
02/17/12-02/24/12
J Street Education Fund Inc. - Women Donors Network Lee, Rep. Barbara Jean (-CA)
Tel Aviv, Israel - Jerusalem, IsraelCultural Mecca - ... more
Participated in a congressional delegation to Israel and the West Bank; visited cultural and politic... more
$10,215.02
View trip details View original PDF Clarke, Rep. Yvette (-NY)
02/17/12-02/24/12
J Street Education Fund Inc. - Women Donors Network Clarke, Rep. Yvette (-NY)
Tel Aviv, Israel - Jerusalem, IsraelCultural Mecca - ... more
Participated in a congressional delegation to Israel and the West Bank; visited cultural and politic... more
$8,162.02
View trip details View original PDF Johnson, Rep. Eddie Bernice (-TX)
02/17/12-02/24/12
J Street Education Fund Inc. - Women Donors Network Johnson, Rep. Eddie Bernice (-TX)
Bethlehem, Israel - Hebron, Israel - ... more
Participated in a congressional delegation to Israel and the West Bank; visited cultural and politic... more
$10,057.02
View trip details View original PDF Edwards, Rep. Donna (-MD)
02/17/12-02/24/12
J Street Education Fund Inc. - Women Donors Network Edwards, Rep. Donna (-MD)
Bethlehem, Israel - Hebron, Israel - ... more
Participated in a congressional delegation to Israel and the West Bank; visited cultural and politic... more
$9,660.52
View trip details View original PDF Moore, Rep. Gwen (-WI)
02/17/12-02/24/12
J Street Education Fund Inc. - Women Donors Network Moore, Rep. Gwen (-WI)
Bethlehem, Israel - Hebron, Israel - ... more
Participated in a congressional delegation to Israel and the West Bank; visited cultural and politic... more
$9,245.00
View trip details View original PDF Larson, Donald D. III (Don)
01/13/12-01/18/12
American Israel Education Foundation Hoeven, Sen. John (-ND)
Tel Aviv, Israel - Gaza, IsraelHellhole - ... more
Participated in "Educational Seminar in Israel;" met with government representatives, civic leaders,... more
$11,314.51
View trip details View original PDF Hoeven, Sen. John (-ND)
01/13/12-01/18/12
American Israel Education Foundation Hoeven, Sen. John (-ND)
Tel Aviv, Israel - Gaza, IsraelHellhole - ... more
Participated in "Educational Seminar in Israel;" met with government representatives, civic leaders,... more
$24,536.28
View trip details View original PDF Marino, Rep. Tom (-PA)
01/07/12-01/14/12
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc. Marino, Rep. Tom (-PA)
Monrovia, LiberiaHellhole - Accra, Ghana
Met with embassy and governmental officials in Liberia and Ghana; toured resource and health centers
$24,846.00
View trip details View original PDF Rush, Rep. Bobby (-IL)
01/07/12-01/14/12
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc. Rush, Rep. Bobby (-IL)
Accra, Ghana - Monrovia, LiberiaHellhole
Met with embassy and governmental officials in Liberia and Ghana; toured resource and health centers
$24,694.00
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