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Acting as an international monitor of the 2005 Albanian legislative elections, Rep. Eliot Engel (D-Bronx) speaks from Tirana, Albania. (July 2, 2005)

Eliot Engel through the years

Rep. Eliot Engel (D-Bronx) has represented New York's 17th Congressional district since 1993.

Rep. Eliot Engel (D-Bronx), right, helps Florida Democratic
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Rep. Eliot Engel (D-Bronx), right, helps Florida Democratic Senate candidate Kendrick Meek and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz campaign as they canvas for votes leading up to the 2010 midterm elections. (Oct. 25, 2010)

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa, left, gestures during a
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Ecuador's President Rafael Correa, left, gestures during a meeting with Rep. Eliot Engel (D-Bronx) as they discuss the framework of the Summit of the Americas at the Hyatt Regency in Port of Spain, Trinidad. (April 18, 2009)

President George W. Bush prepares to sign the
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President George W. Bush prepares to sign the United States-India Nuclear Cooperation Approval and Nonproliferation Enhancement Act in the East Room of the White House on Oct. 8, 2008. Rep. Eliot Engel (D-Bronx), left, joins Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) and Sen. John Warner (D-Va.).

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Rep. Eliot Engel (D-Bronx), left, shares a laugh
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Rep. Eliot Engel (D-Bronx), left, shares a laugh with Philip Goldberg, the U.S. ambassador in Bolivia in front of the presidential palace. (Feb. 19, 2008)

Flanked by former Rep. Ron Klein (D-Fla.), left,
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Flanked by former Rep. Ron Klein (D-Fla.), left, and Eliot Engel (D-Bronx), former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice waves during a visit to the Explora Park in Medellin, Antioquia department, Columbia. (Jan. 25, 2008)

Acting as an international monitor of the 2005
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Acting as an international monitor of the 2005 Albanian legislative elections, Rep. Eliot Engel (D-Bronx) speaks from Tirana, Albania. (July 2, 2005)

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, center, speaks
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, center, speaks with Reps. Gregory W. Meeks (D-Queens) and Eliot Engel (D-Bronx) at his Jerusalem office. (Aug. 18, 2003)

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