Skip to content

Kaine Joins Colleagues in Unveiling Resolution Honoring Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC), joined SFRC Chairman Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Ranking Member Jim Risch (R-ID), and 15 of their Committee colleagues in introducing a resolution to celebrate the life, achievements, and legacy of former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright. In addition to commending Secretary Albright’s patriotism and public service in the pursuit of a more peaceful, prosperous, and cooperative world order, the bipartisan resolution extends the Senate’s sincere condolences and sympathies to Secretary Albright’s family and friends in the wake of her passing

“Madeleine Albright was a Virginian, a tireless champion for democracy, and a dear friend. She represented the very best of America — an immigrant from Czechoslovakia who rose to the highest position in American diplomacy, paving the way for women around the world,” said Senator Kaine. “I’m glad to introduce this resolution in her honor. I will miss her wise counsel.”

Joining Kaine and Chairman Menendez and Ranking Member Risch in introducing the resolution were Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI), Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Chris Coons (D-DE), Mitt Romney (R-UT), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Ed Markey (D-MA), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), and Chris Murphy (D-CT).

Find a copy of the resolution here.