The ANCA closely tracks the performance of every incumbent Senator and Representative across a broad array of pro-Armenian legislative metrics, carefully scores and objectively grades each legislator, and then – as a public service to voters interested in factoring our insights into the diverse set of criteria they consider when voting – widely circulates non-biased, fact-driven, merit-based Report Cards and Endorsements each election cycle.

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Cosponsored the Armenian Genocide Education Act (H.R.7555)? YES
Cosponsored Resolution Urging Release of Armenian POWs (H.Res.240)? YES
Cosponsored Resolution Condemning Azerbaijan’s Attack on Armenia (H.Res.1351)? YES
Cosponsored Resolution Condemning Azerbaijan for Atrocities Committed Against Armenia (H.Res.1400) YES
Cosponsored Pro-Armenian Amendments to the FY22 NDAA? YES
Cosponsored Pro-Armenian Amendments to the FY23 NDAA? YES
Signed Letter Supporting Pro-Armenian Foreign Aid Priorities in 2021? YES
Signed Letter Supporting Pro-Armenian Foreign Aid Priorities in 2022? YES
Signed 2022 Letter to Expand U.S. Aid to Artsakh? YES
Signed 2021 Letter Calling on U.S. to Cut Military Aid to Azerbaijan? YES
Signed 2021 Letter Urging President to Recognize Armenian Genocide? YES
Signed 2021 Armenian American Priorities Letter to the President? YES
Signed Letter Urging the U.S. to Block the Transfer of Drone Technology to Turkey? YES
Signed Letters Urging the U.S. to Block F-16s Sale to Turkey in 2021? YES
Signed Letters Urging the U.S. to Block F-16s Sale to Turkey in 2022? YES
Signed 2021 Letter Urging U.S. Funding for Artsakh Demining? YES
Attended the Capitol Hill Armenian Genocide Commemoration in 2022? YES
Attended the Capitol Hill Salute to Artsakh in 2022? YES
Issued Statement Condemning 9/22 Azerbaijani Attack on Armenia? YES
Issued Statements Commemorating Azerbaijan's Pogroms in Sumgait & Baku? YES
Issued an April 24th Statement Marking the Armenian Genocide in 2021/2022? YES
Member of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues? YES

09/28/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Good to meet with Secretary of the Security Council of Armenia, Armen Grigoryan, during his visit to Washington, DC. We discussed the current situation in Armenia after Azerbaijan's recent attacks and ways to strengthen our partnership to ensure lasting peace in the region." View the tweet here.

09/27/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Two years ago Azerbaijan launched an unprovoked war against Artsakh with the help of Turkey. I stand with my Armenian Caucus colleagues in condemning the ongoing horrific acts of violence perpetrated by Azeri forces against civilians & pledging our support for the Artsakh people." View the tweet here.

09/20/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Met with Yeghisheh Kirakosyan, Speaker Pelosi, and other Members of the Armenian Caucus today. We discussed Azerbaijan's horrific human rights abuses and Armenia's efforts in the @CIJ_ICJ and @ECHR_CEDH." View the tweet here.

09/20/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Spoke with Artsakh Foreign Minister David Babayan at the Capitol. We discussed the overwhelming humanitarian crisis in Artsakh resulting from Azerbaijan’s attacks and the need to protect the vulnerable Armenian population from further Azeri aggression." View the tweet here.

09/19/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "We are very concerned about Armenia’s security. As Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues, I will continue to help bolster Armenia’s democracy and hold Aliyev accountable for his hostility toward Armenia." View the tweet here.

09/14/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I introduced a resolution with members of the Armenia Caucus that condemns Azerbaijan's recent attack, calls for an immediate end to all assistance to Azerbaijan and affirm the House's support for Armenia. We must send a strong message that Aliyev's aggression is unacceptable." View the tweet here.

09/12/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I strongly condemn Azerbaijan’s reckless military attack on southern Armenia. Aliyev must end his aggression immediately. The @StateDept and @SecBlinken must work with the @OSCE Minsk Group to secure peace in the region." View the tweet here.

09/10/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I'm relieved that five Armenian POWs have finally returned home, but Azerbaijan continues to illegally detain dozens more Armenian soldiers, many of whom are forced to endure heinous conditions. The U.S. must do everything possible to ensure they are released immediately." View the tweet here.

09/08/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Glad to see U.S. Under Secretary of Defense Kahl met with Armenia Minister of Defense Papikyan in an effort to bring peace to the South Caucasus region. The U.S. must step up its support for Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh." View the tweet here.

09/07/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "It's clear that Russia is the aggressor against Ukraine, but Erdogan continues to cover for Putin while gaslighting NATO. He takes the side of dictators over democracies and seeks to create disunity among our allies. Erdogan is NOT a trustworthy partner." View the tweet here.

09/07/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "He's also threatening military action against Greece, another NATO ally. This is exactly why I am strongly opposed to the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey. Erdogan has made clear that he will use these weapons to take aggressive destabilizing actions." View the tweet here.

09/02/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Congratulations to the people of Artsakh who are celebrating their 31st Independence Day. The Congressional Armenia Caucus and I will continue to stand with you against Azerbaijan's unprovoked aggression, as we work together to secure a durable and lasting peace in the region." View the tweet here.

09/02/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I joined my colleagues in urging @SecBlinken and @PowerUSAID to address the overwhelming humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh. The vulnerable Armenian population in Artsakh is in desperate need of critical resources because of Azerbaijan's aggression." View the tweet here.

08/28/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "The St. Stepanos Armenian Church in Long Branch has been home to the Armenian community for 35 years. It’s a reminder of the strength and resiliency of the brave Armenians and their descendants who fought to build a new life in America after the genocide." View the tweet here.

08/25/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I joined my colleagues in raising concern to @SecBlinken about reports that Turkey could acquire Russian missile defense systems. These reports are extremely alarming, specifically because of Putin's ongoing invasion of Ukraine and Erodgan's failure to comply with U.S. sanctions." View the tweet here.

08/23/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Glad to see that @USTreasury is going after Turkish businesses that are helping Russia avoid sanctions. If Turkey continues to be a safe haven for Russian money, then the responsible businesses shouldn't benefit from U.S. financial institutions and must be cut off." View the tweet here.

08/22/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "As Russia continues to wage a ruthless war in Ukraine, Turkey is doubling down on its support for Putin's oppressive regime. The U.S. cannot allow Erdogan to play both sides. He has turned his back on NATO and is bankrolling Putin's deadly campaign." View the tweet here.

08/13/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "It should come as no surprise to anyone that Erdogan and Putin are the perfect match. Turkey and Russia’s economic difficulties are a direct result of these autocratic leaders. It’s just more evidence we can’t let Erdogan hide behind Turkey’s status as a NATO ally." View the tweet here.

08/06/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "While the rest of NATO is united in our commitment to holding Russia accountable for the unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, Erdogan is in Sochi to meet with Putin and help him avoid sanctions. Erdogan continues to turn his back on the U.S. and cannot be trusted as an ally." View the tweet here.

08/03/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "This is the latest example of Aliyev threatening the people of Artsakh over absurd demands like the closing of the Lachin corridor. I urge the @StateDept and @USOSCE to condemn these actions and use every diplomatic tool available to halt Aliyev's dangerous actions." View the tweet here.

08/01/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "33 countries, including the United States, have formally recognized the Armenian genocide. The @UN should not be complicit in Turkey's rejection of history. @UN_PGA Abdulla Shahid was wrong for deleting his tweet and capitulating to pressure from Turkey." View the tweet here.

07/25/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Good to see @SecBlinken engaging in the South Caucasus and calling for the immediate release of Armenian detainees being illegally held by Azerbaijan. The U.S. should push for the removal of Azeri troops from border areas, which will help the peace process." View the tweet here.

07/24/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "It’s clear that the U.S. and NATO cannot trust Erdogan to consistently act in the best interests of the alliance. This is exactly why I led House passage of an amendment to block the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey. It’s past time Erdogan take NATO membership seriously." View the tweet here.

07/19/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Productive meeting with Greek Minister of Defense Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos and other members of the Congressional Hellenic Caucus. We discussed the increased violations of Greek airspace by Turkey, which makes it more necessary to block the sale of F-16s to Erdogan." View the tweet here.

07/17/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Erdogan is scheduled to meet with Putin and the Iranian President this week in Tehran. It’s yet another example of why we cannot trust him to be a reliable ally. He continues to placate Putin instead of acting in the best interest of NATO and the United States." View the tweet here.

07/14/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I spoke on the House floor to offer an amendment that just passed and would prohibit the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey without certification from Congress. We cannot allow Erdogan to continue using Turkey's NATO status to avoid consequences for his actions." View the tweet here.

07/14/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Today the House continues consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act. I joined my colleagues on the Armenia Caucus in pushing key amendments to hold Azerbaijan accountable & make it clear that Aliyev is violating international law & undermining peace in the region." View the tweet here.

07/14/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted ".@RepSpeier's amendment directs @SecDef and @SecBlinken to document details of the consideration of the waiver requirements to Section 907 and report to Congress on whether military assistance to Azerbaijan undermines peace between Armenia and Azerbaijan." View the tweet here.

07/14/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted ".@RepAdamSchiff's amendment calls on Azerbaijan to immediately return all Armenian POWs and captured civilians and urges the Administration to engage with Azerbaijan through the @OSCE Minsk Group to ensure Aliyev adheres to international law and releases them immediately." View the tweet here.

07/14/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted ".@RepCardenas' amendment requires @DeptofDefense to submit a report to Congress detailing Azerbaijan's deliberate and reckless aggression in Nagorno-Karabakh in 2020." View the tweet here.

07/14/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "These amendments will shed additional light on Aliyev's gross human rights abuses and his flagrant disregard for international law. I'm pleased that all of them will be included in the House's final NDAA package. I'll continue working to ensure Azerbaijan is held accountable." View the tweet here.

07/06/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Spoke with @StateDept officials about the misguided potential sale of upgraded F-16s to Turkey. I reiterated that this sale must not go through because of Erdogan’s abysmal human rights record, anti-democratic actions, and aggressive behavior in the region." View the tweet here.

07/05/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I joined several of my colleagues in opposition to the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey. I'll continue to fight against this transfer to prevent Erdogan from using these weapons in his campaign to destabilize the South Caucasus, Middle East, and Eastern Mediterranean." View the tweet here.

07/01/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I strongly oppose the Admin's decision to sell F-16 fighter jets to Turkey. We shouldn't be encouraging Erdogan's human rights abuses and his disloyalty to the NATO alliance. I'll continue to work with my colleagues to block this dangerous proposal and hold Turkey accountable." View the tweet here.

06/29/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Finland and Sweden are welcomed additions to the NATO alliance. Their entry sends a clear message to Putin that his aggression has no place in Europe. In contrast, Erdogan's use of Ukraine as leverage to delay their entry is yet another reminder that Turkey isn't a reliable ally." View the tweet here.

06/20/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Turkey needs to drop its opposition to Finland and Sweden's NATO bids. Their entry has broad support across the alliance and is only being held up by Erdogan's unrealistic demands." View the tweet here.

06/20/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Turkey needs to drop its opposition to Finland and Sweden's NATO bids. Their entry has broad support across the alliance and is only being held up by Erdogan's unrealistic demands." View the tweet here.

06/16/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Joined a briefing today with Kristinne Grigoryan, Human Rights Defender of Armenia, & @armembusa. We discussed the humanitarian consequences of Azerbaijan's ongoing aggression in Nagorno-Karabakh & the importance of strengthening human rights in the region & around the world." View the tweet here.

06/16/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Joined a briefing today with Kristinne Grigoryan, Human Rights Defender of Armenia, & @armembusa. We discussed the humanitarian consequences of Azerbaijan's ongoing aggression in Nagorno-Karabakh & the importance of strengthening human rights in the region & around the world." View the tweet here.

06/01/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Offering Erdogan this unchecked platform is a dangerous mistake that will only embolden him as he continues to destabilize the Middle East, Eastern Mediterranean & South Caucasus. We cannot continue to appease a rogue authoritarian who refuses to engage with NATO in good faith." View the tweet here.

06/01/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Offering Erdogan this unchecked platform is a dangerous mistake that will only embolden him as he continues to destabilize the Middle East, Eastern Mediterranean & South Caucasus. We cannot continue to appease a rogue authoritarian who refuses to engage with NATO in good faith." View the tweet here.

05/30/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Turkey cannot and should not be seen as a key U.S. ally. We’ve seen Erdogan betray our NATO values time and time again. We should not hesitate to call out his flagrant human rights abuses and antidemocratic practices." View the tweet here.

05/30/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Turkey cannot and should not be seen as a key U.S. ally. We’ve seen Erdogan betray our NATO values time and time again. We should not hesitate to call out his flagrant human rights abuses and antidemocratic practices." View the tweet here.

05/25/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I'm encouraged by @SecBlinken's conversation with Armenia PM @NikolPashinyan. The U.S. should continue to play an active role to facilitate peace and security in the region, but we should not hesitate to call out Azerbaijan for their unprovoked aggression in Artsakh." View the tweet here.

05/25/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Erdogan continues to obstruct the advancement of our collective values by putting preconditions on Finland and Sweden's admission to NATO. Erdogan is the one who has supported terrorism and used aggression in violation of international law – not Finland and Sweden." View the tweet here.

05/13/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "The United States and our NATO allies should welcome Finland and Sweden with open arms. Their entry would strengthen NATO and serve as a critical deterrent to Russian aggression. It's shameful that Erdogan is seeking to drive a wedge in the alliance during a time of crisis." View the tweet here.

05/13/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "His outrageous claims about Finland and Sweden are yet another example of Turkey's failure to live up to its NATO obligations. He has consistently shown that he is not a reliable partner and that he is not committed to advancing the shared democratic values of the NATO alliance." View the tweet here.

05/11/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I strongly condemn the proposed weapons sale to Turkey. The United States must not reward Turkey with new weapons and military equipment given the Erdogan regime’s long record of human rights abuses, destabilizing actions, and failure to live up to NATO commitments." View the tweet here.

05/11/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "In recent months, President Erdogan has made meager overtures to get back in our good graces. The U.S. cannot falsely assume that this sale will incentivize Erdogan to halt his deadly actions and change his diplomacy." View the tweet here.

05/11/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "This sale will only embolden him and give him the resources to continue his war mongering initiatives in the Caucasus and beyond. I cannot support any Congressional action that would help Turkey increase its military arsenal." View the tweet here.

05/02/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I’m glad to see the U.S. strengthen our relationship with Armenia with an agreement to help bolster the country’s energy independence. Armenia deserves our full support, especially after Azerbaijan’s deadly invasion, and this meeting is a welcome development." View the tweet here.

04/28/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Artsakh and Armenia continue to grapple with an ongoing humanitarian crisis that resulted from Azerbaijan’s deadly invasion. We also requested a full prohibition of U.S. security assistance to Azerbaijan and calls for the immediate release of all Armenian prisoners of war." View the tweet here.

04/27/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Joined my colleagues from the Armenia Caucus to commemorate the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Now that Congress and @POTUS have recognized the Genocide, we must continue to honor the memory of those lost and stand against those who deny this dark chapter of history." View the tweet here.

04/26/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "This is an affront to justice but doesn't come as a surprise given the repressive nature of the Erdogan regime that continues to trample civil rights & use the court as a political weapon. Osman Kavala & other Turkish political prisoners like him should be released immediately." View the tweet here.

04/24/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Today we commemorate the 107th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and remember the 1.5 million Armenians who were systemically murdered by Ottoman Turks. We stand in support of Armenia and honor the memory of the victims of this dark chapter of history." View the tweet here.

04/24/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "As co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues, I helped lead the effort in Congress to officially recognize this genocide so that we make sure these heinous acts are never committed again." View the tweet here.

04/24/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Last year, President Biden made history as the first president to follow Congress’ lead & recognize Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day. We stand with the generations of Armenians who persevered despite Turkey’s refusal to rightly recognize its role in the genocide." View the tweet here.

04/07/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "It would be a huge mistake for @StateDept to sell F-16 fighter jets to Turkey, an autocratic regime that has failed to live up to its NATO responsibilities. Accepting Erdogan's dangerous proposal would reward him for human rights abuses and malign activities in Turkey and abroad." View the tweet here.

03/29/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "The Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian issues condemn Azerbaijan's aggression in Nagorno-Karabakh. The U.S. must not turn a blind eye to this clear pattern of dangerous actions & we must do everything in our power to ensure peace & stability." View the tweet here.

03/27/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "The State Department has confirmed that Azerbaijani troops are taking escalatory and provocative measures in Nagorno-Karabakh, including the reported movement of troops and use of drones. The U.S. must condemn Azerbaijan's aggression." View the tweet here.

03/25/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I've had numerous conversations with @WHNSC and @StateDept this month to discuss Azerbaijan's ongoing aggression in Nagorno-Karabakh. I'm glad to see they are recognizing the situation and will continue to advocate for further U.S. engagement to help protect Artsakh." View the tweet here.

03/18/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "The world is rightfully focused on the crisis in Ukraine right now, but Azerbaijan continues to commit war crimes in Nagorno-Karabakh. We cannot ignore this humanitarian crisis. The United States must hold Alieyev accountable for his continued aggression against Armenia." View the tweet here.

03/15/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Erdogan's desire to purchase military equipment from Russia & his affinity for human rights abusers like Putin & Aliyev shows that he doesn't care about NATO values. He cannot be trusted as an ally & the U.S. should not approve any weapons sales to him." View the tweet here.

03/11/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I commend @Europarl_EN for condemning Azerbaijan's unlawful attempts to erase Armenian culture in Nagorno-Karabakh. The European Parliament recognizes that Azerbaijan's actions are a part of disturbing pattern of anti-Armenian discrimination and efforts to deny Armenia's history." View the tweet here.

03/10/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Aliyev is trying to take advantage of a distracted world to further commit war crimes in Armenia and Artsakh. Azerbaijani forces continue to fire upon sovereign Armenian territory in violation of the ceasefire, killing one Armenian soldier and injuring another on March 7." View the tweet here.

03/10/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "The United States and the international community must not turn a blind eye to this ongoing humanitarian crisis. Azerbaijan’s ongoing illegal aggressions further demonstrate why @StateDept must halt all U.S. aid and military equipment to the bloodthirsty Aliyev regime." View the tweet here.

03/09/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I’m proud the Omnibus spending bill will help Armenia by improving its economic development and alleviating the humanitarian crisis caused by Azerbaijan’s attack on Armenia. It makes it clear to Azerbaijan that we won’t tolerate authoritarian regimes. https://pallone.house.gov/media/press-releases/pallone-applauds-support-armenia-federal-spending-bill…" View the tweet here.

03/03/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "This damning report from GAO indicates that @StateDept and @DeptofDefense ignored the law since 2014 by providing military assistance to Azerbaijan without properly consulting with Congress and considering its impacts on the Aliyev regime's ongoing deadly attacks against Armenia." View the tweet here.

03/03/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Azerbaijan continues to ignore democratic norms, violate human rights & order destabilizing attacks in the region. No more U.S. aid or military equipment should go to Aliyev & @StateDept should not issue any further waivers to Section 907 until his regime halts these actions." View the tweet here.

02/28/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "It's important to commemorate the anniversaries of the Sumgait and Baku pogroms to remember the victims and learn from these past atrocities. I submitted these remarks into the Congressional Record in solidarity with the Armenian people who mourn the loss of these innocent lives." View the tweet here.

02/22/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "It's not surprising that Erdogan has once again ignored his NATO commitments – this time by opposing harsh sanctions against Russia at such a critical moment. The U.S. and our allies should not allow him to get away with consistently choosing self-interest over allied unity." View the tweet here.

02/09/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Aliyev continues his efforts to erase Armenian history, despite a @CIJ_ICJ ruling that Azerbaijan must not desecrate or destroy Armenian cultural sites. The international community must halt his actions & hold him accountable for these blatant violations." View the tweet here.

02/08/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Glad to hear Azerbaijan released these Armenian POWs, but Aliyev is required by international law to release all of the detainees he currently holds rather than using them as leverage. World leaders must continue to push for their immediate release." View the tweet here.

02/04/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Today, I led a bipartisan letter with @RepGusBilirakis & over 50 leaders from the Armenian & Hellenic Caucuses to @StateDept & @DeptofDefense that urges them to reject Turkey's dangerous proposal to purchase next-generation F-16 fighter jets & modernization kits from the U.S." View the tweet here.

02/04/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Fulfilling this request will only embolden Erdo?an to continue threatening instability in several strategic regions, committing human rights abuses at home and abroad, and ignoring his NATO obligations. This cannot happen." View the tweet here.

02/04/22 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "This is the second ISIS leader found hiding in areas that Turkish-backed extr
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