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examiner.com
Rep. Robin Kelly sponsors H.Res. 753; June National Gun Violence Awareness MonthThompson (CA), Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI), Rep. Joyce Beatty (OH), Rep. Tammy Du
Rep. Robin Kelly sponsors H.Res. 753; June National Gun Violence Awareness Month
examiner.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Thompson (CA), Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI), Rep. Joyce Beatty (OH), Rep. Tammy Duckworth (IL), Rep. Alcee Hastings (FL), Rep. Barbara Lee (CA), Rep. Watson Coleman (NJ), Rep. Fudge (OH). Rep. Robin Kelly, a Democrat representing the 2nd Illinois'... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Debbie Wasserman Schultz Should Resign as DNC Chairboth campaigns could agree on to help unite the party. One such Democrat is th
Debbie Wasserman Schultz Should Resign as DNC Chair
Op-Ed News / Posted 18 hours ago
both campaigns could agree on to help unite the party. One such Democrat is the courageous congresswoman from California, Barbara Lee. Lee was the only member of Congress to vote against giving President Bush a blank check to wage war on those... Read more
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Akron Zips
AkronSR Rider 35:26.69 24 1303 Kathryn Fluehr SR Princeton 35:27.68 25 1687 Savanna
Akron
Akron Zips / Posted 23 hours ago
SR Rider 35:26.69 24 1303 Kathryn Fluehr SR Princeton 35:27.68 25 1687 Savanna Plombon SR West Virginia 35:30.67 26 782 Barbara Lee Ball JR Lipscomb 35:31.15 27 1122 Hannah Christen SO North Carolina 35:31.89 28 198 Joan Maritim SO Campbell... Read more
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J Weekly
Drafters of Dems’ platform have diverse views on Israelwants the platform to elevate the issue of Palestinian rights. The members of
Drafters of Dems’ platform have diverse views on Israel
J Weekly / Posted yesterday
wants the platform to elevate the issue of Palestinian rights. The members of the committee — including East Bay Rep. Barbara Lee — signal that the robust debate on Israel that has rattled the party’s relationship with the mainstream... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Democratic Platform Committee Now Has a Progressive Majority. Thanks, Bernie Sanders.been active with the Women's Media Center and Equality Now). The final member
The Democratic Platform Committee Now Has a Progressive Majority. Thanks, Bernie Sanders.
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
been active with the Women's Media Center and Equality Now). The final member of the drafting committee is Congresswoman Barbara Lee, the veteran leader for peace and economic justice who has not made an endorsement in the presidential race.... Read more
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Salon.com
Sanders’ impressive activist DNC platform committee could help transform U.S. progressive politicsremaining four members that were appointed are Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, w
Sanders’ impressive activist DNC platform committee could help transform U.S. progressive politics
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
remaining four members that were appointed are Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, who has endorsed Clinton; California Rep. Barbara Lee, who has not endorsed either candidate; ex-Rep. Howard Berman; and Bonnie Schaefer, former CEO of Claire’s... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Those Little-Town Bluestraded an endowed chair at NYU, where he had taught for three decades, for one
Those Little-Town Blues
The Jewish Week / Posted 3 days ago
traded an endowed chair at NYU, where he had taught for three decades, for one at the University of California at Santa Barbara. But after making the move, along with his huge library, Wolfson has found it difficult to attract graduate students... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Democrats Drafting Party Platform Include Critics Of Israel, Friends Of Israel – And A BDS BackerIran sanctions in 2010 when he was chairman of the U.S. House of Representative
Democrats Drafting Party Platform Include Critics Of Israel, Friends Of Israel – And A BDS Backer
The Jewish Week / Posted 3 days ago
Iran sanctions in 2010 when he was chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., also a Wasserman Schultz pick, has been critical of Israel in her career, joining 59 House members,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Milpitas milestones for May 20:Library Auditorium,160 N. Main St. The garden club serves the community by don
Milpitas milestones for May 20:
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
Library Auditorium,160 N. Main St. The garden club serves the community by donating and maintaining the plants at the Barbara Lee Senior Center in Milpitas, keeping Rancho Middle School's roses trimmed and cared for, donating to various... Read more
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The Forward
Bernie Sanders Taps Prominent Critics of Israel for Democratic Platform CommitteeIran sanctions in 2010 when he was chairman of the U.S. House of Representative
Bernie Sanders Taps Prominent Critics of Israel for Democratic Platform Committee
The Forward / Posted 4 days ago
Iran sanctions in 2010 when he was chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., also a Wasserman Schultz pick, has been critical of Israel in her career, joining 59 House members,... Read more
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CBS News
How much influence will Sanders have over party platform?members are Rep. Elijah Cummings, Howard Berman, Paul Booth, Carol Browner, Rep
How much influence will Sanders have over party platform?
CBS News / Posted 4 days ago
members are Rep. Elijah Cummings, Howard Berman, Paul Booth, Carol Browner, Rep. Keith Ellison, Rep. Luis Gutierrez, Rep. Barbara Lee, Bill McKibben, Deborah Parker, State Rep. Alicia Reece, Bonnie Schaefer, Ambassador Wendy Sherman, Neera Tanden,... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Democratic National Convention Announces Platform Drafting Committee Membersas voting members, Hon. Howard Berman, Paul Booth, Hon. Carol Browner, Rep. Kei
Democratic National Convention Announces Platform Drafting Committee Members
ScienceBlogs / Posted 4 days ago
as voting members, Hon. Howard Berman, Paul Booth, Hon. Carol Browner, Rep. Keith Ellison, Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, Rep. Barbara Lee, 350.org founder Bill McKibben, Deborah Parker, State Rep. Alicia Reece, Bonnie Schaefer, Ambassador Wendy... Read more
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The Hill
Sanders names Cornel West, Keith Ellison to Dem platform committeefor a candidate that likely will not be the party's nominee during a Monday int
Sanders names Cornel West, Keith Ellison to Dem platform committee
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
for a candidate that likely will not be the party's nominee during a Monday interview on MSNBC. And California Rep. Barbara Lee, the only member of Congress to vote against the war in Afghanistan, will also sit on the committee. She has not... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The yeas and nays: How Maine’s congressional representatives voted this weekresponded to “a great threat to public health not only in the United States, bu
The yeas and nays: How Maine’s congressional representatives voted this week
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
responded to “a great threat to public health not only in the United States, but around the globe.” A bill opponent, Rep. Barbara Lee, D-California, called it an insufficient and tardy response to a major public health emergency, and instead... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily Planetto be more of a promoter of the new technology than of its regulator. It is un
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily Planet
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 7 days ago
to be more of a promoter of the new technology than of its regulator. It is uncertain whether our local congresswoman, Barbara Lee, or the City of Berkeley staff were actually aware of the legal restrictions at PSC at that time that prohibited... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
West Berkeley Air Quality: Permit to Pollute. Categoryto be more of a promoter of the new technology than of its regulator. It is un
West Berkeley Air Quality: Permit to Pollute. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 7 days ago
to be more of a promoter of the new technology than of its regulator. It is uncertain whether our local congresswoman, Barbara Lee, or the City of Berkeley staff were actually aware of the legal restrictions at PSC at that time that prohibited... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
Shirley Alston Reeves and The Chiffons come to Suncoast Showroomin 1996 and the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2014. The Chiffons, with then-origi
Shirley Alston Reeves and The Chiffons come to Suncoast Showroom
Rolling Good Times / Posted 7 days ago
in 1996 and the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2014. The Chiffons, with then-original members Judy Craig, Patricia Bennett, Barbara Lee and Sylvia Peterson, exploded onto the music scene in in the early '60s after performing at James Monroe High... Read more
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Orange County Register
GOP-led House passes defense policy bill under veto threatauthorization for the use of military force, or AUMF. But House leaders allowed
GOP-led House passes defense policy bill under veto threat
Orange County Register / Posted 8 days ago
authorization for the use of military force, or AUMF. But House leaders allowed only one such vote, on a proposal from Rep. Barbara Lee, D-California, to repeal the 2001 AUMF that approved operations against al-Qaida and its affiliates in the wake... Read more
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NBC News
House GOP-Approved $610 Billion Defense Bill Faces Veto Threatauthority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly d
House GOP-Approved $610 Billion Defense Bill Faces Veto Threat
NBC News / Posted 8 days ago
authority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly defeated an amendment authored by Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., to revoke a 2001 authorization that Congress gave President George W. Bush to attack any countries or... Read more
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The Atlantic
When Congress Was Even Worse Than It Is Today11, 2001, its members passed an Authorization to Use Military Force, or AUMF, w
When Congress Was Even Worse Than It Is Today
The Atlantic / Posted 8 days ago
11, 2001, its members passed an Authorization to Use Military Force, or AUMF, with just one dissenting vote, Representative Barbara Lee. She presciently warned that the AUMF’s overbroad language would allow the president to wage war almost anywhere... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Over White House objections, House approves defense billauthority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly d
Over White House objections, House approves defense bill
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
authority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly defeated an amendment written by Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., to revoke a 2001 authorization that Congress gave President George W. Bush to attack any countries or... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
US lower house approves £415 billion defence billauthority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly d
US lower house approves £415 billion defence bill
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
authority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly defeated an amendment by California Democrat Barbara Lee to revoke a 2001 authorisation Congress gave President George Bush to attack any countries or groups involved in... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
GOP-led House to vote on repealing Obama’s power to fight ISauthority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly d
GOP-led House to vote on repealing Obama’s power to fight IS
Savannah Morning News / Posted 9 days ago
authority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly defeated an amendment authored by Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., to revoke a 2001 authorization that Congress gave President George W. Bush to attack any countries or... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
GOP-led House decisively approves $602 billion defence billauthority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly d
GOP-led House decisively approves $602 billion defence bill
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
authority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly defeated an amendment authored by Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., to revoke a 2001 authorization that Congress gave President George W. Bush to attack any countries or... Read more
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FOX News
House approves $602B defense bill despite White House objectionsauthority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly d
House approves $602B defense bill despite White House objections
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
authority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly defeated an amendment authored by Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., to revoke a 2001 authorization that Congress gave President George W. Bush to attack any countries or... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
GOP-led House decisively approves $602 billion defense billauthority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly d
GOP-led House decisively approves $602 billion defense bill
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 9 days ago
authority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly defeated an amendment authored by Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., to revoke a 2001 authorization that Congress gave President George W. Bush to attack any countries or... Read more
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The Huffington Post
House Votes Down Proposal To End 2001 War Authorizationthe president signing the National Defense Authorization Act, which passed Wedn
House Votes Down Proposal To End 2001 War Authorization
The Huffington Post / Posted 9 days ago
the president signing the National Defense Authorization Act, which passed Wednesday night, 277-147. As amendment sponsor Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) noted on Wednesday, the Congressional Research Service says the broad war authorization has been used... Read more
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Island Packet
GOP-led House decisively approves $602 billion defense billauthority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly d
GOP-led House decisively approves $602 billion defense bill
Island Packet / Posted 9 days ago
authority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly defeated an amendment authored by Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., to revoke a 2001 authorization that Congress gave President George W. Bush to attack any countries or... Read more
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ABC News
GOP-Led House Decisively Approves $602 Billion Defense Billauthority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly d
GOP-Led House Decisively Approves $602 Billion Defense Bill
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
authority to decide when and where to prosecute prisoners. The House soundly defeated an amendment authored by Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., to revoke a 2001 authorization that Congress gave President George W. Bush to attack any countries or... Read more
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The Hill
House passes $610B defense policy billAfghan translators who assisted U.S. government workers during the 13-year war.
House passes $610B defense policy bill
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
Afghan translators who assisted U.S. government workers during the 13-year war. The House voted down an amendment by Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) to repeal the 2001 authorization for the use of force after 90 days of the bill's passage. It also... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Defense: Dem opposition mounts to defense policy billIraq and Syria (ISIS). Supporters of a new authorization say it's the first tim
Overnight Defense: Dem opposition mounts to defense policy bill
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Supporters of a new authorization say it's the first time the debate has made it to the floor. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) offered an amendment repealing the 2001 AUMF that the Obama administration says gives it the authority... Read more
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The Hill
House GOP vows 'hundreds of millions' more for Zikaand Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), the co-chairs of the House Pro-Choice Caucus, as
House GOP vows 'hundreds of millions' more for Zika
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
and Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), the co-chairs of the House Pro-Choice Caucus, as well as Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) and Barbara Lee (D-N.Y.) object that the Zika funding bill includes the longstanding Hyde Amendment language, which bars federal... Read more
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Air Force Times
GOP-led House to vote on repealing Obama's power to fight ISISis using to battle Islamic State extremists and force Congress to approve new a
GOP-led House to vote on repealing Obama's power to fight ISIS
Air Force Times / Posted 9 days ago
is using to battle Islamic State extremists and force Congress to approve new authorization. The measure, authored by Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., is likely to be opposed by many Republicans who don't want to give Obama new war powers when the... Read more
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The Columbian
GOP-led House to vote on repealing Obama’s power to fight Islamic Stateis using to battle Islamic State extremists and force Congress to approve new a
GOP-led House to vote on repealing Obama’s power to fight Islamic State
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
is using to battle Islamic State extremists and force Congress to approve new authorization. The measure, authored by Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., is likely to be opposed by many Republicans who don’t want to give Obama new war powers when the... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
GOP-led House to vote on repealing Obama's power to fight ISis using to battle Islamic State extremists and force Congress to approve new a
GOP-led House to vote on repealing Obama's power to fight IS
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 9 days ago
is using to battle Islamic State extremists and force Congress to approve new authorization. The measure, authored by Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., is likely to be opposed by many Republicans who don't want to give Obama new war powers when the... Read more
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The Hill
House Dems object to abortion limits in Zika billand Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), the co-chairs of the House Pro-Choice Caucus, as
House Dems object to abortion limits in Zika bill
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
and Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), the co-chairs of the House Pro-Choice Caucus, as well as Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) and Barbara Lee (D-N.Y.), are adding abortion funding restrictions to the list of objections. The lawmakers object that the Zika... Read more
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The Hill
House to debate repealing 2001 war authorizationmilitary force that the administration is using for the Islamic State in Iraq a
House to debate repealing 2001 war authorization
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
military force that the administration is using for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. The amendment, introduced by Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), would take effect 90 days after the defense bill is passed, and force the administration to seek new... Read more
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Orange County Register
'My privacy has been shattered': Break-ins blindside seniors in O.C.'s safest communityLAGUNA WOODS – Barbara Lee moved from her home in Huntington Beach to Laguna Wo
'My privacy has been shattered': Break-ins blindside seniors in O.C.'s safest community
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
LAGUNA WOODS – Barbara Lee moved from her home in Huntington Beach to Laguna Woods 10 years ago because she heard it was one of the safest communities in south Orange County. So she was shocked to discover that eight homes tented for termite... Read more
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The Advocate
25 Congressional Democrats to LGBT People: We’re With Youthe compilation video below, featuring the members mentioned above as well as C
25 Congressional Democrats to LGBT People: We’re With You
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
the compilation video below, featuring the members mentioned above as well as California Reps. Lois Capps, Tony Cardenas, Barbara Lee, Ted Lieu, Raul Ruiz, Jackie Speier, Scott Peters, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi; Florida Reps. Ted... Read more
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The Hill
Left divided over women registering for the draftwomen would be a step in the wrong direction. ADVERTISEMENT “My position is t
Left divided over women registering for the draft
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
women would be a step in the wrong direction. ADVERTISEMENT “My position is the position on the draft in general,” Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) said. “I’m just against the draft.” Liberal activists have also taken up the cause. A Care2 petition... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Defense: Senate panel approves $602B defense billurge their colleagues to debate the issue on the House floor. "For too long, C
Overnight Defense: Senate panel approves $602B defense bill
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
urge their colleagues to debate the issue on the House floor. "For too long, Congress has been missing in action," Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) told reporters at a press conference. "It's unacceptable that while our brave service men and women... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Lawmakers Will Try Again To Make Congress Care About Authorizing WarCongress to debate a war it has already spent billions of dollars on -- without
Lawmakers Will Try Again To Make Congress Care About Authorizing War
The Huffington Post / Posted 15 days ago
Congress to debate a war it has already spent billions of dollars on -- without ever actually voting to authorize it. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) said Thursday that she and a handful of other members will try to add language to a must-pass defense... Read more
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The Mercury News
Voting rights champion Sewell to speak Saturday in Oaklandbeen pushing to restore voting protections, will talk about that fight Saturday
Voting rights champion Sewell to speak Saturday in Oakland
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
been pushing to restore voting protections, will talk about that fight Saturday in Oakland. She will speak as part of the Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture Series. The congresswoman will be joined by 1960s-era voting rights activists Bettie... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
B.A.R. election endorsementsHuffman Dist. 3: John Garamendi Dist. 5: Mike Thompson Dist. 11: Mark DeSaul
B.A.R. election endorsements
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 16 days ago
Huffman Dist. 3: John Garamendi Dist. 5: Mike Thompson Dist. 11: Mark DeSaulnier Dist. 12: Nancy Pelosi Dist. 13: Barbara Lee Dist. 14: Jackie Speier Dist. 15: Eric Swalwell Dist. 17: Mike Honda Dist. 18: Anna Eshoo Dist. 19: Zoe... Read more
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NBC News
Members of Congress Respond to News of Obama's Hiroshima Visit"I want to thank @POTUS for confronting history & @RepMarkTakano for leadership
Members of Congress Respond to News of Obama's Hiroshima Visit
NBC News / Posted 17 days ago
"I want to thank @POTUS for confronting history & @RepMarkTakano for leadership to make this historic visit happen." Reps. Barbara Lee (D-CA), also a member of CAPAC, and Charlie Rangel (D-NY) also tweetedtheir praise for Obama's announcement. "We... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Call on U.S. to Prioritize Humanitarian Crisisof the bipartisan Sudan and South Sudan Issues Caucus: Representatives Michael
Call on U.S. to Prioritize Humanitarian Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
of the bipartisan Sudan and South Sudan Issues Caucus: Representatives Michael McCaul (R-TX), Mike Capuano (D-MA), Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE). In the letter, the lawmakers call for strong U.S. leadership and advocacy on... Read more
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The Hill
Army captain sues Obama over lack of ISIS war authorizationNavy SEAL tragically killed in Iraq. Our troops are in harms [sic] way yet Cong
Army captain sues Obama over lack of ISIS war authorization
The Hill / Posted 23 days ago
Navy SEAL tragically killed in Iraq. Our troops are in harms [sic] way yet Congress lacks courage to debate this war,” Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) tweeted Tuesday. Lee was Congress’s only dissenter against the 2001 AUMF and has long called for... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Salvation Army accepting camp applicationswill take place for four days at a campground the Salvation Army owns in Missou
Salvation Army accepting camp applications
The Newton Kansan / Posted 24 days ago
will take place for four days at a campground the Salvation Army owns in Missouri.Coordinator for the Newton Salvation Army Barbara Lee said the organization has been doing the camp for many years.“We even have parents who went to camp when they... Read more
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The Mercury News
City officials say feds drop lawsuit on Oakland's largest medical marijuana dispensarywhere it is legal. "For decades, Harborside has helped ensure members of our c
City officials say feds drop lawsuit on Oakland's largest medical marijuana dispensary
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
where it is legal. "For decades, Harborside has helped ensure members of our community can access their medicine," Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, said in a statement. "It's past time for the federal government to stop standing between these... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Feds drop case against marijuana dispensaryfor illegal activities. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, City Councilwoman Rebecca
Feds drop case against marijuana dispensary
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 24 days ago
for illegal activities. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan, City Attorney Barbara Parker, Rep. Barbara Lee and attorneys for Harborside all said today that the U.S. Attorney's Office has dropped its suit. U.S.... Read more
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