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The Hill
Dems blast HHS for cutting teen pregnancy programtrimmed two years off of that window. ADVERTISEMENT “Young people deserve bet
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trimmed two years off of that window. ADVERTISEMENT “Young people deserve better." The Democrats, led by Reps. Barbara Lee (Calif.), Michelle Lujan Grisham (N.M.), Ted Deutch (Fla.) and Lloyd Doggett (Texas), want Price to reveal who in... Read more
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Dyersburg State Gazette
On the Recordof an order of protection, boundover Tavarius Manquail Davis-violation of prob
Dyersburg State Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
of an order of protection, boundover Tavarius Manquail Davis-violation of probation2, 30 days, costs, ext probation Barbara Lee Dean-casual exchange, 11/29 susp to 15 days, $250 fine plus costs, drug screens, supervised probation Barbara... Read more
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Op-Ed News
When Barbara Lee Doesn't Speak for MeFor Americans who oppose perpetual war, no member of Congress has been more adm
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
For Americans who oppose perpetual war, no member of Congress has been more admired than Barbara Lee. Ever since she cast the only vote against a blank-check war resolution, three days after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Oakland Democrat has... Read more
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Newton Daily News
A bipartisan vote to put the brakes on warcalculates. Stunningly, on June 29, the House Appropriations committee overwhe
Newton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
calculates. Stunningly, on June 29, the House Appropriations committee overwhelmingly approved an amendment from Rep. Barbara Lee to revoke that authority — and then broke into applause. It’s not law yet, but Democrat Tim Kaine and Republicans... Read more
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The Hill
Dem continues war authorization fight | Chinese fighter jet intercepts US Navy plane | NATO-US mission condemns Kabul attackTHE TOPLINE: Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) isn’t giving up her fight to repeal th
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
THE TOPLINE: Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) isn’t giving up her fight to repeal the 2001 authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) after Republicans stripped that language from the defense spending bill. The Hill’s Ellen Mitchell reports: Lee... Read more
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The Hill
California Democrat seeks to win fight on war powersRep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) is fighting back at Republican efforts to quell her
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) is fighting back at Republican efforts to quell her push for a speedy new war authorization bill. Lee on Monday submitted two amendments to the House Rules Committee that would sunset the 2001 Authorization for Use of... Read more
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FOX News
The fights this week: As deadlines near in Congress, focus is on spending, war powerscoming days Perhaps the most controversial issue centers on something that isn
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
coming days Perhaps the most controversial issue centers on something that isn’t in the bill. California Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee, a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, was the only congressional lawmaker to vote against going... Read more
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FOX News
The fights this week, as deadlines near in Congress focus on spending, war powerscoming days Perhaps the most controversial issue centers on something that isn
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
coming days Perhaps the most controversial issue centers on something that isn’t in the bill. California Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee, a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, was the only congressional lawmaker to vote against going... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Paul Ryan Hands Donald Trump a Blank Check for Endless Warabout handing him unlimited authority to order military strikes and interventio
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
about handing him unlimited authority to order military strikes and interventions. To that end, California Congresswoman Barbara Lee secured bipartisan support on the House Appropriations Committee for her amendment to revoke the 2001... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Sneaky Paul Ryan Stayed Up Last Night And Did Trump A Terrifying Favorin 2018 because if that happens they will get a dose of their own poisonous pol
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
in 2018 because if that happens they will get a dose of their own poisonous politicized medicine. ""Over the years," wrote Barbara Lee, who wrote that amendment,"I've seen Republican leadership deploy every manner of undemocratic, underhanded... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Deleted war-making debate irks senatorher amendment to force a debate to give the president new authority for militar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
her amendment to force a debate to give the president new authority for military action against terrorist groups. Rep. Barbara Lee of California blamed Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., for acting like an "autocrat" and abdicating Congress'... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Postcard from Capitol Hill: Lawmakers put women’s health care in its placeslated for community health centers, whose funding isn't changing under the Tru
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
slated for community health centers, whose funding isn't changing under the Trump administration's proposed budget. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) pointed out: "We may disagree in terms of a woman's right to choose abortions, but I hope we can agree... Read more
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Roll Call
Barbara Lee to Take AUMF Repeal to Foreign AffairsRep. Barbara Lee on Wednesday vowed to take her long-time efforts to repeal the
Roll Call / Posted 8 days ago
Rep. Barbara Lee on Wednesday vowed to take her long-time efforts to repeal the current Authorization for Use of Military Force, which dates to 2001 but is used for a wide range of conflicts now, to the House Foreign Affairs Committee after... Read more
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The Hill
Trump tapping Raytheon exec for Army secretary | GOP strips repeal of war authorization from spending bill | Senators get ISIS fight updateincludes an assessment of the adequacy of the 2001 authorization for the use of
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
includes an assessment of the adequacy of the 2001 authorization for the use of military force (AUMF). ADVERTISEMENT Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), who sponsored the original amendment that surprisingly passed on a bipartisan voice vote, was... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Paul Ryan Blocks Amendment To End President's Airstrike AuthorityPaul Ryan after he blocked an amendment that would have curbed the president's
KGTV San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
Paul Ryan after he blocked an amendment that would have curbed the president's military powers. In June, California Rep. Barbara Lee proposed an amendment to a 2018 spending bill that would repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force, or... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Paul Ryan Blocks Amendment To End President's Airstrike AuthorityPaul Ryan after he blocked an amendment that would have curbed the president's
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 8 days ago
Paul Ryan after he blocked an amendment that would have curbed the president's military powers. In June, California Rep. Barbara Lee proposed an amendment to a 2018 spending bill that would repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force, or... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Democratic Congresswoman says Paul Ryan 'stripped' her amendment repealing military authorization to fight ISIS from House billAndrew Harnik/Associated Press Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee said on Tuesday tha
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Andrew Harnik/Associated Press Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee said on Tuesday that Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan stripped her amendment, which would have repealed authorization for the use of military force against ISIS, from a defense-spending... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Democratic Congresswoman says Paul Ryan 'stripped' her amendment repealing military authorization to fight ISIS from House billAndrew Harnik/Associated Press Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee said on Tuesday tha
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
Andrew Harnik/Associated Press Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee said on Tuesday that Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan stripped her amendment, which would have repealed authorization for the use of military force against ISIS, from a defense-spending... Read more
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The Mercury News
After Obama punts, East Bay lawmakers continue pursuit of justice for Port Chicago 50best opportunity in years to secure justice for the sailors. For the second ti
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
best opportunity in years to secure justice for the sailors. For the second time, Reps. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, and Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, have introduced a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives calling for the public exoneration... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Democrat calls foul after panel strikes war powers measureto force a debate on new presidential war powers from the 2018 military spendin
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 8 days ago
to force a debate on new presidential war powers from the 2018 military spending bill. In a statement Wednesday, Rep. Barbara Lee of California blames House Speaker Paul Ryan for forcing the Rules Committee to remove the measure from the bill... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Democrat calls foul after panel strikes war powers measureto force a debate on new presidential war powers from the 2018 military spendin
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 8 days ago
to force a debate on new presidential war powers from the 2018 military spending bill. In a statement Wednesday, Rep. Barbara Lee of California blames House Speaker Paul Ryan for forcing the Rules Committee to remove the measure from the bill... Read more
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CBS News
House Democrat accuses Paul Ryan of stripping war authorization repeal in "dead of night"wrapped into a spending bill is accusing Speaker Paul Ryan of stripping it from
CBS News / Posted 8 days ago
wrapped into a spending bill is accusing Speaker Paul Ryan of stripping it from the measure "in the dead of night." Rep. Barbara Lee, D-California, tweeted about the development late Tuesday after Republicans on the House Rules Committee removed... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Cohen to introduce ‘no confidence’ resolution against President Trumpa news conference Wednesday morning detailing the President’s “unacceptable beh
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 8 days ago
a news conference Wednesday morning detailing the President’s “unacceptable behavior.” Cohen will be joined by lawmakers Barbara Lee, Sheila Jackson Lee, Al Green, Judy Chu, Mark DeSaulnier, Bonnie Watson Coleman and other members of... Read more
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The News & Observer
Trump wants to legalize politics in the pulpit. The GOP House is quietly helpingshe said. END OPTIONAL TRIM A bipartisan effort to strike the language by Rep
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
she said. END OPTIONAL TRIM A bipartisan effort to strike the language by Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., and Barbara Lee, D-Calif., failed last week. Their effort was defeated, 28-24, mostly along party lines. Two Republicans, Charlie... Read more
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Roll Call
Tiptoes on the Hill Back Into War Debatethe bipartisan applause following its voice vote approval — was a symbolically
Roll Call / Posted 9 days ago
the bipartisan applause following its voice vote approval — was a symbolically important breakthrough for Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee of California. She cast the solitary vote in Congress against the AUMF in 2001, presciently arguing it would... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Trump wants to legalize politics in the pulpit. The GOP House is quietly helpingshe said. END OPTIONAL TRIM A bipartisan effort to strike the language by Rep
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
she said. END OPTIONAL TRIM A bipartisan effort to strike the language by Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., and Barbara Lee, D-Calif., failed last week. Their effort was defeated, 28-24, mostly along party lines. Two Republicans, Charlie... Read more
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The Hill
War authorization push hits snag in HouseCongress to discuss a new war authorization was stripped from the chamber's ann
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
Congress to discuss a new war authorization was stripped from the chamber's annual defense policy bill this week. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) fears her provision forcing Congress to vote on a new Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF)... Read more
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The Inyo Register
July 16)2012) 1946 – Louise Fréchette, Canadian civil servant and diplomat, Deputy Sec
The Inyo Register / Posted 12 days ago
2012) 1946 – Louise Fréchette, Canadian civil servant and diplomat, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations 1946 – Barbara Lee, American politician 1946 – Ron Yary, American football player 1947 – Don Burke, Australian television host and... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Time to repeal blanket authorization of use of forcefor Use of Military Force provided to the president following the Sept. 11 atta
SaukValley.com / Posted 13 days ago
for Use of Military Force provided to the president following the Sept. 11 attacks. Introducing the amendment was Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., the lone member of Congress to vote against the 2001 AUMF, who said of her vote against the AUMF that... Read more
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The Mercury News
Barbara Lee fights for new debate over war on terror as House leadership stonewallsRep. Barbara Lee reached a major milestone in her 16-year fight to repeal a key
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
Rep. Barbara Lee reached a major milestone in her 16-year fight to repeal a key authorization for the war on terror last month when a congressional committee unexpectedly approved her amendment to repeal it. But now House leadership is stonewalling... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Targeting Trump, Wasserman Schultz goes after Jared Kushner's security clearanceleave these decisions in the hands of security professionals who make these dec
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
leave these decisions in the hands of security professionals who make these decisions on a case-by-case basis.” U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., responded that the effort was “not frivolous. It’s not a political stunt. This is a very, very... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Put an end to perpetual war (The Orange County Registerfor Use of Military Force provided to the president following the Sept. 11 atta
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 14 days ago
for Use of Military Force provided to the president following the Sept. 11 attacks. Introducing the amendment was Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., the lone member of Congress to vote against the 2001 AUMF, who said of her vote against the AUMF that... Read more
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Business Insider
Debbie Wasserman Schultz tries to strip Jared Kushner of his security clearanceincluding the White House." A handful of Democrats spoke up to push for the Wa
Business Insider / Posted 14 days ago
including the White House." A handful of Democrats spoke up to push for the Wasserman Schultz amendments. Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee of California said the amendments were especially pertinent after the Trump Tower meeting was revealed. "At a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Is a deal on affordable housing brewing in the Legislature?affiliations are welcome. People can follow on social media using the hashtag #
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
affiliations are welcome. People can follow on social media using the hashtag #OurTurn. CELEBRATE: Happy birthday to Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, D-Los Angeles, who turns 46 today, and to Congresswoman Barbara Lee of Oakland, who turns 71 on Su... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Lenoir Community College hosts CTE academy for school counselorsand trucks in need of repair. "Having the hands-on experience means I can say
Kinston Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
and trucks in need of repair. "Having the hands-on experience means I can say to students if I can do it, you can do it," Barbara Lee, CTE director for Jones County Schools, said. Each week counselors go through a different field. Still to come... Read more
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The Hill
Senators press for ISIS use of force bill, despite limited WH supportthat would eventually revoke the administration's war authority, forcing Congre
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
that would eventually revoke the administration's war authority, forcing Congress to vote on a new one. Offered by Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), the provision was unexpectedly backed by Republicans and added to a must-pass defense spending... Read more
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Op-Ed News
There's Only One Way to End the War in Afghanistanwe're headed" -- to more years of endless war without victory, wasting more liv
Op-Ed News / Posted 17 days ago
we're headed" -- to more years of endless war without victory, wasting more lives and resources. California Representative Barbara Lee offers a clearer vision. In late June, Lee gained the bipartisan support needed to adopt her amendment to repeal... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Congress avoids anti-discrimination hiring laws — and diversity lagsHill to get in line with the sort of equal access that private employers have h
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 days ago
Hill to get in line with the sort of equal access that private employers have had to practice for decades. The best Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., an outspoken critic of Congress’ practices, could do this summer was to get a House subcommittee to go... Read more
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CBS News
Congress grapples with daunting agenda ahead of August recesspriorities in defense programs. Last month, the House Armed Services Committee
CBS News / Posted 17 days ago
priorities in defense programs. Last month, the House Armed Services Committee unexpectedly wrapped a proposal from Rep. Barbara Lee, D-California to end the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF), into the defense appropriations... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Cleanup Plan Released for Former Battery-Recycling Plant2,500 properties with the most contaminated soil expected to be included in a c
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 20 days ago
2,500 properties with the most contaminated soil expected to be included in a cleanup effort that will take two years. Barbara Lee, director of the state Department of Toxic Substances Control, called the cleanup the largest of its kind ever... Read more
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Business Standard India
A bipartisan vote to put the brakes on warcalculates. Stunningly, on June 29, the House Appropriations Committee overwhe
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
calculates. Stunningly, on June 29, the House Appropriations Committee overwhelmingly approved an amendment from Rep. Barbara Lee to revoke that authority — and then broke into applause. It’s not law yet, but Democrat Tim Kaine and Republicans... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Barbara Lee's Step Towards Cancelling AUMF Could Prevent A Psycho-Initiated Planetary CataclysmFor sixteen years, Barbara Lee, who was the one member in congress who voted ag
Op-Ed News / Posted 25 days ago
For sixteen years, Barbara Lee, who was the one member in congress who voted against the Authorization of the Use of Military Force, (AUMF) sixteen years ago, has attempted to get Congress to rescind the authorization. She's finally persuaded the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Overdue call on war powerand to wage war against the Islamic State group, which barely existed when Cong
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
and to wage war against the Islamic State group, which barely existed when Congress passed the authorization in 2001. Rep. Barbara Lee, an anti-war California Democrat, was the only member of Congress to oppose the force authorization in 2001.... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Measure would require new war authorization from Congressresponsibilities: to decide whether to send American fighting forces into harm’
Savannah Morning News / Posted 26 days ago
responsibilities: to decide whether to send American fighting forces into harm’s way. The measure crafted by Rep. Barbara Lee of California, an anti-war Democrat and the only member of Congress to oppose the post-Sept. 11, 2001,... Read more
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The Hill
Surprise war vote points to shift in GOPNo one was more surprised than Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) on Thursday when her
The Hill / Posted 26 days ago
No one was more surprised than Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) on Thursday when her language revoking the administration's war authority was unexpectedly backed by Republicans and added to a must-pass defense spending bill. “Whoa,” Lee wrote on Twitter... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Measure would require new war authorization from Congressresponsibilities: to decide whether to send American fighting forces into harm'
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 26 days ago
responsibilities: to decide whether to send American fighting forces into harm's way. The measure crafted by Rep. Barbara Lee of California, an anti-war Democrat and the only member of Congress to oppose the post-Sept. 11, 2001,... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Measure would require new war authorization from Congressresponsibilities: to decide whether to send American fighting forces into harm'
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 27 days ago
responsibilities: to decide whether to send American fighting forces into harm's way. The measure crafted by Rep. Barbara Lee of California, an anti-war Democrat and the only member of Congress to oppose the post-Sept. 11, 2001,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Measure would require new war authorization from Congressresponsibilities: to decide whether to send American fighting forces into harm'
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 27 days ago
responsibilities: to decide whether to send American fighting forces into harm's way. The measure crafted by Rep. Barbara Lee of California, an anti-war Democrat and the only member of Congress to oppose the post-Sept. 11, 2001,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Measure would require new war authorization from Congressresponsibilities: to decide whether to send American fighting forces into harm'
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 27 days ago
responsibilities: to decide whether to send American fighting forces into harm's way. The measure crafted by Rep. Barbara Lee of California, an anti-war Democrat and the only member of Congress to oppose the post-Sept. 11, 2001,... Read more
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Philly.com
Measure forces Congress to examine post-9/11 war powers roleresponsibilities: to decide whether to send American fighting forces into harm'
Philly.com / Posted 27 days ago
responsibilities: to decide whether to send American fighting forces into harm's way. The measure crafted by Rep. Barbara Lee of California, an anti-war Democrat and the only member of Congress to oppose the post-Sept. 11, 2001,... Read more
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