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Congresswoman Barbara Lee

Representing the 13th District of California

In The News

Jun 17, 2015 In The News

At the center of Mayor Libby Schaaf’s economic policy is growth that doesn’t displace long-time Oakland residents through gentrification, but includes them through small business development, better jobs and affordable housing.

Jun 17, 2015 In The News

The House will vote Wednesday on whether to direct President Obama to remove troops from Iraq and Syria in the absence of a congressional authorization for using military force against Islamic State militants.

Jun 15, 2015 In The News

At the center of Mayor Libby Schaaf’s economic policy is growth that doesn’t displace long-time Oakland residents through gentrification, but includes them through small business development, better jobs and affordable housing.

Jun 11, 2015 In The News

Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives are cautiously moving forward with plans to hold a vote Friday to grant “fast-track” trade promotion authority to President Barack Obama.

The issue has most Republicans lined up with a president they usually oppose.

Jun 10, 2015 In The News

Sens. Tim Kaine and Jeff Flake are introducing an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that pushes for a congressional say in the U.S. fight against the Islamic State.

Jun 9, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - LeBron James isn't the only one with plenty at stake in the NBA finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors.

Warrensville Heights Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge has placed a sweet bet on the series with California Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee.

Jun 9, 2015 In The News

Washington — At the grocery store, at church, and at the local Lowe’s hardware store, people stop Rep. Marcia Fudge (D) of Ohio to tell her they support the president, but not the bill to give him one of the things he wants most: the authority to more easily negotiate the largest trade deal in United States history.

Jun 8, 2015 In The News

In a rare showing of bipartisanship, three lawmakers have crafted a resolution that would force the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on allowing military action fighting Islamic State group to continue.

Jun 4, 2015 In The News

Just last week, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest was unusually blunt while chiding Congress for failing to authorize the U.S. military offensive against ISIS. Lawmakers, Earnest said, have “been AWOL.”

Jun 4, 2015 In The News

The drug war took a one of its biggest shellackings in history this week as the Republican-controlled US House of Representatives voted to cement the federal cease-fire on medical marijuana, and nearly gave up the weed war entirely. 

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