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Congresswoman Barbara Lee

Representing the 13th District of California

In The News

Mar 2, 2010 In The News

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on Sunday that House Democrats would come around and embrace the incremental approach to job creation that the Senate is pursuing. Last week, an uprising from liberal members of the House stopped a Senate package of tax cuts and infrastructure spending -- which Rep.

Mar 2, 2010 In The News

By Ben Pershing
Two days after the Senate passed a jobs bill with bipartisan fanfare, Democrats' efforts to boost the economy are now stalled at both ends of the Capitol.

Mar 2, 2010 In The News

* Unemployment benefits, highway funds to expire

* Many House Democrats object to Senate bill

By Andy Sullivan

Mar 2, 2010 In The News

By: Jonathan Allen
February 25, 2010 07:59 AM EST
In twin letters sent to President Barack Obama and top Democratic congressional leaders in advance of today’s White House health-care summit, the Congressional Black Caucus is appealing for tougher efforts to reduce racial disparities in the health system.

Mar 2, 2010 In The News
By: Jonathan Allen
February 24, 2010 08:43 PM EST
The Senate’s stripped-down jobs bill is chump change that doesn’t live up to its name, according to Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Barbara Lee (D-Calif.).

Mar 2, 2010 In The News

By Perry Bacon Jr.
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, February 23, 2010; A17


Mar 2, 2010 In The News
Christi Parsons and Janet Hook
Washington Bureau
February 10, 2010
Feb 4, 2010 In The News

Tom Abate, Chronicle Staff Writer

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Local households earning $52,000 or less can get their taxes prepared for free by calling 211 and asking for a referral to more than 200 local help centers participating in a program coordinated by the United Way of the Bay Area.

Jan 27, 2010 In The News
Posted by Jill Jackson
(AP)When President Barack Obama first addressed a joint session of Congress last February, he set an ambitious agenda for the House and Senate.
Jan 20, 2010 In The News

by: Marilyn Bechtel
January 20 2010