Press Releases

Press Releases

Pro-Choice Leaders in the House: Trump’s Title X Proposed Rule is Anti-Women’s Health

May 18, 2018

Washington, D.C. – Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), alongside House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY), Ranking Member Nita Lowey (D-NY), Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA), Congresswoman ...

Issues: Health Care,Women

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Congressman Walter Jones Outline Bipartisan AUMF Principles

May 15, 2018

Washington, D.C. – Ahead of the Senate mark-up of the Corker-Kaine war authorization (S.J.Res. 59), Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC) sent a bipartisan letter to t ...

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Chairman Crowley, Sens. Warren, Murray, and Hassan and Rep. Barbara Lee Oppose Title X Domestic Gag Rule

May 15, 2018

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY), Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Co-Chairs of the Congress ...

Issues: Women,Health Care,HIV/AIDS

Articles & Op-Eds

Articles & Op-Eds

East Bay Times: We must close the racial wealth divide

October 07, 2017

The U.S. Census Bureau recently reported new data showing median incomes rising sharply in the San Francisco area. While many in the Bay Area latched onto the promising economic outlook, I was immediately struck by the glaring headline that was missed.

Black households, already far below ...

Articles & Op-Eds

How Barbara Lee Became An Army of One

July 30, 2017

It’s a recent Wednesday afternoon, and Barbara Lee’s communications director is trying to find her. She’s scheduled to give a speech in nine minutes, and she hasn’t read it yet.

The anti-war congresswoman—from an ultraliberal congressional district that inclu ...

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Rep. Lee closer to goal of revising military-force resolution

July 29, 2017

For Rep. Barbara Lee, a loss can be just a stop on the road to victory.

A little more than a week ago, the Oakland Democrat’s amendment calling for repeal of the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force, which allows presidents to wage war against terrorists without direct congr ...



 
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