Press Releases

Press Releases

Congresswoman Lee Responds to Health of Rev. Jesse Jackson

November 17, 2017

Oakland, CAToday, Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement in response to the announcement of Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Parkinson’s disease diagnosis:

Press Releases

Congresswoman Barbara Lee: GOP Tax Scam Kills American Jobs and Hurts American Families

November 16, 2017

Washington, D.C. –  Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement after House Republicans passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:

“House Republicans are trying to pull a fast one the American people. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is not tax reform, it is ...

Issues: Economy and Jobs,Poverty

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee: GOP Tax Scam Kills American Jobs and Hurts American Families

November 16, 2017

Washington, D.C. –  Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement after House Republicans passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:

“House Republicans are trying to pull a fast one the American people. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is not tax reform, it is ...


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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