November 30, 2016

Congresswoman Lee Releases Statement on Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Race

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee released this statement:

“I’m deeply humbled and grateful for all the support that I’ve received in my campaign to serve as the next Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus.

I’d like to congratulate Congresswoman Linda Sánchez on her election to this position. I look forward to working with her to unite our caucus and fight for American families.”

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Congresswoman Lee is a member of the Appropriations and Budget Committees, the Steering and Policy Committee, is a Senior Democratic Whip, former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and co-chair of the Progressive Caucus. She serves as chair of the Democrat Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality and Opportunity.