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READ: Rep. Trent Franks statement on leaving Congress. Franks, an eight-term congressman, is the first Republican to announce his resignation since the nationwide reckoning over sexual harassment and assault began this fall. On Thursday evening, a group of conservative House Republicans gathered ...
This bill has been cosponsored by a bipartisan coalition of 40 Members of Congress (Reps. Eliot Engel (NY), Ted Poe (TX), Barbara Lee (CA), Cedric Richmond (LA), Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ), Sheila Jackson Lee (TX), John Lewis (GA), Eleanor Holmes Norton (District Of Columbia), Sanford Bishop Jr.

OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN) - Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, issued a statement to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Ghost ship Fire that took the lives of 36 people in Oakland last year. "My thoughts and prayers remain with the survivors and the families of victims who are still healing from this ...
Congressional negotiations over the Pentagon's annual budget are usually a staid affair, with much of the focus on lawmakers' favored pork projects. But on June 29, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) won nearly unanimous support on the appropriations committee for her measure to sunset the post-9/11 ...
The House adopted a measure on Monday to call for a political solution to the conflict in Yemen as a compromise to a bipartisan group of lawmakers who had sought a vote on a measure to stop the U.S. military's participation. The resolution, which passed 366-30 with one lawmaker, Rep. Hank Johnson ...
Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, and a number of tax-plan opponents, called the GOP proposal "a gift to corporate America" at the expense of middle-class working people. ... While voters in those GOP Congressional Districts might not have liked Trump much, they didn't dislike their local representatives, he added, ...

In a Monday afternoon tweet, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) said, "Just so we're clear, Senator Grassley, here's what my constituents are spending 'every darn penny' on: Rent. Groceries. Prescriptions. College tuition. You just made their lives harder in order to give billionaires massive tax breaks." ...
U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee: Staff from Congresswoman Barbara Lee's office will hold satellite office hours. 3 to 5 p.m.Dec. 14. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St. Free. 510-747-7777, Shelter Volunteer Class: Take the first step in becoming a volunteer at Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter ...
... Alliance (East Bay EDA), under the advisement of Reps. Barbara Lee, Eric Swalwell and Mark DeSalunier, authored the "Innovation 2.0 ... Representatives from companies, colleges and schools will share information on ...
In the invitation, Pelosi along with Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., congratulated the team for winning the 2017 NBA Championship and said the ...
Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., called his address "bombastic." Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., said it represented an "abdication of values."This is all the standard liberal ...
Many of the elected officials here would not discuss prospective candidates in depth on the record. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., who worked on ...
Pelosi and fellow Democratic California Reps. Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman were scheduled to speak about the legislation, which would ...
The event featured Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, and Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, as well as Berkeley City Councilmembers Kriss ...
... get colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives to focus on the constitutional requirement ... Taylor stepped up earlier this year when Rep. Barbara Lee, a liberal Democrat from California, tried to force the House ...
Rep. Duncan Hunter's chief of staff stepped down amid the FBI ... into the congressman's campaign funds. -- Rep. Barbara Lee proposed ...
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) speaks during an event to commemorate women's Equality Day on Aug. 22, 2017, in San Francisco.

... and recognition in late June when Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) successfully had her amendment inserted into the House Appropriations bill.
Amidst a renewed surge of debate over Confederate monuments, Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, introduced a new bill in Congress on Thursday that ... Lee, who serves the East Bay as the representative from California's 13th ...
On the heels of a clash between white supremacists and counter-protesters in Virginia last month, Rep. Barbara Lee wants statues of ...
Congressional representative for San Diego, U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R - 50th ... heartless.," U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee (D- 13th District) tweeted.
As union members march in Oakland, San Jose and other Bay Area locations today for a $15 national minimum hourly wage, Rep. Barbara Lee ...
Boothe called out House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who represents a district close to Berkeley, and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) ...
... the San Francisco Chronicle reported, "Sixteen years ago, Rep. Barbara Lee was the sole member of Congress to vote against authorizing ...
President Donald Trump nominated Trujillo to the role of representative to the UN ... Christopher Smith of New Jersey and Barbara Lee of California, and ... have already filed to run for the GOP-leaning district: former U.S. Rep.
ATLANTA -- In her keynote address to the opening plenary of Netroots Nation, an annual gathering of progressives, Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., ...
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Hundreds of U.S. Representative Barbara Lee's constituents gathered in East Oakland Aug. 2 for a town hall meeting she ...
Rep. Barbara Lee speaks in 2002 in Oakland, California. ... leaders; reporters on Capitol Hill; and the amendment's sponsor, Rep. Barbara Lee ...
Some, like Representative Scott Taylor of Virginia, say that after three presidents and 16 years of constant war, they had simply reached a ...
The brand new Merriam-Webster dictionary definition of "woke" includes a a quote from Rep. Barbara Lee as the example of how to use the ...
The bill is co-sponsored by Representatives Nanette Barragan (D-CA), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Ted Lieu (D-CA), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Keith ...
"Any lasting peace in Afghanistan must be secured through diplomacy," said Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) last week. (Photo: Domenico/Flickr/cc).
Congresswoman Barbara Lee, center, during a press conference with Oakland ... comments from several Republicans, including Oklahoma Rep. ... on this, because the American people deserve their representatives to stop ...
As Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) said at a rally on Wednesday, it is "in resistance to President Trump's assault on our communities of color and women of color".
Barbara Lee (D - CA) and Walter Jones (R - NC) are pushing a bill aimed at forcing Congress to debate US involvement in Syria, and to repeal the 2001 Authorization for the Use of military force .
"If [the president] is talking about cutting money from humanitarian accounts, then obviously they don't know what's taking place, or they don't care," Democratic Representative Barbara Lee of California said before the budget was released. "I'm not ...
And if the president's threat of a primary challenge in the 2018 mid-term elections wasn't enough to nudge defiant Republicans into compliance, Trump turned it up a notch, publicly confronting the bill's main opposition leader, Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C ...
'I strongly object to the White House's decision to unilaterally place U.S. boots on the ground in Syria,' Rep.
We're at war under a 2001 Authorization to Use military force (AUMF), passed then by a mindless and panicked Congress, and left in place ever since by a feckless Congress (Rep. Barbara Lee the lone exception). With his AUMF in place, with the world's ...
... 1960s made him a true American hero, called the Iowa Republican's words "bigoted and racist" - suggesting "there is one cultural tradition and one appearance that all of humanity should conform to.
The new troops are considered a temporary deployment and are not being counted against the 500-troop cap set by the Obama administration that has yet to be changed by the Trump administration.
Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chairman of the Freedom Caucus, said the group is now drafting changes that they believe could garner widespread support and that could be introduced as soon as Friday.
Then, Councilmember Jim Oddie, who brought up the agenda item with Vice Mayor Malia Vella, clarified the actions of this resolution.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee, the East Bay Democrat who is a psychiatric social worker and cut her political teeth on the issue of health care equality, brought the fight to campus Monday, speaking at a forum held by the Berkeley Center for Social ...
Berkeley, CA - A hundred or more people showed up at an emergency town hall meeting Sunday afternoon in Berkeley to stand against an effort in Washington to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a federal lawmaker said.
Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, spoke at UC Berkeley's "Fighting for Health Equity in 2017 and Beyond" on Monday about her stance on the Affordable Care Act and the GOP's health care bill.
U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee: Congresswoman Barbara Lee holds satellite office hours. 3 to 5 p.m. March 23. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda.
U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, state Sen. Nancy Skinner and state Assemblymen Rob Bonta and Tony Thurmond, along with Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin and Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan, came out to a standing ovation, and pro-ACA comments were ...
An opponent, Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., criticized the bill for failing to fulfill Congress's responsibility to oversee war activities in Syria and Iraq.
"The bill I am introducing today prohibits the Department of Defense from funding any attempt by the administration to expand our presence in Syria by putting U.S.


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