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So far, only two senators, both Democrats, Ron Wyden of Oregon and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, have signed onto Booker's Marijuana Justice Act. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., has introduced similar legislation in the House, which has attracted 24 Democratic sponsors, including Rep. Donald Payne Jr.
Joining Jones at the Memorial were House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, several members of the Alabama congressional delegation and other dignitaries, including U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, whose grandsons Joshua and Jonah Lee laid the wreath for the ceremony. This year is ...

Shared Interest, a leading New York-based non-profit social investment fund, will honor the incoming Amnesty International Secretary General Kumi Naidoo with the Champion Award for People and Planet and Congresswoman Barbara Lee, member of the U.S. House of Representatives and Democratic ...
REP. BARBARA LEE (D-CA): And, secondly, I want to ask you about this military parade that the president's proposing -- you know, the parade that is very similar to those held in authoritarian countries, like in North Korea. How much is that parade going to cost? And where is that money coming from?
Rep. Barbara Lee, the senior CBC member on the House Budget Committee, dismissed the president's proposed budget. (Courtesy photo) ... However, as has been the case for decades, the president's budget has been “dead on arrival” when it reaches the U.S. House of Representatives, which is the body ...
California Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D) CA discusses the record number of interest of women possibly seeking campaigns for Congress this year. Lee's advice to women is that if they're thinking about it, don't think too long, because there are issues that need to be solved in this country. She also talks the difficulties ...

U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee Jan. 13 honored U.C. Berkeley doctoral students Vetri Velan and Kathy Shield for their efforts to halt a Republican tax proposal that would have forced graduate ... “My original motivation for this was to post it on Facebook or social and get a few people to call their representatives.”.
It's not like Republicans are trying to unseat Democrats like Oakland's Barbara Lee or San Francisco's Nancy Pelosi, long-term incumbents in districts so ... Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert (Riverside County), won his 36th Congressional District seat in 2012 by beating GOP incumbent Mary Bono. While he ...
People outside tech have noticed the disparity. In October, Reps. Barbara Lee from California and G.K. Butterfield from North Carolina— members of the Congressional Black Caucus— visited Silicon Valley to meet with companies like Facebook and Twitter about increasing representation all the way up to ...
The new legislation has been introduced by Reps. Barbara Lee and Ro Khanna, both California Democrats. Overall, there are 12 co-sponsors of the bill with all of them being Democrats. The proposed legislation is a companion bill to Sen. Cory Booker's (D-NJ) bill by the same name introduced in the ...
Rep. Don Young teamed up with California Democrat Rep. Barbara Lee on Jan. 11 to introduce one of the first measures of the year meant to protect states' ... Young, now the “Dean” of the House of Representatives as the longest serving congressman, has co-sponsored about seven bills since 2015 that ...
The House version has 12 co-sponsors, including Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., and marks the first time that companion legislation has been introduced in both chambers of Congress to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, according to Lee. But the Democratic congresswoman from Oakland ...
U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-California, filed a bill in the House with four co-sponsors that would stop the Department of Justice from prosecuting anyone who is complying with state law on marijuana. Another 69 members of Congress have proposed an amendment to a spending bill that would stop the ...
Dubbed the Restraining Excessive Federal Enforcement & Regulations of Cannabis (REFER) Act of 2018, the new legislation was introduced by Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and reported Friday by Tom Angell of Marijuana Moment, who obtained a full copy of the bill (below) and connected with one of its ...
President Trump's vulgar comments, disparaging African nations as “shithole countries,” is just the latest proof that the White House espouses racist attitudes and ideologies, according to East Bay congresswoman Barbara Lee. “This is a pattern, and this is very common with this president,” Lee said in an ...
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, alamedaca.gov. 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 .


 

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