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Barbara Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: Barbara J. Lee
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 13, Democratic
First Elected: 04/07/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 13
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Single; 2 Children: Craig, Tony
Birth Date: 07/16/1946
Birth Place: El Paso, TX
Home City: Oakland, CA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
April 10, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Unauthorized Hairstyles, Uniform Code
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
Sept. 23, 2013 64 Members of Congress, Led by Congressman Dan Kildee, Call on Iran to Release Amir Hekmati As U.N. General Assembly Starts
Aug. 1, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Leads Bipartisan Letter Urging President Obama to leave no U.S. troops in Afghanistan After 2014
July 31, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - No Troops in Afghanistan After 2014
July 24, 2013 Repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
April 25, 2013 CPC Hour: Iraq
March 19, 2013 10-Year Anniversary of the Iraq War
Dec. 7, 2012 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Urges President Obama to Expedite Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
June 28, 2012 Death of Two Thousandth American in Afghanistan
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Feb. 28, 2012 Growing Chaos and Distrust between NATO and Afghan Allies Highlights Strategic Failure of Continued Military Occupation
Feb. 2, 2012 Congressional Leaders Call for Hearings into Military Hazing
Oct. 21, 2011 The Daily Kos - Ten Years Later: Is Anyone Paying Attention?
Oct. 21, 2011 Huge Victory! Troops Coming Home from Iraq!
Oct. 17, 2011 Barbara Lee Applauds News that Obama Administration Will Bring Troops in Iraq Home by Year's End
Oct. 7, 2011 CPC Peace & Security Task Force Holds Hearing on 10th Anniversary of U.S. Invasion of Afghanistan
Sept. 21, 2011 Official Repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Sept. 20, 2011 Barbara Lee Statement on the End of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Aug. 2, 2011 Lee Introduces Bill to Bring Troops Home from Iraq On Time
June 29, 2011 Grijalva Joined By Broad Cross-Section of Members of Congress In Praising Yesterday's First Ever Senate Hearing on The DREAM Act
June 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of The United States of America
June 22, 2011 Barbara Lee on the President's Afghanistan Announcement: Plan Falls Far Short of the Significant and Sizeable Reduction That Our War-Weary Nation Expected
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
June 2, 2011 Barbara Lee Recognizes LGBT Pride Month
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
April 6, 2011 Letter to the President of the United States, Barack Obama
March 31, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker, The United States House of Representatives
March 29, 2011 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Statement on President Obama's Speech on U.S. Military Action in Libya
March 22, 2011 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Statement on Acceleration of U.S. Military Involvement in Libya
March 2, 2011 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Urges Secretary Clinton to Enforce Human Rights Laws of Merida Initiative
Jan. 6, 2011 Congresswoman Lee: More Troops Not the Answer in Afghanistan
Dec. 18, 2010 Barbara Lee Statement on Senate Vote to Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell
Dec. 1, 2010 Barbara Lee Calls for Change of Course in Afghanistan One Year after Troop Surge Announcement
Nov. 19, 2010 Op-Ed: No Delaying Reality in Afghanistan
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
Sept. 30, 2010 Barbara Lee Introduces Legislation to Repeal the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force
Aug. 21, 2010 Barbara Lee Comments on Withdrawal of Combat Troops from Iraq
Aug. 13, 2010 Barbara Lee, Members Add to Calls for Bipartisan Review U.S. Policy in Afghanistan
July 30, 2010 Congresswoman Lee Introduces Legislation to Require the Safe and Orderly Withdrawal of Troops and Military Contractors From Afghanistan
July 26, 2010 Op-Ed - Reduce Our Military Footprint and Bring Troops Home from Afghanistan (The Hill) 7/20/10
July 20, 2010 Op-Ed - Reduce Our Military Footprint and Bring Troops Home from Afghanistan
July 1, 2010 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010
June 29, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
June 27, 2010 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript
June 23, 2010 Barbara Lee Statement on Dismissal of Gen. McChrystal
April 14, 2010 Afghanistan
April 14, 2010 Barbara Lee Joins Colleagues In Introducing Bill Calling For Timeline In Afghanistan
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