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Barbara Lee's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: 2 Children: Craig, Tony
Birth Date: 07/16/1946
Birth Place: El Paso, TX
Home City: Oakland, CA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
July 1, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary Department of Homeland Security - Indefinite Detention of Immigrants
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
April 3, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Funding to Construct Earthquake Early Warning System
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 28, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, House Appropriations Committee - Fund Non-Profit Security Grant Program
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director Office of Management and Budget - Fully Fund Earth Quake Early Warning System
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. 28, 2013 Politico - Anti-War Democrats Speak Up on Syria
Aug. 1, 2013 Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 24, 2013 Repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force
June 18, 2013 Rep. Yoho Co-Sponsors Bipartisan LIBERT-E Act
June 6, 2013 Rep. Moran Guantanamo Amendment to Homeland Security
May 23, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Responds to President Obama's Call for AUMF Repeal, Introduces Legislation Creating Greater Oversight of Drones
April 30, 2013 Congresswoman Lee Calls for Prohibition of CIA "Ghost Money'
April 25, 2013 CPC Hour: Iraq
April 24, 2013 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
Sept. 12, 2012 Barbara Lee Issues Statement on Attack in Benghazi, Libya
Sept. 11, 2012 Congresswoman Lee Issues Statement on the Eleventh Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks
July 19, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013
June 25, 2012 Lee Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Arizona Immigration Law
June 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama
June 10, 2012 USA Today - Lawmakers Unite in Effort to End War in Afghanistan
May 29, 2012 Letter to Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Mr. Edward DeMarco, Acting Director
May 16, 2012 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Urges Colleagues to Catch up with the Will of the American People and End the War in Afghanistan
April 3, 2012 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army - Reconsider the Army Corps of Engineers' Proposed Draft
Oct. 21, 2011 The Daily Kos - Ten Years Later: Is Anyone Paying Attention?
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Oct. 7, 2011 CPC Peace & Security Task Force Holds Hearing on 10th Anniversary of U.S. Invasion of Afghanistan
Oct. 4, 2011 Poverty
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 20, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor
Sept. 13, 2011 Barbara Lee Comments on USDA Hunger Report
Sept. 6, 2011 Barbara Lee Comments on Ten Year Observance of 9/11
July 8, 2011 Lee Votes Against Defense Appropriations Bill, Calls for Cuts to Bloated Pentagon Budget and Swift Withdrawal from Afghanistan, Iraq
June 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of The United States of America
June 23, 2011 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
May 26, 2011 Barbara Lee: PATRIOT Act Sacrifices Our Fundamental Freedoms and Civil Liberties
May 25, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
May 25, 2011 Letter to Colleague
May 23, 2011 Hearing of the House Rules Committee - In Support of Lee Amendments to H.R. 1540 Defense Authorization Act for FY12
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
May 6, 2011 USA Today - Opposing View: Bring the Troops Home
May 6, 2011 Barbara Lee: High Unemployment Rate Underscores the Need to Leave Afghanistan
May 5, 2011 Letter to President Obama
May 4, 2011 Letter to President Obama
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