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Barbara Lee's Public Statements

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
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Rajiv Shah, Administrator, Agency for International Development - Typhoon Recovery
Dec. 16, 2013 Congresswoman Lee Introduces Legislation to Halt Federal Funding for Abstinence-Only Education
Dec. 16, 2013 The Innovation Act
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Arne Duncan, US Secretary of Education - Regulations to Protect Students from Unmanageable Debt and Worthless Degrees
Dec. 12, 2013 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.J. Res. 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014; Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules; Providing for Proceedings During the Period From December 14, 2013, Through January 6, 2014; And for Other Purposes
Dec. 12, 2013 Congresswoman Lee Announces $2 Million Clean Energy Tax Credits to Alameda Firm
Dec. 12, 2013 Nelson Mandela
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Environmental Review
Dec. 12, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Hails Passage of Assessing Progress in Haiti Act
Dec. 12, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Votes "No' on Budget Deal
Dec. 12, 2013 Assessing Progress in Haiti Act of 2013
Dec. 12, 2013 Congresswoman Lee Joins Fast for Families, Pushes for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Dec. 11, 2013 Politico - Pursuing a Lifelong Passion for Justice
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concern Over the Trans Pacific Partnership
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Curb Antibiotic Use on the Farm
Dec. 5, 2013 Affordable Care Act Success Stories
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to the House and Senate Budget Committees - Sequester Cuts and Higher Education
Dec. 5, 2013 Afghanistan
Dec. 4, 2013 CNN Crossfire - Debate On How To Close the Economic Gap
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Dec. 2, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Commemorates World AIDS Day: Encourages Congress to Remain Committed to Vaccine, Cure
Dec. 2, 2013 World AIDS Day
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and USAID Administrator Raj Shah - Titus Joins Bipartisan Letter in Support of U.S. Airdrops of Food and Supplies to Remote Areas of the Philipines
Nov. 23, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Responds to Iran Nuclear Deal
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan
Nov. 21, 2013 Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Nov. 21, 2013 Second Chance Act
Nov. 21, 2013 Ellison, Grijalva, Lee Oppose Indefinite War in Afghanistan
Nov. 21, 2013 Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013
Nov. 20, 2013 Honoring Joseph Debro
Nov. 20, 2013 Reps. Ellison, Grijalva, Lee Respond to Waste in Pentagon Budget
Nov. 19, 2013 We Need a Fair and Balanced Budget
Nov. 19, 2013 Honoring Michael A. LeNoir, M.D.
Nov. 19, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Hails Passage of Bipartisan PEPFAR Stewardship Act
Nov. 19, 2013 PEPFAR Stewardship and Oversight Act of 2013
Nov. 18, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduces Bill to Assess Reconstruction Progress in Haiti
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder - Ron Davis Being Sworn-In to Lead Federal COPS Program
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Nov. 14, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Senator Coburn Call for New AIDS Treatment Goal
Nov. 13, 2013 Conyers & CAPAC Encourages Support for Victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda
Nov. 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Armenian Orphan Rug is a Cherished Symbol of Armenian Resilience, A Symbol Worthy of the Smithsonian
Nov. 10, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Pledges Support of Humanitarian Efforts After Typhoon Haiyan
Nov. 8, 2013 Reps. Napolitano, T.Ryan, Barber, Tonko, and Lee Applaud Mental Health Parity Final Rule Implementation
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Governor Edmund Brown, State of California - School Success and Opportunity Act
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