The representative reportedly shared her plans to run for Senate in 2024 during a closed-door meeting of the Congressional Black Caucus on Wednesday.
Reps. Cori Bush, Pramila Jayapal and Barbara Lee recounted their experiences with abortion, as access to the procedure is increasingly threatened.
Rep. Barbara Lee and allies have pushed politicians to reckon with U.S. overreach, and the Senate and Joe Biden are expected to help end the authorization.
The Hyde Amendment denies insurance coverage for abortions to people who receive their health coverage through government-sponsored plans like Medicaid.
Lee reflected on the first Black congresswoman's legacy just hours before Vice President Kamala Harris was sworn in to office.
The bill, which also requires the approval of the Senate and President Trump, calls for the removal of statues depicting Confederate leaders such as Robert E. Lee.
Director Ava DuVernay tweeted the hashtag and shared stills from some of her projects that capture the "beauty of brown skinned girls."
California Rep. Barbara Lee lost, but the Congressional Progressive Caucus still made big gains.
The congressman from New York beat fellow Congressional Black Caucus member Barbara Lee of California.
A long fight by lawmakers like Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) is set to go mainstream, and an antiwar push on Yemen soon after the midterms could show how.