Rep. Barbara Lee

Dear Congresswoman Lee: More than a decade and a half ago, your eloquent words and courageous vote set a high bar as you
Many politicians did challenge Trump's failure to seek congressional authorization.
House Republicans shot down a Democrat-led effort to release the returns.
You are a founding member of the Safe Climate Caucus (SCC) which originated in 2013. A brief was recently filed with the
It's not something that just afflicts people of one color or ethnicity. It's striking families who never imagined that they could find themselves telling their kids that they don't have any food or that the electricity has been shut off.
Today as the U.S. wages simultaneous land and drone wars in several countries, the lessons of the Vietnam War are under attack as never before.
It is time for the U.S. government to take responsibility for the human and environmental disaster that is still being caused by Agent Orange and provide comprehensive assistance to all those suffering from this deadly poison.
“That is what they are doing to these girls," said Maloney. "It is not marriage. It is forced rape. And we have to draw a
Last week, my colleague on the Budget Committee, Rep. Paul Ryan, put out a report: "The War on Poverty: 50 Years Later." Let's be clear, this report is nothing more than an ideologically bankrupt battle plan to attack the poor.
Spreading the message of empowering Americans and making government functional would seem like an easy task. But when 78 million more people want to watch a corporate football game instead of the game of the politics of running a country, it's an uphill battle for Rep. Lee, or anyone that wants Washington to actually become more functional, no matter the party.
Ha ha! BJ, I've never managed to say anything meaningful in 25 words or less! But here goes the elevator speech: After more
The melting of Arctic Sea ice continues to get worse, advancing at one of the fastest rates in human history. At the current pace of 12 percent per decade, it is entirely possible that by 2030 there will be no ice in the Arctic.
I reached out to several of the female members of the caucus, on the occasion of Mother's Day, to get their feedback on the importance of amplifying the dangers of climate change, and the role of mothers, grandmothers, and aunts in being vigilant about protecting the planet.
The resolution, introduced to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, is focused on not just any women, but on the world's
Most Americans realize that instead of spending billions of dollars extending our military presence in Afghanistan, we need to commit to a political settlement, bring all of our troops safely home and invest in jobs as well as nation-building here at home.