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Rep. Barbara Lee
Progressive Democrat representing the . Promoting justice for all, peace, & human rights. Co-Chair. Proud member of the .
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Rep. Barbara Lee 1h
Housing is human right! Congratulations to City of Oakland for ensuring returning community members have a fair shot to have a home. Everyone deserves safe and affordable housing.
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Rep. Barbara Lee 4h
Once more, for the record: . Xenophobia has no place in our country.
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Everyone, regardless of race, income, or zip code, deserves to make their own decisions about their reproductive health. It's past time to and codify Roe v. Wade into law – because reproductive freedom is for every body.
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Rep. Barbara Lee 6h
A never-ending cycle of wickedness from Betsy DeVos. Not ONCE during her tenure has she fought for our students – continuously putting her rich and wealthy friends first. She needs to go.
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Rep. Barbara Lee 7h
criminalization laws are based on bias, not science – breeding fear, discrimination, distrust, and hatred. It’s time to repeal these harmful and stigmatizing laws.
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The American people deserve a real trial, not a cover-up.
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Rep. Barbara Lee Jan 21
For the first time in US History, an aircraft carrier has been named after an African American. Doris Miller was a hero to thousands, and exemplified courage in the face of adversity. This is a well-deserved honor.
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Rep. Barbara Lee Jan 21
We could have spent this money on teachers, or Pell Grants, or health care for veterans – but instead, Trump is wasting taxpayer funds on his ridiculous and xenophobic wall.
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Rep. Barbara Lee Jan 21
When we allow our elections to be controlled by a few wealthy donors, we compromise the agency of the American people in choosing our leaders. We need to restore our democracy and overturn .
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Rep. Barbara Lee Jan 21
The American people deserve to hear the truth, but Mitch McConnell is determined to cover-up Trump's crimes. We need an open and honest process in the light of day – not a rushed trial hidden from the public.
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Rep. Barbara Lee Jan 20
Dr. King’s work reshaped the country we live in, changing history for us all. His work remains unfinished. America still faces inequality, poverty, and endless war. It’s more important than ever that we continue to fight for peace and justice for all.
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Rep. Barbara Lee Jan 18
MAKE IT COUNT! Oakland brought the East Bay together today to fight for equal rights, equal pay, and to make sure we are COUNTED in the 2020 Census. Women are essential to our country’s political and economic power!
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Rep. Barbara Lee Jan 18
ABORTION 👏🏾 ACCESS 👏🏾 IS 👏🏾 A 👏🏾 HUMAN 👏🏾 RIGHT 👏🏾 Roe V. Wade has been law for almost 50 years – yet patients are blocked from exercising their constitutional right to choose because of the discriminatory Hyde Amendment. It’s time to !
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Rep. Barbara Lee Jan 17
School lunches should teach kids healthy eating habits and be as nutritious as possible. Make no mistake: this is a huge step in the wrong direction for our kids, and I will fight to make sure that everyone has access to healthy food choices.
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Rep. Barbara Lee Jan 17
Trump’s tax giveaway to his billionaire buddies left poor children behind. As we address the outrageous levels of childhood poverty in the richest nation on earth, Congress must expand the Child Tax Credit.
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Rep. Barbara Lee Jan 17
More than 50 years after passage of the Voting Rights Act, Americans still face discriminatory voting practices at the polls. We must come together and finally for all.
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Rep. Barbara Lee Jan 17
The rule of law matters. Republicans can’t simply let the President hide thousands of documents and block witness testimony simply because they are afraid of what they might reveal.
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Rep. Barbara Lee Jan 16
History made! Virginia is now the 38th state to ratify the – the last state needed to ratify. Let’s get to work in Congress to enshrine the into our Constitution!
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Rep. Barbara Lee Jan 16
Two years later, Trump is finally releasing much-needed aid to the people of Puerto Rico – but only after massive public outrage. will continue to work to provide vital assistance to the people of Puerto Rico.
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Rep. Barbara Lee Jan 16
This just confirmed what we’ve known for years: there's no military solution in Afghanistan. We can’t continue down the path of dangerous and wasteful military intervention – it's time to and return to diplomacy.
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