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Barbara Lee

Barbara Lee

Congresswoman Barbara Lee is a Democrat representing California's 13th Congressional District. In 2001, Lee was the only member of Congress to vote against the original AUMF which authorized President George W. Bush to invade Afghanistan and has served as the legal basis of the so-called "Global War on Terror" ever since.

Articles by this author

 

Ending Poverty in the Richest Country on Earth

Let's be clear: poverty exists because we allow it to exist.

Barbara Lee ·


It's Time to Repeal the President's License for Endless War

Congress must rein in our government's ability to do harm in the world.

Barbara Lee ·


Americans Want to End the Country's Longest War. Why Won't Congress Listen?

In 2001, I cast Congress’s sole vote against the authorization for military force. Today, it’s time to bring our troops back home

Barbara Lee ·






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