All Articles on Barbara Lee

Metro D.C. Socialists protesters demand $2,000 monthly Covid-19 relief checks during a December 25, 2020 demonstration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images) News
'Unbelievably Cruel': Sanders Slams Trump's Intransigence as Millions Lose Unemployment Lifeline
"People are losing their extended unemployment benefits," said the senator from Vermont. "They're going to be evicted from their apartments because the eviction moratorium is ending."
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Fighter planes parked on the deck of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower on November 29, 2016. (Photo: Seaman Casey S. Trietsch/U.S. Navy/Flickr/cc) News
With Endless War Abroad and Endless Suffering at Home, Peace Group Warns Against Making NDAA Fight All About Trump
"While we commend Congress for not ceding to Trump's demands, particularly on the question of Confederate base names, we must not lose sight of the fact that the FY21 NDAA is about much more than that."
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People line up to receive free food in Clermont, Florida on November, 21, 2020. (Photo: Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/Light Rocket/Getty Images) News
'Hunger Like They've Never Seen It Before': US Food Banks Struggle as 1 in 6 Families With Children Don't Have Enough to Eat
"We're now seeing families who had an emergency fund but it's gone and they're at the end of their rope," said one Texas food bank director.
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Reps. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) and Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) are urging President-elect Joe Biden to pick a Pentagon chief who doesn't have defense contractor connections. (Photo: The Laura Flanders Show/CC) News
'This Should Be Basic Common Sense': Lee and Pocan Urge Biden to Appoint Pentagon Chief Without Defense Contractor Ties
"The American people deserve a defense secretary that puts the American people's safety above corporate profits."
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Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump at a 2015 New York gala. (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images) News
Jared Kushner Eviscerated as 'Face of White Privilege and Nepotism' After Mocking Racial Justice Protesters
President Donald Trump's son-in-law—some of whose wealth comes from being what one user called "the highest-ranking slumlord in the country"—also implied that Black people do not want to succeed.
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Reps. Barbara Lee (L) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (R) support the MORE Act, which would end federal criminalization of cannabis. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images) News
Weed Killers: Bowing to Blue Dogs, Democratic Leadership Delays 'Enormously Popular' Marijuana Legalization Bill Until After Election
"If you're trying to punt it as a result of a political calculation, I disagree with that calculation," Rep. Ocasio-Cortez said earlier of the MORE Act.
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Time to 'Reinvest in People' and 'Cut Weapons of War': Barbara Lee Unveils Plan to Cut Up to $350 Billion From Pentagon
"Redundant nuclear weapons, off-books spending accounts, and endless wars in the Middle East don't keep us safe."
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) speaks as Reps. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) listen during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) News
Pressley, Omar, Bass, and Lee Introduce Resolution to Condemn Police Brutality and Demand Nationwide Reforms
"For too long, black and brown bodies have been profiled, surveilled, policed, lynched, choked, brutalized, and murdered at the hands of police officers."
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U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, deploy from Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina on January 1, 2020. (Photo: Capt. Robyn Haake / US ARMY / AFP via Getty Images) News
'More Testing, Not More Bombs': 29 House Democrats Demand Cuts to Pentagon Budget Amid Pandemic
"America needs a coronavirus cure, not more war."
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"We Demand a People's Bailout." News
500+ Groups Demand 'People's Bailout' to Counter Push for Wall Street-Friendly Coronavirus Response
"Lawmakers must respond to this pandemic in a way that yanks us back from the abyss and actually prevents future catastrophes."
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