All Articles on Barbara Lee

In 2001, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) was the only member of the U.S. House of Representatives to rise in opposition to the rushed decision to invade Afghanistan following the attacks of September 11. (Photo: Archive/C-SPAN) News
'I Was Wrong': Bernie Sanders Admits Barbara Lee Only Member of Congress in 2001 Who Had it Right on Afghan War
"Politicians never ever ever say that. Ever."
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Progressives Unveil New Bill to Investigate How Anti-Trafficking Law Has 'Demonized and Harmed' Sex Workers
"Instead of preventing sex trafficking, SESTA/FOSTA made it harder for sex workers to access critical health and safety resources. We need the full picture."
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'New War for Oil?': Pentagon Chief Confirms US to 'Strengthen' Military Presence Near Syria Oil Fields
"It's all out in the open, the blatant barbarism of U.S. imperialism."
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"Endless War Isn't Inevitable": House Votes to Stop Trump From Launching Unauthorized Attack on Iran
"Congress must continue using every available tool at its disposal to ensure that Donald Trump and John Bolton's march to war is fully blocked."
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi applauds U.S. President Donald Trump at the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol Building on February 5, 2019 in Washington, DC. News
As Trump Claims Power to Bomb Iran at Whim, Anti-War Voices Say: 'Where Is Congress?' and 'Peace Begins With Us'
"Decisions about war and peace should not be left to the whims of a president who is ill-prepared, ill-informed, and ill-advised."
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Progressives Vow to Stop 'Unconstitutional' War as Trump Paves Way to Attack Iran Without Approval From Congress
"Once more for people in the back: Trump and Pompeo can't go to war without congressional approval," said Rep. Barbara Lee
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) delivers remarks at a campaign function in the Marvin Center at George Washington University on June 12, 2019 in Washington, D.C. News
Trump Must Not Be Allowed to Use Gulf of Oman Incidents as 'Pretext for Illegal War With Iran': Bernie Sanders
"The time is now for the United States to exert international leadership, and bring the countries in the region together to forge a diplomatic solution to the growing tensions."
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'What Is He Hiding?' Trump Asserts Executive Privilege Over Census Question Documents Subpoenaed by Congress
"Another example of the administration's blanket defiance of Congress's constitutionally mandated responsibilities."
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Legal Expert Says 'Congress Must Repeal the AUMF' After Supreme Court Rejects Yemeni Man's Appeal for Release From Gitmo
"The Supreme Court can no longer be trusted to enforce due process. If Congress doesn't put a stop to this unconstitutional cruelty, no one will."
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'A Quarter-Measure at Best': Despite New Stance on Hyde, Say Critics, Biden No Progressive on Reproductive Rights
Biden announced he no longer supports anti-choice amendment, but failed to address its harms over more than four decades
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