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Portrait of Barbara Lee

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Barbara Lee

CA-13 (D)
Congressmember Barbara Lee's political career began in 1990, when she won election to the California State Assembly. Six years later, she was elected to the State Senate. She has been a Congressmember since 1998 and is among the most progressive members of the House of Representatives.
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How does Barbara align with Project 100's values?
  • Economic Opportunity: Congressmember Lee supports stimulating job growth while supporting the unemployed. She supports leveling the field for kindergartners and quality education for all.
  • Equal Treatment Under the Law: Congressmember Lee is an advocate for criminal justice reform, women's equality, and LGBT+ rights.
  • Healthy People & Communities: Congressmember Lee supports the development of "green collar" jobs and environmental protections. She supports the Affordable Care Act and other measures to improve health care for Americans.
Background information
  • Woman of Color
  • Politician
  • Ceiling Crasher
  • Incumbent
Endorsements
Barbara Lee has been endorsed by the following organizations:
  • Democratic Party

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