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Thursday Apr 17 | Right Wing News

Barbara Lee (D-CA 13) - KeyWiki Progressive/Marxist Profiles

She currently serves as Congressional Progressive Caucus Whip and on the Executive Board of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, San Fernando, CA, Mills College, Berkeley, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

East Bay Express

Libby Schaaf's Aide to Take On Desley Brooks

Oakland Councilmember Desley Brooks has a challenger in this year's election, and she comes from the office of one of her council rivals.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Alameda County, CA, Oakland, CA

Fremont Bulletin

Bay Area airport workers learn how to identify human trafficking victims

U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee , left, speaks to the media at a training session at Oakland International Airport to offer airport employees tips on how to spot victims of human trafficking, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in Oakland, Calif.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Oakland, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Representative Jackie Speier

Business Wire

Bay Area Cemeteries Partner With the Nelson Mandela Foundation and...

Memorial design competition sponsored by Skylawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park and Chapel of the Chimes to be juried by visionaries and experts including Congresswoman Barbara Lee and President of the California State NAACP, Alice Huffman )--To reflect the lasting significance and worldwide impact of Nelson Mandela's efforts to advance equality, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Oakland, CA, Prison

Tue Apr 15, 2014

SFGate

Oakland airport workers trained to spot sex traffickers

TSA workers waited for the instruction to begin at Oakland International airport Tuesday April 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Jackie Speier

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Huffington Post

U.S. News & World Report Pressed To Include Campus Safety In College Rankings

A group of lawmakers sent a letter to U.S. News & World Report this week urging the magazine to include information about campus safety in its highly influential college rankings.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ted Poe, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Meehan, Activism, Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat

The Hill

Not the time to reduce TB funding

In testimony supporting the president's budget request this week, USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah asserted that the funding proposed for his agency would allow it to "continue to make cost-effective interventions that save lives" and prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Malaria, Health, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Nerve News

US lawmakers wish Sikh Americans joyous Vaisakhi

Thirteen members of the US House of Representatives have co-sponsored a House resolution wishing the Sikh American community a joyous Vaisakhi, the Indian harvest festival that also marks the creation of the Khalsa in 1699.

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Related Topix: Religion, Sikh, US Politics, Representative Doug LaMalfa, Representative John Garamendi, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Judy Chu, Representative David Valadao

Reuters

Ryan and the code words of race

It's official. The House of Representatives has passed the federal budget for fiscal years 2015 through 2023 that was submitted by the House Budget Committee - a.k.a. the Ryan budget, after the Budget Committee's chairman, Representative Paul Ryan - and the troops are on the march.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Chris Van Hollen, Democrat, Barack Obama, African-American

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Roll Call

Democrats Request CBO Analysis of Ryan Budget's Impact on Poverty

The latest Ryan budget is no more likely than its predecessors to become law. But as with those those earlier documents, this year's spending blueprint is giving both parties plenty of election-year ammunition.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, Medicine, Nutrition, Republican, Paul Ryan

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Huffington Post

Dems Ask How Paul Ryan Budget Would Affect Poverty

House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan has been talking an awful lot about poverty lately -- some say insultingly -- but there is very little nonpartisan evidence of whether his proposals, particularly the budget plan he is advancing on the House floor this week, would help or hurt the poor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, Healthcare Law, Law, Washington

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Paul Ryan isn't a racist, and the Democrats know it [Commentary]

Rep. Paul Ryan , the Wisconsin Republican, recently pointed out that many anti-poverty programs create disincentives to work.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat, African-American, Opinion

Thu Apr 03, 2014

American Thinker

If Only the Duke Were Leading the GOP

Folks, I have had it with political gurus' advised metrosexual approach to dealing with the cold, callous politicking spewing out of the Democratic Party.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tim Ryan, Republican, Paul Ryan

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Nation

Fox News Attacks When Black Women Clap Back

This is the first of a series of blog posts I'll be contributing weekly to TheNation.com.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Examiner.com

Thoughts from an Immigrant on America's Culture of Work , Why Paul Ryan is Right

Recently Rep. Paul Ryan made some statements regarding antipoverty programs and their impact on the culture of work.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Black Voice News

Conservative Fox News' Bill O'Reilly Blasts Black Caucus Members as 'Race Hustlers'

In his March 24 "The O'Reilly Factor" broadcast, O'Reilly supported Ryan's latest apparent put-down of Blacks and came out firing against Ryan detractors, calling Rep. Barbara Lee a "notorious race hustler."

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Related Topix: The O'Reilly Factor, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Vocal, Bill O'reilly, US News, Democrat, US Politics, Gwen Moore

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Right Wing News

The Problem Is Liberalism, Not Racism

When Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif, went off on Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis, for his remarks that "We have got a tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of men not working and just generations of men not even thinking about working or learning the value and the culture of work," the wrong part what she had to say got all the attention.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Paul Ryan

Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Afro American Newspaper

Conservative Fox News' Bill O'Reilly Blasts Black Caucus Members as - Race Hustlers'

In his March 24 "The O'Reilly Factor" broadcast, O'Reilly supported Ryan's latest apparent put-down of Blacks and came out firing against Ryan detractors, calling Rep. Barbara Lee a "notorious race hustler."

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Related Topix: The O'Reilly Factor, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Vocal, Bill O'reilly, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Politics, Gwen Moore, Democrat

Lucianne.com

Next 25 Articles

Sacramento - Reeling from embarrassing bribery, corruption and voter fraud scandals, the state Senate took the unprecedented action Friday of voting to suspend three Democratic lawmakers from office pending the resolution of criminal charges against them.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi

Washington Examiner

It's not about race --- it's about how liberalism doesn't solve poverty

When Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., went off on Rep. Paul Ryan , R-Wis., for his remarks that, "We have got a tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of men not working and just generations of men not even thinking about working or learning the value and the culture of work," the wrong part of what she had to say got all the attention.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Paul Ryan, Democrat

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