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July 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and Doris Matsui (D-Calif.) introduced bicameral legislation to give all Americans the opportunity to buy Clean Energy Victory Bonds and empower regular people to do their part in building our country’s clean energy future.

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July 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Andy Harris, M.D. (R-MD), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), H. Morgan Griffith (R-VA), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), and Rob Bishop (R-UT) today introduced the Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2019. This bill addresses burdensome processes that currently impede legitimate medical research on marijuana.

July 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Chair of the House Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, chaired a hearing of the Subcommittee entitled “Overcrowding and Prolonged Detention at U.S.

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July 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, the House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Ken Buck (R-CO) that would strengthen the American workforce by reducing the wait time for those impacted most by the decades-long backlog of immigrant visas (“green cards”). H.R.

June 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—On the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that allows partisan gerrymandering in federal elections to continue, U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), and Julia Brownley (CA-26) were joined by the majority of the California Democratic Delegation in introducing legislation to reform the nation’s patchwork redistricting system.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Chair of the House Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, voted for a $4.5 billion emergency funding bill that would provide humanitarian assistance to migrant children and families in U.S. custody at the southern border. Following today’s vote, in which the U.S. House passed the appropriations bill, Rep.

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June 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, applauded the State Department’s announcement that two Vietnamese brothers have been granted temporary visas to enter the United States to help save their brother’s life.

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June 17, 2019 In The News

Two Vietnamese brothers who were denied temporary visas to donate bone marrow to their dying brother in San Jose may get a second chance to travel to the United States.

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June 13, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — “Do we love law enforcement or what?” President Donald Trump asked a cheering crowd during his “Make America Great Again” political rally Oct. 12 in Lebanon, Ohio.

“Thank you, law enforcement!” the president later told officers, who he called “heroes.”

June 11, 2019 In The News

Only one House Democrat was on Capitol Hill the two times in modern U.S. history when Congress moved to impeach a president — and Rep. Zoe Lofgren says she’s not eager to go through it again.

June 11, 2019 In The News

The Justice Department agreed to turn over more underlying documents from Mueller's report to Congress on the same day that Nixon's former White House Counsel testified about the parallels between Nixon's and Trump's misconduct. Lawrence O'Donnell discusses with Rep.

June 11, 2019 In The News

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) says that Mueller is not a fact witness, but he could answer questions about what was meant by certain aspects of the report.

June 11, 2019 In The News

Thanks to a quirk in the rulebook, Democratic hopes of banishing statues of former Confederate figures from the Capitol rest with one person: GOP Sen. Roy Blunt, chair of the Joint Committee on the Library.

June 11, 2019 In The News

Two Vietnamese brothers who petitioned to travel to the United States to donate bone marrow to their dying brother in San Jose were denied temporary visas by the U.S. government, according to the family.

“We don’t know what to do,” said Trinh Colisao, 33, whose father, Tu Le, has an aggressive form of blood cancer. “At this point we’re just hoping to get his story out.”

June 11, 2019 In The News

The 2020 election faces few campaign finance guardrails as the main enforcer of funding limits remains paralyzed by partisan rifts on how aggressively to enforce the law.

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June 11, 2019 In The News

Legislation to provide legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants passed the House on a vote of 237 to 187.

The Dream and Promise Act (H.R. 6), introduced in March by Democratic Reps. Lucille Roybal-Allard (Calif.), Nydia Velazquez (N.Y.), and Yvette Clarke (N.Y.), would legalize more than 2 million young, undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children.

June 11, 2019 In The News

Friday on MSNBC, Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) said it is “very questionable,” if President Donald Trump has the authority to put tariffs on Mexico using a “40-year-old bill that requires a finding of unusual and extraordinary threat.”

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