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July 24, 2020 Press Release
“Your Administration’s refusal to carry out the Court’s directive is an illegal usurpation of authority in violation of the separation of powers,”
July 22, 2020 Press Release
"The deployment of roving units of secret police under the control of the President is an absolute affront to the Bill of Rights."
July 21, 2020 Press Release
"The President’s memorandum violates the plain text of the Constitution, which requires that all 'persons' be counted in the census and that congressional apportionment be based on the 'whole number of persons' in each state."
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July 16, 2020 Press Release
"The Departments’ proposal creates a less inclusive, irregular, and inefficient asylum system."
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July 9, 2020 Press Release
"ICE's new policy is irrational and xenophobic, and risks the health of students, faculty, and staff."
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July 9, 2020 Press Release
"This will impede attempts by colleges and universities to respond effectively to the COVID-19 pandemic, thus endangering the health of students, teaching assistants, professors, and others."
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July 1, 2020 Press Release
"The Moving Forward Act provides a bold investment of $1.5 trillion that would create good-paying jobs, ease congestion, combat the climate crisis, and address disparities throughout our country."
June 25, 2020 Press Release
"Grants like this are welcome news, as they help spur our health and economic recovery efforts.”
June 23, 2020 Press Release
"We must address the current economic crisis through careful deliberation and smart policy changes based on sound principles and reason, not through a politically motivated executive order grounded in nothing but speculation."
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June 20, 2020 Press Release
"The State of California, and especially the San Francisco Bay Area, could benefit from the increased connectivity and reductions in traffic congestion that high speed rail may potentially deliver."

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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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