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Barbara Lee

Barbara Jean Lee is an American politician and social worker who has served as a U.S. representative from California since 1998. A member of the Democratic Party, Lee represents , which is based in Oakland and covers most of the northern part of Alameda County. According to the Cook Partisan Voting Index, it is one of the nation's most Democratic districts, with a rating of D+40. Wikipedia*

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Barbara Lee has 1,306 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1998 Call-In as a State Senator. The year with the most videos was 2013 with 77 videos as a Democratic Representative for California's 13th district. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 6,481 views per program as a Democratic Representative for California's 9th district. Most appearances with Sheila Jackson Lee (40), Nancy Pelosi (31), Jan Schakowsky (21). Most common tags: African Americans, Federal Budget, Democratic Party.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 2023 - January 2, 2025 U.S. Representative, D-CA 12th View Map

Videos: 6 May 23, 2016 - Present Member, Platform Drafting Committee, Democratic National Convention Committee

Videos: 9 c. January 21, 2023 - Present U.S. Senate Candidate,

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U.S. Representative, D-CA 13th January 3, 2013 - January 2, 2023 Videos: 554 U.S. Representative, D-CA 9th April 7, 1998 - January 3, 2013 Videos: 728 Chair, Congressional Black Caucus c. January 6, 2009 - c. January 5, 2011 Videos: 8 State Senator,
c. January 3, 1997 - c. April 7, 1998 Videos: 1

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Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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