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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

Budget and Finance

Congressman Lieu at a recent Budget Committee Hearing

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“In California—the eighth largest economy in the world—we put our fiscal house in order by investing in core priorities instead of giving tax breaks to the ultra-wealthy.  I look forward to working with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to set national budget policy that raises the wages of the middle class; protects Medicare and Social Security, and invests in infrastructure, education, and innovation.”

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September 29, 2016 In The News

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September 22, 2016 In The News

When she sat down at a Starbucks in Torrance a few years ago, Michele Sutter was desperately looking for a California legislator to sponsor a bill regarded by many as a nonstarter — a proposition instructing the state’s congressional delegation to change the U.S. Constitution.

August 19, 2016 Press Release

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July 27, 2016 In The News

U.S. Congressman Walter Jones, North Carolina’s 3rd District representative, has crossed the aisle to file a complaint before the Federal Election Commission seeking to end super PAC – political action committee – spending in US elections. The complaint seeks to reverse a federal appeals court ruling which created super PACs and has resulted in an explosion of spending in elections across the country. Listed on the complaint with Jones, a Republican, are California’s 33rd District Congressman Ted Lieu and Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon, both Democrats.

July 22, 2016 Press Release

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Washington - Yesterday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) finished first among Freshman Democrats in the 2016 Member Online All-Star Competition.  As a result, Mr. Lieu was awarded the title of 2016 Freshman MVP.  The annual Member social media contest is hosted by House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer.

July 7, 2016 In The News

A powerhouse legal team representing a bipartisan group of congressional members and candidates is unleashing a new effort to overturn the case that birthed super PACs, part of a novel strategy to rein in the big money that has poured into campaigns since 2010.

Their immediate target is not Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the polarizing decision handed down by the Supreme Court that year. Instead, they are going after a lesser-known case decided by U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit just two months later: SpeechNow.org v. FEC .

June 22, 2016 Press Release

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BILL SPONSORED BY REP. TED W. LIEU AUTHORIZING VITAL VETERAN CONSTRUCTION PASSES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AS PART OF LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE
THE HOUSE VOTE AUTHORIZES WEST LOS ANGELES VA MEDICAL CENTER SEISMIC RETROFITS

June 20, 2016 Press Release

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) issued the following statement in response to a new study released by Nielsen and its Asian Pacific American External Advisory Council, which provides an in-depth analysis of the expanding cultural and economic footprint of Asian-Americans consumers.

April 12, 2016 Press Release

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April 11, 2016 In The News

April 10, 2016

By MIKE LILLIS

The Hill

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