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November 19, 2021 In The News

It was a long night for members of the House Thursday as they listened to Republican leader Kevin McCarthy unleash a more than eight-hour speech that carried over into Friday morning.

November 19, 2021 In The News

Malibu’s representative in Washington, Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA), has been making headlines this past week. He told host Dean Obeidallah on SiriusXM that the entire House Republican caucus is “sick” for failing to censure Rep. Paul Gosar over his violent parody video that depicts him killing New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and threatening President Joe Biden.

November 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) voted along with his Democratic colleagues to pass the Build Back Better Act, a once-in-a generation bill to lower the everyday costs that burden working families – from health care to child care and more. The bill is fully paid for by making big corporations and the wealthiest pay their fair share.

November 17, 2021 In The News

On Monday, November 15, President Biden signed into law the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, H.R. 3684, after it had passed both the U.S. Senate and House with bipartisan support.

November 15, 2021 In The News

Rep. Paul Gosar could be censured by Congress and sidelined from key renewable energy legislation he has long championed — all in the same week.

The Arizona Republican, first under scrutiny for his sympathies toward the violent rioters who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, is now under fire for tweeting an animated video in which he is featured attacking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and President Biden.

November 12, 2021 In The News

Soon after Missouri Rep. Cori Bush accused Sen. Joe Manchin of espousing an "anti-Black, anti-child, anti-woman and anti-immigrant" position, another House progressive was on national TV with a sharply different message.

Manchin, in fact, is not a racist, California Rep. Ro Khanna asserted.

November 10, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON — When Democrats in Congress set out to try to enact President Joe Biden's sweeping legislative agenda, it quickly became apparent that resolving policy differences might be the least of their problems.

The problem was trust.

It quickly brought the process to a standstill, and thawing the tension took days of back-and-forth negotiations, reassurances from Biden, an effort by the Congressional Black Caucus to brainstorm solutions that could appease both sides and weeks of diplomacy overseen by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.

November 5, 2021 In The News

The House of Representatives approved a $1 trillion infrastructure package on Friday night, with a majority of Democrats and 13 Republicans voting in favor. Read the latest updates »

Vote on the infrastructure bill

November 2, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Vice Chair Pete Aguilar (D-CA) held a leadership press conference where they highlighted House Democrats' work to bring President Biden's historic Build Back Better Agenda over the finish line. They were joined by DPCC Co-Chairs Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA), Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA) and Rep. Joe Neguse (D-CO).

November 2, 2021 In The News

At today's House Democratic leadership press briefing, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) touted the expanded child tax credit.