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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California


Latest News

February 13, 2015 Press Release

Dear Friend,

It is an honor and a privilege to serve as the new Member of Congress representing California’s 33rd Congressional District.  I am following in the great legacy of Henry Waxman and look forward to serving you as he did.

February 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement regarding the continued closure of the Long Beach and Los Angeles ports by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA).

February 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu hosted a meeting between Democratic members and the Board of Trustees of Agudath Israel of America.  Issues discussed were preserving social services, combatting global Anti-Semitism, support for Israel, Iran sanctions, and increased funding for education.

February 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ted Lieu (CA-33) has issued the following statement in response to the Administration’s new AUMF proposal:

February 8, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) issued the following statement today regarding PMA's decision to suspend all vessel work from 5:00 p.m. February 6 to 8:00 a.m. February 9.

February 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-CA) issued the below statement following the release of President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget:

January 28, 2015 Press Release

Los Angeles, CA – Today, Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald visited the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center to announce that a groundbreaking settlement has been reached by the parties in the pending appeal in Valentini v.

January 26, 2015 Press Release

Los Angeles, CA – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-CA) released a letter he wrote to the House Committees on Veterans Affairs and the Budget requesting an increase in both the number of federal HUD-VASH vouchers and the amount of each voucher. 

January 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-CA) announced his appointment to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform for the 114th Congress. As the primary investigative body for the House of Representatives, the Committee has the authority to scrutinize any matter within the jurisdiction of standing House committees.


In The News

September 27, 2016 In The News

Two Democrats are pushing a bill that would bar the president from launching a nuclear strike without prior approval from Congress, tying it to concerns about Donald Trump having control of nukes.

September 26, 2016 In The News

A Democratic congressman is urging the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to support a resolution that would call for an independent investigation into human rights abuses in Yemen.

September 26, 2016 In The News

The American Geophysical Union announced Friday that it would continue to accept funding from ExxonMobil.

September 22, 2016 In The News

Obama Administration’s $1.15 billion arms sales offer to Saudi Arabia has shocked a bipartisan group of 64 lawmakers who are concerned about rising civilian casualties in the war in Yemen where a coalition led by Saudi Arabia is fighting Iran-allied Houthi rebels. They want the US to withdra

September 22, 2016 In The News

Washington – The Senate plans to vote Wednesday on a resolution sponsored by Sen. Chris Murphy that would block a $1.15 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia.

It’s a long shot. But Murphy says he’ll win something even if he loses the vote.

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.

September 22, 2016 In The News

After a series of Saudi-led airstrikes that reportedly killed and wounded civilians in Yemen, members of both the House and the Senate have introduced legislation to block a $1.15 billion arms sale that would supply the longtime American ally with a fresh contingent of tanks.

September 22, 2016 In The News

The U.S. Senate will vote on Wednesday on a measure to block the sale of tanks and other military equipment worth $1.15 billion to Saudi Arabia, but the measure is not expected to pass despite lawmakers' growing frustration with the longtime U.S. ally.

The Senate's Republican Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, said on Tuesday he would "aggressively" oppose the effort.