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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California


Latest News

April 29, 2015 Press Release

CONTACT: Jack d’Annibale | 202-330-1613

April 22, 2015 Press Release


April 22, 2015 Opinion: Op-Eds 

In a modern society, all of us deal with a thousand different issues. But there is one issue that can kill humanity as a species: climate change.

April 15, 2015 Press Release

CONTACT: Jack d’Annibale | 202-330-1613

April 9, 2015 Press Release

Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement calling for a federal ban on gay conversion therapy. While serving in the California State Senate, Lieu was the author of S.B. 1172, which forbade gay conversion therapy for minors.

April 7, 2015 Press Release

CONTACT: Jack d’Annibale | 202-330-1613

April 6, 2015 Press Release

CONTACTJack d’Annibale | 202-330-1613

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement on the announcement of a framework nuclear agreement with Iran:

April 3, 2015 Blog Post

Last week, at Santa Monica’s March 24th City Council meeting, Representatives Lieu and Bass sent a letter supporting the actions of the City Council and residents of Santa Monica to remedy the Santa Monica Airport situation.  Click here to view the full text of the letter.



In The News

September 13, 2016 In The News

The House of Representatives voted Monday to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to again offer leases on its West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs campus, authority it needs before homes for disabled, female and homeless veterans can be built there.

September 12, 2016 In The News

The US House of Representatives unanimously voted Sept. 9 to allow the families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to sue Riyadh in US court, defying President Barack Obama and an army of Saudi lobbyists. The voice vote follows similar action by the Senate in May and sends the bill to Obama, who now has to decide whether vetoing the popular bill is worth the political cost.

September 8, 2016 In The News

The US has offered Saudi Arabia $115 billion worth of arms during Barack Obama’s two terms as president, an anti-war think tank counted, arguing that this should give Washington enough leverage to pressure Riyadh to prevent civilian casualties in Yemen.

September 8, 2016 In The News

The Obama administration has offered to sell $115bn worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia over its eight years in office, more than any previous US administration, according to a new report.

September 8, 2016 In The News

The pressure on the Obama administration to stop selling weapons to Saudi Arabia is mounting.

Senators from both sides of the aisle introduced a joint resolution on Thursday, hoping to block a large U.S. arms deal with Saudi Arabia.

September 8, 2016 In The News

The years-long tussle over land use at the Department of Veterans Affairs’ sprawling 388-acre West Los Angeles campus took an important step closer to being resolved Tuesday. Yet even as the department made real strides locally, the efforts to deliver more services to veterans on the campus remain hampered by inaction in Congress.

September 7, 2016 In The News

A bipartisan push against a $1.15 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia is gaining steam in protest of Riyadh’s bombing campaign in Yemen — but remains split on whether to oppose the sale or block it outright.

September 7, 2016 In The News

Last fall, ExxonMobil executives hurried along the hushed, art-filled halls of the company’s Irving, Texas, headquarters, a 178-acre suburban complex some employees facetiously call “the Death Star,” to a series of emergency strategy meetings. The world’s largest oil explorer by market value had been hit by a pair of multipart investigations by InsideClimate News and the Los Angeles Times.

September 7, 2016 In The News

More than 60 lawmakers in the House are fighting to delay the Obama administration's planned sale of $1.15 billion in arms and military equipment to Saudi Arabia, citing the growing number of civilian casualties in Yemen caused by the Saudi-led military coalition.

September 2, 2016 In The News

A Los Angeles congressman is calling for Japanese prosecutors to investigate Olympus Corp. for not warning American hospitals that its medical scope was transferring lethal bacteria to patients.

In an Aug. 29 letter, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) asked Secretary of State John Kerry to request that Japanese authorities probe the Tokyo-based manufacturer for civil or criminal misconduct.