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November 6, 2015 Press Release

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House Democrats to talk cybersecurity in China

By Cory Bennett, The Hill newspaper

November 6, 2015 Press Release

Washington – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is leading a Congressional delegation trip to China, departing today and focusing on economic growth, national security and cyber security issues, human rights and the importance of bold action to reduce carbon pollution.

November 4, 2015 Press Release

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November 4, 2015 Opinion: Op-Eds

https://thehill.com/opinion/op-ed/259192-the-harm-exxon-mobil-has-done

It may be hard to accept, but a single company may have set back all of humanity.

November 2, 2015 Press Release

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County)  issued the following statement after the House passage of H.R. 1853, a bill to direct the President to develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan in the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL).

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September 14, 2016 In The News

We were recently struck by a splashy new Exxon ad campaign designed to show off a surprising side of the oil and gas giant. The ads, which debuted during the Olympics, feature the smiling faces of Exxon scientists and engineers hard at work on algae-based biofuels, energy efficiency, and other tools to fight climate change.

September 14, 2016 In The News

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) asserted Wednesday that he has a “constitutional obligation” in his controversial subpoenas of state attorneys general for the climate change-related investigations.

September 14, 2016 In The News

EXXON CLIMATE DRAMA REACHES CONGRESS: House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith will double down today at a hearing on his bid to subpoena state officials for records of their ongoing investigations into Exxon Mobil’s climate science activities. It's the latest phase in Smith’s quest to transform his once-sleepy committee into an energetic investigator of government activities.

September 14, 2016 In The News

The recovery has just begun in Louisiana as thousands attempt to pick up the pieces from the historic flooding.

It’s the latest, but certainly not the last example of extreme weather events that will increase in frequency and severity due to climate change.

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.

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