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February 2, 2015 In The News

Seeking to build on the Obama Administration commitment to making the United States fight for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality both at home and abroad a foreign policy priority, U.S. Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA 47th District) and U.S. Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) have introduced the International Human Rights Defense Act of 2015 in both the House and Senate.

January 30, 2015 In The News

It's still legal for members of Congress to fire their employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. That's because there is no federal law protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees from workplace discrimination, even though many states have their own policies that are more inclusive.

January 26, 2015 In The News

Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) recently met with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs secretary Bob McDonald to talk about his concerns relating to veterans issues.

January 26, 2015 In The News

On the first day of the 114th Congress, the House of Representatives enacted a budgetary rule change that could radically alter our nation’s budgets.

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January 26, 2015 In The News

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January 26, 2015 In The News

South Bay Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, will be appointed to the House Budget Committee, which addresses Social Security and Medicare funding and other fiscal matters, his office announced.

January 26, 2015 In The News

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will announce new committee assignments Friday for nearly three dozen Democrats.

The panel assignments will serve to put younger, more newly elected Democrats on 10 policy committees.

January 26, 2015 In The News

It’s time again for Take Five, when HOH talks with a member of Congress about topics relatively unrelated to legislative work.

This week, Rep.-elect Ted Lieu, D-Calif., House Democrats’ freshman class president, talks about his turbo technology, hotel points and celebrities in prison.

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January 6, 2015 In The News
An article about the 114th United States Congress.

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