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The House Will Have 10 Minutes To Debate Repealing The Post-9/11 Military Authorization Law
BuzzFeed, May 21, 2014

Republicans on the Rules Committee shot down a separate amendment, introduced by Democratic Rep. Barabara Lee, which called for a report revealing all of the military actions that have been justified using the AUMF. Lee�s amendment also called on Congress to review each action to determine whether any ongoing operations should be continued. READ MORE

End the Blank Check for War
Huffington Post, May 19, 2014

Reflecting on the nearly 13 years that have passed since Congress voted for the AUMF, the warning bells that few were ringing now appear prescient. In addition to providing the president the authority to wage war against anyone, anywhere, at any time, the single sentence of the AUMF serves as the legal justification for some of the most troubling U.S. policies. READ MORE

California Rep: Raise State Minimum Wage To $26 An Hour
CBS Sacramento, May 5, 2014

Barbara Lee, D-Calif., said that she supports raising minimum wage in the state of California to $26 an hour, adding that she does not think such a hike would hurt small business owners. READ MORE

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