Barbara Lee

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D), Congressman Dan Lungren (R)

NorCal Lawmakers Respond To Debt Plan

The debt plan’s details are minimal at this point, but it would add to the nation’s debt limit in a two-part package, while slicing $1 trillion in federal spending over the next decade.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/01/2011

Youth Radio Digital Media

Oakland’s Youth Radio Launching Digital Media Program

Funded by the U.S. Labor Department, the program aims at training low-income youth on several different aspects of media.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/18/2011

One of a series of Oakland Anti-Abortion billboards that are viewed as racist by some. (CBS)

Bay Area Anti-Abortion Billboards Draw Cries Of Racism

Images on a series of billboards appearing in Oakland and other Bay Area locations have caused some to say the anti-abortion message is blatantly racist.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/22/2011

Osama Bin Landen Recorded Statement

Bay Area Lawmakers React To Bin Laden’s Death

Bay Area leaders recognized the significance of the terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden’s death but cautioned that the war on terror is far from over.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/02/2011

Libya

Bay Area Congress Members Call For An End To Libya Bombing

Bay Area members of Congress are leading the criticism of President Obama, for taking military action in Libya without congressional consent.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/23/2011

jobs

Treasure Island Youth Jobs Program Lauded For Its Success

Training a generation of young workers for jobs in the green sector and the health industry can help lead the country out of chronically high unemployment, Rep. Barbara Lee said Friday.

02/04/2011

President Barack Obama (C), flanked by Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH), delivers his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill January 25, 2011. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lawmakers Generally Pleased With State Of The Union Address

Bay Area Democratic legislators were generally pleased with President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/25/2011

A victim on a stretcher is taken to an ambulance following a shooting at a political event in Tucson, Ariz., Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011. (AP)

Candlelight Vigil Held In Oakland For Arizona Shooting Victims

Hundreds gathered outside Oakland City Hall Wednesday evening to pay tribute to victims of the Tucson, Arizona shootings and to condemn violence in all its forms.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/13/2011

(AP)

Bay Area Democratic Leaders Criticize Obama’s Tax Deal

Democratic outrage is building, especially for Bay Area congressional leaders, over the president’s deal to extend the Bush tax cuts for the preservation of unemployment benefits.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/08/2010

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Police Chief Visiting DC, Seeks Funding For School Program

Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts is heading to Washington, D.C., where he will lobby for federal funding for a pilot program to place officers in four of the city’s middle schools.

CBS San Francisco–11/30/2010

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