Congresswoman Barbara Lee has served California’s 13th Congressional District since 1998. Currently, she serves on the Budget and Appropriations Committees, and as co-chair of the Pro-Choice Caucus. She served as the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus during the drafting of the Affordable Care Act, and she is a former co-chair of the Progressive Caucus.
She co-founded and serves as co-chair of the Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus. Congresswoman Lee is known as a leading voice for global peace and security. She is also a vocal champion for economic and racial justice and universal healthcare for all Americans.