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We welcome press inquiries. To request an interview with Barbara Lee or our team, please contact:

Erin Souza-Rezendes
Communications Director
617-234-0351 ext. 109

Bridgette McMahon
Communications Associate
617-234-0351 ext. 101

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Teen Vogue: “Women Don’t Run for Office for These Reasons”

Despite the fact that Hillary Clinton did not become the first female president of the United States, we did celebrate five women who made history on Election Day. But why weren’t there more? Overall, last year’s election “made zero progress” when it came to increasing the number of women holding seats in Congress.

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Bustle: “8 Ways Female Politicians Have Stood Up To Their Male Colleagues”

Sadly, the list of incidents in which a female politician has been subjected to sexist remarks or behavior from a male colleague is dishearteningly long. However, it’s important to note that it isn’t just male politicians who direct sexist abuse at female politicians. Rather, women in politics are also attacked – often anonymously – by […]

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Boston Magazine: Barbara Lee’s “Vote” Purse

  Barbara Lee has spent the better part of the past two decades working to elect women to state and federal government. So when the founder of Barbara Lee Political Office spotted this 1960s Tolin Mfg. Co. purse—a striking vinyl number aptly emblazoned with the word “Vote”—online, she immediately bought it for her collection of […]

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