Articles Tagged 'Sheila Jackson Lee'
Congresswomen who champion income equality are accused of hypocrisy for attending Grammys with wealthy Hollywood elite
They were walking the red carpet with the likes of Beyonce, Jay Z, Rihanna and Kanye West.
But congresswomen Debbie Wasserman-Schultz and Sheila Jackson Lee…READ MORE
Texas Democrat: Congressman had a right to call Texas a ‘crazy state’
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) suggested her Democratic colleague and close friend, Florida Rep. Alcee Hastings, had a right to call the Lone Star State…READ MORE
Sheila Jackson Lee: Writing executive orders for Obama to sign ‘our number one agenda’
Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said that the new Congressional Full Employment Caucus will “give President Obama a number of executive orders that he can…READ MORE
Rep. Jackson Lee plays the race card
By John R. Parkinson, ABC News
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, an African-American congresswoman from Texas, today spoke out on the House floor to question why some lawmakers are treating President Barack Obama disrespectfully during the negotiations to increase the debt limit.
â€œWhat makes it difficult is we have leadership in the other body that is Republican that says their…READ MORE
Sheila Jackson Lee wants DOJ to monitor tea partiers at polls
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) is asking the Department of Justice to investigate whether tea party groups are intimidating black and Hispanic voters in her district.
Jackson Lee has asked Attorney General Eric Holder to send poll monitors to her district on Nov. 2 to make sure the King Street Patriots, a local conservative voter turnout and tea party group,