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United States Senator for California

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Here’s the problem with how marijuana legalization is happening in the U.S. right now: some are benefiting from a g… https://t.co/2e0QjJ9CfHThe Senate will soon vote on Daniel Collins' nomination to the Ninth Circuit in California. Let me be clear:… https://t.co/cd4RrNFVFsThis concerted effort by Republicans to overturn Roe v. Wade and control women's bodies has got to stop. My message… https://t.co/O2HJDRwazQ
5/20
2019
Republicans gifted corporations & the top 1% with more than a trillion dollars in tax cuts. This was a scam for har… https://t.co/an0PL4VZ3kEvery day we wait and don't address the Black maternal health crisis in America is a day we allow more mothers to b… https://t.co/BaRy8tGFJ5We can’t forget that this administration has upended the lives of hundreds of thousands of DREAMers, for whom this… https://t.co/AIFGyXkvo1
5/19
2019
Our criminal justice system breaks down when public defenders are overworked and underpaid. That's why I introduced… https://t.co/GJsjG90XheToday marks 1 month since the release of the redacted Mueller report, and Attorney General Barr still hasn’t provid… https://t.co/qAJNzv98f8Yesterday the House passed the #EqualityAct, which will enshrine explicit protections for LGBTQ Americans into law.… https://t.co/ntcD6tlt4AShirley Chisholm was unbought and unbossed. She paved the way for the 20+ Black women serving in Congress today and… https://t.co/k4RdG2r0V3Any plan that does not create a pathway to citizenship for our DREAMers, end family separations, and eliminate the… https://t.co/rC5R8Owtnk
5/18
2019
Brown v. Board of Education became settled law 65 years ago today – yet time and time again we’ve seen the presiden… https://t.co/WWlb48JBWa#FBF to when I asked Brett Kavanaugh: Can you think of any laws that give the government the power to make decision… https://t.co/Ro1fO39v07Presidents nominate judges – they don’t appoint them. But senators have repeatedly been blocked from fulfilling our… https://t.co/YZgN31CcKNDaniel Bress has been nominated to the Ninth Circuit in California but doesn’t live in our state and is not a Calif… https://t.co/wvF87PNASBMake no mistake: foreign adversaries are preparing to meddle in our upcoming elections. That's why I joined… https://t.co/RUwyujAdTKDHS’s surveillance of journalists, activists, and lawyers at our border has nothing to do with protecting our homel… https://t.co/GKcMRW4mZV
5/17
2019
One of my Republican colleagues admitted this week that Leader McConnell is blocking all legislation aimed at secur… https://t.co/qgxglwl568Read this and understand why these anti-abortion bills are so abhorrent. Forcing women - sometimes 11 year old girl… https://t.co/YCCFTrvB5UIf true, this is cruel and reprehensible. Government agencies should never be in the business of arresting children… https://t.co/Pk1XxI29DN
5/16
2019
My colleagues and I have just introduced a bill to require paper ballots in all federal elections. The reason is s… https://t.co/v4eivp9qv1Kenneth Lee repeatedly lacked transparency about controversial writings on race, the LGBTQ community, sexual assaul… https://t.co/Nrl7ntGdat"We don't know a planet like this." There's more carbon dioxide in our atmosphere today than anytime since humans… https://t.co/5AQFHVkyqkGeorgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio & now Alabama - these anti-abortion bills aren't a coincidence, it's a concert… https://t.co/LbglGIWU4ROver the past few weeks, I've tried repeatedly to get to the bottom of whether the White House has inappropriately… https://t.co/J7KZN3daoj
5/15
2019
Last night, the White House proposed slashing Pell grant funding by nearly $3.9 billion. More than 8 million low-in… https://t.co/qER9rf1KQFThe lack of parks in cities robs people, especially children in underserved communities, of the mental & physical h… https://t.co/mJ9zZOD1TEThe right to counsel is a fundamental tenet of the American legal system - but the system breaks down when we have… https://t.co/awVhkGJ2sYThese reports continue to paint a picture of a president determined to hide something from the American people. Eno… https://t.co/aNzgDFZOxi
5/14
2019
The Trump administration sabotaged the Affordable Care Act – and now the CDC is reporting that 1.1 million people l… https://t.co/7yJarxNZRIToday, the Senate will vote to advance Kenneth Lee's nomination to the Ninth Circuit. I called for Lee to be withdr… https://t.co/iZxYEs26E3Make no mistake: the American people are the ones paying the price in this escalating trade war. https://t.co/3WgkgL0A3sDon't let this go unnoticed: we recently learned that the Trump administration plans to divert $1.5 billion in mili… https://t.co/fFSk2NSi1EEveryone should be deeply troubled by the Vice President stating that the Trump administration wants to prevent our… https://t.co/HnW0Gz4NAl
5/13
2019
This week, the House is expected to vote on the #EqualityAct to include sexual orientation & gender identity as pro… https://t.co/btZNYJGIf6This Mother's Day, I'm thinking about all the mothers who should be with their children but are instead separated f… https://t.co/utxpTu1DMKAs our public lands continue to be attacked by the Trump administration, it's critical that we fight back. That's w… https://t.co/nttZQWE8JFIt's no secret that Black and brown students are disciplined at higher rates. And the consequences can be severe -… https://t.co/v5c4tXUXMU
5/12
2019
My colleagues and I are calling on DHS to answer for its disturbing surveillance of journalists, activists, and law… https://t.co/EYNkv2w6G9Let me be clear: the Department of Justice is not a weapon for the president to use against perceived enemies. The… https://t.co/sp1z8NzpJAThank you @LenaWaithe and @MTV for shining a light on this crisis in Black maternal health. We must continue to spe… https://t.co/NqmAMzzZ0W
5/11
2019
Last week, A.G. Barr refused to answer whether the president had pressured him to open investigations into anyone.… https://t.co/Wq3RDCzhPfWhen our nation’s public defenders are overworked and lack the resources they need to do their jobs, our entire jus… https://t.co/rA57fmleWzHere’s something we can’t stay silent about: the Department of Justice is actively supporting a lawsuit to invalida… https://t.co/87vQ99lGxVThis administration is taking steps to open up Central California to oil and gas drilling, which would directly thr… https://t.co/6r8q1gtgEo
5/10
2019
The president all but confirmed today that he improperly asked the DOJ to prosecute John Kerry. I'm now demanding… https://t.co/LQimgptpU1Attorney General Barr admitted that he did not look at the underlying evidence in the Mueller investigation before… https://t.co/1Npx78Ubl1Public defenders are overworked and underpaid - and when a public defender can’t do his or her job well, our entire… https://t.co/3mlUvFFEnQThe public is smart enough to know Attorney General Barr tried to mislead Congress and the American people about im… https://t.co/JLA1L2jTduThis is awful. People I talk to want their elected officials working to make life easier for working people, not ha… https://t.co/bVAZZUz0P8Our babies should never have to endure trauma from gun violence because supposed leaders don’t have the courage to… https://t.co/jChH4gpLWd
5/9
2019
White supremacy is an affront to the ideals of our country – and the threat is growing. We’ve introduced a resoluti… https://t.co/xBY80X7CjNMichael Park has opposed voting rights and affirmative action, access to health care, and the rights of women and w… https://t.co/NRfkgQNNbrLast week we heard of two more deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning in public housing. My heart goes out to Anthon… https://t.co/5gnltRbL3EToo often, public defenders are overworked and lack critical resources. And the person who suffers is the defendant… https://t.co/ldyR7IFUwPToday marks 1 year since the Trump administration began ripping families apart at our border. This human rights abu… https://t.co/KMMcYeeEL0
5/8
2019
We have to speak truth that racial and gender bias is being built into emerging fields like Artificial Intelligence… https://t.co/aFTtznN2bVIt’s more critical now than ever that we hear from Mueller himself about the facts of his two-year investigation. H… https://t.co/Vlp5hKL23KCongress has too often neglected problems that disproportionately affect women and people of color across the count… https://t.co/LbbG26QmABA.G. Barr's handling of the Mueller report & refusal to answer simple questions raises concerns about the DOJ's ind… https://t.co/33dM26FD3RToo many Americans would face complete upheaval in the face of an unexpected bill from the car breaking down or a v… https://t.co/hcZzuNipN8Offshore drilling directly threatens the health of our coasts and the economic wellbeing of coastal towns around th… https://t.co/ad1HaJvETy
5/7
2019
Attorney General Barr made it very clear last week that he’s not able to perform his duties in the interest of the… https://t.co/kn4XHeatx9This alarming UN report reminds us why we must take bold action to safeguard the vitality and biodiversity of our p… https://t.co/enYnPtakbjMy mother was a breast cancer researcher - growing up, I was taught how important it is for women to work in STEM f… https://t.co/milMRgDLcDAs we're seeing a rise in white supremacist violence, the Trump administration has decided to abandon dedicated eff… https://t.co/1u3dQvHxRK
5/6
2019
We have to do more to stop the school-to-prison pipeline and the disproportionate discipline of young people of col… https://t.co/U2Fk6ruktEMy staff taught me the steps to @Beyonce's #BeforeILetGoChallenge for Bay Area Dance Week! Loving her new twist on… https://t.co/DNqp0xqipA
Retweeted by Kamala HarrisMore than 155 years ago today, thousands of powerful French soldiers marched towards the city of Puebla, Mexico - w… https://t.co/z278hgMFKEWe can't let this go unnoticed: last week the White House rolled out a plan to allow health care providers to cite… https://t.co/XyF9z3tNkV
5/5
2019
This is horrifying. Families in public housing shouldn’t be at risk of dying from carbon monoxide poisoning. My bil… https://t.co/lI3SpnisiNA.G. Barr refused to answer my simple question about whether the White House has improperly ordered him to investig… https://t.co/bi7jmFOu4UJust a few days ago the Trump administration took a major step to try and eliminate the Affordable Care Act. Every… https://t.co/46kMAZ0gWXBlack mothers are dying at alarming rates from pregnancy-related causes in part because of racial bias in our healt… https://t.co/EoHFsMln0Z
5/4
2019
I'm calling on the DOJ Inspector General to investigate whether the White House improperly ordered or pressured Bar… https://t.co/BX9DkBtSs6White supremacist violence is real in America and we need to do more to stop it—not less. My colleagues and I are… https://t.co/GR0rTSkpBPThe Trump administration is intent on rolling back key environmental protections that have been around for decades… https://t.co/kCyG2yFVK7Thank you, @GoldHouseCo, for this honor! Grateful to be a part of this year’s #A100List alongside such incredible t… https://t.co/5KsIZJtZ8eA new report found an estimated 38 percent increase in sexual assault & harassment cases in the military. 38 percen… https://t.co/9FPMyPvwyS
5/3
2019
The Attorney General of the United States is supposed to protect the rule of law. Barr came to protect the presiden… https://t.co/5xjEWnXb0AHere's the truth: when we have more women, people of color, LGBTQ folks, and people with disabilities in STEM jobs,… https://t.co/FUWqnikYnXPAY ATTENTION: The Trump administration has just taken a major step to try and gut the entire Affordable Care Act.… https://t.co/d3m8SjuSDEGabby Giffords is an American hero. Wonderful to meet with her today to discuss what we need to do to achieve gun s… https://t.co/fz2tsYBNmtCongress made it clear: the United States military should not support the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has led to… https://t.co/67HBvMX7LfAttorney General Barr lacks all credibility and has compromised the American public's ability to believe that he is… https://t.co/tiiBJV6vDUThere's no question: Attorney General Barr has intentionally misled Congress and the American people about the cont… https://t.co/zC7O9lNjxr
5/2
2019
It’s not a difficult question: did the White House ever ask Attorney General Barr to investigate anyone? It seems… https://t.co/tGhUzX5xuYNo prosecutor worth their salt would make a decision about whether the President of the United States obstructed ju… https://t.co/aiGCCITo6OSo far in this hearing, Attorney General Barr is still conducting himself more like the president’s attorney than a… https://t.co/p7R4TILEufWATCH: Senator Harris questions Attorney General Barr momentarily in the Senate Judiciary Committee. https://t.co/FRyKbpBY7dAttorney General Barr is set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee – and I look forward to getting some… https://t.co/dCnibh6CuaSenate Republicans are rushing to confirm Andrew Brasher & J. Campbell Barker today - two extreme judicial nominees… https://t.co/D3mjNboHg3Did you know the U.S. had the worst maternal death rate, and Black women were at the center of this epidemic? https://t.co/AMsoka4jnd
Retweeted by Kamala HarrisThe U.S. is 1 of 13 countries where the maternal mortality rate is higher than it was 25 years ago. For Black women… https://t.co/CF7erBbIZG
5/1
2019
Since the Mueller report was completed, Attorney General Barr has acted more like the president’s attorney than a p… https://t.co/v0pWVrNAucConfronting the reality of climate change requires bold action at the scale of the problem - and that's exactly wha… https://t.co/AfBCgGzZj5Something you may have missed: a federal judge recently issued a nationwide block on the Trump administration's dan… https://t.co/iUNqy3KSkbUnless you're Native American or your ancestors were kidnapped and brought over on slave ships, everyone in this co… https://t.co/fyfGskvohTGreat meeting with J Street leaders today about what we must do to confront the rise of anti-Semitism in the U.S. a… https://t.co/2PTtP3wmaZWe can't let the administration politicize the Census. They want to hurt states with large immigrant communities by… https://t.co/QXMB7YOvds
4/30
2019

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