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Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Representing the 38th District of CA

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June 4, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Linda T. Sánchez, Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus and Vice Chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus issued the following statement after the Supreme Court narrowly ruled in favor of a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple:

May 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, today introduced an amendment to H.R. 5861, that would double funding for the Child Care Entitlement to States (CCES) program.

May 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) today released the following statement on the announcement by President Donald Trump that he will withdraw the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran:

May 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) and Congressman H. Morgan Griffith (VA-09) today introduced the bipartisan Improving Access to Mental Health Services Act to expand access to mental health services in the school system.

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April 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. RepresentativeLinda Sánchez (CA-38), House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair, today released the following statement on last night’s military strikes against Syria:

“The entire world must condemn the Assad regime’s criminal use of chemical weapons and send a clear message that such actions will not go unpunished.

April 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C – U.S. Representative Linda Sánchez (D-Whittier), House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair, today released the following statement after President Donald Trump issued a full pardon for Lewis “Scooter” Libby, the former Bush administration official convicted of perjury, lying to the FBI, and obstruction of justice:

April 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C – U.S. Representative Linda Sánchez (D-Whittier), House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair, today called on Speaker Paul Ryan to allow the House to act on bipartisan priorities for the American people before he retires:

April 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Linda Sánchez, House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair, issued the following statement to commemorate Equal Pay Day:

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July 20, 2017 In The News

For hour after hour Wednesday, members of the House Appropriations Committee sat around tables inside a cramped room on Capitol Hill and dutifully processed amendments to bills that would spend a combined $200 billion to keep federal agencies open next year — a day after they learned those bills may never see the House floor intact.

April 20, 2017 In The News

House Democrats are putting the onus on Republicans to prevent a government shutdown.

It’s unlikely a bipartisan deal could be reached in time to meet the April 28 funding deadline, and unless an agreement is in place Democrats should vote-against a short-term stopgap measure, Democratic leaders said Thursday.

March 6, 2017 In The News

California Democrats have talked for months about resisting President Trump, and many of their constituents have demanded it, loudly. With more details about the president’s policies expected to come out in the next few weeks, the state’s congressional Democrats will get their chance to try to turn that talk into action. At least they hope.

August 2, 2016 In The News

Rep. Linda T. Sánchez is the leader of the largest Hispanic coalition in Congress, and she has ambitions to soon rise even higher in House Democratic leadership.

The California Democrat is running for vice-chair of the House Democratic Conference, a position being vacated by Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) at the end of the year.

March 30, 2016 In The News

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March 24, 2016 In The News

House Demo­crats are rar­ing to con­front the Na­tion­al Foot­ball League over its hand­ling of concus­sions, but they may find it as tough as passing against the Den­ver Bron­cos de­fense.

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March 7, 2016 In The News

A bipartisan pair of House members has offered legislation that would provide a tax credit for those who care for aging and disabled relatives.

The legislation is sponsored by Reps. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) and Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.) and is supported by groups including the AARP and the American Heart Association, according to a news release issued Monday.

February 1, 2016 In The News

­Facing in­creas­ing scru­tiny in Wash­ing­ton over its hand­ling of con­cus­sions and long-term brain in­jur­ies in its play­ers, the Na­tion­al Foot­ball League donated $507,211 to mem­bers of Con­gress in 2015, put­ting it on pace for its highest spend­ing ever in a polit­ic­al cycle.

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January 3, 2015 Photo Gallery
The U.S. House of Representatives' Flickr photo gallery.

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January 3, 2015 Video
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