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Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Representing the 38th District of CA

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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:

April 5, 2018 Press Release

Norwalk, CA – U.S. Representative Linda T. Sánchez, House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair, issued the following statement on President Trump’s decision to send troops to the U.S.-Mexico border:

March 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C – U.S. Representative Linda Sánchez (D-Whittier), House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair, and U.S. Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today introduced legislation to honor Vietnam War veterans. The bill would designate the last Saturday in March as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veteran’s Day.”

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March 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Linda Sánchez (CA-38), House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair, today released the following statement on the $1.3 trillion omnibus appropriations package for Fiscal Year 2018:

March 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Linda Sánchez (CA-38), House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair, today released the following statement on the passing of Rules Committee Ranking Member Louise Slaughter (NY-25):

March 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Linda Sánchez (CA-38), House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair, today released the following statement after the U.S. Attorney General announced that the Department of Justice would sue California over the state’s immigration policies:

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January 8, 2016 In The News

Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus said they want "temporary protective status" for undocumented migrants from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. They argue that high murder rates and gang violence there pushed thousands, including families and children traveling alone, to seek U.S. refuge.

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December 24, 2015 In The News

By most accounts, Roberta Jacobson’s confirmation as U.S. ambassador to Mexico should have been a shoo-in.

November 3, 2015 In The News

Black, Hispanic and Asian American lawmakers said Tuesday that their constituents are particularly vulnerable to losing their right to vote if Congress doesn't pass legislation to restore a key provision of the federal Voting Rights Act that was tossed out two years ago by the U.S. Supreme Court.

October 5, 2015 In The News

American Banker recently published a column defending payday loans. The author, Ronald Mann, takes issue with those who say borrowers are "forced" to take out another loan, arguing that this word is too strong.

September 21, 2015 In The News

Many items on the agenda this fall are perennial issues because Congress has not been able to find enough common ground on long-term solutions. From the Highway Trust Fund to the Debt Ceiling, Congress has dodged many of the tough decisions with short-term patches.

Highway Trust Fund

August 25, 2015 In The News

As someone who was born in the United States to immigrant parents, I find the phrase “anchor babies” — used by Jeb BushDonald Trump and other Republican candidates to describe American-born

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July 23, 2015 In The News

California passed a milestone this month, with Latinos becoming the new majority, according to the U.S. Census.

California’s transformation has been going on for a generation. Now is the time for the state to prepare for the future education of millions of its citizens. It’s the most important investment our state can make in a young person.

I know firsthand.

July 15, 2015 In The News

House Democrats are calling on FIFA to eliminate the disparities between men and women’s soccer in pay, publicity and investments.

June 11, 2015 In The News

The fact that she’s the only woman suiting up for the 54th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game is not lost on Rep. Linda T. Sánchez.

And neither are any of the unique opportunities being a part of the sporting life has provided the California Democrat.

April 13, 2015 In The News

At the age of 42, my mom went back to school to obtain her college degree. I still remember sitting around the dinner table with my mom and six siblings doing our homework at the same time. After raising seven children and instilling in us the value of education, my mom returned to school to become a bilingual education teacher.

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