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Congresswoman Barbara Lee, speaks during a press conference, accompanied by Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, left, Congressman Sam Farr, second from right, and Congressman Gregory Meeks at the Hotel Saratoga in Havana, Cuba, Monday, May 5, 2014. Congresswoman Lee spoke about the situation of imprisoned U.S. government subcontractor Alan Gross. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Rep. Barbara Lee, California Democrat, disputed dubbing the measure a "jobs bill," and said the money should instead be used for job training and summer jobs.

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** FILE ** Rep. Barbara Lee, California Democrat, addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Rep. Barbara Lee, California Democrat, addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., accompanied by Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a session titled: 'The U.S. Congress and the Global AIDS Epidemic" Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Rep. Barbara Lee, California Democrat, addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus, listens to Caucus chair Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., speak during a news conference on health care reform on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, March 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Rep. Barbara Lee, California Democrat, disputed dubbing the measure a "jobs bill," and said the money should instead be used for job training and summer jobs.

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** FILE ** Rep. Barbara Lee, California Democrat, addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., accompanied by Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a session entitled: 'The U.S. Congress and the Global AIDS Epidemic" Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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** FILE ** Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., accompanied by Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a session titled: 'The U.S. Congress and the Global AIDS Epidemic" Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Associated Press photographs Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack stands with Rep. Barbara Lee, California Democrat, and other Congressional Black Caucus members after their meeting on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to discuss the Shirley Sherrod case.

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** FILE ** Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus, listens to Caucus chair Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., speak during a news conference on health care reform on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, March 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Rep. Barbara Lee, California Democrat, disputed dubbing the measure a "jobs bill," and said the money should instead be used for job training and summer jobs.