Rep. Barbara Lee named UC Berkeley’s 2020 winter commencement speaker

Photo of Barbara Lee making a speech
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Rep. Barbara Lee was chosen by UC Berkeley’s graduating class to give the keynote speech at the 2020 winter commencement.
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City stakeholders weigh in on importance of endorsements

Endorsements are supposed to point voters toward candidates who have similar ideological outlooks and policy ideas, according to campus public policy professor Dan Lindheim. In Berkeley, where the political spectrum ranges from moderate Democrat to radical liberal, public figures’ stances do not vary much on topics such as education, health and public safety.
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