Linda Sanchez

Brad Schneider

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE LINDA SANCHEZ

D-CALIFORNIA 38th DISTRICT

 

 

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VOTING RECORD: Project Vote Smart, GovtrackUS

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

PARTY: Democrat

BORN: 1/28/1969

EDUCATION: University of California Santa Barbara (BA), University of California Los Angeles (JD)

OCCUPATION: Attorney

FAMILY: Married, 1 Child, 3 Stepchildren

RELIGION: Catholic

CAREER:

  • Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2003-present

COMMITTEES:

  • House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Vice Chair, House Democratic Caucus

           ELECTED: 2002

 

ISRAEL


  • Supports a strong U.S.-Israel relationship
  • Supported the JCPOA (Iran Nuclear Deal)
  • Believes the U.S. plays a vital role in the security and defense of Israel
  • Supports financial aid to Israel to strengthen defense and energy

CHOICE


  • Strong supporter of women's reproductive rights
  • Record of defending Title IV and X programs.
  • Coauthored over a dozen letters to the Trump administration to stop harmful attacks on women's health and reproductive rights

 

In Her Own Words


“I firmly believe Israel's security is a profound moral imperative for the United States and America's support for Israel is unbreakable. A nuclear-armed Iran poses the gravest threat to Israel's existence and I will do everything I can to ensure Israel's safety.” 1

"It is truly disappointing to see women's reproductive rights ont he table as a bargaining chip for health care reform." 2

SOURCE: 1) www.sanchez.house.gov  2) www.politico.com

Interesting Facts


Her sister, Loretta Sanchez, is a former Congresswoman from California. Loretta and Linda served in Congress together from 2002-2016, becoming the first sisters to serve in Congress together.