20 Facts About Zoe Lofgren

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Susan Ellen "Zoe" Lofgren is an American lawyer and politician serving as a U S representative from California.

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Zoe Lofgren has long served on the House Judiciary Committee, and has chaired the House Administration Committee since the beginning of the 116th Congress.

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Zoe Lofgren attended Gunn High School in Palo Alto, and while in high school, Zoe Lofgren was a member of the Junior State of America, a student-run political debate, activism, and student governance organization.

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Zoe Lofgren's earned her B A degree at Stanford University and a Juris Doctor degree at Santa Clara University School of Law .

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In 1994, Zoe Lofgren entered a six-way Democratic primary in what was then the 16th district, when Edwards retired after 32 years in Congress.

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Zoe Lofgren is the chair of the 46-member California Democratic Congressional Delegation.

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Zoe Lofgren's serves on the Judiciary Committee and is the chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law.

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In February 2013, Zoe Lofgren became one of the sponsors of the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act to expedite open access to taxpayer-funded research.

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In May 2016, Zoe Lofgren was publicly reprimanded during a House Judiciary Committee hearing after calling witness Gail Heriot of the United States Commission on Civil Rights an "ignorant bigot" because Ms.

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In January 2020, Zoe Lofgren was selected as one of seven impeachment managers who presented the impeachment case against President Donald Trump during his first trial before the United States Senate.

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Zoe Lofgren criticized the European Commission's decision to fine Google $2.

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12.

In 2021, Zoe Lofgren opposed a series of bipartisan proposals aiming to "break up" Big Tech companies through antitrust enforcement.

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In 2022, Zoe Lofgren was one of 16 Democrats to vote against the Merger Filing Fee Modernization Act of 2022, an antitrust package that would crack down on corporations for anti-competitive behavior.

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Zoe Lofgren has routinely voted for bills that would expand renewable energy investments.

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Zoe Lofgren's believes that a clean energy infrastructure is required to curb the effects of climate change.

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In 2018, Zoe Lofgren co-sponsored the Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act.

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Zoe Lofgren is a member of the Medicare for All Caucus and co-sponsored the Medicare for All legislation introduced by Representative John Conyers in 2017.

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Zoe Lofgren continues to support a public option for health insurance, and 2021 co-sponsored Jayapal's bill to lower the Medicare eligibility age from 65 to 60.

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Zoe Lofgren is a supporter of net neutrality policies to prevent internet service providers from engaging in data discrimination.

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Zoe Lofgren's daughter, Sheila Collins, is a corporate counsel at Google.

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