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2 Bay Area congresswomen arrested while participating in D.C. abortion rights protest

Two congresswomen from the Bay Area were among 17 members of Congress and 35 people overall who were arrested Tuesday afternoon in an abortion rights protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, and Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, were among those arrested as part of a group […]