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Calling Congress and encouraging others to do the same is a really effective way of generating a response on issues of great public concern, and there are going to be many of those in the coming years.  Though it's also possible to contact your representatives via email, snail mail, and social media, phone calls are by far the most effective way to get action quickly and make your voice heard.  Below are the numbers for House and Senate leadership, as well as links that will help you get in touch with your own representatives. 

House and Senate Leadership

Rep. Paul Ryan: (202) 225-3031

Sen. Mitch McConnell: (202) 224-2541

Sen. Chuck Schumer: (202) 224-6542

Rep. Nancy Pelosi: (202) 225-4965


contact Your Congressperson

A searchable database of US Representatives is available HERE.  

**It's worth calling both the district office and the DC office for your rep, but local offices tend to be more responsive and easier to get in touch with.**

For those of you in the Los Angeles area, here's a cheat sheet to our local reps:

Rep. Adam Schiff

Burbank: (818) 450-2900

Washington, DC: (202) 225-4176

Hollywood: (323) 315-5555

Rep. Ted Lieu

Los Angeles: (323) 651-1040

Washington, DC: (202) 225-3976

 

 

Rep. Brad Sherman:

Sherman Oaks: (818) 501-9200

Washington, DC: (202) 225-5911

Rep. Xavier Beccera

Los Angeles: (213) 481-1425

Washington D.C: (202) 225-6235

 

Rep. Karen Bass:

Los Angeles: (323) 965-1422

Washington, DC: (202) 225-7084


contact your senators

A list of Senate office phone numbers is available HERE.

For those of you in CA, here's how to contact our Senators:

Sen. Kamala Harris

Washington, DC: (202) 224-3553

Los Angeles, CA: (213) 894-5000

 

Sen. Dianne Feinstein

Washington, DC: (202) 224-3841

Los Angeles, CA (31) 914-7300