Most Democrats have viewed the race as primarily between Crowley and Polis, but Lee holds sway among the partyís liberal wing.
One significant challenge for Lee is that fellow Californian Becerra is all but certain to ascend to Caucus chairman. Some Democrats doubt the Caucus would put two lawmakers from the same state into the chairman and vice chairman slots.
Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.