"I know that it will inspire other states, I have no doubt about it," U.S. Rep. Karen Bass, D-Los Angeles, said in response to the bill package. "We are going to continue to make sure that we can do the same on a federal level."
Rep. Karen Bass took to the House floor Wednesday for a one-minute speech, standing next to a picture of a smiling young woman. That same young woman sat in the gallery above as Bass told her story.
In the tradition of town hall meetings, Congresswoman Karen Bass, whose district includes Culver City, held a town meeting on March 12 to present arguments involving authorization of the use of military force (AUMF) against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as ISIS.
A trio of House Democrats—including Rep. Karen Bass—concerned that there are not enough healthcare workers in Liberia called Wednesday for President Obama to allow U.S. troops to provide direct care to Ebola patients.
At a community town hall meeting at Holman United Methodist Church, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, chairperson of the African Union Commission, told residents she and other African leaders wanted to change the world’s viewpoint of Africa.