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Oct 16, 2014

The Hill: US personnel will staff Liberian Ebola hospital

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.

Oct 15, 2014

MSNBC: Rep. Karen Bass discusses Ebola outbreaks in Texas

Tonight, Rep. Karen Bass joined All with Chris Hayes to discuss the importance of preparing healthcare workers to combat Ebola.

Oct 15, 2014

The Hill: House Dems call for US troops in Africa to give direct Ebola care

A trio of House Democrats is calling on President Obama to allow U.S. troops in West Africa to provide direct care to Ebola patients.

Sep 16, 2014

Statement on President Obama's announcement of sending troops and resources to West Africa to fight Ebola

Congresswoman Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement on President Obama's announcement that he would be sending military medical personnel to Africa to combat the Ebola outbreak:

Aug 21, 2014

Statement on the Release of American Ebola Patients

I join people from around the world in joy and gratitude over the announcement today that Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly have been cured of the Ebola virus and released from Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital.

Aug 1, 2014

Congressmember Bass introduces bipartisan legislation to address West Africa Ebola outbreak

Rep. Karen Bass, the Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, introduced legislation along with 57 of her House colleagues calling upon the United States to work with international health authorities to assist Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia--nations impacted by the Ebola crisis--in the development and fielding of diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics to treat victims and those at risk of contracting this deadly disease

Jun 30, 2014

Statement on Supreme Court Decision Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

Rep. Karen Bass issued the following statement after the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby, Inc.

Jan 9, 2014

Rep. Karen Bass issues statement on House Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing of Republican Anti-Choice Legislation

Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice’s hearing today on the “The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.”