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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

Criminal Justice

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February 5, 2019 Press Release

“Tonight, the President again came to the halls of Congress and ironically attempted to push an agenda of unity. 

“He said we should reject the politics of revenge and embrace cooperation on the same day that he taunted the Senate Minority Leader on Twitter about election results. 

“Within the first few minutes of his speech, the President touted getting families off of food stamps. He stood there just months after pushing an agenda to eliminate SNAP for families across America. 

February 5, 2019 Press Release

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I want to thank Congresswoman Lawrence and Congresswoman Frankel, for their leadership and the Democratic Women’s Working Group for putting this together. 

I’m here to talk about the state of the Black woman in this country. 

The state of our paychecks is unequal. 

January 20, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Bass Talks Family Separation with ABC7's Adrienne Alpert

Rep. Bass Talks Government Shutdown with ABC7's Adrienne Alpert

December 20, 2018 Press Release

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December 19, 2018 Press Release

December 7, 2018 Press Release

“Former Attorney General Barr has supported policies that have contributed to mass incarceration. He defended laws that made prison sentences for crack harsher than cocaine, advocated for the elimination of parole and increased prison sentences in Virginia and called the notion that there were victims of our criminal justice system a ‘myth’. Furthermore, he has called for a probe into Hillary Clinton’s emails and embraced Uranium One conspiracy theories. This is not who the country needs as Attorney General.”