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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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January 6, 2011 Speech
The United States House of Representatives is scheduled to hold votes beginning at 9:30am.
March 29, 2011 Editorial
The Arab spring that awoke in lands throughout North Africa and the Middle East was a site to behold. The spigot of unrest was too powerful, the energy too spontaneous, the movement too organic for any government to turn off.
May 6, 2011 Newsletter
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass' Newsletter highlighting her first piece of legislation, speaking out in opposition to H.R. 3, voting against Republican attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and statement on the death of Osama bin Laden.
May 13, 2011 Newsletter
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass' Newsletter highlighting votes against Republican efforts to rush new offshore oil drilling, fighting to preserve Medicare for our Seniors, Republicans playing games with the debt limit, and Congratulations to Producers of Tom Bradley Documentary.
May 27, 2011 Newsletter
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass honors veterans this Memorial Day.
June 10, 2011 Newsletter
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass reflects on the successful launch of the 33rd Congressional Council and invites those who missed the event to become a member.
June 27, 2011 Newsletter
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass reflects on the success story of foster youth interns by WUSA9, testimony about 'At-Risk Youth, Child Family Services' to the Ways and Means Committee and an Interview with Chuck Todd on MSNBC.
June 30, 2011 Newsletter
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass week in review newsletter.
July 22, 2011 Editorial
Sudan has seen some of the worst violence and most horrific atrocities in recent history; yet on July 9, people in the new southern capital city of Juba raised their voices in celebration of a hard won freedom.
August 18, 2011 Newsletter
I'm sorry we missed you at our Health Care Reform Town Hall this past Sunday. We had a packed auditorium and received hundreds of questions from the audience about the Affordable Care Act.


In The News

September 23, 2016 In The News

Several Congressional Black Caucus members tell The Hill that the Charlotte police chief "absolutely" needs to release the video of a police-involved shooting.

September 2, 2016 In The News

Below is an official message regarding additional tickets that will be available for the National Museum of African American History:

September 1, 2016 In The News

I am pleased to announce that 12 individuals from California’s 37th Congressional District have received prestigious Fulbright awards during the 2015-2016 academic year.

May 24, 2016 In The News


April 4, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC — Representative Karen Bass has made fighting global poverty a priority in the six years since she was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. She has been an advocate for many initiatives that would reduce global poverty and improve the lives of people living outside of the United States.

March 23, 2016 In The News

Seven California members joined President Obama's trip to Cuba, and while he was off making history — meeting with President Raul Castro, chatting with dissidents, shaking lots of hands — the lawmakers explored the island nation.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) led the group, which included Reps. Sam Farr (Carmel) and Barbara Lee (Oakland).

March 11, 2016 In The News

Residents of the Miracle Mile had the opportunity to speak with Congresswoman Karen Bass, D-Calif., Tuesday night at the first “Congressional Conversation Series.” Bass will visit neighborhoods in her district to meet residents, hear their concerns and answer questions.