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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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April 21, 2017 Press Release

LOS ANGELES —Last night, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) hosted a panel called “From Nixon to Trump: Perspectives on Presidential Accountability” to discuss perspective on presidential power and to dissect how presidential accountability impacts the district and the country. Topics ranged from possible Russia collusion with the Trump administration to the work of Ambassador Susan Rice.

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April 14, 2017 Press Release

"It has been three years since 276 young girls were abducted by the terrorist group Boko Haram from a Secondary School in Chibok, Nigeria.  While some of these girls have escaped or have been freed, 195 young girls are still missing and have been at risk of trafficking, forced marriage and other forms of exploitation.

April 7, 2017 Press Release

The Quiet Skies Caucus, led by co-chairs Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-NY) and vice chairs Congressman Stephen Lynch (D-MA) and Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL), wrote to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development requesting they include in the subcommittee’s fisc

April 6, 2017 Press Release

"The constitution is clear; if President Trump intends to increase our military’s involvement in Syria, he must come to Congress for an Authorization for Use of Military Force. Tonight, I join the growing calls for Congress to immediately debate the further course of action in Syria.

April 6, 2017 Press Release

April 6, 2017

The Honorable Donald J. Trump
President
United States of America
1600 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  

Dear Mr. President:

April 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Today, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Europe and Eurasia, and Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, hosted an Africa Policy Forum to discuss Somalia, South Sudan and Northeastern Nigeria, all of which are either experiencing or on the brink of famine.

April 3, 2017 Press Release

“Between 2010 and 2012, Somalia suffered the worst drought and famine in twenty years—resulting in the deaths of at least 260,000 people.  One of the lessons learned from this tragedy was that despite accurate and timely early warning of drought and famine conditions, the humanitarian response came too late to mitigate the worst effects of the drought.  Now, faced with the potential failure of

March 30, 2017 Press Release

"I am shocked and deeply saddened by the deaths of Michael Sharp, Zaida Catalan and Betu Tshintela. Michael and Zaida were members of the United Nations Group of Experts, investigating violence and alleged human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo in hopes of bringing an end to conflict in the region. Betu Tshintela, a Congolese citizen, served as their interpreter.

March 24, 2017 Press Release

“Whether a vote is coming up in the next few hours or the next few months, we will not stop standing up for those with pre-existing conditions and we will not stop making sure that individual market plans will continue to provide needed coverage.

March 22, 2017 Press Release

“The purpose of the meeting, which I think we made very clear, was to answer his question about what our community has to lose,” Rep. Bass said after the meeting. “It’s his budget, it’s his policy, it’s his rhetoric; all of these factors demonstrate what we stand to lose and in some cases, what we’ve already begun to lose in the first fifty days of his administration.”

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April 19, 2017 In The News

Rep. Bass on the President's relationship with Bill O'Reilly. 

Rep. Bass on the future of Fox News:

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April 13, 2017 In The News

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