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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

Press Releases

December 28, 2012 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and co-founder of the bi-partisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth released the following statement on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to sign legislation banning Americans from adopting Russian children.
December 21, 2012 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass, member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights, released the following statement today in reaction to the announcement of President Barack Obama’s nomination of Senator John Kerry to be Secretary of State.
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December 21, 2012 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass released the following statement today in reaction to Speaker Boehner’s decision to pull his own Plan B fiscal cliff bill as the deadline looms to avoid dramatic tax increases on middle class families:
December 20, 2012 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass released the following statement after testimony from Deputy Secretary of State William Burns and Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Thomas Nides into the findings from the accountability review board investigation into the September 11th attacks against the U.S. Consulate in Libya, which killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.
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December 17, 2012 Press Release
On Sunday December 16th Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) held a 2012 Legislative Year In Review Town Hall discussing issues of most concern to her constituents and reviewing legislative accomplishments from her first term in office.
December 13, 2012 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights released the following statement today regarding Ambassador Susan Rice.
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December 11, 2012 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights joined 12 members of the U.S. House of Representatives asking the Obama Administration to appoint a U.S. envoy as well as the appointment of a U.N. envoy to help in diffusing the crisis engulfing eastern Congo.
December 6, 2012 Press Release
Today Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Member of the House Budget Committee held a press conference call to discuss the ongoing fiscal cliff negotiations and the devastating impact for California’s economy if an agreement is not reached.
November 30, 2012 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights released the following statement in recognition of World AIDS Day which will take place tomorrow:
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September 27, 2012 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), the Senior Democrat on the House Africa Subcommittee, made the following statement after a successful, in-person appeal by Rev. Jesse Jackson to President Dr. Alhaji Yahya Jammeh of Gambia for the release of two American citizens, Amadou Scattred Janneh and Tamsir Jasseh who were serving a life and 20 year sentences, respectively, for treason.

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