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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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November 17, 2016 Press Release

In a letter sent to House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-NY) led by Representative Gerald Connolly (D-VA), the Members wrote, “We cannot ignore these facts merely because Election Day has come and gone. The Committee must understand and be prepared to counter what constitutes a potentially unprecedented intervention by a foreign government into U.S. elections.”

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November 14, 2016 Press Release

I’m sad to learn of the death of Gwen Ifill. Gwen was the consummate journalist who put poured passion and critical thinking into every single story she covered. Her commitment to a strong and independent press served her viewers and the nation for decades. Gwen was a role model for many young girls looking to break barriers just as she did. To have known her was an honor.

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November 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.) made the following statement in reaction to President-Elect Trump's appointment of Steve Bannon as "chief strategist and senior counselor".

November 2, 2016 Press Release

“Today, I join South L.A. in mourning the unbelievable loss of local philanthropist and true community hero E.J. Jackson. For more than 30 years, E.J. and his foundation ran the largest giveaway in the country and have distributed thousands of thanksgiving dinners to countless families in need. Just last year, the foundation gave away 12,000 baskets of meals.

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October 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.) was a signatory on two bipartisan sign on letters to House Leadership and the Department of Defense (DoD) calling for a permanent solution to the financial burden facing thousands of servicemembers and veterans of the California Nation Guard.

October 27, 2016 Press Release

“Yesterday’s abstention  is yet another great indication that the significant changes to the U.S. policy as it relates to Cuba,  to promote more effective change in Cuba, is continuing to make great strides in the right direction. Diplomatic relations between our two countries is better than it has ever been.

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October 26, 2016 Blog Post

The meeting will be Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Palms Middle School. See the below material for more information about the Southern California Metroplex or click here: https://bit.ly/1FSeIO1.

 

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October 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.), made the following statement on the death of former lawmaker, civil rights and anti-war activist, Tom Hayden. 

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October 14, 2016 Blog Post

On Tuesday, Congressmember Karen Bass (CA-37) joined International Game Technology (ITG) for the grand opening of the Tom Bradley Global Awareness Magnet School Computer Lab.

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In The News

February 28, 2013 In The News
Should the United States Congress fail to enact legislation that will trim the national budget by Friday, $85 billion in automatic spending cuts will go into effect.
February 27, 2013 In The News
Congresswoman Karen Bass, the ranking Democratic on the House Africa subcommittee, who hosted the event, hailed Carson's longstanding commitment to Africa and said it is time to "create a movement" to forge a new U.S. relationship with Africa.
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February 26, 2013 In The News
A group of 10 House Democrats has told the Department of Health and Human Services that it has erroneously imposed a state residency requirement in a proposed rule that would extend Medicaid eligibility to foster children between the ages of 18 and 26.
February 26, 2013 In The News
Several guests including Hon. Karen Bass, ranking member House Committee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights, showered praises on Ambassador Carson for his dedication of service to the continent.
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February 25, 2013 In The News
Rep. Karen Bass has sent out a bulletin encouraging art students in her 37th Congressional District to enter the 2013 Congressional Art Competition, "An Artistic Discovery."
February 25, 2013 In The News
Rep. Karen Bass has sent out a bulletin encouraging art students in her 37th Congressional District to enter the 2013 Congressional Art Competition, "An Artistic Discovery."
February 19, 2013 In The News
As Congress prepares to tackle immigration reform, two Southland Democrats are addressing an unintended consequence of the current policy. KPCC's Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde says it involves thousands of U.S.-born children of undocumented parents in foster care.
February 18, 2013 In The News
Rep. Karen Bass and a delegation of U.S. lawmakers met with military officials in Mali's capital on Monday, and urged caution as the French-led military intervention to wrest back control of the country's north from the al-Qaida fighters entered its fifth week.
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February 18, 2013 In The News
The United States is likely to eventually resume direct support for Mali's military, but only after full restoration of democracy through elections, the head of a visiting U.S. Congress delegation said on Monday.
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February 18, 2013 In The News
As Congress prepares to tackle immigration reform, two Southland Democrats are addressing an unintended consequence of the current policy. KPCC's Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde says it involves thousands of U.S.-born children of undocumented parents in foster care.

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