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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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May 1, 2019 Press Release

“A full and complete embargo along with high-level sanctions against the nation of Cuba would have disastrous economic consequences and plunge the state of our foreign policy into the time of the Cold War.

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April 30, 2019 Press Release

Providing formerly incarcerated individuals with the tools to effectively reintegrate into society is essential in preventing recidivism.  One in three American adults currently has a criminal record. Unfortunately, over two-thirds of formerly-incarcerated people are rearrested within three years.

April 30, 2019 Press Release

“The focus of the U.S. government should be on supporting efforts both to bring about a peaceful solution to this crisis and to provide aid to the people of Venezuela. We must encourage adherence to the rule of law and under no circumstances support irregular unconstitutional transfers of power.

April 30, 2019 Press Release

“John Singleton was a native son of South Los Angeles who included our community in his prolific success. 

April 29, 2019 Press Release

“I am disappointed by the detainment of journalists and the control of the internet and social media platforms in Benin by the government during the elections. A fair democratic system allows for the right to peacefully assemble, protest, and express views that may disagree with the existing state.

April 27, 2019 Press Release

“The attack against the Jewish community in Poway today as they observed the last day of Passover is yet another example of the devastating anti-Semitism and hatred in this country that must be actively confronted and eradicated.

April 25, 2019 Press Release

“On World Malaria Day, we must continue to raise the awareness of this deadly disease that affects millions of people globally, with hundreds of thousands of children under the age of five dying annually.  I applaud the global community in its efforts to combat and control the spread of this disease as we reach our goal of eradicating malaria.

April 25, 2019 Press Release

“My thoughts are with the people of Northern Mozambique and Tanzania as Cyclone Kenneth makes landfall with winds equivalent to a Category 4 hurricane. This just a little more than a month after Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi were all hit by Cyclone Idai, one of the deadliest and costliest storms in Mozambique’s history.

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In The News

December 9, 2017 In The News
November 15, 2017 In The News
November 14, 2017 In The News
November 1, 2017 In The News

To those who are triggered by every tweet, who considered decamping to Canada to escape Donald Trump’s presidency, Karen Bass feels you. But the four-term congresswoman for California’s 37th District has seen worse. As a 14-year-old campaign volunteer for Robert F. Kennedy, she listened to the radio when he was assassinated the night of the California primary.

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October 31, 2017 In The News
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October 23, 2017 In The News

"The sacrifice of four brave soldiers in Niger this month has raised important questions from Congress about the extent of U.S. military presence and engagement across Africa. To date, we have seen only bits and pieces of this administration’s thinking on Africa.

October 23, 2017 In The News

"On Oct. 4, four American families tragically lost their loved ones when U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers were killed in an ambush while conducting a joint patrol in Niger.

September 7, 2017 In The News
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August 22, 2017 In The News

Watch Rep. Bass and her constituents react after President Trump announced another troop surge in Afghanistan. 

 

August 16, 2017 In The News
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