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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.”

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.

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.

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.

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:


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. 

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.