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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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March 3, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa released the following statement on the eve of Kenya's presidential, parliamentary and local elections.
February 28, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) released the following statement after House passage of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.
February 22, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif) and Congressman Jim McDermott (D-Wash), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, along with 13 other Members of the Caucus, sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius urging the department to refine proposed regulations to ensure that all eligible foster youth have the same healthcare access as young adults who are eligible to receive health coverage to age 26 under their parents’ health insurance plans.
February 21, 2013 Editorial
President Barack Obama’s declaration that in the wealthiest nation on earth, no one working full-time should live in poverty was a message many Americans who aspire to enter into the middle class have been hoping to hear.
February 20, 2013 Blog
This week, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass joined fellow members of Congress on a Congressional Delegation to Africa. Follow along...
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February 14, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations released the following statement after participating in a full committee hearing focused on the ongoing conflict in Mali.
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February 12, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Address.
February 7, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Founder and Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth released the following statement after the release of an extensive report to Congress from the Crow Creek Sioux Nation and seven other tribes accusing South Dakota of systematically violating the Indian Child Welfare Act.
February 6, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif) issued the following statement in response to the announcement of the Postal Service’s announcement that it will end Saturday delivery:
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February 5, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif) issued the following statement in response to President Obama's statement urging Congress to enact a short-term sequestration deal if a larger proposal cannot be reached before these devastating cuts take effect

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