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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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July 26, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Kevin McCarthy, the primary sponsor of the bipartisan FORWARD Act, released the following statement:

July 25, 2018 Press Release

“I’m proud of this body for passing this important piece of legislation that lays out the steps for improving bilateral relations between the United States and Zimbabwe.  The timing is important given that elections are scheduled for next week and this bill seeks to encourage free, fair and transparent elections,” said Rep. Bass.

July 23, 2018 Press Release

“Zimbabwe is at a crucial point in its history,” said Congressmember Bass. “After years of political and economic crisis, the government there has the opportunity to set the country on a new trajectory.  This update sets necessary markers for lifting existing sanctions, which includes some related to the upcoming elections at the end of this month.

July 21, 2018 Press Release

“Before our trip, we had been told that families were not being separated at our border anymore. We now know that to be a lie. We met grandmothers and grandfathers who had been separated from their grandchildren because they weren’t considered family. We also saw hundreds of immigrants locked in cages, including children and some women well into their pregnancies,” said Rep.

July 13, 2018 Press Release

In late June, Rep. Bass, introduced H.R. 6236, the “Family Unity Rights and Protection Act”, which would require the federal government to reunite families that have been forcibly separated at the border. As a child welfare advocate, Rep.

July 12, 2018 Press Release

"I am once again saddened to see Trump so ill-informed.  Most of Africa is peaceful, and it is not at all accurate to characterize an entire continent through a conflict framework.

July 10, 2018 Press Release

“During the discussion, our delegations focused on improving the relationship between our two countries and expanding business opportunities,” said Rep. Bass, Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa.

July 10, 2018 Press Release

“Slavery is a crime against humanity and we cannot sit idly by while people around the world are exploited,” Rep. Bass said. “In November, CNN broke a story about modern-day slavery in Libya. I am proud to lead this body today in responding to this human rights abuse. Today, we respond not just on behalf of ourselves, but on behalf of all Americans.

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July 9, 2018 Press Release

“Brett Kavanaugh is an absolutely disastrous nominee for the United States Supreme Court.

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Rep. Bass Discusses CBC Meeting With Pres. Trump, Chairman Nunes Remarks on MSNBC:

Rep. Bass Discusses CBC Meeting With ABC 7 Eyewitness News Los Angeles:

March 16, 2017 In The News

Rep. Bass on Trump's wiretap claim: "It's time to call it what it is - lying." 

Rep. Bass to Chris Matthews: Trump will have no credibility in an international crisis. 

March 10, 2017 In The News

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February 9, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON - The women of the Congressional Black Caucus had Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s back Wednesday night. Before the Senate confirmed Sen.

February 6, 2017 In The News

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