Representative Karen Bass's Public Statements


Full Name: Karen Bass
Current Office: U.S. House - District 37, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 37
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 1 Child: Emilia
Birth Date: 10/03/1953
Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
Home City: Los Angeles, CA
Religion: Christian
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5/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras 5/06/14 Politico - Congressional Black Caucus Plots Path Forward 4/10/14 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations 3/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act 3/27/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act 7/19/13 Congresswoman Praises President Obama For Trayvon Martin Comments 7/18/13 Business Day: Supporters Across Globe Expected to Celebrate Nelson Mandela's Life 7/18/13 What Some Are Saying About the Martin Verdict 7/18/13 Washington Times: Calif. Congresswoman Changes Twitter, Facebook Avatars to Trayvon Martin 7/14/13 ABC "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" - Transcript: George Zimmerman and the Nuclear Option 6/27/13 Los Angeles Sentinel - High Court Deals Voters Rights Act Severe Blow 6/27/13 Los Angeles Wave - A Supreme Falling Out 6/25/13 Rep. Bass Statement on the Supreme Court Ruling Regarding the 1965 Voting Rights Act 5/16/13 The Washington Times - Support Grows for Journalist Shield Law After Justice Dept. Snoops on The Associated Press 5/09/13 Statement on Recent Student Arrests Following An Off Campus Party At USC 1/21/13 Statement in Recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Holiday 9/27/12 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement on Obama Administration's Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking 9/07/12 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA 9/05/12 Karen Bass DNC Speech 7/10/12 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA 6/25/12 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Arizona SB1070 Unconstitutional 5/01/12 CAPAC Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 4/27/12 Rep. Karen Bass Statement in Recognition of the 20th Anniversary of the Los Angeles Civil Unrest 3/23/12 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder 3/23/12 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement Regarding the Military Coup in Mali 11/09/11 Letter to Lamar Smith, John Conyers, Daniel E. Lungren and Robert A. Brady 11/03/11 Letter to Secretaries of State 11/02/11 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA 6/30/11 Republicans are Fighting to Prevent Every Vote from Counting 3/15/11 Karen Bass Statement on 40th Anniversary of Congressional Black Caucus Founding 1/17/11 Congresswoman Karen Bass Celebrates Martin Luther King Holiday, Calls on Community to Participate in Day of Service 1/01/12 Issue Position: Local Issues