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Karen Bass' Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Karen Bass
Office: U.S. House (CA) - 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
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 1 Child: Emilia
Birth Date: 10/03/1953
Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
Home City: Los Angeles, CA
Religion: Christian
Date Title
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Jan. 24, 2014 Statement on the Cease-Fire in South Sudan
Jan. 23, 2014 Statement on Selection of Catherine Samba-Panza as Transitional President in the Central African Republic
Jan. 8, 2014 Statement on Violence in the Central African Republic
Dec. 28, 2013 Statement Calling on Uganda's President to Veto Anti-Homosexuality Legislation
Dec. 23, 2013 Statement on Violence in South Sudan
Dec. 12, 2013 House Passes Bass Resolution Honoring Nelson Mandela
Dec. 9, 2013 Daily Breeze - Two Los Angeles congresswomen to attend Mandela's South African memorial
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Deem Treasury's Iran Sanctions Staff to be Deemed Essential
Sept. 23, 2013 Statement on Recent Attacks in Kenya
Aug. 23, 2013 Letter to President Salva Kiir Mayardit, Republic of South Sudan - Concern with Ongoing Events in South Sudan
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
Aug. 2, 2013 Statement Commending Senate State Department Confirmations
July 18, 2013 Business Day: Supporters Across Globe Expected to Celebrate Nelson Mandela's Life
July 18, 2013 Congressman Dan Kildee Urges U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Act Swiftly on the Release of Former Marine and Flint Native Held Captive in Iran
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
July 1, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Increase Pressure on Iran
June 18, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - India Intellectual Property
June 5, 2013 Statement on Ambassador Susan Rice's Appointment to Serve as National Security Advisor
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
April 30, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Cuba Travel Policy
March 18, 2013 Statement on Appointment of Special Envoys to Africa
March 3, 2013 Statement on Eve of Kenya Elections
Feb. 14, 2013 Statement on Foreign Affairs Hearing on Conflict in Mali
Jan. 16, 2013 Rep. Karen Bass Statement on Reappointment to Serve as Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
Jan. 15, 2013 Bachmann, Bass Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Russian Ban on American Adoptions
Jan. 8, 2013 Rep. Karen Bass Statement in Reaction to Congolese Rebels Declaring a Ceasefire
Dec. 28, 2012 Statement On Putin Signing Legislation Banning Americans from Adopting Russian Children
Dec. 21, 2012 Statement on Nomination of Senator John Kerry To Secretary of State
Dec. 13, 2012 Statement From Rep. Karen Bass, Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee, On Ambassador Susan Rice
Nov. 16, 2012 House Dem Women Release Statement In Support of Amb. Susan Rice
Nov. 15, 2012 House Women Members Release Statement, Hold Press Conference in Defense, Support of Ambassador Susan Rice
Sept. 27, 2012 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement on Rev. Jesse Jackson Successful Negotiations to Free Two Americans from Imprisonment in Gambia
Sept. 27, 2012 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement on Obama Administration's Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking
Aug. 2, 2012 Democrats Applaud Passage of Legislation to Extend Critical AGOA Provisions, Correct CAFTA Textile Provisions, and Renew Burma Sanctions
May 25, 2012 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement on the 49th Africa Day
May 22, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States
May 21, 2012 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Announces New House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Staff Director
April 7, 2012 The Root - Remembering Africa's Friend in Congress
April 6, 2012 Representative Karen Bass Statement on Death of Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika
March 21, 2012 Statement on Appointment to Ranking Member Position on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Aug. 15, 2011 Statement of Rep. Karen Bass on Republic of Korea's Independence Day
July 22, 2011 Two Bipartisan Amendments Introduced by U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Included in Foreign Relations Authorization Act
June 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
May 11, 2011 U.S.-Korean Relations
Feb. 9, 2011 Karen Bass Votes No on Republican Bill to Cut Funds to United Nation
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Foreign Policy
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Local Issues
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