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
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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3/14/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation 2/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran 1/24/14 Statement on the Cease-Fire in South Sudan 1/23/14 Statement on Selection of Catherine Samba-Panza as Transitional President in the Central African Republic 1/08/14 Statement on Violence in the Central African Republic 12/28/13 Statement Calling on Uganda's President to Veto Anti-Homosexuality Legislation 12/23/13 Statement on Violence in South Sudan 12/12/13 House Passes Bass Resolution Honoring Nelson Mandela 12/09/13 Daily Breeze - Two Los Angeles congresswomen to attend Mandela's South African memorial 10/10/13 Letter to President Barack Obama - Deem Treasury's Iran Sanctions Staff to be Deemed Essential 9/23/13 Statement on Recent Attacks in Kenya 8/23/13 Letter to President Salva Kiir Mayardit, Republic of South Sudan - Concern with Ongoing Events in South Sudan 8/07/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA 8/02/13 Statement Commending Senate State Department Confirmations 7/18/13 Business Day: Supporters Across Globe Expected to Celebrate Nelson Mandela's Life 7/18/13 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 7/11/13 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) 7/01/13 Letter to President Barack Obama - Increase Pressure on Iran 6/18/13 Letter to President Barack Obama - India Intellectual Property 6/05/13 Statement on Ambassador Susan Rice's Appointment to Serve as National Security Advisor 5/31/13 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions 4/30/13 Letter to President Barack Obama - Cuba Travel Policy 3/18/13 Statement on Appointment of Special Envoys to Africa 3/03/13 Statement on Eve of Kenya Elections 2/14/13 Statement on Foreign Affairs Hearing on Conflict in Mali 1/16/13 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 1/15/13 Bachmann, Bass Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Russian Ban on American Adoptions 1/08/13 Rep. Karen Bass Statement in Reaction to Congolese Rebels Declaring a Ceasefire 12/28/12 Statement On Putin Signing Legislation Banning Americans from Adopting Russian Children 12/21/12 Statement on Nomination of Senator John Kerry To Secretary of State 12/13/12 Statement From Rep. Karen Bass, Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee, On Ambassador Susan Rice 11/16/12 House Dem Women Release Statement In Support of Amb. Susan Rice 11/15/12 House Women Members Release Statement, Hold Press Conference in Defense, Support of Ambassador Susan Rice 9/27/12 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement on Rev. Jesse Jackson Successful Negotiations to Free Two Americans from Imprisonment in Gambia 9/27/12 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement on Obama Administration's Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking 8/02/12 Democrats Applaud Passage of Legislation to Extend Critical AGOA Provisions, Correct CAFTA Textile Provisions, and Renew Burma Sanctions 5/25/12 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement on the 49th Africa Day 5/22/12 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States 5/21/12 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Announces New House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Staff Director 4/07/12 The Root - Remembering Africa's Friend in Congress 4/06/12 Representative Karen Bass Statement on Death of Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika 3/21/12 Statement on Appointment to Ranking Member Position on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights 9/21/11 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction 8/15/11 Statement of Rep. Karen Bass on Republic of Korea's Independence Day 7/22/11 Two Bipartisan Amendments Introduced by U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Included in Foreign Relations Authorization Act 6/15/11 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State 5/11/11 U.S.-Korean Relations 2/09/11 Karen Bass Votes No on Republican Bill to Cut Funds to United Nation 1/01/12 Issue Position: Foreign Policy 1/01/12 Issue Position: Local Issues