Representative Karen Bass's Public Statements

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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
General Nov. 4, 2014
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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8/04/14 As Brookings Institute: U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Begins, Key Members of Congress Say AGOA Must Be Reauthorized 8/01/14 Congressmember Bass Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Address West Africa Ebola Outbreak 7/25/14 Statement on Meriam Ibrahim's release from Sudan 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/09/14 Statement on Death of Mohammed Abu Khedir, Beating of Tariq Khedeir and Ongoing Violence 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/09/14 Nigeria 7/03/14 Culver City Observer - Westside Leaders Outraged Over Israeli Teenagers' Deaths 7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action 6/30/14 Statement on murder of three Israeli teens 6/19/14 Rep. Karen Bass Introduces Legislation to Increase International Investment and Life Quality of Life Across the Globe 6/18/14 Statement on the Escalation of Violence in Iraq 5/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program 5/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras 5/21/14 Rep. Karen Bass to Join U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker in Visiting West Africa to Promote Trade 5/14/14 Statement on President Obama's Announcement of Sanctions on Individuals in the Central African Republic 5/12/14 Statement on South Sudan Leaders Signing Agreement to Resolve the Crisis in South Sudan 5/08/14 Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning the Abduction of School Girls in Nigeria 5/02/14 Statement on Kidnapping of Over 200 Nigerian Young Women and Girls 4/28/14 Statement on Killing of 22 People in the Central African Republic 4/18/14 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo 4/18/14 Statement Condemning Attacks in South Sudan 4/17/14 Congressional Coalition on Adotion Co-Chairs Lead Letter Urgining DRC Officials to Release Internationally Adopted Children 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 Barack Obama, President of the United States - 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 Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Pressure on Iran 6/18/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - 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 Barack Obama, President of the United States - 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