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Karen Bass' Public Statements

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
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
Date Title
July 18, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - The Developments in South Sudan
June 10, 2014 Voice of America: US House Sub-Committee to Hold Hearing on Boko Haram Wednesday
May 8, 2014 Statement on the House of Representatives Passing "Electrify Africa Act of 2014"
May 7, 2014 Electrify Africa Act of 2014
April 24, 2014 Bass: Congress Needs to Reauthorize the Export-Import Bank Without Delay
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence
Feb. 27, 2014 Rep. Bass' Statement Praising the Foreign Affairs Committee Passage of the "Electrify Africa Act"
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New AIDS Treatment Goal
July 8, 2013 Roll Call - Americans Must Change Our Africa Tunnel Vision
July 8, 2013 AllAfrica.com - Africa: Bipartisan Drive Supporting Electrification Introduced in U.S. House of Representatives
June 28, 2013 Royce, Engel, Smith, Bass Introduce Legislation to Promote Access to Electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa
June 26, 2013 BET - Obama Kicks Off an Economic Safari in Africa
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act
June 19, 2013 Statement on Appointment of New Special Envoy to Africa's Great Lakes Region
May 22, 2013 Statement on President's Travel to Africa
May 17, 2013 Independent European Daily Express - Pressure Mounting on U.S. Over Congo Violence
May 15, 2013 Chairman Royce, Subcommittee Ranking Member Bass Move to Reform U.S. Food Aid Delivery to Help More at Less Expense
May 15, 2013 Statement on Mark Up for DRC Special Envoy Resolution
April 26, 2013 Statement on United Nations' Vote Establishing Mali Peacekeeping Force
April 17, 2013 Statement on Secretary Kerry's Commitment to Appoint DRC Envoy
March 23, 2012 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement Regarding the Military Coup in Mali
March 11, 2011 Karen Bass Statement on Earthquake in Japan, Tsunami Warnings
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: U.S.-Africa Policy
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