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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
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
Date Title
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Deem Treasury's Iran Sanctions Staff to be Deemed Essential
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to President Obama - End Immigrant Detention Bed Mandate
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 23, 2013 Statement on Recent Attacks in Kenya
Sept. 18, 2013 SNAP
Sept. 11, 2013 Statement on President Obama's Address to the Nation on Syria
Sept. 10, 2013 Statement Regarding Syria's Proposed Relinquishment of Chemical Weapons
Aug. 23, 2013 Letter to President Salva Kiir Mayardit, Republic of South Sudan - Concern with Ongoing Events in South Sudan
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
Aug. 12, 2013 Statement on Attorney General Eric Holder's Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Reform Announcement
Aug. 12, 2013 Letter to Governor Edmund G. Brown, State of California - TRUST Act
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Aug. 2, 2013 U.S. News & World Report - Doing More to End Sex Trafficking
Aug. 2, 2013 Statement Commending Senate State Department Confirmations
Aug. 1, 2013 Statement on the Anniversary of the PREA
July 30, 2013 Politico - President Obama's no-Congress strategy
July 29, 2013 Statement on 105 Juveniles Recovered in Nationwide Operation Targeting Underage Prostitution
July 29, 2013 LAist: FBI Arrests 150 Pimps In Nationwide Child Prostitution Sting [UPDATED]
July 27, 2013 L.A. Town Hall Meeting Exposes Deep Rift on Immigration Overhaul
July 24, 2013 Statement on Senate Passage of Student Loan Interest Rate Legislation
July 24, 2013 The Hill - Senate Student Loan Bill Lets Students Down
July 24, 2013 Huffington Post - Republican Hypocrisy on Kids Act
July 24, 2013 Statement on Senate Passage of Student Loan Interest Rate Legislation
July 24, 2013 Huff Post Latino Voices: Republican Hypocrisy on Kids Act
July 24, 2013 BET.com: Black Lawmakers Hope the President Will Include a Focus on African-American Unemployment
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 19, 2013 CBSLA.com: Congresswoman Praises President Obama For Trayvon Martin Comments
July 19, 2013 Statement in Response to President Obama Remarks on the George Zimmerman Verdict
July 18, 2013 What Some Are Saying About the Martin Verdict
July 18, 2013 Business Day: Supporters Across Globe Expected to Celebrate Nelson Mandela's Life
July 18, 2013 Washington Times: Calif. Congresswoman Changes Twitter, Facebook Avatars to Trayvon Martin
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 17, 2013 Statement on Latest Efforts to Undermine Obamacare
July 16, 2013 Rep. Bass Statement on Latest Demonstrations Following Zimmerman Verdict, Local Arrests
July 15, 2013 ABC7 - Trayvon Martin Protests: LA 'Prayer Rally' Planned; Mayor Garcetti Cuts Trip Short
July 14, 2013 ABC "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" - Transcript: George Zimmerman and the Nuclear Option
July 14, 2013 Rep. Bass Statement on the Jury Verdict in the Trayvon Martin Murder Trial
July 11, 2013 Statement on Passage of GOP Farm Bill Without SNAP
July 11, 2013 Los Angeles Wave - Student Loan Fight Heats Up as Congress Returns
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
July 11, 2013 Culver City Patch - House Votes Down Bass's Legislation Banning Use of Federal Funds For Fracking At Inglewood Oil Field
July 10, 2013 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
July 10, 2013 Los Angeles Sentinel - Rep. Waters and Rep. Bass Hail First Black Majority Whip
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
July 9, 2013 BET - Lawmakers Play Blame Game on Student Loan Interest Rates
July 8, 2013 Statement on GOP Press Conference on Student Loan Interest Rates
July 8, 2013 AllAfrica.com - Africa: Bipartisan Drive Supporting Electrification Introduced in U.S. House of Representatives
July 8, 2013 Roll Call - Americans Must Change Our Africa Tunnel Vision
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