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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
Jan. 23, 2013 Statement On House Passage of Bill to Raise Debt Ceiling
Jan. 22, 2013 Statement On 40th Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade
Jan. 21, 2013 Statement in Recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Holiday
Jan. 16, 2013 Statement on President Obama's Proposals for Comprehensive Steps to Reduce Gun Violence
Jan. 16, 2013 Statement on President Obama's Proposals for Comprehensive Steps to Reduce Gun Violence
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. 10, 2013 Our Weekly - Closing the achievement gap for foster youth
Jan. 8, 2013 Rep. Karen Bass Statement in Reaction to Congolese Rebels Declaring a Ceasefire
Jan. 4, 2013 ABC News - Bill to Help Foster Youths With School Records
Jan. 3, 2013 The Hill's Congress Blog - RIP Grover Norquist tax pledge
Jan. 3, 2013 Los Angeles Times - California did it; so can D.C.
Jan. 3, 2013 Our Weekly - Fiscal cliff averted, but Black Caucus worries that cuts still loom
Jan. 2, 2013 Daily News Los Angeles - How They voted: Local Lawmakers React to Fiscal Cliff Bill
Dec. 30, 2012 Uninterrupted Scholars Act
Dec. 29, 2012 Washington Times - Rep. Bass predicts public will back Democrats in 'fiscal cliff' fallout
Dec. 28, 2012 Statement On Putin Signing Legislation Banning Americans from Adopting Russian Children
Dec. 21, 2012 Statement on Speaker Boehner's Pulled "Plan B" Bill
Dec. 21, 2012 FOX "Your World with Cavuto" Transcript: Tax Cuts and the Fiscal Cliff
Dec. 21, 2012 Statement on Nomination of Senator John Kerry To Secretary of State
Dec. 20, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Dec. 20, 2012 Statement Following State Department Testimony Into Benghazi Attacks
Dec. 20, 2012 Los Angeles Wave - Rep. Karen Bass hints at 'fiscal cliff' deal
Dec. 19, 2012 Protect Our Kids Act of 2012
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Medicare Eligibility
Dec. 13, 2012 Statement From Rep. Karen Bass, Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee, On Ambassador Susan Rice
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Dec. 6, 2012 Bass Says Fiscal Cliff Deal Possible If GOP Leads and Rejects Grover Norquist
Nov. 30, 2012 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement in Recognition of World AIDS Day
Nov. 29, 2012 Our Weekly - The Fiscal Cliff
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
Nov. 14, 2012 Fox News "Your World with Cavuto" - Transcript
Oct. 16, 2012 Fox News "Your World with Cavuto" - Transcript
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
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
Sept. 5, 2012 Karen Bass DNC Speech
Aug. 7, 2012 LA Congressmembers, USCIS, Community Leaders Urge Yout to Be Ready for Deferred Action, Warn Against Fraudulent Services
Aug. 2, 2012 Democrats Applaud Passage of Legislation to Extend Critical AGOA Provisions, Correct CAFTA Textile Provisions, and Renew Burma Sanctions
Aug. 2, 2012 Extending Certain Trade Programs
July 11, 2012 Statement on 33rd Vote to Repeal the Affordable Care Act
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
June 28, 2012 Statement in Opposition to House Republican Contempt Vote
June 28, 2012 Rep. Karen Bass Statement on Supreme Court Decision on the Affordable Care Act
June 28, 2012 Rep. Karen Bass Statement on Supreme Court Decision on the Affordable Care Act
June 27, 2012 Letter to the Honorable John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives; The Honorable Eric Cantor, Majority Leader; The Honorable Kevin McCarthy, Majority Whip
June 26, 2012 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act
June 25, 2012 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Arizona SB1070 Unconstitutional
June 25, 2012 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Arizona SB1070 Unconstitutional
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