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Congressmember Bass @RepKarenBass Los Angeles & Washington

Representing California's 37th District, which includes Los Angeles, South LA, & Culver City. Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. https://t.co/XHzgMSAQAc

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Joined Twitter 1/18/11


Kano State of Nigeria must overturn this death sentence and ensure the safety of Yahaya Sharif Aminu during an appe… https://t.co/RoTgIob3m4
9/30
2020
Wishing a meaningful observance for Kol Nidre tonight and Yom Kippur tomorrow. G'mar Hatima Tova.A vote to confirm Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court is a vote to take health care away from millions of A… https://t.co/axn7IAr6kV
9/27
2020
**TODAY** The Congressional Black Caucus Unveils Policy Agenda to Advance Black Families: The Jobs and Justice Act… https://t.co/LnCyw2lYEa
Retweeted by Congressmember BassWe need to pass the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act to make sure that police officers aren't only getting pros… https://t.co/i9051i9gYc
9/24
2020
These charges are an affront to the movement for justice and peace in this country and conveys loud and clear that… https://t.co/L6o7yKdR4gThe main motivation for Donald Trump to fill the Supreme Court vacancy is to take away health care from millions of… https://t.co/GbjilUlidU
9/23
2020
While this year’s celebration will be different from previous years, what remains is the sweet joy and strong hope… https://t.co/m827Cpl3xx
9/18
2020
Bill Barr comparing the sale of human beings to public health professionals trying to save lives is abhorrent but c… https://t.co/Sew2rUU7xqIf we want to protect the front lines, we need to #FundtheFrontLines. The Senate must act.Absolutely irresponsible and dangerous. The unnecessary deportation of 300,000 family members, neighbors, and co-wo… https://t.co/Seq9d0cdS3
9/17
2020
Giving detained women hysterectomies without any reason or even proper anesthesia is not simply medical malpractice… https://t.co/mCFbQf9Ym6Arrest the police officers who murdered Breonna Taylor.Sexist slurs being used during interviews should not be tolerated by news agencies or audiences of any kind.… https://t.co/ejHKqj3RqeThis year, we mark #HispanicHeritageMonth as we confront a pandemic that has disproportionately impacted communitie… https://t.co/cyV9yDdy9I
9/16
2020
I’m thankful and relieved that the two L.A. County sheriff's deputies that were senselessly shot over the weekend a… https://t.co/IUnsC1YGn2
9/15
2020
Never forget. https://t.co/b9FcK5wDE2
9/11
2020
Donald Trump knew COVID-19 was dangerous. He knew it was contagious. He knew it was airborne. He knew it was deadl… https://t.co/3PYb3Roond
9/9
2020
As #LaborDay comes to a close, we have to remember our commitment to taking tangible actions to support our workers… https://t.co/JIlUiDIGm8
9/8
2020
The NIH and the companies working on stage-three vaccine trials must urgently recruit Black, Latino, Native America… https://t.co/0tD2msU4J7People of color are disproportionately affected by covid-19. Yet they are underrepresented in vaccine trials,… https://t.co/Jn3884LXvJ
Retweeted by Congressmember BassIf it’s not safe for students to go back to school, it’s not safe for families to be evicted from their homes.
9/3
2020
It’s shootings like this one, like the one that took the life of Andres Guardado, and like the ones that have taken… https://t.co/XHVY9PnqhwWhat bike violation is so severe that they needed to stop Dijon Kizzee? What bike violation is so severe that they… https://t.co/A4cmoi3h9xDonald Trump is visiting Kenosha, Wisconsin to agitate violence.
9/1
2020
I've been saying that this was their plan for months. It's disastrous and has cost lives. https://t.co/21rpCANjkh https://t.co/AYqEvZiqMYKaren Bass blasts Trump ahead of trip to Kenosha: His "only" purpose is to "agitate" violence… https://t.co/GGFxd9IH2n
Retweeted by Congressmember BassTom understood that there were going to be no good solutions for either side and put the good of the state over the… https://t.co/Z4Z6vWzxpzTom Berryhill was a friend and colleague from the other side of the aisle who was always committed to improving the… https://t.co/lwPMw7NLNlOn #CNNSOTU, Congressional Black Caucus Chair @RepKarenBass calls on @senatemajldr to put the House police reform b… https://t.co/yH0Ey8Qm2E
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8/31
2020
Thank you Mayor @tedwheeler for condemning Donald Trumps’s provocation of violence in your city and standing up to… https://t.co/ch2XzXScUBThe House of Representatives passed transformative legislation to hold police officers accountable more than two mo… https://t.co/zbUvjxTIGG
8/30
2020
Rest in power Chadwick Boseman. 4/4In Black Panther, we saw the first major film about a Black superhero. The movie depicted beautiful images of Blac… https://t.co/Ney3ypCBvOThe characters he played allowed America to see Black people on the silver screen in positive roles — we saw the st… https://t.co/LXDNOpEcbsChadwick Boseman brought Black legends, both of this world and beyond, to life for generations to come. 1/ https://t.co/cWqq2KdqK7To our forever Black Panther Chadwick Boseman, thank you for powerfully telling our stories. You were indeed young,… https://t.co/XQVCtQuWTt
Retweeted by Congressmember BassTomorrow at 10AM! Join @RepKarenBass and me for a conversation about @CA_EDD, @USPS, housing, services related to C… https://t.co/Qy405Na34C
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8/29
2020
Making the decision to force hundreds of my constituents to go to new designated locations for their mail in the mi… https://t.co/fCDV8moedT
8/28
2020
“It just goes to show how important it is for us to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.” @RepKarenBass o… https://t.co/RVLbSHCr1A
Retweeted by Congressmember BassLegislation to make it easier to prosecute police officers and hold them accountable for their actions has been sit… https://t.co/x3T3qyXPOJJacob Blake. COVID-19. Assault on our elections. Join me and @TIME tomorrow at 1pm ET for #TIME100Talks.… https://t.co/p26poRP371
8/27
2020
Today is Women's Equality Day, celebrated to commemorate the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Unite… https://t.co/YfLLONJenBFor #WomensEqualityDay Sal will talk to @TheBlackCaucus Chair @RepKarenBass on Wednesday at 1 pm PT about the 100th… https://t.co/VCTV01ktyk
Retweeted by Congressmember BassYounger people, older people, and everyone in between — wear a mask. https://t.co/iE1jipNtCW
8/26
2020
We do not live in an equal society. Jacob Blake nearly lost his life because of it. https://t.co/JjjMGQiB6mJacob Blake broke up a fight and police shot him in the back seven times. Dylan Roof killed nine people at Emanuel… https://t.co/GyenpogOal$75 billion for testing, tracing, and treatment has been sitting on Mitch McConnell’s desk for 102 days.The shooting of Jacob Blake on Sunday evening is yet another tragic incident of police brutality targeted towards B… https://t.co/AXl0wjovZV
Retweeted by Congressmember BassWe can transform our system. We must. 3/3Trayford has passed. Jacob is fighting for his life. 60 days ago, we passed legislation to make it easier to pros… https://t.co/UciMBgVS5MOn Friday, Trayford Pellerin was shot 11 times by police after he walked away from them and tried to enter a gas st… https://t.co/sI5Q0ztDpA
8/25
2020
It's not just about stopping the removal of mail sorting machines, it's about ensuring they are put back. It's not… https://t.co/LTbCzlqTHV
8/22
2020
More than 173,000 Americans are dead. https://t.co/28Df7u5QpjJoin us! https://t.co/ioKYHvfPNPI am better because of her friendship and her mentorship. Our community, our state and our country are better becau… https://t.co/xWYnhrNLv6She also served on the Small Business Association board and was known nationally for the work she did on the board of the NAACP. 4/When she served in the California State Assembly in Sacramento, she was responsible for more than 400 bills signed… https://t.co/wGrjcTP1dqIn that role, I got to see firsthand the work she did on behalf of our community. Throughout her career of service,… https://t.co/ttRt5yMqTUOne of the first jobs I ever had was working for Mrs. Moore when she served as Personnel Director for the Greater L… https://t.co/Sv8ANIZa1Y
8/20
2020
Delivered to my office today by the United States Postal Service. https://t.co/wvM0N6ht1K
8/19
2020
Climate change is real. Climate change is dangerous. Climate change must be addressed. https://t.co/vrNfHi6URd
8/18
2020
My father was a letter carrier for 37 years. I would not be where I am today without the sacrifices he made. After… https://t.co/r2bqNI8h94
8/17
2020
The United States needs the United States Postal Service.
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8/15
2020
Social Security has offered Americans security in their retirement for 85 years today. We must recommit ourselves… https://t.co/7Sj77MhENU
8/14
2020
About 10,000 Americans have died due to COVID-19 since this interview aired. “It is what it is.” https://t.co/69ZVj2jdHVDonald Trump is trying to defund the United States Post Office so that less people vote..@RepKarenBass on Congress' inability to pass the extra $600 in relief for the unemployed during #coronavirus? "I'… https://t.co/WhtFIY1vlp
Retweeted by Congressmember BassThey have no problem giving billions of dollars to corporations but when it's time to give individuals who have los… https://t.co/Sx4NQIsy5xIf Donald Trump really cared about the American people, he wouldn't have let 160,000 people die. https://t.co/lNhJL6G4fs
8/13
2020
Tune in! https://t.co/H494UF7igMOur prison system was not created with women in mind and as a result, continually fails to provide basic necessitie… https://t.co/pC4tX9MtmLTwo weeks ago, @GReschenthaler, @RepKClark and I introduced the Protecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pr… https://t.co/E5k8mSNOvc"Being this was my third child, normally when, you know, you deliver your baby, they set your baby up on your chest… https://t.co/zMkg09SIdKLet’s go. https://t.co/dXyMpe9qYD
8/12
2020
The United States needs the United States Postal Service.
8/10
2020
As we celebrate 55 years of the Voting Rights Act, our work to ensure access to the ballot isn’t over. Congress m… https://t.co/DYIXIYEN68When I worked in a trauma center, sometimes we’d have young patients. The thing about young people is they have no… https://t.co/ESOBR8uM4u
8/6
2020
I had a telephone town hall last night. 147 of my constituents told me they're at risk of eviction due to the expir… https://t.co/paVAYVMVdr“The talk" is not just for our Black boys, it's for our Black girls too. Children— a 6 year-old Black girl, a 12 ye… https://t.co/EM6LF2yHLN"They are dying. It's true. It is what it is." Do not forget this. This is how the President of the United States… https://t.co/cEyhcYBSeW
8/5
2020
One of the most important things you can do today is fill out the census.30,000 Americans have died between the time I recorded this interview a month ago and the time it aired today. Dev… https://t.co/dqzMFtEG7GBe counted. https://t.co/HlUwZ2Pxor
8/4
2020
Start your morning off right -- watch my full interview with the @breakfastclubam here: https://t.co/1av7cFsFa5 https://t.co/KuJj3XFYhQ
8/3
2020
No one should be forced to risk their lives in order to vote. https://t.co/Ly3lKoCRjr.@RepKarenBass confronted AG Barr on the double standard of white mass shooters being arrested peacefully and innoc… https://t.co/HnV0CY7yeb
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8/2
2020
It's been 138 days since Breonna Taylor was murdered and none of the officers responsible have been arrested.
7/30
2020
This picture is from a month and a half ago when I had to tell Louie Gohmert to put his mask on so that we could fi… https://t.co/nlPDcp0z4QFAILURE. OF. LEADERSHIP. https://t.co/WunmOQ3s3wAmerica deserves accountability. https://t.co/xPk7rky6cfIt’s worse than that. WHILE he wasn’t wearing his mask, he specifically went around telling people he’s tested nega… https://t.co/WRwQ42WhhADonald Trump is a lawless president. https://t.co/N2fv3EME9G
7/29
2020
"I think he absolutely lied and I think he's just trying to push a racial narrative ... to minimize the fact that t… https://t.co/3sXeXxqs1c
Retweeted by Congressmember BassHistory made. In the largest union election in 20 years, Child Care Providers United is officially recognized in… https://t.co/tthqImjcGrJames Holmes murdered 12 people and injured 70 others while white. Elijah McClain was walking home while Black. G… https://t.co/xzsakLEo6sI just asked Attorney General Bill Barr if he knew who Elijah McClain was. He said no. Help me educate him.The amount of young black boys being injected with ketamine against their will during an arrest should be zero. https://t.co/H4kyRsU5aqToday, Bill Barr will testify before the House Judiciary Committee for the first time in more than a year because h… https://t.co/2YHSuoEzTh
7/28
2020
It was an honor to bring Congressman Lewis to South L.A. and to introduce him to the generations of activists there… https://t.co/FnASty5O04
7/27
2020

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