Congresswoman Karen Bass (Photo by: bass.house.gov)
Los Angeles Sentinel

Rep. Bass Responds To Trump’s Embargo Threat Against Cuba

LOS ANGELES SENTINEL — Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations issued the following statement after President Trump threatened a “full and complete embargo, together with highest-level sanctions” against Cuba […read more]

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The Two Minds of Obama

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Op-Ed

Obama Needs a Better Reason to Bomb Syria

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Op-Ed

America’s Inconsistent Foreign Policy

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