BASS, Karen, (1953 - )


BASS, Karen, a Representative from California; born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, October 3, 1953; graduated from Hamilton High School, Los Angeles, Calif.; B.S., California State University, Dominguez Hills, Calif., 1990; P.A., U.S.C. Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif.; physician’s assistant; faculty, U.S.C. Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif.; member of the California state assembly, 2005-2010, and speaker of the assembly, 2008-2010; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Twelfth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2011-present).