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Africa: Obama Visit to 'Reinforce Deep Ties' - Rep. Karen Bass
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Karen Bass , Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa released the following statement after the White House announced President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania next month: "President Obama's travel to sub-Saharan Africa presents an ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Inter Press Service
Pressure Mounting on U.S. over Congo Violence
Some advocates say the situation today could be better than at any time in recent years for a durable peace process.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Huffington Post
Linnie Frank Bailey: Washington Watch: Week 15
This week on the national scene -- the student loan crisis, and President Obama meets with two female heads-of-state. In the meantime, Emily's List launches a campaign for a woman president in America.
Thu May 09, 2013
Story | Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans.
Tue May 07, 2013
Culver City High School Student Wins Congressional Art Competition
Culver City High School student Ariana Pacino has taken 1st place in the 37th Congressional District's 2013 Congressional Art Competition, "An Artistic Discovery." Congresswoman Karen Bass announced the winner earlier today.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Huffington Post
Rep. Karen Bass: Time To Get Serious on Student Loan Debt
If I've heard it once I've heard it a thousand times from my Republican colleagues: we have to stop passing debt onto the backs of future generations.
Sun May 05, 2013
The Daily Vidette
Student loans take a negative turn in the next fiscal year
Many students are looking at the possibility of having to pay more for their college education within the upcoming fiscal year if Congress does not act quickly before July 1. The United States Public Interest Research Group indicated in a recent publication that federal student loan interest rates are projected to double at the beginning of the ... (more)
Tue Apr 30, 2013
The Badger Herald Online
Pocan, students talk loans, debt
U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan met student government Monday to discuss student loan debt.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
US News & World Report
Renew the African Growth and Opportunity Act
Rosa Whitaker is one of the most widely-known leaders on Africa in Washington, DC.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
CBS 3 Springfield
US Rep. Courtney to speak on student debt crisis
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, a Democrat from Connecticut, is speaking outside the U.S. Capitol about ways Congress can address the nation's student debt crisis.