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Who is Karen Bass, Potential Biden VP Pick?

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Published on August 5, 2020 - Duration: 01:01s

Who is Karen Bass, Potential Biden VP Pick?

Who is Karen Bass, Potential Biden VP Pick?

With the announcement of Joe Biden’s running mate looming, Bass has become one of the top contenders.

Here’s a closer look at the California representative and potential vice presidential candidate.

She got her start as an activist in Los Angeles, where she co-founded the Community Coalition to fight addiction, crime and poverty.

Her California State Assembly seat made her the first Black woman to lead a state assembly as speaker before being elected to Congress in 2011.

She has been the head of the Congressional Black Caucus since 2018.

Bass was tasked with writing the police reform bill, for which she was praised for her collaborative, inclusive approach.

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