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., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.; physicians
assistant; faculty, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.;
member of the California state assembly, 2005-2010, speaker, 2008-2010; elected
as a Democrat to the One Hundred Twelfth and to the four succeeding Congresses
(January 3, 2011-present).