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Karen Bass
KAREN RUTH BASS (born October 3, 1953) is an American Democratic politician. She represents California\'s 37th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives
United States House of Representatives
; she was first elected in 2010. In redistricting following the 2010 census , the district was renumbered from 33rd to 37th . Bass represented the 47th district in the California
California
State Assembly 2004–2010, and was Speaker of the California
California
State Assembly 2008–2010 (second woman, third African American speaker). CONTENTS * 1 Early life, education, and medical career * 2 California
California
Assembly * 2.1 Leadership prior to speaker election * 2.2 Speakership * 3 U.S. House of Representatives
U.S

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Bachelor Of Science
A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE ( Latin
Latin
Baccalaureus Scientia, B.S., BS, B.SC., or BSC; or, less commonly, S.B., SB, or SC.B., from the equivalent Latin
Latin
Scientiae Baccalaureus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for completed courses that generally last three to five years, or a person holding such a degree. Whether a student of a particular subject is awarded a Bachelor of Science degree or a Bachelor of Arts degree can vary between universities. For one example, an economics degree may be given as a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) by one university but as a B.Sc. by another, and some universities offer the choice of either. Some liberal arts colleges in the United States
United States
offer only the BA, even in the natural sciences, while some universities offer only the BS even in non-science fields
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Redistricting
REDISTRICTING is the process of drawing electoral district boundaries in the United States
United States
. CONTENTS * 1 Legislative representatives * 2 Public schools * 3 Gerrymandering
Gerrymandering
* 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links LEGISLATIVE REPRESENTATIVESIn 28 states, the state legislature has primary responsibility for creating a redistricting plan, in many cases subject to approval by the state governor
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U.S. Census 2010
The 2010 UNITED STATES CENSUS (commonly referred to as the 2010 CENSUS) is the twenty-third and most recent United States
United States
national census . National Census Day
Census Day
, the reference day used for the census, was April 1, 2010. The census was taken via mail-in citizen self-reporting, with enumerators serving to spot-check randomly selected neighborhoods and communities. As part of a drive to increase the count's accuracy, 635,000 temporary enumerators were hired. The population of the United States
United States
was counted as 308,745,538, a 9.7% increase from the 2000 Census . CONTENTS * 1 Introduction * 2 Major changes * 3 Cost * 4 Technology * 5 Marketing and undercounts * 6 Reapportionment * 7 Controversies * 7.1 Clemons v
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Barack Obama Presidential Campaign, 2008
Illinois
Illinois
State Senator U.S
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San Diego State University
SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY (SDSU, SAN DIEGO STATE) is a public research university in San Diego, California , and is the largest and oldest higher education institution in San Diego County . Founded in 1897 as San Diego Normal School, it is the third-oldest university in the 23-member California State University (CSU). SDSU has a Fall 2016 student body of 34,688 and an alumni base of more than 280,000. The Carnegie Foundation has designated San Diego State University a "Doctoral University" with "Higher Research Activity". In the 2015–16 fiscal year, the university obtained $130 million in public and private funding—a total of 707 awards—up from $120.6 million the previous fiscal year
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Democratic Party (United States)
The DEMOCRATIC PARTY is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States
United States
, along with the Republican Party . Tracing its heritage back to Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
and James Madison
James Madison
's Democratic-Republican Party , the modern-day Democratic Party was founded around 1828 by supporters of Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
, making it the world's oldest active party. The Democrats' dominant worldview was once social conservativism and economic liberalism , while—especially in the rural South —populism was its leading characteristic
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Baldwin Hills, California
BALDWIN HILLS/CRENSHAW is a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles encompassed within the south region of the city. It is divided between the upscale, principally home-owning Baldwin Hills residential district to the south and a more concentrated apartment area to the north, just south of Jefferson Boulevard . A commercial corridor along Crenshaw Boulevard it is known for the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza , Marlton Square and Crenshaw Boulevard restaurants . Boundaries of Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw neighborhood as mapped by the Los Angeles Times CONTENTS* 1 Geography * 1.1 Description * 2 Neighborhood * 2.1 Crenshaw Manor * 3 Nearby neighborhoods * 4 Population * 4.1 Ethnic composition * 5 History * 5.1 19th Century * 5.2 Timeline * 5.3 Disasters * 6 Parks and recreation * 7 Government * 8 Library * 9 Notable people * 10 See also * 11 References * 12 External links GEOGRAPHYDESCRIPTIONAccording to Mapping L.A
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United States House Of Representatives
------------------------- * HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES * Speaker Paul Ryan
Paul Ryan
(R) * Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R) * Minority Leader
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African American
AFRICAN AMERICANS (also referred to as BLACK AMERICANS or AFRO-AMERICANS ) are an ethnic group of Americans
Americans
with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa. The term may also be used to include only those individuals who are descended from enslaved Africans . As a compound adjective the term is usually hyphenated as African-American. Black and African Americans
Americans
constitute the third largest racial and ethnic group in the United States (after White Americans
Americans
and Hispanic and Latino Americans
Americans
). Most African Americans
Americans
are descendants of enslaved peoples within the boundaries of the present United States. On average, African Americans
Americans
are of West /Central African and European descent, and some also have Native American ancestry
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Westwood, Los Angeles, California
WESTWOOD is a commercial and residential neighborhood in the northern central portion of the Westside region of Los Angeles, California. It is the home of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The 2000 census found the forty-seven thousand people living in the neighborhood were generally young and moderately diverse ethnically, with a generally high level of income and education. The neighborhood was developed after 1919, with a new campus of the University of California opened in 1926. Other attractions besides the UCLA
UCLA
campus include Westwood Village , with its historic motion picture theaters, restaurants and shopping, Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery and the Hammer Museum . Holmby Hills is considered one of the wealthiest residential areas in Los Angeles, and the Geffen Playhouse attracts theater-goers. A Mormon temple is also prominent
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Cheviot Hills
The CHEVIOT HILLS (/'tʃiːvɪət/) are a range of rolling hills straddling the Anglo-Scottish border between Northumberland and the Scottish Borders . The English section is within the Northumberland National Park . The range includes The Cheviot (the highest hill), plus Hedgehope Hill , Windy Gyle , Cushat Law and Bloodybush Edge . The hills are sometimes considered a part of the Southern Uplands of Scotland as they adjoin the uplands to the north. Since the Pennine Way runs through the region, the hills are also considered a part of the northern Pennines although they are separated from the Cheviot Hills by the Tyne Gap , part of which lies within the southern extent of the Northumberland National Park
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West Los Angeles
WEST LOS ANGELES is a term for two residential and commercial areas in the city of Los Angeles, California
California
, mapped differently by different sources and on opposite sides of the Interstate 405 Freeway. Each of them lies within the larger Westside region of Los Angeles County and together they comprise the 90025 zip code
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Baldwin Hills
BALDWIN HILLS may refer to: * Baldwin Hills, Los Angeles , California, a neighborhood in Los Angeles * Baldwin Hills (mountain range) , California * Baldwin Hills (TV series) SEE ALSO * Baldwin Hills Dam disaster This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title BALDWIN HILLS. If an internal link led you here, you
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Philosophy
PHILOSOPHY (from Greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally "love of wisdom" ) is the study of general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as existence , knowledge , values , reason , mind , and language . The term was probably coined by Pythagoras
Pythagoras
(c. 570–495 BCE). Philosophical methods include questioning , critical discussion , rational argument , and systematic presentation. Classic philosophical questions include: Is it possible to know anything and to prove it? What is most real ? Philosophers also pose more practical and concrete questions such as: Is there a best way to live? Is it better to be just or unjust (if one can get away with it)? Do humans have free will ? Historically, "philosophy" encompassed any body of knowledge
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Keck School Of Medicine Of USC
The KECK SCHOOL OF MEDICINE of the University of Southern California teaches and trains physicians, biomedical scientists and other healthcare professionals, conducts medical research, and treats patients. Founded in 1885, the Keck School of Medicine (formerly the USC College of Medicine) is the oldest medical school in Southern California . It is located on the university's Health Sciences campus in northeastern Los Angeles which is adjacent to the Boyle Heights and Lincoln Heights neighborhoods. :34 HISTORY OF THE SCHOOLIn July 1999, the W. M. Keck Foundation donated $110 million to the USC School of Medicine. The school was then renamed the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. The school committed to raising $330 million in matching funds, and used a large portion of the gift to expand research efforts, including the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute
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