Karen Bass wants to leave Congress to be LA’s mayor. Which Angelenos support her?

Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, and Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., left, conduct a news conference on the Jobs and Justice Act of 2020, which aims to increase the upward social mobility of Black families and help ensure equal protection under the law, in the Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Sipa USA.

U.S. Representative Karen Bass officially announced plans to leave Washington D.C. and run for mayor of LA. This makes her the de facto frontrunner in a field that already contains five other Democrats. 

Meanwhile this week, Democrats are trying to pass a roughly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill — plus a $3.5 trillion spending bill that would fund major Democratic priorities on health care, education and climate.

The 9th Circuit has overturned a federal judge’s ruling that required LA to offer temporary shelter or permanent housing to everyone living on Skid Row by October. 

One state program controls every aspect of former psychiatric hospital patients’ lives. 

Finally, The Fugees will be going on tour for the first time in 15 years. It’s to celebrate their classic record “The Score,” which was released 25 years ago.