Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), issued the following statement following the 2018 Midterm Elections.
"Tonight's election was nothing short of historic.
"The United States House of Representatives will have more than 100 women Members of Congress for the first time ever, it will have two Latina Congresswomen from Texas for the first time ever, it will have one African American Congresswoman from Massachusetts for the first time ever, and it will also have two Muslim Congresswomen for the first time ever.
"This will also be the first time that there will be a check on this White House and this President.
"Americans should rest well tonight knowing that they now have a House of Representatives that will focus on lowering prescription drug costs, investing in infrastructure and fighting for the people.
"Tomorrow, we'll wake up and get to work."