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Maxine Waters

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Maxine Waters's Biography

Maxine Waters (born Maxine Moore Carr; August 15, 1938) is the U.S. Representative for California's 35th congressional district, and previously the 29th district, serving since 1991. She is a member of the Democratic Party. She is the most senior of the 12 black women currently serving in the United States Congress, and is a member and former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. Before becoming a member of Congress she served in the California Assembly, to which she was first elected in 1976. As an Assembly member Waters advocated for divestment from South Africa's apartheid regime. In Congress she was an outspoken opponent of the Iraq War. Waters was charged by the House's subcommittee on ethics with violations of the House's ethics rules in 2010 and is listed among the Congress's most corrupt members.

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters arrives at the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League Pro-Choice America's 2012 Los Angeles Power of Choice Reception in West Hollywood
Congresswoman Maxine Waters arrives at the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League Pro-Choice America's 2012 Los Angeles Power of Choice Reception in West Hollywood
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  • CHP seizes medical records of woman seen punched

    Los Angeles : CA : USA | 5 days ago

    An attorney says California Highway Patrol investigators have seized medical records of a woman seen on video being repeatedly punched by one of the agency's officers on the side of a Los Angeles ...

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  • Judge Strikes Down Costly Provision Of Dodd-Frank « Common .....

      Blog Source: commonamericanjournal.com | 3 months ago
    Maxine Waters to protect the Congo. The little-noticed Dodd-Frank provision, tucked away under “Misc. Provisions,” requires manufacturers to prove the metals they use in products aren't mined by rebels in the Congo and nearby countries.
  • Export-Import Bank Roundup | NSBA

      Blog Source: www.nsba.biz | 3 months ago
    D.) and ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), as well as House Committee on Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) and ranking Member Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) urging them to swiftly expedite legislation to reauthorize ...
  • What ethics? | Constitution Party of Idaho

      Blog Source: www.cpidaho.org | 3 months ago
    By comparison, Alcee Hastings (Democrat; 20th Congressional District, Florida), Charlie Rangel (Democrat; 13th Congressional District, New York) and Maxine Waters (Democrat; 43rd Congressional District, California) are rank amateurs.

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