Maxine Waters

Maxine Moore Waters is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for California's 43rd congressional district since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, Waters is currently in her 15th term in the House, having served since 1991. She previously represented the state's 29th district and 35th district. She is the most senior of the twelve black women currently serving in Congress, and she chaired the Congressional Black Caucus from 1997 to 1999. Before becoming a U.S. Representative, Waters served in the California State Assembly, to which she was first elected in 1976. As an Assemblywoman, she advocated divestment from South Africa's apartheid regime. In Congress, she has been an outspoken opponent of the Iraq War and criticized Republican Presidents George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, and Donald Trump.

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Housing should be funded like infrastructure. Now Congress has a plan for that

Today, Rep. Maxine Waters introduced the Housing is Infrastructure Act of 2019 to Congress. The...

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Hawthorne VFW serves up gratitude to post full of veterans (oh, and Thanksgiving dinner, too)

Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Los Angeles, pays for the buses that bring more than 200 veterans to the post...

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Congress extends flood insurance program for 13th time since 2017

Congress granted another short-term extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) on...

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Harris, Waters release $100 billion affordable housing bill

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Rep.

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Sen. Kamala Harris and Rep. Maxine Waters propose bill to invest $100 billion in affordable housing

Sen. Kamala Harris and Rep. Maxine Waters introduced a bill Thursday to invest more than $100...

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Kamala Harris, Maxine Waters release $100 billion affordable housing bill

Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris and Rep. Maxine Waters, who both represent California in Congress,...

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Warren's private equity crusade faces resistance at House hearing

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), who has joined Warren in warning of the downsides of private...

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Progressive Democrats ramp up attacks on private equity

Democrats on Tuesday made the case for a crackdown on private equity firms during a hearing of the...

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Sondland Says ‘Everyone Was in the Loop’: Impeachment Update

The House Intelligence Committee will hear from Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says private equity firms have destroyed jobs, the media and "eroded...

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has taken aim at private equity firms, telling a...

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Homeless Advocates Worry Official's Firing Means Change In Trump Strategy

The report also suggested that more police enforcement of vagrancy and other laws might alleviate...

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Ben Carson blasts ‘true career politician’ Maxine Waters: ‘Basic manners elude you’

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson penned a scathing letter to Rep. Maxine Waters on...

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Ben Carson to Maxine Waters: 'Manners elude you' on homelessness debate

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson sent a blistering letter to House Financial...

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...’S COMPLAINT: Ben Carson Blasts ‘Shameless’ Maxine Waters, Says She Lacks ‘Basic Manners’ | The...

CARSON’S COMPLAINT: Ben Carson Blasts ‘Shameless’ Maxine Waters, Says She Lacks ‘Basic Manners’...

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Ben Carson accuses Maxine Waters of ‘shamelessness,’ lacking ‘basic manners’ in letter

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Monday accused Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif.,...

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'He should contain his tantrums and leave his mother out of this': Waters on Ben Carson 'manners'...

Democratic California Rep. Maxine Waters escalated her recent war of words with Housing and Urban...

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SEC backs shareholder proposal changes in win for corporations

Proxy advisory firms will be under a tighter grip by regulators and shareholder proposals will face...

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Bank of America hiking minimum wage to $20 an hour

It will be first major U.S. financial institution to crack $20 line, reflecting the tight labor market

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Transcript: Is there any way to combat misinformation online?

Read the full transcript of our discussion on protecting free speech online while fighting fake news...

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The Quantum Threat, Libra, Exchange Offerings, And Bitcoin ETFs: Here Are This Year's Biggest Trends...

Perhaps it’s because, unlike traditional markets which trade according to hours or business, digital...

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Republicans used to ignore Trump’s resorts. Now they’re spending millions.

In total, nearly 200 campaigns and political groups — virtually all conservative — have spent more...

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Facebook response to privacy probe is 'inadequate': California AG

The state "issued investigative subpoenas against Facebook starting back in June 2018 to examine the...

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Letters to the Editor: Prepare, then vote; Isn't it about time?

What is going on with our government representatives makes me feel we are getting short-changed....

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Kill both these Export-Import Bank bills

Donald Trump, during the last presidential election, said the Export-Import Bank, which subsidizes foreign buyers of U.S. goods, shouldn’t exist. Trump...

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Maxine Waters said Freeman was on her side. Andy Barr said so too

This past summer, Republicans said they had a deal with Chairwoman Maxine Waters, D-Calif., to...

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Congress Cuts Blockchain Technology Survey Out Of Export Finance Agency Act Of 2019

When Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) stated, during the SEC Oversight hearing, about the Libra...

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