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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Maxine In The News

January 1, 2013 Maxine in the News
The FCC continues to solicit comment from the public on media ownership and diversity, and Rep. Maxine Waters had a piece of her mind to give to the chairman.
December 19, 2012 Maxine in the News
The House Democratic Caucus formally elected Rep. Maxine Waters Tuesday as ranking member for the House Financial Services Committee.
November 30, 2012 Maxine in the News
Legislation that would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act is enjoying record support as the year comes to a close — and an LGBT group backing the bill is optimistic that strength will grow further as additional lawmakers who support marriage equality take their seats at the start of the next Congress.  
November 27, 2012 Maxine in the News
As the housing market recovers, one government agency is still paying the price for helping to stabilize it -- and taxpayers could get the bill.
November 27, 2012 Maxine in the News
Reactions were mixed on Friday after an independent audit found that the Federal Housing Administration is facing billions in losses. Democrats and housing industry advocates called for changes at the struggling agency, which bore the brunt of bad loans made after the housing crash and the market's subsequent recovery, but argue the problems are solvable.
November 2, 2012 Maxine in the News
When Marlene Canter, a former Los Angeles school board member, first came up with the idea to build a brand new elementary school in Playa Vista, some people called her crazy, arguing that the Westside neighborhood lacked the density to support a new school.  
October 15, 2012 Maxine in the News
Mervyn Dymally, the former California assemblyman, senator and lieutenant governor who also served in Congress for more than a decade, has died.   A former press secretary for the Democratic lawmaker said Dymally died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 86.   Jasmine Cannick said Dymally's health had been in decline.  
October 15, 2012 Maxine in the News
Thousands of people flocked to the Forum in Inglewood on Saturday to join local dignitaries cheering Endeavour at its first public party en route to Exposition Park.
October 15, 2012 Maxine in the News
Maxine Waters and big banks are rarely on the same page.   But as the California congresswoman prepares to become the top Democrat on the House Financial Services panel, she is engaging in an aggressive outreach effort with some of the very institutions that she has heavily criticized for their role in the financial crisis and recent home foreclosure scandals.  
August 3, 2012 Maxine in the News
Washington Post Robert Schmidt and Michael J. MooreAug 03, 2012 12:00 am ET Aug. 3 (Bloomberg) -- The trading losses at Knight Capital Group Inc. renewed pressure on Washington regulators to prove they are equipped to protect investors in markets that are increasingly computerized and fragmented.