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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Maxine In The News

October 12, 2010 Maxine in the News
By Joseph Guyler Delva The United States should only support November elections in Haiti if they include all eligible political parties, a group of U.S. lawmakers said, warning they saw signs of flaws that could be a "recipe for disaster."
October 12, 2010 Maxine in the News
Forty-five members of Congress have urged US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton to support free, fair and inclusive elections in Haiti next month. Congresswoman Maxine Waters and her colleagues say they are concerned that the exclusion of over a dozen political parties in Haiti's 28 November presidential and legislative elections is "undemocratic and unconstitutional".
October 8, 2010 Maxine in the News
US lawmakers are urging Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to make it clear that Washington will withhold funds for elections in Haiti next month if they are not going to be free, fair and inclusive. The US State Department said Friday it would respond later to the letter from Maxine Waters and 44 other members of Congress.
October 8, 2010 Maxine in the News
by Joseph PimentelCalifornia Assemblymember Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) are seeking a moratorium on foreclosures from banks while also calling on state and federal regulators to investigate them for possible illegal and improper actions.
October 5, 2010 Maxine in the News
By Robert Naiman Policy Director, Just Foreign Policy
October 1, 2010 Maxine in the News
by John Taylor, President and CEO of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition If Washington is serious about addressing job creation, the White House and Congress should support the expansion of a 33-year-old law, the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), legislation that has invested over a trillion dollars into our economy during the past decade.
October 1, 2010 Maxine in the News
By Robbie Whelan Opponents of a newly-designed fee attached to the sale of homes have succeeded in getting the ear of Congress.
September 30, 2010 Maxine in the News
By Julianne Malveaux
September 27, 2010 Maxine in the News
by Betty Pleasant Editor's Note: Wave Contributing Editor Betty Pleasant spent three days (Aug. 30-Sept. 1) in Haiti with members of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Global Mission. This is the third in a series of reports on the people and places she saw while visiting the earthquake-ravaged nation.