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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Maxine In The News

March 12, 2010 Maxine in the News
by Jim Lobe With U.S. President Barack Obama preparing to host Haitian President Rene Preval at the White House Wednesday, Congress is moving quickly to show support for far-reaching debt relief and additional aid for the earthquake-stricken Caribbean nation.
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March 5, 2010 Maxine in the News
A House panel approved a resolution aimed at easing Haiti's debt burden to help with reconstruction efforts in the wake of the devastating January 12 earthquake.
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March 5, 2010 Maxine in the News
by Ryan Grim A House subcommittee approved a measure on Thursday to press major international financial institutions to completely cancel all debts owed by Haiti, where a major earthquake devastated what little capacity Haiti had to pay the debts back.
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February 24, 2010 Maxine in the News
By Richard Simon As the House on Tuesday approved "Billy's Law," a bill designed to aid families searching for missing loved ones, Janice Smolinski had more than a casual interest. Her son, Billy, for whom the legislation is named, disappeared more than five years ago.
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February 12, 2010 Maxine in the News
By RHONDA B. GRAHAM It's unfortunate that the first black American president feels he can't confab with African-American leaders about jobs in their community outside Black History month.
February 12, 2010 Maxine in the News
By Christi Parsons and Janet Hook Amid signs that black Americans are not sharing in the nation's fledgling economic recovery, President Obama on Wednesday met at the White House with African American leaders, who urged him to adopt a new approach more tightly focused on chronically depressed communities.
February 2, 2010 Maxine in the News
by Kevin Sherrington Nothing attracts attention like a crying baby in church unless it's a congressional hearing on sports, and it's a toss-up as to which is more annoying. At least screaming infants can be mollified. Politicians are forever colicky.
February 2, 2010 Maxine in the News
by Tony Romm Add Rep. Maxine Waters (Calif.) to the list of Democrats who now say their healthcare reform bills are imperiled.
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