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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Maxine In The News

December 28, 2009 Maxine in the News
By EVENS SANON and JONATHAN M. KATZ Associated Press writers
December 28, 2009 Maxine in the News
U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles) has asked the FBI to look into the disappearance of Mitrice Richardson and the circumstances of her arrest and release from sheriff's custody.
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December 28, 2009 Maxine in the News
By Joseph Williams, Globe Staff  Stung by accusations from some African-Americans that he has not done enough for urban communities, President Obama has embarked on an effort to soothe a constituency once counted as his fiercest source of support.
December 17, 2009 Maxine in the News
Imagine that your family has barely enough money to scrape by. A school sits down the street, but fees make it too expensive for you and your siblings to attend—so you've never been able to go to school.
December 17, 2009 Maxine in the News
By Steven T. Dennis Roll Call Staff     Sen. Joe Lieberman's (ID-Conn.) success in bending the Senate health care bill to his will has House liberals up in arms and threatening a mutiny — but the Senate's rightward turn could win the votes of fiscally conservative Blue Dog House Democrats.
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December 15, 2009 Maxine in the News
By Hazel Trice Edney - NNPA Editor-in-Chief       The 10 Black members of the powerful House Finance Committee are still being applauded this week for boldly boycotting a committee meeting in order to force a $4 billion allocation to benefit the Black community.
December 15, 2009 Maxine in the News
By Christina Wilkie Actor and activist Danny Glover is heaping praise on Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and Oakland Mayor and former House member Ron Dellums (D) for helping pressure South Africa in the 1980s to end apartheid. Dellums used to serve in the House in the 1980s, when Waters served in the California Legislature.
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December 15, 2009 Maxine in the News
By Richard Simon
December 10, 2009 Maxine in the News
By Greg Kaufmann December 10, 2009 At Tuesday's House Committee on Financial Services hearing titled "The Private Sector and Government Response to the Foreclosure Crisis," Julia Gordon, senior policy counsel for the Center for Responsible Lending, painted a bleak picture.
December 10, 2009 Maxine in the News
By Michael D. Shear and Perry Bacon Jr. Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, December 9, 2009 10:06 PM Some black lawmakers sought this week to move past a dispute with the White House, saying they are satisfied that President Obama is seeking to provide greater economic assistance to African American communities.

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