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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Maxine In The News

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.
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.
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.
December 8, 2009 Maxine in the News
By Brady Dennis and Renae Merle Washington Post Staff Writers Tuesday, December 8, 2009 House Democrats are seeking to tap the government's massive bailout fund to help homeowners who have lost their jobs and are struggling to make their mortgage payments.
December 4, 2009 Maxine in the News
By David Goldman, staff writer Last Updated: December 4, 2009: 3:17 PM ET NEW YORK ( -- While the overall unemployment rate for Americans fell in November, the jobless gap between African-Americans and all other races actually rose, continuing a disturbing trend that has many lawmakers up in arms.
November 24, 2009 Maxine in the News
The Nation The NFL's Concussion Conundrum By Dave Zirin November 24, 2009
November 18, 2009 Maxine in the News
By Krissah Thompson Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, November 18, 2009 2:18 PM   Members of the Congressional Black Caucus paid tribute to the 25th anniversary of the Rev. Jesse Jackson's first run for president Wednesday morning on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.