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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Maxine In The News

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.
November 16, 2009 Maxine in the News
By Sydney Champion · Daily Trojan Most class projects never leave the classroom, but one class's effort has traveled 2,600 miles away — to Washington, DC.
November 9, 2009 Maxine in the News
Majority Savors a Historic Vote Nov. 9, 2009 By Steven T. Dennis and Tory Newmyer Roll Call Staff
November 5, 2009 Maxine in the News
USC News Students Draft Homeless Children Bill By Cadonna Dory Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles) introduced legislation that USC School of Social Work students developed that mandates federal agencies reprioritize their funding to help keep homeless children housed with their parents whenever possible.
October 28, 2009 Maxine in the News
By FREDERIC J. FROMMER and HOWARD FENDRICH (AP) WASHINGTON — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell did not acknowledge a connection between head injuries on the football field and later brain diseases while defending the league's policies on concussions before Congress on Wednesday.
October 28, 2009 Maxine in the News
By George E. Curry NNPA Special Correspondent
October 28, 2009 Maxine in the News
By Joseph Williams, Globe Staff  |  October 21, 2009 WASHINGTON - House Financial Services chairman Barney Frank, assembling a bill to overhaul financial regulations in hopes of preventing another economic meltdown, agreed yesterday to add consumer and community advocates to an oversight board that would monitor the credit industry.