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Topic - Maxine Waters
The president of South African said Friday that Nelson Mandela's body will be taken to his ancestral village of Qunu where he will be buried on Dec. 15 alongside three of his deceased children.
Democrats are loath to admit their role in irresponsible lending
Rep. Maxine Waters and the rapper formally known as Snoop Dogg have joined for an anti-gun, anti-violence push that will bring them to a round-table discussion on the effects of gun-related violence on society in Los Angeles on Saturday.
Rep. Maxine Waters gave this dire prediction about sequestration at a Thursday press conference: The United States would experience a loss of 170 million jobs, if Congress and the White House fail to strike an agreement.
Democrats opposed a Republican-backed move to mount a real-time national debt clock during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Tuesday, according to one media report.
The House Ethics Committee officially exonerated Rep. Maxine Waters, California Democrat, in a 3-year-old conflict-of-interest case involving her work on behalf of minority-owned banks despite her husband's financial stake in one of them.
The House Ethics committee has cleared Rep. Maxine Waters, a Democrat from California, of any wrongdoing in a 3-year-old, conflict-of-interest case involving her work on behalf of minority-owned banks during the height of the economic crisis even though her husband had a financial stake in one of them.
Everybody's piling on Joe Biden, and it's not quite fair. Of course, a presidential campaign, like life, is unfair. We have John F. Kennedy's word on that. Maybe we should give ol' Joe a break. He's our only source of campaign humor, if not exactly the sharpest wit.
The House prolonged its three-year ethics investigation of one California Democrat while officially voting to reprimand and fine another.
The House has prolonged its three-year ethics investigation of Rep. Maxine Waters, a Democrat from California, yet again but is pledging to try to wrap up the case by the end of the year.
The House Ethics Committee's decision to investigate Rep. Shelley Berkley of Nevada comes as a worst-case scenario for Democrats in the state's crucial U.S. Senate race, which could go either way.
A contingent of 68 House Democrats is demanding more answers from the Ethics Committee about its decisions to move forward with the 2-year-old case against Rep. Maxine Waters and to dismiss the California Democrat's argument that her due process rights were violated.
An outside counsel hired by the House Ethics Committee to resolve allegations of prosecutorial misconduct in a 2-year-old conflict of interest case against Rep. Maxine Waters has concluded that the California Democrat's due process rights have not been violated and the case against her will proceed.
To many Washington outsiders, congressional ethics is an oxymoron or fodder for late-night comedians, but watchdogs and longtime Washington observers point to one hopeful sign — an office they believe is helping members take ethics rules more seriously.
In a dispute that some are calling a modern-day updating of the biblical Parable of the Ungrateful Servant, a minority-owned bank that benefited from federal bailout funds is threatening to foreclose on one of the nation’s oldest black churches.
"He placed his life on the line for freedom and for justice and for equality," Mrs. Waters said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." "The lesson for all of us is even in the face of adversity, you have to stand up for justice. You have to fight for what is right, and you will be demonized. You will be called radical — all of those things. But if you know that something like apartheid, racism, etc., exists, you should fight no matter what the consequences may be."