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  • Rep. Maxine Waters, California Democrat, smiles Sept. 21, 2012, at her husband, Sidney Williams (left), during a House Ethics Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington after learning she had been cleared of allegations that she steered a $12 million federal bailout to a bank where her husband owns stock. (Associated Press)

    Ethics panel clears Rep. Waters, reproves grandson

    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.

  • Michael E. Capuano (Associated Press)

    Historic black church faces foreclosure from minority-owned bank

    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.

  • Rep. Maxine Waters, California Democrat, wants the House to dismiss an ethics case centered on a bailout for a bank where her husband is an investor. (Associated Press)

    Waters demands dismissal of House ethics complaint

    Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday sought dismissal of House Ethics Committee allegations that she tried to obtain a federal bailout for a bank where her husband is an investor. Her attorney said misconduct and partisanship in the committee made a fair ethics proceeding impossible.

  • New evidence in Waters ethics case

    Information that forced postponement of Rep. Maxine Waters' ethics trial raises new questions about an investigative panel's charges that the California Democrat improperly tried to steer federal bailout money to a minority-owned bank where her husband is a stockholder and former director.

  • **FILE** Rep. Maxine Waters, California Democrat (Associated Press)

    Waters: Ethics charges are false

    Rep. Maxine Waters on Friday defended herself against accusations of ethics misdeeds when she sought the Treasury Department's help for a bank in which her husband was invested, saying that she did nothing wrong.

  • ** FILE ** Rep. Maxine Waters, California Democrat, is pictured on Capitol Hill in Washington in October 2009.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

    Ethics panel outlines charges against Waters

    The House ethics committee on Monday announced three counts of alleged ethics violations against Rep. Maxine Waters, California Democrat, including a charge that she requested federal help for a bank where her husband owned stock and had served on its board.

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