Congresswoman Maxine Waters

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters proudly serves California’s 43rd District.

She is the first woman and the first African-American Ranking Member on the powerful House Financial Services Committee, which is responsible for generating policy overseeing the nation’s housing and financial services sectors. Congresswoman Waters’ nearly 40 years of public service has earned her a reputation for being one of the most outspoken advocates for the nation’s most vulnerable people, particularly women, children, and people of color.