Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Congresswoman Maxine Waters


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Saturday - 12:05PM: The Convention Center's Great Hall

Congresswoman Maxine Waters was elected in November 2012 to her twelfth term in the House of Representatives, representing California's 43rd Congressional District. She serves as the Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee. An integral member of Congressional Democratic Leadership, Congresswoman Waters also serves as a member of the Steering & Policy Committee, Congressional Progressive Caucus, and Congressional Black Caucus. Before her election to Congress, Rep. Waters served 14 years in the California State Assembly.

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