Maxine Waters

Maxine Moore Waters is the U.S. Representative for , and previously the 35th and 29th districts, serving since 1991. A member of the Democratic Party, she is the most senior of the 12 black women currently serving in the United States Congress, and is a member and former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. Before becoming a member of Congress she served in the California Assembly, to which she was first elected in 1976. As an Assembly member, Waters advocated for divestment from South Africa's apartheid regime. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Maxine Waters has 1,124 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 Call-In as a State Representative. The year with the most videos was 2007 with 60 videos as a Democratic Representative for California's 35th district. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 6,314 views per program. Most appearances with Sheila Jackson Lee (35), Barney Frank (24), Eleanor Holmes Norton (22). Most common tags: African Americans, Banking & Financial Markets, Regulation.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 2013 - Present U.S. Representative, D-CA 43rd View Map Videos: 201

Previously

U.S. Representative, D-CA 35th January 5, 1993 - January 3, 2013 Videos: 862 U.S. Representative, D-CA 29th January 3, 1991 - January 4, 1993 Videos: 58 State Representative,
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c. June 5, 1988 - c. December 13, 1990 Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • International Financial System

    International Financial System

    Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin appeared before a hearing of the House Financial Services Committee to give a report on the…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House approved a number of bills, including one imposing additional sanctions against Russia, North Korea, and Iran. The…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed a bill that delays an Obama administration ozone standards rule. Lawmakers also passed three measures on…

  • House Democrats on Russian Interference in 2016 Election

    House Democrats on Russian Interference in 2016 Election

    House Democrats held a news conference on their efforts to try to force their Republican colleagues to vote on matters relating to…

  • Monetary Policy Report

    Monetary Policy Report

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen appeared before the House Financial Services Committee to deliver the semiannual monetary…

  • House Session, Part 3

    House Session, Part 3

    The House debate and voted several bills, including measure that would transfer federal lands to state and local governments, a…

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