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*
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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.
PreviouslyU.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,
D c. June 5, 1988 - c. December 13, 1990 Videos: 3