Maxine Waters

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Democratic California

U.S. House (California 35)


Family: Husband: Sidney; 2 Children: Edward, Karen

Born: 08/15/1938 Saint Louis, MO

Home: Los Angeles, California

Religion: Christian

Education: BA, California State University, Los Angeles, 1970

Profession: Volunteer Coordinator, Head Start Teacher

Political: Chief Deputy Whip/Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1991-present Member, Democratic National Committee, 1980-present Assemblymember, California State Assembly, 1977-1990

Congressional Membership: Founder/Chair, Out of Iraq Congressional Caucus, 2005-present Chair, Congressional Black Caucus, 1997-1998 Volunteer, Bill Clinton Presidential Campaign, 1992, 1996 Volunteer, Jesse Jackson Presidential Campaign, 1984, 1988 Volunteer, Edward Kennedy Presidential Campaign, 1980 Member, Congressional Children's Working Group Member, Congressional Progressive Caucus Chair, Democratic Caucus Chair, Democratic Caucus Special Committee on Election Reform Co-Chair, Democratic Steering Committee Member, National Committee for Economic Conversion and Disarmament

Organization Membership: Member, Bhopal Justice Campaign Co-Founder, Black Women's Forum Member, California Peer Counseling Association Member, Center for the Study of Sport in Society Founder, Community Build Founder, Free South Africa Movement Member, Los Angeles Women's Foundation Founder, Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center Member, National Development and Voting Rights Institute Founder, Project Build


Financial Services


Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit

Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity

Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law Membership

Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Trade