"Maxine Moore Waters" is the United States House of Representatives/U.S. Representative for , and previously the 35th and 29th districts, serving since 1991. She is a member of the Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic Party. She is the List of current members of the United States House of Representatives by seniority/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. In Congress, she was an outspoken opponent of the Iraq War. Waters was charged, and exonerated, by the House's subcommittee on ethics with violations of the House's ethics rules in 2010.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Maxine Waters on Wikipedia.