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Maxine Waters' Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Maxine Waters
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 43, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/1990
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 43
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Sidney; 2 Children: Edward, Karen
Birth Date: 08/15/1938
Birth Place: Saint Louis, MO
Home City: Los Angeles, CA
Religion: Christian
Date Title
July 18, 2014 Letter to Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, King of the Amiri Court in Riffa Place - Expulsion of Tom Malinowski
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
July 1, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - House Democrats Urge State Department to Stop Conditioning MCC Compact on El Salvador's Seed Purchase Program
June 18, 2014 Congresswoman Waters Responds to Iraq Crisis
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 20, 2014 Condemning the Abduction of Female Students by Boko Haram
March 25, 2014 Waters Urges Senate to Keep IMF Quota Reform in Ukraine Package
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Nov. 6, 2013 Waters Calls for New International Financial Architecture
Oct. 1, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Support Elections in Haiti
Aug. 23, 2013 Letter to President Salva Kiir Mayardit, Republic of South Sudan - Concern with Ongoing Events in South Sudan
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
July 18, 2013 On Mandela Day, D.C. founders of Free South Africa Movement look back
June 18, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Financial Reform and Trade Talks with Europe
April 30, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cuba Travel Policy
April 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Prioritize Human Rights in Mexico
May 10, 2012 Hearing of the International Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "The Costs and Consequences of Dodd-Frank Section 1502: Impacts on America and the Congo"
Dec. 2, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
June 27, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of The United States - Afghanistan Troop Withdraw
June 15, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Uphold and Defend Human Rights Overseas
June 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Joseph Deiss, President, United Nations General Assembly
May 26, 2011 Members of Congress Outraged Over Camp Destructions by Haitian Police
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
May 4, 2011 Letter to President Obama
April 15, 2011 Congresswoman Waters Stands Up for Fairness, Disavows Republican Spending Plans
March 31, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker, The United States House of Representatives
March 11, 2011 Congresswoman Maxine Waters Laments Devastating Loss of Life, Destruction in Japan Following Earthquake-Triggered Tsunami
March 10, 2011 Letter to Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman - Homegrown Terrorism
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
Feb. 15, 2011 Remarks by Congresswoman Waters at CBC Press Conference on Debt, Budget
Feb. 3, 2011 Associate Press - Foreign Powers Praise Haiti Election Decision
Jan. 18, 2011 Congresswoman Waters Opposes Plot to Control Haiti
Jan. 12, 2011 On Anniversary of Haiti's Deadly Earthquake, Congresswoman Waters Calls for Botched Elections to be Voided and New Elections to be Held
Dec. 23, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - General David Petraeus to Testify
Nov. 30, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy of the House Committee on Financial Services - "Investments Tied to Genocide: Sudan Divestment and Beyond"
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
Oct. 8, 2010 BBC Caribbean - Calls For Inclusive Elections
Oct. 7, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Hilary Clinton, Secretary of State, United States
July 1, 2010 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010
April 28, 2010 President Obama Signs Haiti Debt Relief Bill Authored By Congresswoman Waters Into Law
April 14, 2010 Haiti Debt Relief And Earthquake Recovery Act Of 2010
March 11, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
March 4, 2010 Legislation Introduced By Congresswoman Waters To Cancel Haiti's Debt Advances
Feb. 1, 2010 Haiti Urgently Needs More Tents, Congresswoman Waters Tell Secretary Clinton
Dec. 2, 2009 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Dec. 1, 2009 MSNBC "Countdown With Keith Olbermann" - Transcript
Sept. 10, 2009 Hearing Of The House Committee Of Financial Services - The World Bank's Disclosure Policy Review And The Role Of Democratic Participatory Processes In Achieving Successful Development Outcomes
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