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Name: Maxine Waters                                                                 
Born: 15 August 1938 St. Louis, Missouri                                             
Maxine Waters (born Maxine Moore Carr on August 15, 1938) has served as a           
Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1991,         
representing the 35th District of California (map). She resides in the "Hancock     
Park" area of Los Angeles, which is approximately six miles west of downtown. On     
January 29, 2008, Rep. Waters endorsed Senator Hillary Clinton for the               
Democratic nomination for president, saying, "We need someone with the               
leadership and experience who can step in on day one to tackle the economic         
challenges our country is facing."                                                   
Her husband, Sidney Williams, is a former U.S. Ambassador to the Bahamas.