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Posts Tagged ‘Maxine Waters’

Annual Parade Marks Martin Luther King Day

The 26th annual Kingdom Day Parade attracted thousands this morning to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The parade, held in South Los Angeles, culminates with a festival in Leimert Park. The theme of this year’s festivities is “Working together, we can make the dream come true.”

In the clip below, Local FOX channel KTTV 11 speaks with Congresswoman Maxine Waters and City Councilwoman Jan Perry during the hustle and bustle of the pre-parade prep:

Thousands Attend Kingdom Day Parade: MyFoxLA.com

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California Congress People Missing From the 9/11 Vote Yesterday


We are the biggest state by population – therefore we have the most members of congress in the House. But, ahem, we don’t have half. And over half had already gone home yesterday missing the last vote of the year – health care for 9/11 responders. Who are some of the cool kids who cut class? Here’s the complete list. But four congresswomen from LA were already home: Maxine Waters, Jane Harman, Loretta Sanchez and Linda Sanchez. Tsk tsk tsk.

Congresswoman From LA on the Front Page of NYTimes

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters who represents south Los Angeles, appears to a have a bit of a conflict of interest, according to the New York Times.

Speaking of conflict – the story (as of this posting) is no where on the LA Times today. Lots of stuff about Joaquin Phoenix though.

Ahem.