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Stage set for Maxine Waters' ethics trial

Stage set for Maxine Waters' ethics trial

A House panel finds 'substantial reason' to believe that the Democrat may have broken rules in her dealings with OneUnited Bank. She vows to fight the charges. A congressional panel set the stage Monday for an ethics trial for Rep. Maxine Waters, one of Los Angeles' most enduring liberal politicians, over her actions involving a bank with ties to her husband that received federal bailout funds.


Congresswoman With Ties to Bank Helped Seek Funds

Maxine Waters helped set up a meeting in which the chief executive of a bank with financial ties to her family asked for special bailout funds, officials said.


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