Maxine Waters

Global Politics

Racial tensions in congress

Two long serving African-American House lawmakers have run into ethics problems, and some in Washington say they are being unfairly targeted based on their race. Joining us to talk about the fall out from all of this is Jay Newton Small.

Global Politics

The Future of Public Housing

The Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity is holding hearings in light of Atlanta's move to demolish its public housing. Renee Glover of Atlanta's Housing Authority and California's Democratic Representative Maxine Waters join The Takeaway.

Global Politics

Fannie and Freddie go to Washington

Despite promises from the Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve Board that they will protect Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, shares in the mortgage lenders remained unstable. The Treasury is asking Congress to approve a multibillion-dollar rescue plan, while Ben Bernanke is set to testify on monetary policy this week.

Global Politics

Fannie and Freddie go to Washington

Despite promises from the Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve Board that they will protect Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, shares in the mortgage lenders remained unstable. The Treasury is asking Congress to approve a multibillion-dollar rescue plan, while Ben Bernanke is set to testify on monetary policy this week.

Global Politics

The Future of Public Housing

The Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity is holding hearings in light of Atlanta's move to demolish its public housing. Renee Glover of Atlanta's Housing Authority and California's Democratic Representative Maxine Waters join The Takeaway.

Global Politics

Racial tensions in congress

Two long serving African-American House lawmakers have run into ethics problems, and some in Washington say they are being unfairly targeted based on their race. Joining us to talk about the fall out from all of this is Jay Newton Small.