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Maxine Waters reelected to House seat in California

Maxine Waters reelected to House seat in California
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Rep. Maxine WatersMaxine Moore WatersJudd Gregg: With the midterms over, opportunity knocks April Ryan: Trump relishes verbal attacks against women of color CNN's Kirsten Powers: Trump knocking black reporter for 'stupid question' is 'classic white supremacy' MORE (D-Calif.) was easily reelected to her House seat, defeating Republican challenger Omar Navarro in California's 43rd Congressional District.

Waters had received almost 72 percent of the vote with 27 of 343 precincts reporting when the race was called.

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With Democrats projected to regain control of the House, Waters is expected to become chair of the Financial Services Committee, where she is currently the ranking member.

Waters and other Democrats on the committee have called for Chairman Jeb HensarlingThomas (Jeb) Jeb HensarlingRepublican McHenry announces bid for Financial Services ranking member Maxine Waters reelected to House seat in California On The Money: Trump, Xi speak amid rising trade tensions | Kudlow rules out deal to raise minimum wage | Commerce to review tariff exemption process | Google employees walk out to protest harassment MORE (R-Texas) to subpoena the Treasury Department and Deutsche Bank for any documents related to possible financial links between President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump to oust Nielsen as early as this week: report California wildfire becomes deadliest in state’s history Sinema’s Senate win cheered by LGBTQ groups MORE and Russia.

“If there is information that is going to be unveiled about what has been going on in the White House or Donald Trump or the Treasury, it will come out,” Waters said in September.

Waters has been a top target of criticism for Trump, who has called her a “low-IQ individual." Waters has called for Trump's impeachment and has faced criticism for calling on Democrats to confront Trump administration officials in public.