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: Pelosi's olive branch...sort of Ocasio-Cortez: Removing Trump from office won't fix country's problems Financial Services Committee Republican: Maxine Waters's policies 'bad for America' 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 HensarlingThe next two years of federal housing policy could be positive under Mark Calabria Why Ocasio-Cortez should make flood insurance reform a priority Exiting lawmakers jockey for K Street perch MORE (R-Texas) to subpoena the Treasury Department and Deutsche Bank for any documents related to possible financial links between President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: 'Haven't thought about' pardons for Mueller target Pence: Rocket attack 'proves that Hamas is not a partner for peace' Conservation remains a core conservative principle 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.