House of Representatives
Congressmember Waters is considered by many to be one of the most influential women in American politics today. She has a reputation as a brave and outspoken advocate for women, children, people of color, and the poor. She represents a large part of South Central Los Angeles and many unincorporated areas in Los Angeles. She takes lead on issues of poverty, economic development, equal justice under the law, and other areas of concern to underserved communities. Congressmember Waters' support stems from diverse communities across the nation.