The Domino Effect: Rep. Maxine Waters to Be Charged With Ethics Violation

Which black member of Congress will fall next?


In the words of Chris Rock in the classic film Boomerang, "First the Fat Boys break up and now this." Legendary California Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters has been charged with an ethics violation. On the heels of a high-profile ethics-violation investigation of New York Congressman Charles Rangel, Waters appears to be next in line. She has been under investigation for a possible conflict of interest involving a bank that sought bailout money. What's the alleged conflict? Waters' husband owned stock in the bank. This black president thing isn't working out too well for black members of Congress.

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--Nsenga K. Burton

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