In the face of intense lobbying pressure, Ms. Waters voted on Tuesday to oppose several House bills that would water down Dodd-Frank, a move that one consumer advocate called “gutsy.”“Sometimes the advocates won’t like what I’m doing, and sometimes the industry won’t,” Ms. Waters said during the tour of her district in March. Then, raising her voice and striking a feistier tone, she added: “I’m not owned by anyone.”
more from a profile of Waters, here.