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May 11th, 2013
thesmithian

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.

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    In the face of intense lobbying pressure, Ms. Waters voted on Tuesday to oppose several House bills that would water...
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    There’s always been a special place in my heart for this woman.
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    This woman is fascinating.
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  9. nineteen44 said: Except by maybe the people who put you in your office in the first place. Your constituents, and the people of the United States. Gosh, I like her spunk, but Jesus, cynicism people.
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    it is important to remember that some politicians actually do represent the People. this can exist.
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