Ms. Waters is the fifth born out of 13 children to a single mother. Her career in public service was spearheaded as an instructor and volunteer for the national Headstart program. Subsequently, she became the Democratic Caucus Chair in the California State Assembly.
In 1990, she was elected to the House of Representatives. During the course of her 37 years of public service, she has advocated for women’s rights, the rights of people of color, international peace, economic advancement of minorities, and was an instrumental figure in the end of apartheid rule in South Africa.
Ms. Waters has dared to question President Trump’s dealings with the Russian government and the tactics of his current administration. She isn’t afraid to “reclaim her time” when she feels slighted during congress proceedings. Ms. Waters is everyone’s favorite fair and outspoken aunt.