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Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif. gestures during her news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 13, 2010, to discuss the House ethics committee investigation. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif. gestures during her news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 13, 2010, to discuss the House ethics committee investigation. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)  

Ethics committee says case against Waters to move forward

The House Ethics Committee announced on Wednesday that Rep. Maxine Waters’s (D-Calif.) rights were not violated in its investigation of her and its case will proceed.

Waters is next in line to fill Rep. Barney Frank’s (D-Mass.) position as the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee next year when Frank retires. An ethics conviction could jeopardize her ascension to the post.

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