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The U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 12th congressional district, serving since 1993.
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ENG: Melvin Luther (Mel) Watt (born August 26, 1945) is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives. He has served North Carolina's 12th congressional district since 1993. An attorney from Charlotte, North Carolina, Watt previously served one term as a state Senator and served as campaign manager for former Charlotte Mayor Harvey Gantt. Early life, education and career Watt was born in Steele Creek, located in Mecklenburg County, and is a graduate of York Road High School in Charlotte. He was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1967 with a BS degree in Business Administration. In 1970, he received a JD degree from Yale University Law School and was a published member of the Yale Law Journal. Law career Watt ...
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Watt says politics, finances hinder legislation for veterans


U.S. Rep. Mel Watt said Monday he’s fighting in Congress for veterans, but political and financial forces are resisting. Watt listened to local veterans’ concerns at a town hall meeting Monday at the VFW N.C. Post 3006 in Salisbury. He talked to them about legislation helping veterans that passed the U.S. House this year, including two bills signed into law. Watt said the current economy and partisan political climate are making it hard to pass those kinds of bills, which he continues to support anyway. “Some people think we shouldn’t have the federal government ...


Watt Won’t Challenge Waters for Financial Services Slot


Rep. Mel Watt, a veteran Democrat on the Financial Services Committee, said he will support Rep. Maxine Waters’ bid for the panel’s top Democratic slot. Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) announced this week that he will retire at the end of this term, leaving his committee slot up for grabs for the 113th Congress. Watt, a 10-term Congressman from North Carolina, is the second-longest serving member of the Congressional Black Caucus on the powerful panel behind Waters. He said California Democrat has paid her dues and is well equipped to lead Democrats on the ...


Lawmakers trade barbs in hearing on Stop Online Piracy Act


In a raucous House debate on Thursday over a bill to stop piracy on the Internet, lawmakers representing the interests of old media and new media drew their swords in passionate attacks and counterattacks over the controversial proposal. The circus atmosphere of the hearing on the Stop Online Piracy Act, introduced by Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Tex.), reflected the high-stakes, emotional nature of the debate over how to protect copyrighted movies, songs or books online without trampling on the free speech of individuals and companies. After hours of discussion, a frustrated Rep. Mel Watt ...


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Mel Watt- Art Competition Part 7
Mel Watt- Art Competition Part 7 The discussion focused on the extensive collaboration involved in developing Levine Center for the Arts and how efforts such as this serve as an impetus to a... From: Congressman Mel Watt, NC-12 Views: 14 0 ratings Time: 09:26 More in Nonprofits & Activism
Mel Watt- Art Competition- Part 4
Mel Watt- Art Competition- Part 4 The discussion focused on the extensive collaboration involved in developing Levine Center for the Arts and how efforts such as this serve as an impetus to a... From: Congressman Mel Watt, NC-12 Views: 42 0 ratings Time: 09:28 More in Nonprofits & Activism
Mel Watt- Art Competition Part 9
Mel Watt- Art Competition Part 9 The discussion focused on the extensive collaboration involved in developing Levine Center for the Arts and how efforts such as this serve as an impetus to a... From: Congressman Mel Watt, NC-12 Views: 11 0 ratings Time: 06:31 More in Nonprofits & Activism
Mel Watt- Art Competition Part 8
Mel Watt- Art Competition Part 8 The discussion focused on the extensive collaboration involved in developing Levine Center for the Arts and how efforts such as this serve as an impetus to a... From: Congressman Mel Watt, NC-12 Views: 10 0 ratings Time: 08:00 More in Nonprofits & Activism



 
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