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California Rep. Maxine Waters became the latest House Democrat today to push back against corruption allegations. Did her Capitol Hill press conference rise to Charlie Rangel-ian heights? Twitter weighs in.

Time's Jay Newton-Small noted a typographical oddity.

Waiting 4 Maxine Waters' presser on the Hill. From her statement in bold & underlined: I have not violated any House rules.less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza stated the obvious.

Now Rep. Maxine Waters is holding a presser defending herself from ethics charges. The week gets worse for House Dems.less than a minute ago via HootSuite

Hotline's Josh Kraushaar felt Chris Van Hollen's pain.

First Charlie Rangel with defiant pushback, now Maxine Waters live on cable TV with unconvincing defense... not what CVH wants to see.less than a minute ago via web

ABC's Rick Klein crowdsourced his sartorial queries...

do you think Maxine Waters and her COS/grandson coordinated colors w/ her dress and his pocket square?less than a minute ago via web

...while Slate's Dave Weigel pined for a minimalist medley.

This Maxine Waters presser would be better with a Phillip Glass soundtrack.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

NBC's Andrea Mitchell compared apples to oranges, concluded both will lose in November.

More from Rep. Frost: Charlie Rangel made a decent case for himself--Maxine's case is harder.  Neither is good for the Democrats...less than a minute ago via web

The Washington Post's Karen Tumulty handed out a piece of unsolicited advice.

Maxine Waters says people should "set aside their cynicism." Never a good idea in Washington. No matter how cynical u get, u can't keep up.less than a minute ago via web

Fox News' Twitter feed sampled the thing the humans call snark.

That's a new one! Rep. Maxine Waters blames Bush administration for her ethics problems than a minute ago via web

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