Washington along with four other minority candidates Anthony Hall George T. After being indicted by a grand jury in 2009 he agreed to two years of probation. Craig Anthony Washington (born October 12 1941) is an American lawyer and Democratic Party politician from Texas who served in the Texas State Senate and the United States House of Representatives.
In March 1994 Washington was routed in the Democratic primary by Houston City Councilwoman Sheila Jackson Lee winning only 36. 
In 1972 the state of Texas began electing members of the state House of Representatives and State Senate for the first time by single-member districts. He was reelected to the 102nd United States Congress and 103rd United States Congress and served from December 9 1989 to January 3 1995.