Elizabeth Warren

Can Elizabeth Warren Let Hillary Clinton Run for President If She's This Unhappy with Obama's Wall St Policies?

Can Elizabeth Warren Let Hillary Clinton Run for President If She's This Unhappy with Obama's Wall St Policies?
When it comes to the core mechanics of the American economy and the inequality created by the financial markets, Senator Elizabeth Warren might be the average citizen's most powerful voice. In an interview with Salon, the Massachusetts Senator held no punches when giving her report on the President's approach to saving the economy.
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Elizabeth Warren Disses Eric Cantor's New Job: Selling Access to Wall Street

Elizabeth Warren Disses Eric Cantor's New Job: Selling Access to Wall Street
Elizabeth Warren laid into Eric Cantor for picking up a cozy Wall Street job directly after leaving (well, being ousted, really) office. He has no expertise, Warren said, other than access to politicians in Washington.
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Sen Elizabeth Warren Has Some Fighting Words

Sen Elizabeth Warren Has Some Fighting Words
Senator Elizabeth Warren recently laid out 11 core progressive values in a powerful speech at Netroots Nations. Watch the video on the flip, in which the senator explains how these principles are fundamentally American — and something we should be fighting to support.
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Scott Brown Running for New Hampshire Senate?

Scott Brown Running for New Hampshire Senate?
Is former Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass.) mulling a run for New Hampshire Senate? It wasn't all that long ago that the handsome fella was defeated by Elizabeth Warren in one of the most expensive races in Congressional history...
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Watch: Elizabeth Warren Destroys Wall Street-Backing Think Tank Third Way

Watch: Elizabeth Warren Destroys Wall Street-Backing Think Tank Third Way
The Democratic think tank Third Way is feeling the full wrath of Senator Elizabeth Warren, who believes the organization has long been a shill for Wall Street's corporate-friendly agenda.
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Elizabeth Warren on GOP Filibusters: 'Caught in a Fight Over the Future of Our Courts'

Elizabeth Warren on GOP Filibusters: 'Caught in a Fight Over the Future of Our Courts'
The continued filibusters from Republican lawmakers — especially those of President Obama's judicial nominees for the D.C. circuit — aren't just political meandering. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., contends that the ardent opposition to these nominees are a "caught in a fight over the future of our courts." So will the courts be a neutral forum to decide disputes fairly or will they be stacked for the wealthy and powerful?
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Irregular Deregulation: Senate Bill Aims to End Independence for SEC, Consumer Protection and More

Irregular Deregulation: Senate Bill Aims to End Independence for SEC, Consumer Protection and More
It was bad enough that Dodd-Frank under-protected the American public from predatory big banking, but Senators are now trying to further weaken the legislation and even make its existence completely moot. The Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act of 2013 is the latest bill that shifts the government's role as protector of the people to protector of the powerful.
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Senators Demand Protection for 36,000 Bi-National Couples

Senators Demand Protection for 36,000 Bi-National Couples
An estimated 36,000 bi-national LGBT couples were forced to live in fear because DOMA prohibited them from sponsoring their spouses for green cards. After the Supreme Court's marriage equality rulings however, the mechanisms are in place to extend this American right to all couples.
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Want to Buy a House? You Probably Shouldn't Go to College.

Want to Buy a House? You Probably Shouldn't Go to College.
In a letter, MA Sen. Elizabeth Warren questions why the U.S. government is backing expensive private student loans. "It is deeply worrisome," Warren writes, "that the Federal Home Loan Banks may be undermining their mission by extending billions of dollars in cheap credit to private student lenders."
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Elizabeth Warren: $10.10 Minimum Wage Would Only Cost McDonalds Four Cents Per Meal

Elizabeth Warren: $10.10 Minimum Wage Would Only Cost McDonalds Four Cents Per Meal
Last week, the Senate held a hearing on the minimum wage and a business owner testified that a wage hike may force businesses to fire workers. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) deftly dismantled this talking point, pointing out that, for example, it would only cost McDonalds four cents more per meal to provide a $10.10 minimum wage to all of its workers.
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