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Elizabeth Warren (born 1949) is an American attorney and law professor. She is the Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law at Harvard Law School -- where she teaches contract law, bankruptcy, and commercial law -- and has devoted much of the past three decades to studying the economics of middle class families. In the wake of the 2008-9 financial crisis, she became the chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel created to investigate the U.S. banking bailout (formally known as the Troubled Assets Relief Program). In that role, she has provided a critical check on the U.S. Department of the Treasury and has been a leading advocate for accountability and transparency. Since 2007, she has advocated for the creation of a new Consumer Financial Protection Agency, which President Barack Obama has supported and Congress is now considering. On April 12, 2010, CNN reported that Warren's was among additional names being considered as Supreme Court nominees to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.

Elizabeth Warren (born 1949) is an American attorney and law professor. She is the Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law at Harvard Law School -- where she teaches contract law, bankruptcy, and commercial law -- and has devoted much of the past three decades to studying the economics of middle class families. In the wake of the 2008-9 financial crisis, she became the chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel created to investigate the U.S. banking bailout (formally known as the Troubled Assets Relief Program). In that role, she has provided a critical check on the U.S. Department of the Treasury and has been a leading advocate for accountability and transparency. Since 2007, she has advocated for the creation of a new Consumer Financial Protection Agency, which President Barack Obama has supported and Congress is now considering.[1] On April 12, 2010, CNN reported that Warren's was among additional names being considered as Supreme Court nominees to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.
"Corporations are not people. People have hearts, they have kids, they get jobs, they get sick, they cry, they dance. They live, they love, and they die. And that matters. That matters because we don't run this country for corporations, we run it for people."
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The lead Democrat on this effort is Elizabeth Warren. When this first happened, the reversal of the Cole memorandum back in January, I had a number of conversations with Senator Warren. We had a meeting in our office with a number of senators who are interested in finding a solution. It was clear that ...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren explains why she believes the Trump White House is the "most corrupt administration ever" in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper on Wednesday. JAKE TAPPER, CNN: Joining me now is the Democratic senator from Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren. She helped create the ...

In a speech delivered today on the Senate floor, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) spoke out against the power of dark money in our political system and how the influence of wealthy, anti-union groups hurt American workers. “Though the economy has improved, America's middle class is ...
By Kelly Hartog. It's been more than seven months since the credit reporting agency Equifax revealed in September 2017 that 143 million Americans' personal data – including Social Security numbers, addresses and birthdates — had been accessed. Several weeks later, they announced that number was ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren campaigned in Ohio Friday with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray ahead of the state's May primary. The progressive leader rallied a group of voters near Ohio State's campus to support the former head of the Consumer ...
On a three-day visit to China, Democratic senator and potential 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren said Donald Trump's efforts to “take the legs out from underneath our diplomatic corps” had been a “terrible mistake”. Warren discussed trade and North Korea with senior Chinese officials ...

... Senator Elizabeth Warren told reporters during a visit to Beijing amid heightened trade tensions between the world's two largest economies. The Massachusetts Democrat and Trump foe, who has been touted as a potential 2020 presidential candidate despite rejecting such speculation, has said US trade ...
US policy towards China has been misdirected for decades and policymakers are now recalibrating ties, US Senator Elizabeth Warren told reporters ... The Massachusetts Democrat and Trump foe, who has been touted as a potential 2020 presidential candidate despite rejecting such speculation, said US ...
Senator Elizabeth Warren crossed into North Korea for a few moments this week as part of an official trip to South Korea, Japan, and China. The Massachusetts senator called her trip into the demilitarized zone between South Korea and North Korea an “extraordinary experience” during which North Korea's ...
Last summer, a Democratic campaign group was searching for information on a Massachusetts Republican hoping to unseat US Senator Elizabeth Warren, one of the nation's most prominent Democrats. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, which helps elect Democrats to the US Senate, filed ...
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has a 30-point lead in her race for re-election, a new WBUR poll finds. Fifty-three percent of voters say they have a favorable view of her. She polls at 53 to 55 percent voting for her depending on who her Republican opponent is. The three Republican challengers suffer from ...
Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio also blasted Carson. “Under your leadership, Secretary Carson, HUD has decided a wobbly chair in a private D.C. dining room requires the urgent attention of no fewer than 16 staffers and thousands, thousands of taxpayer dollars,” Brown said. “Unsafe and ...
Poll: Voters give Elizabeth Warren 30-point lead over GOP challengers, say Republican candidates still largely 'unknown' ... than her Republican challengers, just over half of voters -- 53 percent -- said they had favorable views of Warren while 36 percent said they had an unfavorable opinion of the senator.
The Massachusetts senator's new bill would increase consumer subsidies and force insurers to accept tougher rules. By Daniel Marans. Bill Clark/Getty Images. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) wants to subject health insurance companies to the kind of stringent regulation she has already successfully ...
Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, Tuesday issued a post on the social media blogging platform Medium to bring awareness to the issues facing those who ... Over the past six months Warren has worked with other senators to introduce legislation detailing a recovery plan for the island, met with San Juan ...
Senator Elizabeth Warren holds up a picture of Governor Charlie Baker with Trump like hair as she remarks on "potential" presidential candidates at the St. ... Warren, who is seeking re-election to her second term as Massachusetts' senior U.S. senator this year, has insisted she is not running for president, ...
2018-03-13T22:51:02-04:00https://images.c-span.org/Files/3b7/20180313225756002_hd.jpgSenator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) spoke on the chamber floor against S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection bill, which would ease banking regulations under the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial ...

Elizabeth Warren warned Sunday that a banking bill under consideration -- with the support of several Democrats -- would increase the chance of a ... "Frankly, I just don't see how any senator can vote to weaken the regulations on Wall Street banks," the Massachusetts senator told CNN's Jim Acosta on ...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren told a gathering of progressive lawmakers Friday that seeing her colleagues vote to advance a Wall Street deregulation bill this week was a “stab in the heart.” This week, 16 Senate Democrats voted for the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act. It's a ...
And while we would never suggest the only thing Kushner appears qualified to do in the West Wing is use his position to improve his family's financial situation, Senator Elizabeth Warren isn't so sure! In a pair of characteristically fiery letters sent to Citigroup and Apollo Global Management—the institutions ...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Senator Elizabeth Warren went before a packed crowd at Springfield Technical Community College Friday afternoon. “What's happening to democracy in this country? Right now the republicans are just hacking away at the fundamentals of democracy…and it's been going ...
Elizabeth Warren, lauded reports that the United States will pursue diplomatic talks with North Korea, the Massachusetts Democrat raised concerns Friday ... Contending that the Kim family has long sought a meeting with a U.S. president, the senator further argued that the U.S. "ought to be darn sure that we ...
The senator gave $5,000 to every state Democratic Party in the country for a total of $250,000. By Dominique Mosbergen and Daniel ... Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced on Wednesday that she had sent $5,000 donations to every single state to help them hire organizers and register voters.
Boston, MA – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren will host an “Open House” at Springfield Technical Community College in Springfield on Friday, March 9, where she will greet voters, answer questions, and discuss her work standing up for working families of Massachusetts against powerful corporate interests.
Elizabeth Warren's first political memory is from around the time she was 6 years old, listening to stories about the Great Depression from her ... for the ride, eventually with younger brother Alexander, as Warren would grow to become a professor, author, researcher — and now senator and potential White ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — With the upcoming 2018 Senate elections, many have their eyes on Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has announced that she will be running for re-election. Senator Elizabeth Warren is well known for her fight for progressive action regarding women and children, ...
The purpose of Senator Warren's visit was to tour the health service facility, and participate in a roundtable discussion (which was closed to media) on the Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency (CARE) Act which she and Representative Elijah E. Cummings (D-Maryland) introduced this week.
Wells Fargo & Co. (wfc, -1.69%) Chief Executive Officer Tim Sloan's pay raise drew criticism from U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren. “Wells Fargo is about to be sanctioned for running an auto-insurance scam that cost Americans millions of dollars. I don't think that sort of corporate management merits a raise ...
Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) ... The senators on Tuesday praised Senate Banking Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) for working with them to make the legislation a reality, despite the fact ... A potential 2020 candidate for president, Warren said she was “enormously frustrated on behalf of the American people.
She's a prominent face of resistance to President Trump in a state that really doesn't like him. She has a coast-to-coast fan base and can command a television spotlight seemingly at will. So why would anyone — let alone a Republican in Massachusetts — want to challenge US Senator Elizabeth Warren?
Critics worry that the appointment would be another blow against diversity at the Fed. As a San Francisco Fed official, Williams was the regulator most directly responsible for overseeing embattled bank Wells Fargo. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is demanding that Williams appear before the Senate prior to ...
Senator Elizabeth Warren has been helping lead the party's new approach to antitrust enforcement. She outlined this agenda during ... Elizabeth Warren: This is about whether our markets are fair and open to everyone, or if they're just places for the biggest and wealthiest corporations. I believe in markets.
Pulley said in a statement Wednesday that Wells Fargo "will address any questions Senator Warren or her colleagues on Capitol Hill have." The company is in the middle of issuing auto insurance refunds and expects to be "substantially" done by mid-year, Pulley said. She said that Wells Fargo has begun ...
WASHINGTON – Senator Elizabeth Warren made a surprise appearance at the National Congress of American Indians Wednesday morning, forcefully responding to President Trump's derisively calling her “Pocahontas” and addressing her claims of Native American heritage more directly – and far more ...
Elizabeth Warren accused Tim Sloan of breaking his promise to customers since he took over as CEO in late 2016 after a fake accounts scandal burst into the headlines. Last August ... We will address any questions Senator Warren or her colleagues on Capitol Hill have about these plans under way.".
Read the prepared text of the speech Senator Elizabeth Warren gave to Native Americans on Wednesday. Thank you for having me here today. I want to start by thanking Chairwoman Andrews-Maltais for that introduction. It has been an honor to work with, to learn from, and to represent the tribes in my ...
FRANKLIN - Wrentham resident Larry Grant chose to get personal when he stepped up to the microphone to quiz U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Saturday. He described his 30-year-old son, who has spent much of his life battling drug and alcohol addiction. He argued for more investment in helping ...
FRANKLIN - Wrentham resident Larry Grant chose to get personal when he stepped up to the microphone to quiz U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Saturday. He described his 30-year-old son, who has spent much of his life battling drug and alcohol addiction. He argued for more investment in helping ...
Chelsea City Councilor Judith Garcia announced that she has been selected as a political surrogate on Senator Elizabeth Warren's reelection ... “Senator Warren has remained committed to protecting the most vulnerable in our community, rebuilding economic security for our working families, and making a ...
Boston, MA – On Saturday, February 10, Senator Elizabeth Warren will host a town hall in Franklin, MA. Warren will take questions from the audience and discuss her work standing up for working families of Massachusetts against powerful corporate interests. Over the past year, Warren hosted 18 town ...
Nearly six billion of that bill is earmarked specifically for federal childcare funding—the result of a huge push from Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), who told Glamour this afternoon that if the bill passes, it will be the largest increase in federal investment in childcare in history. “This bill is not enough to plug ...
Annie's list an organization that endorses and trains democratic women in state and local offices across the Texas celebrated their 15th anniversary Friday at the Long Center of Performing Arts. An estimated 2, 300 people attended to hear guest speaker U.S Senator Elizabeth Warren. Senator Warren is a ...
President Trump made a lofty promise in Tuesday night's State of the Union to “fight the drug epidemic,” but Senator Elizabeth Warren wants to know ... by Senator Patty Murray of Washington, the ranking Democrat on the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, along with 17 other senators.
MALDEN — Senator Elizabeth Warren slammed President Trump's efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, his abandoned voter fraud inquiry, and his attacks on judicial independence, freedom of the press, and the very concept of agreed-upon facts, as she held her first town hall meeting of 2018.
Senator Elizabeth Warren says now, as she has from the first days of her public life, that she based her assertions about her heritage on her reasonable trust in ... WASHINGTON — There's a ghost haunting Elizabeth Warren as she ramps up for a possible 2020 presidential bid and a reelection campaign in ...
When I was a girl growing up in Oklahoma, women got abortions. But because those procedures were illegal, many of them ended up with back alley butchers. And we all heard the stories: women who bled to death or died from an infection. One of my older brothers and I can argue left-right politics all day ...
Challenger to Elizabeth Warren, Beth Lindstrom wants to be known as 'the jobs senator' .... WORCESTER - U.S. Senate candidate Beth Lindstrom is stressing her ability to foster relationships as a way to cut through the Washington gridlock, portraying herself as an “independent-minded” businesswoman ...
Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic senator from Massachusetts, isn't done talking about the data breach at credit reporting agency Equifax EFX, -1.58% which ... A bipartisan group of senators introduced their own bill around the same time, that would change some aspects of Dodd-Frank, including a section ...
Elizabeth Warren is calling on Republican congressional leaders to delay the vote on a sweeping tax reform bill until after newly elected Democratic senator Doug Jones is seated. “It respects democracy when a huge issue is to be decided, to wait,” Warren said after a town hall yesterday in Gloucester.
Elizabeth Warren is leading the charge and told WBUR Thursday that with Republicans on the verge of passing a sweeping overhaul of the federal tax system, it's only fair that Alabama's newest senator gets a chance to vote. "You know, when we're in the middle of a big policy debate like this one on taxes ...


 

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