Elizabeth Banks adds a pop of color to the red carpet at the 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party held at Sunset Tower on Sunday (February 24) in West Hollywood, Calif. The 39-year-old actress sent her congratulations to her The Hunger Games co-star Jennifer Lawrence via Twitter during the show. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics [...]
Critics of the nation’s largest banks haven’t had very many friends in Washington lately, but that dynamic changed markedly in January, when Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren — perhaps Big Finance’s most articulate gadfly — was sworn in and given a seat on the Senate Banking Committee. Show More Summary
I picked and paired these two because I associate them both with wackadoo patterns and cuts. And also, Elizabeth Banks wore them both at a time when she very suddenly became super experimental with fashion, which — even when it went insane — made me love her for more than just being Avery Jessup. So Read More...
Last week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) gained a deserved amount of attention for grilling bank regulators on whether the nation’s biggest financial firms have become “too big for trial.” But she wasn’t the only one chasing regulators for answers on how to rein in the nation’s banking behemoths. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) wanted to know [...]
After Politico speculated Warren would keep a low profile it appears Senator Warren plans on open combat. The Senator laid into do-nothing bank regulators at her first committee hearing.
Manal Mehta of Sunesis Capital points out this must read transcript from Elizabeth Warren as she makes her debut on Senate Committee on Banking and these notable quotables from Sen. Tim Johnson’s Hearing on Wall Street Reform ‘when did you bring them to trial?” MUST READ – ELIZABETH WARREN MAKES HER DEBUT ON SENATE COMMITTEE [...]
Click here to view this media As Susie already noted here, Elizabeth Warren's first chance to ask questions as a member of the Senate Banking Committee and to take some of these SEC chairs to task for not prosecuting anyone on Wall Street for their behavior, apparently hurt some of the bankers' feelings. Show More Summary
At a Senate hearing Thursday, Elizabeth Warren exposed and shamed regulators for failing to prosecute banks that played a leading role in the financial crisis.
Not every celebrity has a baby bump before having a baby. The Huffington Post rounds up 18 stars who became parents via surrogate mothers: Elizabeth Banks : The Hunger Games actress has had two sons via a gestational surrogate. She said the experience "taught us a great deal about generosity and...
Ed Schultz was in seventh heaven, lionizing Elizabeth Warren [new first name 'Sheriff'] for the way she grilled financial regulators for failing to take big banks to trial. Just one teenie-weenie factoid Ed failed to mention: those two regulators he showed Warren scalding during his MSNBC show tonight were appointed by, yup, President Barack Obama. Show More Summary
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) grilled bank regulators during the first Senate hearing she sat in on. The newly elected Democratic senator made her debut at a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Thursday. During the hearing, Warren asked regulators why they have yet to bring a Wall Street bank to trial. Yahoo! News notes that the [...]Show More Summary
Here's why we're so, so glad Elizabeth Warren is a United States senator. Warren had one very important, but really simple, question for the bank regulators at her first Senate banking committee hearing: When was the last time you brought a Wall Street bank to trial? But the regulators... Show More Summary
Poor, poor, powerless little Wall Street is having itself a tantrum today over mean old Lizzie Warren, who took her (rhetorical) ax and gave the banker boys 40 whacks: Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-Mass.) meeting with bank regulators Thursday...Show More Summary
by Linda Beale Senator Warren Puts Bank Regulators on Hot Seat Elizabeth Warren started out her questioning of big bank regulators by noting that actual trials, where guilty parties are paraded before juries, information about theirShow More Summary
Bank regulators got a sense Thursday of what it means to have Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on a Senate committee overseeing their agencies. At her first Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing, Warren questioned top regulators from the FDIC, SEC, OCC, CFPB, CFTC, Fed and Treasury. Show More Summary
Thursday’s hearing before the Senate Banking Committee had a boring name: “Wall Street Reform: Oversight of Financial Stability and Consumer and Investor Protections.” But it was Elizabeth Warren’s first, and she came out swinging at Wall Street by going after their government regulators. Show More Summary
Elizabeth Warren started out her questioning of big bank regulators by noting that actual trials, where guilty parties are paraded before juries, information about their wrongdoing is spread over front pages, and everybody is aware that bad guys get punished...
by Slamfu. “Can you smell what Elizabeth Warren is cooking?” I got a whiff of something that smelled wonderful this morning, if unfamiliar. It took me awhile to place it. It was the smell of accountability. While many of us were busy yesterday foisting chocolates and romantic overtures on that special someone, Senator Elizabeth Warren [...]
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren asked bank regulators at her first Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing today a pretty obvious question: When was the last time you took a Wall Street bank to trial? More »
A simple question to bank regulators: Have you ever brought a Wall Street bank to trial for breaking the law? Do banks always just settle? Doesn't this encourage banks to break the law because the cost of settling is much lower thanShow More Summary