The longest-serving Republican senator talks about his role as the Senate's bipartisan mediator and his friendship with Elizabeth Warren.
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President Obama's 2015 State of the Union address reminded many of us exactly why we'd worked so hard to elect and re-elect the guy: He's on our side. And by "our," I mean the 99 percent of Americans who would be better off if our economic system weren't rigged by the other one percent. Show More Summary
Dan Schnur: The speech that Barack Obama delivers Tuesday night would not exist if it were not for Sen. Warren and her increasingly effective efforts to drive a more progressive and populist Democratic Party agenda.
The way things look, if Jeb Bush or Mitt Romney gets the 2016 GOP nomination, he may pick Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) as his running mate.
It seems like just about everyone these days is talking about Elizabeth Warren. I saw Jay Leno -not a very political guy or especially progressive- the other day on Bill Maher's show, talking about how shocked he was that Elizabeth Warren was only 18 months younger than Hilary because of how vital and energetic she seemed. Show More Summary
Inside the Democratic Party, economic policy is often seen as a contest between President Barack Obama's track record and the anti-Wall Street approach advocated by Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. As Hillary Rodham Clinton heads for an expected 2016 run for president, her allies are pointing her toward something in-between. Show More Summary
Paul Rosenberg has a good response to Amitai Etzioni’s rather lame attempt at a hatchet-job on Elizabeth Warren at The Atlantic: Taking Norton and Ariely’s results seriously, we can say that the American people want a much fairer society than they live in, but that the means for articulating this desire—the stories, concepts, policy proposals, etc.—are in […]
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) “has an explanation for the singular nature of her power,” the Washington Post reports. Said Warren: “I’ll always be an outsider. That’s how I understand the world. There’s a real benefit to being clear about this. [...] The post Warren Explains Her Influence appeared first on Political Wire.
It's not only the right telling lies about Warren and Social Security. The icky new attackers might surprise you
The Elizabeth Warren-for-President movement rolls on – even though it’s by no means clear Ms. Warren is along for the ride.
Ever since Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) helped get the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau off the ground in 2010, Republicans have been trying to shut it down. GOPers drafted legislation to weaken the fledgling agency, which was...Show More Summary
This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: The Rev. Madison Shockley says it’s wrong to think of terrorists as Islamic or Christian, we reality check free speech in France, Elizabeth Warren pulls her party to the left, and Rory Fanning stands up to military recruiters.
Is Warren still thinking about it? So Elizabeth Warren was asked for the millionth time if she is running for president, this time by Sheila Bair: [BAIR:] So are you going to run for president? [WARREN:] No. That is pretty Shermaneque. Show More Summary
Like her or hate her, Elizabeth Warren this week unequivocally told Fortune's Sheila Bair "No," she would not run for President, reflecting that for a Democratic nominee to win, "they need to speak to America’s families about the economic crisis in this country. Show More Summary
Jonathan Bernstein wonders if she just “clinched” the nomination: There were two indicators this week. First, after months of playing around, Senator Elizabeth Warren finally declared herself out more definitively. It wasn’t Shermanesque, and plenty of politicians have entered or re-entered past presidential races after more solid exits, but it’s getting late for someone to […]
Barring some unforeseen health issue, it is inconceivable that Hillary Clinton would sit out the 2016 presidential race. The only question, then, becomes whether a potential candidate like Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) can catch fire in Iowa, beat Clinton or come close — and thereby make it a contest styled as the Democratic base vs. […]
Elizabeth Warren has given her most conclusive "no" yet. Goodbye, prospective 2016 Democratic presidential drama!
Led by Elizabeth Warren, this week progressive Democrats and the American people scored an unusual victory over Wall Street, Too Big To Fail Banks, and corporate Democrats. Wall Street investment banker Antonio Weiss--President Obama's...Show More Summary
By Simon Johnson The shadow primary for the Democratic Party is in full swing. What will be the ideas, themes, and messages that win support in 2016 – and will they carry the day in the presidential election? You can … Continue reading ?