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Elizabeth Warren is off to a running start in her new leadership role with the Senate Democratic caucus. She called out Walmart for its terrible labor practices. She wrote an op-ed this week warning the president against appointing Wall Street insiders to the Federal Reserve. Show More Summary
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has it out for Walmart. On Tuesday, the freshman senator will hold an event on Capitol Hill calling out the retail giant for its low wages and terrible employment practices. The briefing will be held a week ahead of the nationwide anti-Walmart protests planned for Black Friday. Warren will be joined by Rep. Show More Summary
Nowadays, Elizabeth Warren mostly gets talked about as a potential progressive alternative to Hillary Clinton's inevitable Democratic coronation. But it's often ill-remembered that for most her life, she was an academic. One of her most...Show More Summary
Elizabeth Warren is planning to oppose President Barack Obama’s nominee for Treasury Secretary for Domestic Finance, Antonio Weiss. So Politico’s Ben White spoke to some contacts on Wall Street about why Weiss, who runs investment banking at the Bermuda-based Lazard, is the best candidate. Show More Summary
Seconds after Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced that the "aye" votes approving Keystone XL project fell just short of the 60 vote threshold, a Native American chant broke out in the gallery, celebrating the Senate's rejection of the controversial crude oil pipeline.
Tuesday night after Sen. Mary Landrieu's (D-LA) effort to pass the Keystone XL oil pipeline failed by one vote, the Senate gallery exploded in chants and screaming. It took several minutes for Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), who was presiding over the Senate, to regain order as a chant of "Senate Democrats what ya going to do" was heard. Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN
Workers tell Congress raising hourly wages isn't enough for struggling part-time employees with limited rights and no benefits. The post Walmart Workers Tell Elizabeth Warren Her Minimum Wage Bill Doesn’t Go Far Enough appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, looks on as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks during a news conference following a private meeting at the U.S. Capitol Building on November 13, 2014. Senate Democrats plan to elevate first-term Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren to their leadership ranks on an expanded communications and policy committee led […]
Ever since she first rose to national prominence, all of my most tree huggingly liberal friends and family members have been positively giddy about the idea of a Democratic Party helmed by people who think and act like Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, a sharp and staunch advocate for the middle class. Show More Summary
With a nod to the need for change, Democrats tapped liberal favorite Sen. Elizabeth Warren to join the Senate leadership Thursday as the party tries to recover from its devastating electoral losses.
Amanda Terkel and Ryan Grim: "Elizabeth Warren Gets Senate Democratic Leadership Spot."Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) gained a leadership position in the Senate Democratic caucus Thursday, giving the prominent progressive senator aShow More Summary
A bunch of liberal donors got together to talk about 2016. Vice President Biden was there. Senator Elizabeth Warren was there. Hillary Clinton was not. The annual winter meeting of the Democracy Alliance, a group of funders of liberal causes, isn’t a presidential cattle call. But speculation about the 2016 Democratic presidential race looms over [...]
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been selected by Harry Reid as the "Strategic Policy Adviser to the DPCC." In this new role, Warren will serve as a liaison to liberal groups and help shore up progressive support for the Democratic Party.....
Elizabeth Warren is getting a promotion: Seeking ideological and regional balance, a chastened Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) expanded his leadership team Thursday, including the addition of liberal icon Elizabeth Warren...Show More Summary
U.S. Senate Democrats expanded the ranks of their party leadership on Thursday to include Senator Elizabeth Warren, a leader of the party’s liberal wing and a possible presidential contender in 2016. Democrats, who lost control of the Senate in last week’s midterm elections, created a...
Top Senate Democrats are giving the popular progressive firebrand a seat at the leadership table. Are they trying to co-opt her?
The progressive leader joins the Democratic leadership in a newly created role
After Senate Democrats met this morning on their future in the minority, Sen. Harry Reid approached his podium flanked by four women Democratic senators - Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Sen. Show More Summary
A few minutes ago, Sen. Elizabeth Warren was tapped for a leadership position: Warren's new role, which was created specifically for her, will be strategic policy adviser to the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, helping to craft the party's policy positions and priorities. Show More Summary