When Joe Biden decided he wanted to run for President in 2016, he wanted a running mate who was at least as inventive as he was. By inventive, I of course mean, derivative, phony and disingenuous. You don’t get more disingenuous than Elizabeth “Senator Lieawatha” Warren. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- The fastest-moving legislative train on Capitol Hill is a bill to lift the four-decade ban on exports of American crude oil. But last week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) announced that she'd had enough of the lobbying...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Democratic primary voters still prefer former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, even when they're given the option of picking a fantasy candidate like Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) instead. That's the takeaway from a new poll conducted by the liberal-leaning Public Policy Polling that was released on Tuesday. Show More Summary
Man, I get to say a big, fat ‘I told you so’ on this one. I’ve written on Joe Biden getting into the race quite a bit. I contend he
During her appearance on State of the Union yesterday, Senator and Perpetual Bad-ass Elizabeth Warren explained for the umpteenth time why she stands with Planned Parenthood.
Last week, we discussed several developments that have the banking industry up in arms. Each of these trace back to Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren. The first was the new mortgage disclosure rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Show More Summary
In an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) declined to endorse any of the candidates currently running, in spite of Tapper’s badgering. “Do you want to ask this six different ways?” she asked the CNN anchor as he attempted to get her to praise Sen....
On Sunday’s State of the Union, Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke to CNN anchor Jake Tapper about Planned Parenthood and the GOP’s fight to end funding, saying Republicans are going to have “a real fight” if they want to shut down access to cancer screenings for women. Read more...
An October 1 Jake Tapper interview with Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren at the Atlantic‘s Washington Ideas Forum was shown on CNN’s State of the Nation today, where a variety of issues were discussed, ranging from where she diverges with Vice President Joe Biden to the Republican bid to de-fund Planned Parenthood. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- The American political elite have never really been riled up over Elizabeth Warren's policy positions. They're just frightened by the culture war she's waging against the soft corruption of Beltway careerism. Sure, Warren is tough on Wall Street. Show More Summary
Elizabeth Warren is on fire. In a Sunday speech discussing racial inequality in the U.S., the Democratic senator from Massachusetts called for police reform, a recommitment to voting rights and economic policies that will help black families become upwardly mobile. “We have made important strides forward. Show More Summary
THE GLEICHSCHALTUNG GENERATES PUSHBACK: Dem economists attack Elizabeth Warren over Brookings firing. Five top Democratic economists are criticizing Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and the left-leaning Brookings Institution for forcing one of its nonresident economic fellows to resign. Show More Summary
Sen. Warren takes on police use of deadly force and ‘the fear, the oppression, and the pain that confronts African-Americans every day.’ Black Lives Matter...
Elizabeth Warren has been a reliable proponent of both reproductive justice and incredulous zingers. In August, the Massachusetts senator expressed concern over the mental health of her cohorts who’d threatened to shut down the government...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Several House Democrats are preparing to join a GOP assault on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau -- the agency designed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren to defend households from predatory lending. Republicans hope to hamstring the CFPB by replacing its director with a bipartisan five-member commission. Show More Summary
Elizabeth Warren isn’t running for president, but she can still make a splash. On Sunday, it was with a full-throated speech on racial inequality and police violence, seemingly aimed at Black Lives Matter and its supporters. Structured...Show More Summary
"For-profit colleges and their executives shouldn't be able to get away with cheating students and leaving them with huge debt loads while these schools rake in big profits off of federal loans," Warren said. The post Elizabeth Warren Sets Her Sights On Next Big Target: For-Profit Colleges appeared first on ThinkProgress.
As Hillary Clinton's poll numbers drop, Matt Yglesias talks up Elizabeth Warren's chances today: The basic bargain of the Clinton campaign is breaking down: Democrats increasingly feel they need other options in case Clinton turns out to be much less electable than they thought. Show More Summary
Progressive firebrand Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is lending public support to longstanding criticisms of federal housing auctions. The post Hedge Funds Keep Winning Government Auctions To Buy Family Homes. Elizabeth Warren Is Crying Foul. appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Her letter about corporate fealty masquerading as research led to the resignation of a Brookings scholar