Hero-worship is always risky in politics, because if you put all your hopes on one politician, eventually you're sure to be disappointed. And so it has come that Elizabeth Warren, who inspires more dewy-eyed infatuation than any other current Democratic officeholder, may have given her liberal admirers a reason to feel dismayed. Show More Summary
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) Elizabeth Warren will be in Colorado stumping and raising money for Mark Udall's re-election bid on Friday. Politico has reported that she'll be appearing with Udall and Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards. There are no additional details on the event available at this time.
Employees from the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, America's newest federal agency and pet project of Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, are seeking protection from "racially offensive, sexist, or discriminatory behavior," according to internal agency documents and interviews obtained by the Washington Times. Show More Summary
Ten days ago Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders yelled at constituents to “shut up” and threatened to call the police (below) when they got angry at him over his stance in support of Israeli massacres. Well, at least Sanders abstained on the vote to give Israel another $225 million during the Gaza onslaught. Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren supported
Elizabeth Warren really wants the world to know, she is not running for president in 2016. She has now put that message into writing, formally disavowing the Ready For Warren Super PAC, which has been raising money for her non-existent presidential run. Elizabeth Warren’s lawyer, Marc E. Elias, wrote to the Federal Election Commission saying,
In the latest sign that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) probably won't run for president in 2016, a Suffolk University/Boston Herald poll finds her trailing Hillary Clinton by a mammoth margin in a hypothetical Massachusetts Democratic primary. Show More Summary
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-MA) lawyer disavowed a super PAC that formed to draft Warren to run for president in 2016. The Ready for Warren PAC has had a presence at left-wing conferences like Netroots Nation, but Warren's lawyer, according...Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) - Elizabeth Warren is not Ready for Warren. In a letter to the Federal Election Commission Friday, Warren fully disavowed herself of Ready for Warren, a super PAC with the explicit goal of encouraging the liberal Massachusetts senator to run for president in 2016. "The senator has not, and does not, explicitly or […]
The group "Ready for Warren" has been hoping to recruit Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to be the great progressive candidate for president in 2016 — even with a name that imitates the far more organized "Ready for Hillary" committee. Show More Summary
for "confusing donors about a non-existent run for president."
In a letter to the Federal Election Commission Friday, Elizabeth Warren's lawyer reiterated again that she's not running for President.
The idea of expanding Social Security is gaining momentum. Senators from the blue states of Massachusetts and Vermont (Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders), the swing states of Iowa and Ohio (Senators Tom Harkin and Sherrod Brown), and the red state of Alaska (Senator Mark Begich), are all championing the idea. Show More Summary
Is it happening?
A writer warns against “progressives” who support “war and empire” and cower rather than condemn Israel’s actions in Gaza; with Jeff Bezos as its owner, The Washington Post has started adding “Buy Now” buttons that link to Amazon; meanwhile, Hillary Clinton is criticized for her lavish demands at speaking engagements. Show More Summary
This past weekend I've immersed myself in two David vs Goliath stories. The first is Elizabeth Warren's book A Fighting Chance. The formation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau -- a new government agency with some teeth to prevent...Show More Summary
The Boston Globe reports that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), who is coyly denying the idea of a 2016 presidential run while making speeches to prospective supporters, is planning to travel to Israel. The Globe quoted a Warren aide saying Warren will be part of a congressional delegation to Israel that will likely happen after the midterm elections. Show More Summary
Tina Fey, ah, Sarah Palin, um, not sure, produces point by point rebuttal to Elizabeth Warren’s speech on progressive values: And now …
Last month at Netroots Nation, Sen. Elizabeth Warren gave a speech outlining what she considers 11 tenets of modern American liberalism. ("We believe in science, and that means that we have a responsibility to protect this Earth...We...Show More Summary
Mass Senator Eliz Warren's announcement that she will go to Israel in the fall to pad out her flimsy foreign-policy file feeds speculation that she may have national ambitions. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is there now. Hillary Clinton is running to Obama's right on Israel.