Andrew Ross Sorkin of the New York Times has attacked Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Her offense? Criticizing the appointment of yet another Wall Street banker to a top economic post. Sorkin's periodic defenses of the powerful are no longer unexpected. Show More Summary
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) insists that she "is not running for President" and maintains: "I pledge to serve out my term." Yet few political observers take her comments seriously. In fact, a grassroots movement "Ready for Warren"...Show More Summary
Andrew Ross Sorkin says the progressive senator and former law professor is "misinformed"
Elizabeth Warren opposes President Obama's nomination of a career Wall Street banker as new under secretary of the Treasury. Who in the media is brave enough to take up the cause of defending this humble banker from the misguided populists? Read more...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren takes her first foreign trip, to Israel, and meets with Benjamin Netanyahu even as he is working to undermine US negotiations with Iran. The road to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue runs through Jerusalem
I don't think anyone should question our motives or what we are attempting to accomplish." - William Dudley. "Change has to come from the top. Either you need to fix it Mr. Dudley or we have to get someone who will." - Sen. Elizabeth Warren All this and more in the Senate Banking Subcommittee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., Nov. Show More Summary
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Andrew Sorkin criticized Senator Elizabeth Warren for her opposition to Antonio Weiss, President Obama's nominee to be the under secretary of Treasury for domestic finance. Sorkin argues that Warren is mistaken about his role in corporate inversions done to evade U.S. Show More Summary
The latest internal survey of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's workforce shows shockingly low employee morale and distrust of the agency's leadership, the Washington Times reports. The CFPB is the government's newest agency, which was established due to the advocacy of consumer protection advocate Sen. Show More Summary
Much has been made of Elizabeth Warren being the go-to Democrat in this cycle, being eagerly welcomed in places like West Virginia and Kentucky where few other Democrats were. Elizabeth's populist message works with both base Democratic activists and voters, and with hard pressed white working class folks who aren't real fond of Barack Obama. Show More Summary
Let’s start with 3 Senate races the media has all but ignored because they weren’t on the final weeks list of the most closely contested races: the Oregon Senate race where Jeff Merkley won re-election; the Minnesota Senate race where Al Franken won re-election; and the Michigan Senate race where Gary Peters won an open seat. Show More Summary
If you want to understand what makes Elizabeth Warren so special in American politics, consider her nervy leadership of the campaign to block President Obama's foolish nomination of one Antonio Weiss to be the top Treasury official in...Show More Summary
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.): I believe President Obama deserves deference in picking his team, and I've generally tried to give him that. But enough is enough. Last Wednesday, President Obama announced his nomination of Antonio Weiss to serve as Under Secretary for Domestic Finance at the Treasury Department. Show More Summary
Warren and Paul may point toward a better political future. But a doomed anti-Hillary crusade won't save democracy
This Elizabeth Warren grilling of New York Fed William Dudley over the revelations in tapes made by ex-New York Fed employee Carmen Segarra, is a bit more Socratic than her normal approach, presumably because she has more than the typical five minutes for questions. Don't be deceived by her pacing.
What allowed Sen. Elizabeth Warren to jump rank and join the Senate leadership last week? Progressives may chalk it up to her policy proposals or charisma, but Roll Call reporter Eliza Newlin Carney suggests that Warren also benefited from her ability to raise at least $2.3 million for Democratic candidates in 2014. Show More Summary
“Actually there’s something that Elizabeth Warren and I do agree with, and that’s eliminating the medical device tax, which has driven jobs overseas and caused medical innovation to stagnate in this country.” – Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), interview on FOX News with Neil Cavuto, November 13, 2014 (Editor’s note: Michelle Ye Hee Lee is joining The […]
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is lashing out over President Obama's latest pick for the Treasury Department, writing in a Huffington Post op-ed that "enough is enough." Obama last week appointed investment banker Antonio Weiss to serve as the Treasury Department's Under Secretary for Domestic Finance. Show More Summary