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Warren to Obama: Stop Appointing Wall Street Bankers

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

Why Elizabeth Warren and Rand Paul offer glimmers of hope — but not for 2016

Warren and Paul may point toward a better political future. But a doomed anti-Hillary crusade won't save democracy

Elizabeth Warren Blasts New York Fed President William Dudley

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.

How Congress Auctions Off Power

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

Has the medical device tax shipped jobs overseas and stunted innovation?

“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 […]

News: Elizabeth Warren, Uber, Zac Efron, Gay Genes, Ryan Gossling

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Washington Post on why Elizabeth Warren would be a very dangerous candidate in 2016. Mike Nichols, the legendary director (The Birdcage, Angels in America) and EGOT winner has passed away. Taylor Swift's 1989 hits the 2 million sales mark....

Elizabeth Warren on Obama's Wall Street pick for Treasury: 'Enough is enough'

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

Elizabeth Warren Wrote An 'Enough Is Enough' Op-Ed About The Wall Streeter Nominated To The Treasury Department

Sparks are flying ever since Obama announced his nominee, another Wall Streeter, for Treasury Undersecretary for Domestic Finance last week. Elizabeth Warren spoke out, Wall Street talked back. So today, the feisty populist from Massachusetts...Show More Summary

'Enough Is Enough': Sen. Warren Condemns Obama's Latest Wall Street Pick

Reprinted from under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License by Jon Queally, staff writer Sen. Elizabeth Warren is not pleased that President Obama, once again, has called on a longtime Wall Street insider—especially one who has played a prominent role in controversial corporate "inversion" deals that allow U.S. Show More Summary

Voting Opens for Time’s Person of The Year

It’s that time of the year again. You can now vote on Time’s Person of The Year poll, which includes people such as Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, John Oliver, Jennifer Lawrence, Ebola doctors and nurses, and Elizabeth Warren. This isn’t...Show More Summary



Elizabeth Warren Blasts FHFA’s Mel Watt: “You Haven’t Helped a Single Family”

Elizabeth Warren tore into FHFA director Mel Watt over his failure to develop a program for Fannie and Freddie to provide principal modifications to underwater borrowers at risk of foreclosure. She also got in a dig for his failure to stop the agencies from pursuing deficiency judgments. Show More Summary

Keystone, Climate Change and the Cold

2 days agoNews : Truthdig

It was a dramatic scene in the Senate this week. As Sen. Elizabeth Warren, presiding, announced the defeat of the Keystone XL pipeline, a Crow Creek Sioux man from South Dakota sang out in the Senate gallery.

Elizabeth Warren is my Hero

Daniel Strauss reports on Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) reading Republicans the riot act on Talking Points Memo. “The Republicans have a pretty simple philosophy: they say if those at the top have more — more power for Wall Street players to do whatever they want and more money for tax cuts then somehow they can [...]Show More Summary

Warren Pushes Democrats to the Left, but Not Too Hard

Senator Elizabeth Warren outlined her vision for the Democratic Party at a meeting of party donors.

Sen. Warren to Democrats: Don’t Overlook Working People

Sen. Elizabeth Warren made the case Wednesday that a populist economic message is attractive to voters.

Elizabeth Warren wants banks to prove they're protecting customer data

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is taking on Wall Street on behalf of the people again, this time working with Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) to make the big banks responsible for protecting their customers' data from hackers. Over the past year,...Show More Summary

Elizabeth Warren, Workers Take Aim at ‘Walmart Economy’

When Sen. Warren and Rep. George Miller invited Walmart workers to brief Congress on Tuesday about the retail giant’s abusive practices, the conversation was about more than just Walmart. Image: jessicakirsh / The post Elizabeth Warren, Workers Take Aim at ‘Walmart Economy’ appeared first on RH Reality Check.

New Opposition to Lazard Banker’s Nomination to Treasury Post

The Independent Community Bankers of America on Wednesday raised many of the same concerns as Senators Elizabeth Warren and Richard Durbin about the naming of Antonio Weiss to a top Treasury job.

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