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 […]
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....
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
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
Reprinted from Commondreams.org 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
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
A NEW AND COMPLETELY OBJECTIVE STUDY BY JONATHAN GRUBER SAYS SHE’S RIGHT: Elizabeth Warren Pitches “You Didn’t Build That 2.0.”
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
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.
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
Senator Elizabeth Warren outlined her vision for the Democratic Party at a meeting of party donors.