Former congressman and New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) -- two well-known liberal Democrats -- got in a war of words over whether former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's move to Wall Street represents a "revolving door" between Congress and Wall Street.
When Senator Elizabeth Warren began spouting Likud talking points-- that Hamas welcomed civilian deaths and the US should not sanction Israeli settlement construction -- her progressive base was shocked. That's why they confronted her at a talk at Tufts earlier this week.
AT LEAST SHE DIDN’T CALL THEM “SHYLOCKS” OR SOMETHING: Elizabeth Warren: It’s “Fair” to Compare Israel to Nazis.
(John Hinderaker) Elizabeth Warren is a heroine to many liberals, who hope she will challenge Hillary Clinton from the left. Even apart from the concept of anyone being to Hillary’s left, this seems bizarre to me. Warren parlayed the false claim that she is an Indian into academic success as an alleged bankruptcy expert. Show More Summary
At an event in Washington DC this morning, speaking alongside Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), financial guru Suze Orman at first seemed to deny what is a documented fact: that she teaches a personal finance course at the nation's biggest for-profit college, the University of Phoenix. Show More Summary
Warren didn't touch the question of whether she would run in 2016
Talk radio host and author of “The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic,” Mark Levin, blasted Sen. Elizabeth Warren for saying it was “fair” to be concerned that Israel would perpetrate a Holocaust against people in Gaza. Show More Summary
“IRON DISCIPLINE:” Politico gives soft-soap treatment to Hillary backup Elizabeth Warren. The more puff pieces like this you see, the more likely it is that Hillary won’t run.
Whenever average Americans rip off insurance companies, it generally gets reported widely. Hardworking honest Americans are usually appalled. Most importantly, the perpetrators of the crime are generally sent to jail. After all, if there is no penalty for cheating, said cheating will continue and grow. Huffington Post reported the following: The U.S. Show More Summary
There were 800 convictions in the S&L crisis, but the DOJ hasn't prosecuted a single banker involved in the financial crisis; as Matt Taibbi points out in the brilliant, essential book The Divide, if shutting down a huge bank would impose...Show More Summary
It's a stirring Congressional speech in support of Tom Udall's (D-NM) Constitutional amendment. (via Reddit)
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) is quickly becoming a progressive leader, but when she took a run at former Republican Majority Whip Eric Cantor for going to work for a Wall Street firm, she was wrong. I agree with a lot of what Warren says. Show More Summary
When people talk about politicians that aren't friendly to Wall Street, they always bring up Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). They rarely remember a man who's quietly proposed more bipartisan Wall Street regulation than Warren — Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (D). Show More Summary
"The Supreme Court is helping [corporations] buy elections." - Sen. Elizabeth Warren On Tuesday, the Senate voted 79-18 to open debate on a constitutional amendment to reverse Citizens United. Elizabeth Warren and other Democrats gave passionate speeches, but as Al Franken explains below, the cloture vote passed for pretty cynical reasons. Show More Summary
By Sen. Elizabeth Warren for Credit.com Student loan debt is exploding. It has grown so much and so fast that it not only crushes millions of young people, but it also has started to weigh down our entire economy. Total nationwide student...Show More Summary
Previously published on BillMoyers.com. In Oklahoma, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and her brothers grew up in "an America that invested in kids like us and helped build a future where we could flourish." But, as she writes in her memoir, A Fighting Chance, "Today the game is rigged - rigged to work for those who have money and power... Show More Summary
It's not an ambition gap that's keeping women out of politics. It's something structural -- and far more insidious
Why Hillary Clinton's hawkish pro-Israel stance won't hurt her, even with the Democratic Party base
By Simon Johnson These days, almost everyone likes to complain about institutional corruption – and various forms of intellectual capture of government orchestrated by big corporate interests. But very few people are willing to do anything meaningful about it. Zephyr … Continue reading ?
Bill Moyers: “The Massachusetts senator talks to Bill about taking on the entrenched political and Wall Street interests that have rigged the game against the rest of us.”