The financial industry confronts a Democratic Party in which the progressive populist is increasingly influential
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Hillary Clinton isn’t the only potential 2016 presidential wannabe who can draw a crowd of celebrities. A gathering on Thursday in New York of “Artists for Warren” included some notable possible supporters of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts Dem who keeps insisting that she’s not running despite clamor among the fans of her populist message. […]
Populist State of the Union with a fiery tone has liberals excited. They'd be wise to remember Obama's true nature
A bill that would redefine a full-time work week under the Affordable Care Act as 40 hours instead of 30 actually amounts to a break for corporations, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) argued in a hearing Thursday. "This bill is corporate welfare," Warren said at a hearing held by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Show More Summary
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has been championing increased spending for the National Institutes of Health and greater investments in health research. The problem is, austerity still reigns in Congress and finding that funding means slicing the budgets of other programs. Show More Summary
With a new senior Senate subcommittee post, Elizabeth Warren just got an even bigger platform for her populist message.
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) scolded the Senate on Thursday over a bill that will redefine a full-time work week under the Affordable Care Act as 40 hours instead of the current 30 hours, saying, “This bill is corporate welfare.”...Show More Summary
Salim Furth: Research suggests that Sen. Warren started with an unreliable statistic on income growth, inaccurately relabeled and applied it.
Elizabeth Warren has come out with a proposal for what she's calling a "pharmaceutical swear jar". Once a drug company had been fined, this bill would earmark a percentage of their profits over a multiyear period for use in NIH funding. Show More Summary
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is worried about more than big banks. She's got Big Pharma in her sights too. On Thursday, the Massachusetts Democrat announced a new bill, the Medical Innovation Act, which she says would address two major problems: dwindling government investment in medical research and illegal practices by major pharmaceutical companies. Show More Summary
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) told Yahoo News that he thinks Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), “who showed up at a well-attended reception to celebrate Hatch’s chairmanship of the Senate Finance Committee and said a few words in his honor, would like [...] The post Hatch Sees Warren as the New Kennedy appeared first on Political Wire.
The longest-serving Republican senator talks about his role as the Senate's bipartisan mediator and his friendship with Elizabeth Warren.
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President Obama's 2015 State of the Union address reminded many of us exactly why we'd worked so hard to elect and re-elect the guy: He's on our side. And by "our," I mean the 99 percent of Americans who would be better off if our economic system weren't rigged by the other one percent. Show More Summary
Dan Schnur: The speech that Barack Obama delivers Tuesday night would not exist if it were not for Sen. Warren and her increasingly effective efforts to drive a more progressive and populist Democratic Party agenda.
The way things look, if Jeb Bush or Mitt Romney gets the 2016 GOP nomination, he may pick Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) as his running mate.
It seems like just about everyone these days is talking about Elizabeth Warren. I saw Jay Leno -not a very political guy or especially progressive- the other day on Bill Maher's show, talking about how shocked he was that Elizabeth Warren was only 18 months younger than Hilary because of how vital and energetic she seemed. Show More Summary
Inside the Democratic Party, economic policy is often seen as a contest between President Barack Obama's track record and the anti-Wall Street approach advocated by Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. As Hillary Rodham Clinton heads for an expected 2016 run for president, her allies are pointing her toward something in-between. Show More Summary
Paul Rosenberg has a good response to Amitai Etzioni’s rather lame attempt at a hatchet-job on Elizabeth Warren at The Atlantic: Taking Norton and Ariely’s results seriously, we can say that the American people want a much fairer society than they live in, but that the means for articulating this desire—the stories, concepts, policy proposals, etc.—are in […]