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Suicide Nooses in Cells Prompt ICE Query From Elizabeth Warren, Democrats

“These reports and the results of the OIG investigations indicate that the perverse profit incentive at the core of the private prison business model has resulted in GEO Group and CoreCivic boosting profits by cutting costs on expenditures including food, health care, and sufficient pay and training


IMF, Warren Sound Alarm on Leveraged Lending | naked capitalism

Tobias Adrian,Fabio Natalucci, andThomas Piontekin theIMFBlogsounded the alarm on burgeoning risks in the $1.3 trillion leveraged loan market last week on the very same day that Senator Elizabeth Warren raised similar concerns when he grilled the Fed’s vice chairman for supervision, Randal Quarles,

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Elizabeth Warren says the Fed is making the same mistakes as before the crisis: 'Deeply worrisome'

In a face-to-face hearing with Fed Governor Randal Quarles, the vice chair of supervision and thus the central bank's leading bank regulator, Warren said she is worried about a lack of oversight.


Warren, 2020 Dems target private immigration detention center operators

Facilities were found to have old and moldy food, to lack adequate medical treatment and to present significant delays in getting detainees basic hygiene products, such as toilet paper.


Elizabeth Warren's ethics bill is moving to the House. Does the new Democratic Congress want it?

Some of the provisions in the companion legislation from Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., will connect directly to President Trump’s conduct in office, others on recent scandals in the administration and Congress.


Sen. Warren Touts Protégé's Win in Orange County

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) Thursday night touted the come-from-behind finish of Katie Porter, her former student and protégé at Harvard law, after late-voting counting in Orange County handed her the victory over two-term Rep. Mimi Walters (R., Calif.).


Warren congratulates former student and researcher on election to Congress

"I’m proud of all of our incredible incoming Democratic House members, but I’m ESPECIALLY proud of our newest: my former student & research partner @katieporteroc!" Warren wrote in a tweet.


Sen. Warren Sends Congrats to Former Student Katie Porter on House Win

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., congratulated her former Harvard Law School student, Katie Porter, for being elected to Congress.


Morgan State Names December Commencement Speaker

FromMorgan State University:Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson announced that the senior senator from Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, will be the keynote speaker for the University’s sixth annual December Commencement Exercises, to be held on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. Se

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Al Sharpton Jokes About Reaction To Elizabeth Warren’s Marijuana Bill

At a conference focusing on legislation in the next Congress on Tuesday, civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton joked about the particular attention some attendees paid to a marijuana bill sponsored by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).Warren described the bipartisan legislation—which would let states im


Sen. Elizabeth Warren to Address Morgan State University’s December Graduates

The recently re-elected Warren, one of several distinguished citizens to be awarded an honorary doctorate from the historically Black school, will address a diverse graduating class of nearly 500 students for the Dec. 14 commencement, slated for 9:30 a.m.


Senators, Including Markey and Warren, Implore Private Prison Companies and Auditor to Demonstrate Compliance

Washington, DC – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), along with Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), Tom Udall


Elizabeth Warren Says Banks Could ‘Blow Another Hole in Our Economy’

Banks are making a record amount of loans to companies swimming in debt, then pushing the risk to investors. Just like the pre-2008 subprime mortgage market, it’s a ticking time bomb that could blow another hole in our economy. Regulators must take action – before it’s too late.— Elizabeth Warren (@


Warren says leveraged lending lapses invite new crisis

"The large leveraged lending market exhibits many of the characteristics of the pre-2008 subprime mortgage market," the Massachusetts Democrat wrote to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and other regulators in a letter dated Wednesday. "These loans are general


Analysis | The Finance 202: Elizabeth Warren: Regulators are ignoring a major economic threat

The pileup of lending to companies that are carrying high debt loads poses a gathering threat to the economy, the Massachusetts Democrat and likely 2020 presidential contender argued in a Thursday hearing and in letters to regulators. The problem, as she sees it, is that underwriting standards for t


IMF Sounds `Alarm' on Junk Loans as Warren Presses U.S. Regulators

Loan-underwriting standards have deteriorated, even as new issuance has climbed to record levels, IMF officials wrote Thursday in aposton the organization's website.


Ann McFeatters: Please, Bernie and Elizabeth, don’t do it

WASHINGTON (Tribune News Service) — Please, please, please, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. Don’t run for president in 2020 as you both intend to do.


Booz Allen slips 1.2% as Warren questions ties with Saudis

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) falls 1.2% soon after trading opened Thursday after Sen. Elizabeth Warren sent a letter to the firm--as well as to Boston Consulting and Deloitte--seeking information about its business ties with Saudi Arabia.Warren's questions come after the murder of journalist Jamal


Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Trump "Practices The Dark Art" Of Ruling By Fear

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) warned Wednesday that President Trump practices the "dark art" of ruling by fear. In a speech to Al Sharpton's National Action Network, she said the president will try to devise a "divide and conquer" strategy so Americans will be unable to "fight back" against a rigg


Musberger Apologizes For Joking About Elizabeth Warren's Relatives During Trump Rally

I’ll go further than that. How about when White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee and her family were refused service and treated so shabbily as other Republicans have been because they work for the POTUS? Is that ok?