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Is Elizabeth Warren helping the big banks?
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, in a statement responding to the Senate legislation, argued that raising the threshold "helps out the country's biggest banks and encourages them to swallow up even more community banks." | AP Photo Keith Noreika, a former Wall Street lawyer who is leaving his job as a top ba
Elizabeth Warren Flip-Flops on Hillary's Rigged Primary
Courageous activist Elizabeth Warren, who really stands up to the corporations when she isn't taking money from them, won BernieBro hearts when she called out the rigged DNC primaries. "We learned today from the former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile that the Clinton campaig
TGIF, MASSACHUSETTS. Sunny with gusty winds today and a high in the low 40s in Boston. Story Continued Below GOP NOT HOLDING OUT FOR A HEROUX - Republicans on Beacon Hill are turning the screws on state Rep. and Attleboro mayor-elect Paul Heroux to try to force the two-term state rep's resignation f
Elizabeth Warren, Elton John, And Gayle King Coming To The Late Show
After months of marinating ourselves in pumpkin spice, the big day is upon us-Happy Thanksgiving! As you know, it's important to get the big meal just right. Last year, you might have recognized a familiar voice on the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line: Since you're all set on the food prep, now you jus
Sen. Elizabeth Warren slams GOP tax plan
BOSTON -- U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Friday slammed the Republican-proposed tax overhaul as "a body blow to small businesses and working families." The U.S. House on Thursday passed a major tax reform bill. It remains unclear if the Senate will be able to pass its own version of tax ref
GOP Senate candidate John Kingston urges Elizabeth Warren to donate Al Franken campaign contribution
John Kingston, a Winchester businessman and 2018 Republican U.S. Senate candidate, called on U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, Friday to donate a $5,000 campaign contribution from U.S. Sen. Al Franken in wake of of the Minnesota Democrat's alleged sexual misconduct. Kingston, who critici
John McCain and Elizabeth Warren grill Pentagon nominee over future role in Lockheed Martin business
Sen. John McCain on Thursday warned a former Lockheed Martin vice president that his Pentagon nomination could be in jeopardy unless he answers questions about his potential future role in the defense giant's foreign military sales. John Rood, nominee for undersecretary for policy, refused to agree
Democrats, help make Elizabeth Warren's agency accountable
Liberals and Democrats are suddenly worried about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an agency they created to regulate lenders. The cause for their concern is that Richard Cordray, the chairman appointed by former President Barack Obama and confirmed by a Democratic Senate, announced Wednesd
Alt-Right Troll Candidate For Elizabeth Warren's Seat Could Win The Primary
A new poll from Boston's WBUR suggests that Elizabeth Warren is in excellent shape as she approaches the 2018 midterms. Warren is viewed favorably by 55 percent of Massachusetts voters, according to the survey, and the Democrat has advantages of at least 23 percentage points when faced off individua
Elizabeth Warren: Franken's Alleged Behavior 'Unacceptable and Deeply Disappointing'
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) condemned her colleague Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) after a woman alleged that the Minnesota senator groped and kissed her without her permission. "The behavior reported today is unacceptable and deeply disappointing," Warren said in a statement, quickly joining her other Sen
Trump Considers Naming Mulvaney Interim CFPB Director
Mick Mulvaney, director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB), speaks during a House Budget Committee hearing on U.S. President Donald Trump's fiscal 2018 budget proposal in Washington, D.C., on May 24.Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Mick Mulvaney once called the Consumer Financial
This is where Elizabeth Warren's GOP challengers stand on Roy Moore
State Representative Geoff Diehl, the Whitman Republican and US Senate candidate who often serves as a thorn in the side of his party's establishment, is again going against the GOP grain. This time it's his handling of the red hot issue of Judge Roy Moore, the GOP's Senate nominee in Alabama, who f
Resignation of CFPB head gives Trump opportunity to erase Elizabeth Warren's legacy
"Today is welcome news for all consumers as Richard Cordray will no longer be able to misuse the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) unchecked power" Richard Cordray, an Obama appointee and head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced to staff in an email Wednesday his
Obama's favorite abuser of deep state power quits agency Elizabeth Warren created
You've been hearing from the media all day that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a heroic "watchdog," and that the resignation of director Richard Cordray is a tragic loss to consumers everywhere. Bolshevik. Cordray is a friend of trial lawyers, not consumers, and his specialty since Bara
Two Democrats in Congress want Puerto Rico's debt eliminated
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Nydia Velzquez called Wednesday for the Oversight Board to eliminate all of Puerto Rico's public sector debt. "The bottom line is that Puerto Rico is insolvent; [Hurricane Maria's] devastation and concomitant accelerated outmigration has deteriorated the island's
Elizabeth Warren: Republican tax plan will hurt small businesses and their customers
Massachusetts Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren told an audience on Tuesday that the Republican tax plan will force small business owners to subsidize big corporations and will harm the U.S. economy by reducing tax revenue for infrastructure that supports economic growth. Warren spoke at an event
Sen. Warren, Small Business Owners Say: Stop Pretending Tax Plan Helps Small Business
Senator Elizabeth Warren and Main Street Alliance small business owners held a joint event at the Center for American Progress today called "Small businesses and America can't afford the Republican Tax Deal." WASHINGTON - For months, Republican leaders in Congress have promoted their tax plan as a b
Message to Washington DC: It Isn't Your Money
Bernie Sanders wants more of your money so he and his socialist pals can fund more government programs (WikiCommons). The improbable and meteoric rise of Bernie Sanders over the course of the last election cycle has led to renewed interest in a familiar refrain in American politics; albeit a refrain
Diehl: Warren has delivered zero for Mass.
Republican Geoffrey G. Diehl is hammering home the idea that U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has done nothing for Bay State voters since they sent her to Washington in 2012. "The job of senator should be to listen to the people of Massachusetts and try to go down there and work with Congress, to work wit
Was the Democratic primary rigged?
Even for the Democratic Party, the past few weeks have been bizarre. First, Donna Brazile, the former chair of the Democratic National Committee, published excerpts of a forthcoming book in which she says that after she took over the Democratic National Committee, she investigated "whether Hillary C