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In sharp contrast to Trump, Warren touts the good that government regulations can do

With a Republican president in the White House who prides himself on cutting regulations, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) took a far different tack on Tuesday, robustly defending government rules as essential to the well-being of Americans. In a speech, Warren called his deregulatory agenda a corrupt boon to corporate interests and argued that well-crafted rules … Continued

Elizabeth Warren Targets Corporate Influence on Government

Elizabeth Warren has a new plan to make it harder for Wall Street and other titans of industry to get what they want in Washington. The U.S. senator from Massachusetts, a Democrat whose rise in national politics coincided with her work to rein in consumer abuses following the financial crisis, announced plans to introduce legislation … Continued

The People’s Champ Elizabeth Warren on breaking boundaries

When Senator Elizabeth Warren took the stage in Massachusetts at The Women’s March eighteen months ago, she said five words about women that haven’t left our minds since: “We will not play dead.” After being dismissed from the Senate floor sixteen days later for speaking out against then-Senator Jeff Sessions, Senator Warren followed that mantra. … Continued

Elizabeth Warren calls on Democrats to ‘save this democracy’ at state convention

US Senator Elizabeth Warren road-tested her populist, anti-Trump message Friday to the party faithful, framing her reelection bid as a revving fight for not just the party’s values but “for democracy itself.” Headlining the opening night of the Democratic State Convention, Warren used the confab’s platform to hammer home her message of fighting inequality, the … Continued

Warren comes out swinging at Democratic State Convention

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was in fighting form at the Democratic State Convention here Friday, telling delegates at the DCU Center that if they like her brand of populist progressivism, watch out – they haven’t seen anything yet. “Mitch McConnell can’t shut me up,” Warren said. “The Koch brothers can’t buy me off. Donald … Continued

Elizabeth Warren to Massachusetts Democrats: ‘I’m just getting started’

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, pledged Friday to “persist” in her efforts to fight for working class Americans and to challenge President Donald Trump and Republicans, as she opened the Massachusetts Democratic Party’s 2018 convention. Warren thanked Massachusetts Democrats attending the Worcester gathering for helping her raise her voice by electing her the first female … Continued

US Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Ed Markey offer bill to help hurricane evacuees, other disaster survivors find stable housing

U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts, announced legislation Thursday that looks to assist individuals who survive major natural disasters access stable, long-term housing — an issue which has plagued several people who fled Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria last fall. Known as the Housing Victims of Major Disasters Act, the bill would require … Continued

Sen. Warren gets Republican cosponsor on bill to fund unpaid arbitration awards

Bipartisan backing for legislation targeting unpaid Finra arbitration awards has supporters hoping the measure will advance this year. Under the bill, written by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. would have to establish a fund financed by Finra fine money to cover awards that firms and brokers fail to pay to … Continued