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Sen. Warren demands to know why criminal bankers aren’t being locked up

In a letter (PDF) sent to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, Attorney General Eric Holder and SEC Chair Mary Jo White on Tuesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) demanded to know why the government keeps accepting financial settlements from criminal bankers when they could instead be taken to trial, convicted and…

Sen. Elizabeth Warren scolds regulators for protecting banks

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts chided two financial regulators on Thursday, wondering why the men were protecting big banks rather than helping struggling families. During a Senate Banking Committee hearing, Warren questioned Daniel P. Stipano of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and Richard Ashton of the…

Sen. Elizabeth Warren pokes fun at GOP, Wall Street during South Boston’s annual St. Patrick’s Day breakfast

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) took to the stage during South Boston’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast, using the opportunity to not only give an update on the Senate race, but also to poke some light-hearted fun at her Republican rival U.S. Senator Scott Brown. “I’m the daughter of a maintenance…

Warren: Richest U.S. companies ‘spending more on lobbying’ than taxes

Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren (D) appeared on The Daily Show Tuesday evening, to discuss the economic challenges facing America’s middle class. The Harvard professor told host Jon Stewart of how the country’s politicians are surrounded by “an army of lobbyists” and “an army of lawyers” preventing them from helping…

Elizabeth Warren sends message of hope to gay teens

In a video published to her website, U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren urges gay teens to not give up hope even in the face of relentless bullying. Although the Harvard professor doesn’t actually use the word “gay,” her message is part of the “It Gets Better” campaign, meant to encourage…

Sen. Scott Brown: Media being soft on Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) told the Boston Herald on Thursday that the media had been going too easy on his rival Elizabeth Warren, a prominent consumer activist and former official in President Barack Obama’s administration. “It would help if you guys would ask her some tough questions, too, and ask…

Warren: Rove adopting ‘kitchen sink strategy’

Massachusetts Senatorial candidate Elizabeth Warren is seven points up in the most recent polls, coming in at 49 percent over incumbent Scott Brown’s 4 percent. Brown is the tea party favorite who won Ted Kennedy’s seat in what was once a reliably Democratic district. Weeks ago, Karl Rove’s shadowy 501(c)(4)…

Elizabeth Warren leads in Massachusetts Senate race

BOSTON (Reuters) – Democrat Elizabeth Warren, a prominent consumer activist and former official in President Barack Obama’s administration, leads Republican Senator Scott Brown in her bid for a Senate seat from Massachusetts, a new poll shows. Warren, who is also a Harvard Law School professor, had 49 percent support for…

New ad paints Elizabeth Warren as tough political outsider

Democratic Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren released her second video advertisement on Monday, which portrays her as a “gutsy” political outsider with “fresh ideas.” “I have not been a politician for the last 21 years,” she says at an event in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston in the two-minute YouTube…

Warren could recapture Ted Kennedy seat: poll

Elizabeth Warren, a popular figure on the left of the Democratic Party, is tied in a race to recapture the late Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat from Republican Scott Brown next year, according to a poll Thursday. The poll by the University of Massachusetts puts Warren four points ahead of Brown…

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