Warren said “we’ve got to be in this together” on an overhaul of U.S. immigration law at the NCLR conference in Los Angeles Sunday. But she did not weigh in on the current crisis with Central American children at the border.
The progressive senator has raised $2.3 million for Democratic Senate candidates and is showing up in states where you’d least expect her.
Despite the bill’s passage out of committee, hedge fund managers and political activists can probably relax.
On the first stretch of a tour to promote her new memoir, A Fighting Chance, the senator keeps everyone talking about the financial system. But she’ll take a prescreened question about running for president too.
“Whatever our righteous intentions, the world does not hold us blameless when civilians die.”
“If regulators are even slightly willing to take a large financial institution to trial, that will have an impact on future behavior,” Warren said.
The Progressive Change Campaign Committee, powered by co-founder Adam Green and an “extremely close” partnership with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, is just getting started. But what are they up to, exactly?
PCCC, the national progressive group, wants its members on the ground in Iowa and New Hampshire to make sure Clinton takes a stand on Elizabeth Warren’s signature issues. How PCCC will use Warren as their “North Star.”
Probably not — but the former governor sure has ideas about what he’d be doing if he were running the White House, and whether Hillary will be primaried from the left. “You never say never.”
Paul Egerman, a Warren gatekeeper, waves donors off the hype over the senator’s possible presidential run. “It’s not gonna happen,” one funder says.
In a speech to New Hampshire Democrats, the possible presidential hopeful turns his Baltimore campaign into a national argument. But for Warren and Clinton supporters, the focus isn’t O’Malley.
Changes on the banking committee take out Larry Summers. “It’s a milestone,” says a Congressional staffer.
“While we’re on the subject of nominations…”
The Senate’s page on diversity in the legislative chamber was updated for the 113th Congress, but does not include Senator Warren. Former Senator Robert L. Owen, who is 1/16th Cherokee is listed on the page.
The party is poised for a showdown over Social Security and Medicare. Obama vs. the liberals.
The senator-elect returns to professor mode in a speech.
Warren steers clear of Washington’s topic du jour. Instead, she sticks to talking about her consumer protection agency.
With a record share of Latinos supporting Obama, Republicans begin their long look in the mirror. “There was nothing Romney could say to win the Latino vote,” says Medina.
Barack Obama, gay marriage, weed, and a new focus on climate change. This is the country, and the Republican Party has to adapt.
Ch-ch-ch-changes. With key electoral wins and ballot initiatives, the hippies are taking over.
The progressive champion takes office 50 years after Teddy Kennedy was elected. “A repudiation of Citizens United and unfettered greed, a repudiation to people who think it’s alright to undo the regulations on Wall Street,” says Kerry.
A single tweet from the CAP Action Fund set off the news that Elizabeth Warren had won an hour before the official call. “A rogue retweet.”
On Election Day, Scott Brown tried in vain to get working-class men on his side. “You think she has anything in common with you?” he pleaded
“She sees the constellation of possibilities and she lifts our gaze for this state and for this nation,” says Markey.
Brown was endorsed by five-year-old Olivia, and responded by recording a thank-you video flanked by stuffed animals — a nice break from a toxic Senate campaign. “I’m asking you and all of your friends and parents and everybody you know to get out and vote on November 6th.”
In a “message from Bruce,” the Boss also urged voters toward Democratic Congressional candidates like Sherrod Brown and Elizabeth Warren.
But maintains that Obamacare is the wrong way to do it.
A plan to keep it civil has backfired badly in Massachusetts. Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren can’t keep their hands clean.
The front pages didn’t give the Brown-Warren Senate debate to either candidate as the horserace enters October.