“It gets better.” - Elizabeth Warren
Elizabeth Warren versus Karl Rove and the one percent
In an interview with Lawrence O’Donnell, Elizabeth Warren uncorked an extensive response to that comically dishonest ad from the Rove-founded Crossroads GPS attacking Warren as too cozy with Wall Street. Her answer is worth quoting at length, because it suggests she will respond to these outside attacks by pivoting the focus back to where it belongs: On Wall Street.
Warren mocked the ad’s claim that she’s cozy with Wall Street, and made the salient point that the ad is being funded by wealthy interests that don’t want to see her anywhere near the Senate. She seized on Karl Rove as a convenient foil, to retell the story of the Bush administration and its role in exacerbating the lack of Wall Street accountability that’s become the rationale of her career and candidacy.
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Warren’s lead in the poll was within the margin of error, but the Democratic challenger leads Sen. Brown in several key areas. Warren leads Brown 38%-32% on the question of which candidate would do a better job handling the economy. She also leads the Republican incumbent, 40%-29% on healthcare, and 37%-30% on taxes. Brown leads Warren 33%-25% on the handling of terrorism.
Elizabeth Warren talks about why she’s running for the United States Senate.
- then President Obama decided that Harvard law professor Elizabeth Warren wouldn’t head up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Despite the CFPB being Warren’s brainchild, it was clear the GOP would not vote for her confirmation in any measure.
- now Warren’s set her sights on a job for…
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President Obama has tapped Elizabeth Warren as “special adviser” to a new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
President Obama will announce this week that Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard Law School professor who first proposed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will be named to a special position reporting to both him and to the Treasury Department and tasked with heading the effort to get the new federal agency standing, a knowledgeable Democrat told ABC News.