Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren is US Senator representing Massachusetts.

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Senate Democrats discussed consumer protections in the wake of a massive data breach at Equifax and a scandal at Wells Fargo. Views
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Even After Equifax and Wells Fargo, GOP Sides With Big Financial Institutions
The Equifax data breach and the Wells Fargo fake accounts scandal have given America a peek into business practices at some of America’s biggest financial institutions. In both companies, a related practice popped to the surface: forced arbitration clauses. These little clauses, often buried in a...
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Federal grants also provide the flexibility to implement innovative, community-centered approaches to help people struggling with addiction. Views
Monday, September 11, 2017
We Can’t Fight the Opioid Crisis Without Adequate Health Care
The opioid epidemic touches every family in every corner of the Commonwealth. Last year alone, about 2,000 people in the state died from opioid overdoses, and many more struggle with addiction. The state Department of Public Health offers some hope that fatal overdose rates are slowing, but...
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Thursday, September 07, 2017
'Time to Fight': Why I'm Co-Sponsoring Bernie's #MedicareforAll Bill
When the Republicans tried to repeal the Affordable Care Act and gut Medicaid, I heard from parents all across Massachusetts who were terrified about what it would mean for their children. One message kept hitting home: If the government hadn’t been there to help, these hard-working moms and dads...
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Monday, March 20, 2017
Neil Gorsuch Does Not Belong on the Supreme Court
When Justice Antonin Scalia died last year, giant corporations and their right-wing buddies spent millions of dollars to keep the Supreme Court seat open so that Donald Trump could fill the vacancy. It was only the latest step in their campaign to tilt our courts in favor of big corporations and...
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Thursday, January 19, 2017
Trump’s Nominees Putting Us All at Risk by Ignoring Ethics Laws
President-elect Donald Trump is selecting nominees to run his government. It’s no secret that I have deep reservations about the policy views of many of these nominees. I will vote against some of them. But before we can debate and vote on whether these nominees’ policy positions make them suitable...
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Monday, January 16, 2017
The GOP’s Strategy for Obamacare? Repeal and Run.
For eight years, Republicans in Congress have complained about health care in America, heaping most of the blame on President Obama. Meanwhile, they’ve hung out on the sidelines making doomsday predictions and cheering every stumble, but refusing to lift a finger to actually improve our health care...
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Friday, December 23, 2016
The Obama Legacy: Protecting Consumers From Big Banks, Payday Lenders, and Debt Collectors
President Obama’s work on behalf of consumers is a central part of his legacy. When he took office eight years ago, our country was in the midst of the worst financial crisis in generations—a crisis Wall Street built by cheating consumers. Working with Democrats in Congress, President Obama took...
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Wednesday, May 04, 2016
The Trump Test Before Us
Donald Trump is now the leader of the Republican Party. It's real – he is one step away from the White House. Here's what else is real: Trump has built his campaign on racism, sexism, and xenophobia. There's more enthusiasm for him among leaders of the KKK than leaders of the political party he now...
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Friday, April 08, 2016
Senate Republicans: Do Your Job
Senator Lindsey Graham recently appeared on “The Daily Show’’ to endorse Ted Cruz for president. During the interview, host Trevor Noah ran an earlier clip in which Graham said that the choice between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz was like picking between getting shot or poisoned. Graham shrugged and...
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Friday, March 11, 2016
Senate Republicans: Do Your Job
There's a vacancy on the most important court in America, and the message from Senate Republicans is crystal clear: forget the Constitution. For Senate Republicans, it does not matter who President Obama nominates because they will allow no votes and will hold no hearings on that nominee. Their...
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