Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren is US Senator representing Massachusetts.

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Reverend William J. Barber II and Elizabeth Warren. (Screengrab) Views
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Forward Together With the Poor People’s Campaign
On June 12th, 2018, Reverend William J. Barber II hosted a discussion on poverty for members of Congress. People living in poverty across the United States — from California to Kentucky to Michigan to West Virginia — told us their stories. We heard from a victim of a predatory loan who lives in a...
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"Let’s be clear: the gag rule the president has proposed is not about improving women’s health care." (Photo: Getty) Views
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Trump’s New Proposal Is Another Attempt By The Government to Control Women’s Bodies
The Trump Administration is trying to turn back the clock on women’s healthcare and reproductive rights . Not too long ago, women could be charged more for health insurance than men , just because they were women. Big insurance companies could deny women maternity coverage if they decided that...
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Friday, March 09, 2018
I Call It Like I See It on the #BankLobbyistAct
I ran for the United States Senate because I wanted to protect working families from another financial crisis. I spent most of my adult life studying how America’s middle class was getting squeezed by rising costs and stagnant wages. The 2008 financial crisis was a punch to the gut for a lot of...
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"The Supreme Court will do enormous harm to workers across the country if it overturns 40 years of legal precedent to benefit anti-union corporations." (Photo: Globe Staff/Adobe Stock) Views
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
America Needs Union Jobs
W hen he was gunned down by an assassin’s bullet in 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was in Memphis. His last political act was to support sanitation workers as they fought for economic security and dignity on the job. Dr. King understood that the struggle for equality and justice is not limited to...
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"Even today, politicians in Washington want to let their Big Oil buddies pad their profits by encroaching on your land and fouling your rivers and streams." (Photo: REYNOLD/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) Views
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Yes. Let’s Talk About Pocahontas.
Editor's note: The following are the prepared remarks of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) for a speech given at the National Congress of American Indians on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Thank you for having me here today. I want to start by thanking Chairwoman Andrews-Maltais for that introduction...
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Monday, January 22, 2018
America Can Never Go Back to the Era of Back-Alley Abortions
When I was a girl growing up in Oklahoma, women got abortions. But because those procedures were illegal , many of them ended up with back alley butchers. And we all heard the stories: women who bled to death or died from an infection. One of my older brothers and I can argue left-right politics...
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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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