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Elizabeth Warren is Very Smart

Given all the sociopaths and crazy people in Congress, it’s comforting to know that Senator Warren is on the job. Especially when we read stuff like this: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) made a case for increasing the minimum wage last … Continue reading
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Too Big to Jail

Artist – John Darkow In other not-news, John McCain invited David Gregory to appear on Meet the Senator today so he could be ugly and crass. And won’t you please get off his lawn. Continue reading
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Photo of the Day

Senator Elizabeth Warren, flanked by Jon Tester, Max Baucus, and John Kerry, is sworn in on the first day of the 113th congress. (photo via @SenateDems)

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Elizabeth Warren and Pragmatism

Like it or not, the status quo changes when you go from being a candidate to having the responsibility of governing. And while it may be effective during a campaign, you can’t always bluster your way to success through use … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren Headed to the Banking Committee

Good news — Elizabeth Warren has landed a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, an usually-powerful position for an incoming freshman. WASHINGTON — Nearly two years after Wall Street waged a successful campaign to keep consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren from … Continue reading

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CFPB: Debt Collectors Are On Notice

Good news — the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has announced that it will begin supervising debt collection agencies starting on January 2, 2013. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a rule today that will allow the … Continue reading

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This is a New Low

This may actually be worse than the whooping and chopping. Princess Little Big Liar? Princess?? Racism. Misogyny. Stereotyping. Check, check, and check. That’s a lot of hate in a very efficient package. (photo via @SueWinMA)

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Quote of the Day

There’s only one reason to pound the issue about Elizabeth Warren’s ancestry and that is to race-bait, to gin up the lizard-brained anger at “quotas” and “affirmative action.” Brown already tippy-toed down that line last week in the debate, when … Continue reading

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Worst Persons in the World

via WCVB in Boston — watch Senator Scott Brown’s senior campaign staff lead whooping chants and tomahawk chops as they mock Elizabeth Warren and her supporters. Brown’s deputy Chief of Staff Greg Casey and Constituent Service Counsel Jack Richard, and … Continue reading

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Sack O’ Stupid

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, Elizabeth Warren raised twice as much money as Senator Scott Brown during the first quarter of 2012, and Philadelphia CBS affiliate WPHT announced that it will no longer broadcast the Rush Limbaugh show.

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Matriarch of Mayhem

In the face of Elizabeth Warren’s growing popularity in the race for Ted Kennedy’s senate seat which is currently occupied by Senator Scott Brown, the Massachusetts Republican Party is turning to desperate measures in an attempt to smear Warren and … Continue reading

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Cain and the Media

Artist – Daryl Cagle In other news, Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) is vowing to continue his filibuster of the nominee for director of the Consumer Financial Protection Agency. A filibuster which has already lasted for most of this year, with … Continue reading

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The Only Game In Town

After months of blatant obstruction and a refusal to confirm Elizabeth Warren as the head of the new consumer protection agency, Warren withdrew her nomination to explore the idea of running for senate. As her replacement, President Obama nominated Richard … Continue reading

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The Field Takes Shape

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, Elizabeth Warren has launched an exploratory committee for former Senator Ted Kennedy’s seat which is currently occupied by Scott Brown, and the Florida Supreme Court struck down Governor Rick Scott’s executive order banning … Continue reading

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Filibustering While On Vacation

After the withdrawal of Elizabeth Warren’s candidacy to head the new Consumer Protection Bureau, President Obama nominated former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray for the position. However, like Elizabeth Warren, the chances of the Republicans confirming him, or anyone else, … Continue reading

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They Aren’t Interested

There’s been a lot of hoopla and outrage over the withdrawal of Elizabeth Warren as a candidate to head the brand new Consumer Protection Agency, and I hate to be Captain Obvious, but the senate was never going to confirm … Continue reading

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The Pipe Dream Realized

Ezra Klein reports on the Elizabeth Warren conference call today: The White House held a conference call today for Elizabeth Warren and various bloggers and writers. Most of it was what you’d expect, but Warren did mention that Rep. Barney … Continue reading

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It's Elizabeth Warren

The president is appointing Warren as the interim head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Warren could serve until Obama nominates a permanent director — a nomination he’s not required to make for some time. Obama could also nominate her … Continue reading

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WTF?

Chris Dodd is threatening to block Elizabeth Warren: Outgoing Senator Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) warned Tuesday that an interim appointment of Elizabeth Warren to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau “jeopardizes the existence” of the nascent agency. [...] “I’m not enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Some Good News

This would pretty much rule the damn school. The White House is considering appointing Elizabeth Warren as interim head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, bypassing a likely Senate confirmation battle, according to sources. Under the Dodd-Frank regulatory reform law … Continue reading

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