Results tagged “Elizabeth Warren” from The Bilerico Project

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Elizabeth Warren Brilliantly Spanks House Republicans

Filed by John M. Becker | October 01, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

"For this right-wing minority, hostage-taking is all they have left -- a last gasp of those who cannot cope with the realities of our democracy."Read More


When Was the Last Time a Banker Went on Trial?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2013 | 11:25 AM | comments

Elizabeth Warren's first hearing as a member of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee was yesterday and she ripped regulators apart with one question: "When was the last time you took a Wall Street bank to trial?"...Read More


Donnelly, McCaskill, & Warren Win Senate Races

Filed by Bil Browning | November 06, 2012 | 10:45 PM | comments

Indiana's Joe Donnelly, Missouri's Claire McCaskill, and Massachusetts' Elizabeth Warren have won their respective Senate races.Read More


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Brown Supporter Says Outrageous Things on Facebook

Filed by Bil Browning | October 21, 2012 | 12:15 PM | comments

"GET THE FUCK OFF THAT BIKE BEFORE YOU MAKE HARLEYS LOOK LAME, YOU DOUCHEBAG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AND if you are going to go REALLY fast, PLEASE don't wear a helmet." -- George Patriarca, a union member appearing in campaign ads for Senator...Read More


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Conservatives See U.S. as Charity Case

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 30, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

It's one of the most insulting, dismissive, and frequently heard bits of rhetoric spewed forth from the mouths of conservative pundits and politicos. So, it stands to reason that congressional Republicans would like to make it the law of the land. Read More


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Elizabeth Warren on Trans Court Ruling

Filed by Bil Browning | September 09, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

"I have to say, I don't think it's a good use of taxpayer dollars." -- MA Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren reacting to a federal judge's ruling that the state must pay for an incarcerated transgender woman's sex reassignment surgery....Read More


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Democratic Convention Recap & Undecided Voters

Filed by Kate Clinton | September 08, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

It would be as if you were on a plane and the flight attendant described your meal options as chicken or dog excrement. The undecided voter would ask, "Is the chicken boneless?"Read More


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Elizabeth Warren Will Not Be (Just) a Pro-LGBT Vote

Filed by Bil Browning | March 25, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

"I'll be there on every vote. I'll be there not just to provide a vote, but leadership, and I think that's what the LGBT community really needs." -- Massachusetts senate candidate Elizabeth Warren in an interview with the Washington Blade....Read More


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It's Not About Cordray

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 08, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

When it became clear that Senate Republicans would block Elizabeth Warren's appointment as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, President Obama appointed Richard Cordray. Now Senate Republicans are blocking Cordray's appointment. But unlike Warren's appointment, this time its not about Cordray. Read More


Debt Schmedt

Filed by Kate Clinton | December 06, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

This Trumped-up maniacal, medieval drive to reduce deficits by enacting pound-of-flesh, down-to-the-bone austerity measures is creating a worldwide open-air Debtor's Prison. It is shameful and it is the poor who are shamed.Read More


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What Would Adam Smith Say?

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 04, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Elizabeth Warren really hit a nerve among conservatives with her winning message about the the social contract and America's economy. What I didn't know is that she did it with an assist from the right's favorite philosopher on economic policy.Read More


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Moving Beyond Elizabeth Warren

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 12, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

There are basically two ways to earn money: through your time or through your money. Some people work, others invest.Read More


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'Class Warfare' Smackdown

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 28, 2011 | 9:15 AM | comments

Michelle Bachmann's answer to a young tea partier's question about taxes qualifies her as a contender and earns her a spot in the ring for a round of what I call "Class Warfare" Smackdown.Read More


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The Message: Time To Pay It Forward

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 26, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Elizabeth Warren recently answered conservatives' cries of "class warfare" regarding President Obama's new jobs agenda. What she said encapsulated precisely the message that every candidate appealing for Main Street votes needs to repeat from now until November 5, 2012.Read More