Elizabeth Warren was forced off the Senate floor after Republicans accused her of impugning Jeff Sessions’s reputation.
Former baseball player and sportscaster and current aspiring U.S. senator Curt Schilling can’t understand why Jews back Democrats when Democrats, he says, don’t back Israel.
There was something electric about seeing Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren on stage together for their first joint campaign appearance in Cincinnati on Monday June 27.
Now that Senator Elizabeth Warren is on Hillary Clinton’s VP short list, it’s time to evaluate whether or not she’s fulfilled her Senate campaign promises vis-à-vis Israel. By evaluating her voting record, public statements, and institutional ties since assuming office, I’ve broken her positions down into three key issues, evaluated on a scale of 1 to 5 (Jewish) stars. So, how do Warren’s actions compare to her campaign promises?
You’ll never guess who’s the Israel hawk on Hillary Clinton’s presidential shortlist: Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts senator and liberal champion.
When women doubt Clinton’s intentions, we’re focusing on her image rather than the substance of her career.
Elizabeth Warren on the Senate floor this evening, delivering one of the most powerful congressional speeches I’ve ever heard, attacking the provision in the omnibus government spending bill that amends the Dodd-Frank banking reform bill to restore the promise of taxpayer bailouts to big banks that lose money on crazy derivative gambling. “On Wednesday I spoke to Democrats who are against bailouts. On Thursday I spoke to Republicans who say they’re against bailouts and asked them to vote their beliefs. Today I’m talking about a third group that has tremendous power in Washington, Citigroup.”
Elizabeth Warren just delivered a slashing speech on the Senate floor about the Dodd-Frank rollback provision in the omnibus spending bill. She went through a list of Citigroup alumni holding top positions in the current administration, laid out the imperative for preventing the big banks from making the same crazy derivatives gambles that blew up in everyone’s faces six years ago. The provision would ease regulation of derivatives and promise future taxpayer bailouts for banks that lose big on derivatives bets.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) vigorously defended her vote for increased funding for Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system.
Around the 1992 election, like the political junkie-in-training I was, I walked around my grade-school wearing campaign buttons featuring the dynamic duo of Jewish female California Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, plus new First Lady Hillary Clinton. It was the Year of the Woman, a historic moment for women in politics — and a backlash to the Anita Hill fiasco — that hasn’t been replicated since.