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Elizabeth Warren Appointment

Michael McAuliff

Dems Duck Recess Fight With GOP As Elizabeth Warren Dangles | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in Congress have called out the Democrats for a fight over recess -- but there are few signs the Democrats are going to show...

Warren Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning: Elizabeth W. and the Bloggers

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Prof. Warren's appointment reflects the (occasional) power of the Democratic base. It's sign that, despite the many setbacks it's faced, the progressive base is occasionally able to win and win big.

Fighting to Protect Consumers

Sen. Elizabeth Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Elizabeth Warren

I enthusiastically agreed to serve as an Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury on the CFPB. The president and I are committed to the same vision -- leveling the playing field again.

Warren: A Huge Win

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

In an administration dominated by Rubinistas, Warren will literally be the first financial progressive with both a personal connection to the president as well as an independent power base.

Ryan Grim

Elizabeth Warren Under Consideration For Interim CFPB Chief | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This item was first reported in HuffPost Hill. The White House is considering tapping Harvard professor and consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren to b...

Will They Pull a Brooksley Born on Elizabeth Warren?

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

Given Obama's hemming and hawing about appointing Warren, it's not far-fetched to think that history could repeat itself. Another woman trying to break the old guard's economic chokehold could be shown the door.