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Bravo, Elizabeth Warren -- American Hero

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Elizabeth Warren -- the mother of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau -- deserves a big round of applause from the American people.

A Big Week for the New Consumer Agency

Sen. Elizabeth Warren | Posted 09.17.2011 | Business
Sen. Elizabeth Warren

This week is the culmination of two years of hard battles. The President put the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in his first outline of financial regulatory reform, and he never wavered in his support for it. As a result, the agency has stepped out in the right direction.

Elizabeth Warren's Defenders On Facebook

The New Republic | Tiffany Stanley | Posted 07.31.2011 | Business

On Tuesday, Representative Patrick McHenry called Elizabeth Warren a liar. Twice. As Obama’s advisor for the new Consumer Financial Protection Burea...

Consumer Protection Chief Seeks Allies In Faith Leaders

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHIGNTON (RNS) The architect of the Obama administration's new consumer protection bureau met with faith-b...

The Economics and Politics of Elizabeth Warren

Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Johnson

Congressional Republicans are apparently intent on a big showdown with Elizabeth Warren over the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). This is very good news for the White House, if they use this opportunity wisely.

Are Treasury's Knives Coming Out Against Elizabeth Warren?

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

It's somewhat astonishing that Treasury officials would be working to paint Warren as some kind of prima donna. These silly stories raise troubling questions about what they may be leaking with fewer fingerprints and greater ramifications.

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.

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.

President Obama, Give Liz a Job

Mary Bottari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mary Bottari

If Obama were to nominate Warren in the face of opposition from the Senate, it might inspire Americans to believe their president sees a future for us all that is not owned by the Banksters.

Elizabeth Warren Hailed As 'The New Sheriff' In Music Video (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Elizabeth Warren, chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel and professor of law at Harvard University, is getting some eye-catching support in a pro...

Academics Back Elizabeth Warren To Head New Consumer Agency

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A coalition of professors across the country has emailed President Barack Obama in support of Elizabeth Warren as head of the nascent Bureau of Consum...

Fear Factor: What's Keeping the President From Picking the Best Person to Protect Consumers?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Arianna Huffington

Picking Elizabeth Warren to lead the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a no-brainer. So why isn't the White House rushing to nominate her? In a word: fear.

Elizabeth Warren Backed By Consumer Protection Advocates, Editorial Cartoons (PICTURES)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Elizabeth Warren faces significant obstacles if she wants to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, but some consumer advocates think she's go...

Who Will Chris Dodd Dance With?

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Matthew Filipowicz

Elizabeth Warren is right. What's about to happen could be The final showdown between banks and American families. Do we have a chance in this sho...

Ryan Grim and Jason Linkins

Outspoken As Ever, Elizabeth Warren Is Working Closely With Congress On Reform Legislation | Ryan Grim and Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jason Linkins contributed to this story. As Members of Congress debate the most sweeping reform of the financial industry in decades, some are workin...

Ryan Grim

GOP Tried To Block Elizabeth Warren From Heading Agency She Proposed | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The person leading a regulatory agency is often more important than the structure and the scope of its powers. Think of Alberto Gonzales or Elliot Spi...