11/08/2012 08:34 am ET Updated Jan 08, 2013

Simon Johnson: Here's Why Liz Warren Is So, So Important

One of the most important results on Tuesday was the election of Elizabeth Warren as United States senator from Massachusetts. Her victory matters not only because it helps the Democrats keep control of the Senate but also because Ms. Warren has a track record of speaking truth to authority on financial issues - both to officials in Washington and to powerful people on Wall Street.

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