By Thursday, the divisions on display at Monday’s Democratic National Convention will have vanished. Hillary Clinton will be the first woman to be nominated for president by a major party in the U.S.
Elizabeth Warren can change her party. And she knows it. As the media speculates on the possibility of a Clinton-Warren ticket, the progressive Massachusetts senator is calling on the Democratic Platform Committee to take an explicit stand against the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
“I Iiked Elizabeth Warren until the time she started being so opportunistic,” said Ted Zatlyn, a Sanders supporter and former managing editor for the Los Angeles Free Press, a now-defunct granddaddy of alt weeklies in California. He described Warren as a politician “in the negative sense.”
Two women? Could voters possibly be progressive enough to support such an estrogen-heavy ticket? Some turned the question around: Who second-guesses a ticket with two men? Nobody, because we’ve been doing it that way for centuries. But sexism is a fact of American politics.
Cue Howie Carr, the conservative Boston talk-radio host, who introduced Maine Gov. Paul LePage and referred to Elizabeth Warren by placing his hand on his mouth in a stereotypical Native American war cry.
Warren appeared on the campaign trail with Hillary Clinton for the first time, saying she had “a good heart” and repeating the campaign’s slogan that Clinton “fights for us.”
“It’s very clear that Wall Street guys don’t like her because she has been a lot more effective than most in communicating an anti-Wall Street message that has been part of the Democratic Party for 80 years, since the 1930s,” Wall Street historian Charles Geisst told White.
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren delivered an incisive 30-minute speech excoriating both Donald Trump and Senate Republicans on their approach to judicial issues. Warren has been widely named as a potential running-mate for Hillary Clinton.
It’s high time something was done about Payday Loan outfits fleecing poor people. Payday loan borrowers often pay more in fees than original loan.
A group of Republican senators has written a letter to the U.S. Attorney General to stifle any future federal inquiries concerning climate change, claiming it violates the First Amendment rights of corporations like Exxon, which suppressed its research into the phenomenon for several decades.
The Massachusetts senator plays the title role in “Female Force: Elizabeth Warren,” which chronicles her journey from a working-class upbringing in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to becoming Wall Street’s biggest foe in Washington, D.C.
The Democrats have respected his candidacy. And it has given him a platform he’d never have gotten on his own. But the welcome mat shows holes.
It is wrong to accuse Clinton of “pay for play” when the available evidence doesn’t support that accusation. And if Sanders wants to hold her to a standard of absolute purity, he should apply that same measure to himself.
Warren has been noticeably reluctant to lend her name to Sanders’s presidential campaign, because, her advisers say, she’s determined that Democrats should hold on to the White House after Obama leaves office and is not convinced Sanders could win.
The Democratic candidates ought to be asked about their differences in dealing with the most challenging issue of our time: global climate change. So far Clinton has failed to endorse a tax on carbon emissions, which Sanders supports and many experts believe is essential if the world is to avoid a climate calamity.
Hillary Clinton has drifted noticeably leftward on economics to fend off attacks from Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who did not enter the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, and from Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who did.
U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton endorsed a proposed law on Monday that would prevent corporate firms paying bonuses to their executives for leaving to take senior government jobs.
Speculation grew on Saturday that Biden may soon challenge Clinton for the Democratic nomination as the vice president met with Senator Elizabeth Warren.