Working Families Party Votes To Urge Elizabeth Warren To Run For President

By: Monday February 9, 2015 8:33 am

#TNTweeters #ElizabethWarren backers fund poll stoking @HillaryClinton doubts http://t.co/zNZAK215TM via @POLITICO pic.twitter.com/wu4DyAcDH9" — Rosario Cardoza (@cardoza_rosario) January 30, 2015 Not everyone is ready for Hillary Clinton. The Working Families Party of New York voted to encourage Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren to enter the 2016 race for president. The Working Families Party joins an array of left [...]

Antonio Weiss Withdraws From Consideration For Treasury Undersecretary

By: Tuesday January 13, 2015 7:20 am

Sen. Hatch on Antonio Weiss' Treasury nomination: "I think we could have gotten him through." http://t.co/ghY2Lw1CIt pic.twitter.com/JYHsxVRonT — Nick Timiraos (@NickTimiraos) January 13, 2015 Antonio Weiss, the current global head of investment banking at Lazard, has asked President Obama to withdraw his name from consideration for Treasury Undersecretary For Domestic Finance. Weiss’ nomination to take [...]

Blown Factcheck: Washington Post Omits Larry Summers’ Wall Street Work

By: Wednesday December 31, 2014 11:26 am

This is a great excerpt from @IgnatiusPost's new book called "I Have Learned Nothing and Forgotten Nothing": http://t.co/dweHDEeErM — Jon Schwarz (@tinyrevolution) December 24, 2014 David Ignatius’ recent hit piece on Senator Elizabeth Warren published in The Washington Post titled “Warren’s War Against Wall Street,” makes a number of ridiculous assertions. But one of the [...]

Elizabeth Warren Says Obama Administration ‘Protected Wall Street Not Families’

By: Monday October 13, 2014 10:28 am

Senator Elizabeth Warren condemned the Obama Administration for perpetually siding with Wall Street instead of Wall Street’s victims. In an interview with Salon conducted by Thomas Frank, Senator Warren noted her frustration with the economic team President Barack Obama put together and claimed that they promoted the interests of Wall Street rather than families losing [...]

Secret Emails Show Lack Of Support For Hillary Clinton Among Democratic Activists

By: Friday September 19, 2014 7:58 am

According to secret emails reviewed by The Hill, some influential Democratic Party members are less than enthused about the prospect of Hillary Clinton becoming president. The Google group called “Gamechanger Salon,” hosts 1,500 Democratic Party aligned operatives in activism and media. A years worth of emails revealed “significant dissatisfaction” with Hillary Clinton. The group includes [...]

President Obama Has The Power And Opportunity To Implement Postal Banking

By: Tuesday February 11, 2014 8:28 am

One of the more innovative solutions for America’s underbanked is to use the existing postal infrastructure to provide basic banking services, it would be allow lower income Americans to have easy and safe access to bank services while keeping them away from financial predators such as payday lenders. The concept was discussed in a recent [...]

Senators Write Letter To Harry Reid Opposing Fast Track Authority For TPP and TTIP

By: Thursday January 16, 2014 9:55 am

According to a letter obtained by Firedoglake, 12 United States Senators have written a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to convey their opposition to the “prospect of renewing Trade Promotion Authority” or fast track authority. Specifically mentioned in the context of that opposition is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Transatlantic Trade and Investment [...]

Third Way’s Attack On Elizabeth Warren Prompted By Calls For Expanding Social Security

By: Monday December 9, 2013 5:42 am

Why did Third Way launch an attack on Senator Elizabeth Warren? According to one of the op-ed writers it was Warren’s support for a plan to expand Social Security that was the “final moment.” Clearly an unforgivable offense against the bondholders that Third Way represents who want general austerity and cuts to Social Security to ensure [...]

Elizabeth Warren Responds To Third Way Attack By Asking Wall Street To Disclose Ties

By: Wednesday December 4, 2013 10:31 am

Senator Elizabeth Warren is not taking the attack on her by Third Way lying down. In an open letter to the CEOs of the Too Big To Fail Wall Street banks responsible for the financial crisis of 2008, Senator Warren asks that they disclose their connections to think tanks like Third Way. That way the [...]

Third Way Returns To Attack Elizabeth Warren And Bill de Blasio

By: Wednesday December 4, 2013 6:00 am

Update: Senator Warren has responded to Third Way. For those unfamiliar, when Wall Street bought the Democratic Party they wanted their transaction to be called the triumph of “Third Way” politics in association with other gains by finance capital and neoliberal politicians around the world, especially the UK. They were essentially advocating that Democrats concede [...]

Elizabeth Warren Pushes For Expanding Social Security

By: Tuesday November 19, 2013 6:01 am

Senator Elizabeth Warren responded to cynical attempts by the 1% and their media institutions to pit the 99% against each other by taking to the Senate floor and calling for an expansion of Social Security. She denounced attempts by groups like Fix the Debt and their fellow travelers in The Washington Post Editorial Board to [...]

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