Media elite may oppose Warren, but she sure gets good press

Liberals call out Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Medicare-for-all plan Even Democrats are taking notice of the estimated price tag. Dr. Vin Gupta weighs in. Resolved: Elizabeth Warren has gotten the best coverage of any presidential candidate since Barack Obama. She’s run a substantive campaign, and the press loves her gotta-plan-for-everything approach almost as much as her steady rise in the polls. […]

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Elizabeth Warren ‘open’ to decriminalizing prostitution, victimizing exploited women again

For many supporters of Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts for president — of which I am one — her comments on prostitution policy announced during a recent town hall meeting were a real shocker. Following up on the wider plan outlining her LGBT policy, Warren tweeted: “I am open to decriminalizing sex work. Sex workers, like all workers, deserve autonomy and are particularly vulnerable […]

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U.S. presidential hopeful Warren rallies with striking Chicago teachers

CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren rallied with striking Chicago teachers on Tuesday, expressing support for the union’s demands before the country’s third-largest school system canceled classes for a fifth day. Warren, a U.S. senator from Massachusetts and former teacher, joined a crowd of hundreds of teachers and parents outside an elementary school to back the Chicago […]

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Warren, Sanders tout wealth tax plans: Who will win over voters?

Steve Forbes: Warren ‘reminds people of the teacher you didn’t like’ Forbes Media Chairman and Editor In Chief Steve Forbes shares what he thinks of the 2020 Democratic candidates for president. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are standing out from the pack of Democrats seeking their party's nomination to run for president next year in a so-called "Battle of […]

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Elizabeth Warren calls for new tax on 'excessive lobbying'

Retirement savings could be taxed under Warren wealth tax plans: Economist Heritage Foundation’s Romina Boccia discusses 2020 Democrats potentially taxing pensions and retirement savings as part of their wealth tax plans. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday unveiled a new plan to crack down on the multibillion-dollar lobbying industry, proposing a tax on “excessive” lobbying expenditures. Continue Reading Below […]

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US Senator Warren presses SEC on credit ratings

NEW YORK, Sept 27 (LPC) – US Senator Elizabeth Warren expressed concerns about credit ratings, specifically those for loan securitizations, worried a top US regulator is not doing enough to ensure the independence of the process. The Democratic presidential hopeful sent a letter Thursday to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton urging the regulator to take immediate action […]

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Warren Buffett protégé Tracy Britt Cool leaving to create her own Berkshire Hathaway for smaller companies

How Warren Buffett hand-selected Pampered Chef CEO as his protégé Pampered Chef CEO Tracy Britt Cool discusses her business relationship with Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett — and how she eventually became his protégé — ahead of the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska. Berkshire Hathaway’s executive Tracy Britt Cool announced her departure from the investment firm to create […]

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Democratic White House hopeful Warren rails against corruption at big N.Y. rally

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday denounced the corruption she argues has crippled the country’s politics and economy, drawing her largest crowd thus far in a sign of her campaign’s growing strength. “When you see a government that works great for those with money and connections, and doesn’t do much for anyone else, that’s corruption, […]

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Warren challenges 2020 Democrats to embrace 10-year clean energy transition

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday challenged her rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination to commit to transition the United States fully to clean energy over the next decade for electricity, vehicles and buildings. Warren, one of 20 Democrats vying to take on President Donald Trump in November 2020, issued the challenge in a comprehensive clean […]

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Democratic hopeful Warren apologizes for Native American ancestry claims

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Monday apologized again for her claims in the 1980s that she is Native American, speaking to a crowd of tribal leaders in Iowa. “Like anyone who’s been honest with themselves, I know that I have made mistakes. I am sorry for harm I have caused. I have listened and I […]

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