Democratic hopeful Warren outlines $85 billion rural broadband plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren outlined on Wednesday her plan to bring high-speed internet to rural and Native American communities through an $85 billion federal grant program. In the United States, 30 percent of rural populations and 35 percent of people on tribal lands lack access to broadband, compared to 2 percent in urban areas, according to […]

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Harris appears to knock Warren, other 2020 Dems: 'I'm not churning out plans like a factory'

Kamala Harris, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez push for public housing for ex-convicts Are Democrats trying to convince voters they’re progressive? Reaction from former Indiana congressman David McIntosh and former Bernie Sanders staffer Tezlyn Figaro. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., agreed with a radio host on Friday after he mocked her fellow 2020 presidential candidates by claiming they were acting like talk show host Oprah Winfrey by handing out free […]

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3 ways for Elizabeth Warren or another Democratic president to ‘deal with’ Mitch McConnell

It’s on between former Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath and Republican Mitch McConnell in Kentucky.  McGrath, 44, may be the strongest candidate the Democrats could land for next year’s race against the Senate majority leader. But that doesn’t mean she’ll win. She lost a House race last year amid a blue wave, and now she’s taking on the Washington power broker most […]

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U.S. Senator Warren proposes executive action on women of color pay gap

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Friday proposed a plan to help women of color get better wages and a path to the leadership positions they have been denied. Warren announced executive actions she would take on Day One of her presidency if she were elected, the latest plan in the progressive candidate’s […]

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Juan Williams: Warren 'rising' as Sanders 'fades' in 2020 field

Juan Williams on 2020 field, Bernie Sanders’ performance in debate Juan Williams on 2020 field, Bernie Sanders’ performance in debate Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., appears to be losing traction to another progressive running in 2020, according to Juan Williams. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., seems to be increasing in popularity and taking Sanders' place in the conversation, Williams […]

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U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the federal and state level, arguing they too often place profits above safety. The U.S. senator from Massachusetts also pledged to ban private contractors from charging inmates for routine services such as phone calls, bank transfers […]

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Warren Buffett: His Best Investing Strategies, Stocks, and Advice

Anyone interested in the stock market, investing, or money matters has likely encountered Warren Buffett's stock picks, advice, or legendary tales. He holds the title as the greatest investor alive, and unlike many billionaires, he's willing to teach us how to financially fish. Continue Reading Below But with so much out there, it's hard to narrow it down to the […]

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We need Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s plan to forgive student loan debt and save middle class

Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently released a game-changing plan to confront America’s $1.5 trillion student debt crisis, a crisis that two-thirds of voters believe is threatening our economy. Warren’s plan would cancel debt for more than 95% of the nearly 45 million Americans with student loan debt. And the plan’s investment in public higher education would ensure that we never end up […]

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Democrat Warren rejects town hall on 'hate-for-profit' Fox News

(Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday said she was refusing an invitation to participate in a town hall organized by Fox News, calling the American cable news network popular with conservatives “a hate-for-profit racket.” Warren, a U.S. senator from Massachusetts, explained in a series of Twitter posts that such an event would help Fox News burnish its […]

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