Category Archives: Elizabeth Warren

Call Your Congressman On TPP

In case you had not heard, there was a momentary euphoric feeling on Tuesday when the fast track authority couldn’t pass the muster of a super-majority now demanded for anything to happen in the senate. However after who knows what … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren On TPP

A vote on the Trans Pacific Partnership may be coming soon and be rushed through quickly. Republicans will be pushing hard to get it passed, quietly. They will want it to pass with little fanfare because it will be toxic, … Continue reading

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Republicans Fake Concern About Income Inequality

The Iowa senate passed a raise in minimum wage Monday on pretty much of a party line vote. One Republican joined twenty six Democrats to pass the bill. This would be good news if Democrats controlled the other legislative House … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren And 1st Lady Clinton Discussed Policy, Made A Difference

A meeting between Elizabeth Warren and then First Lady Hillary Clinton prevented a terrible bill from becoming law. What happened next is just plain sad.      

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Robert Reich On Republican Priorities

Truer words were never spoken – Robert Reich on facebook 01/10/2015 (yesterday): Look at the priorities of the new Republican congressional – the Keystone XL Pipeline, the Trans-Pacific Trade agreement, tax cuts for big corporations and the wealthy, rollbacks of … Continue reading

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Why The Draft Warren Movement Is Good For The Country

There has been positive media coverage of the draft Elizabeth Warren launch in Des Moines Wednesday (links below).  One question: Has anyone ever decided to run and won because of a draft movement?  That is, since Dwight D. Eisenhower… It … Continue reading

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DFA, MoveOn Launch Iowa “Ready For Warren” Campaign Tonight

 What: Run Warren Run Iowa Kick-Off Meeting When: Wednesday, December 17, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Where: Java Joe’s, 214 4th St., Des Moines, IA 50309 RSVP Here In November, we asked Democracy for America members who they wanted to see run for … Continue reading

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“We Are Willing To Fight For It!”

Ladies and Gentlemen, Senator Elizabeth Warren at Netroots Nation last Saturday: If Reublicans take control of the senate, our country will once more be stopped from moving forward. Worse yet we will most likely go through two years of money … Continue reading

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A Champion Emerges

Last week a report came out that the income gap between the richest 1% and those at the other end has not been wider since 1928. This was of course right before the crash. This and many other indicators suggest … Continue reading

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