Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Tag: Elizabeth Warren

Taking aim at predatory equity firms, Warren leads bill to ‘stop...

"Private equity firms get rich off of stripping assets from companies, loading them up with a bunch of debt, and then leaving workers, consumers, and whole communities in the dust."

Warren demands DeJoy resign or be removed after probe shows USPS...

“We know Louis DeJoy is sabotaging the Postal Service—and our investigation reveals his scheming has slowed the delivery of mail-order prescription drugs, threatening health risks for millions of Americans during a pandemic.”

Leading demand for IG probe, Warren accuses Trump and new postmaster...

Are there potential conflicts of interest?

Warren demands investigation into Trump’s coronavirus response, saying he put ‘political...

“Americans should not have to wonder whether their lives are being put at risk by the president’s concern for his political prospects amidst a public health and economic calamity.”

Warren says by backing protests, Trump is ‘trying to turn this...

"Trump is *literally* trying to incite violence in states across the country. It's despicable how low he’ll sink to score political points."

Elizabeth Warren urges Treasury and Fed to protect workers and taxpayers...

“You can and must do better for American workers, taxpayers, and the economy.”

Elizabeth Warren introduces plan to protect elections during coronavirus pandemic

"Congress must act to protect our upcoming elections, keep voters and poll workers safe, and safeguard our electoral institutions for the long haul."

Progressive lawmakers demand nationwide moratorium on ‘cruel and dangerous’ evictions amid...

“Evicting families puts their health at risk, imposes trauma on and disrupts the education of their children, and exacerbates the risk of outbreak in their communities,” said Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and other lawmakers.

Warren urged to help form ‘progressive front’ with Sanders as big-money...

“If she can make the case for Sanders, she’ll help build a progressive front against a moneyed and well-organized moderate force.”

The answer? Warren ends her campaign and Sanders makes her his...

Democratic Party leaders are at war with Sanders...

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