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Democrats renew calls to end the filibuster after McConnell said he's '100%' focused on stopping Biden

"One-hundred percent of our focus is on stopping this new administration," McConnell told reporters Wednesday. Scott J. Applewhite/AP McConnell said Wednesday "one-hundred percent of our focus is on stopping this new administration." His remarks cast doubt on hopes for bipartisanship and prompted renewed calls to end the filibuster. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders were among the lawmakers to renews calls for an end to the rule. See more stories on Insider's business page. After Sen...
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Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment In Your Future?

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Elizabeth Warren bashed cryptocurrencies' environmental impact, said big tech firms should be broken up, and called for a wealth tax in a new interview. Here are the 8 best quotes.

Elizabeth Warren AP Photo/John Minchillo Elizabeth Warren sat down for an interview with Yahoo Finance on Thursday. The Democratic Senator from Mass. said that big tech companies are a "threat to our democracy" and should be broken up. Warren also bashed bitcoin's environmental impact and reiterated her calls for a wealth tax. Detailed below are her eight best quotes. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Elizabeth Warren sat down for an interview wi...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Supreme Court, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, US, America, Trends, Markets, Bitcoin, Warren, SEC, Donald Trump, Robinhood, Mass, Andy


The White House says it's up to Congress to decide on sending more stimulus checks because they're 'not free'

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. Alex Wong/Getty Images The White House said it will be up to Congress to decide if more stimulus checks go out this year. "We'll see what members of Congress propose, but those are not free," Psaki said. Lawmakers are unlikely to approve additional payments as the economy displays signs of improvement. See more stories on Insider's business page. The White House said Tuesday it will be up to Congress to decide if more direct payments go out th...
Tags: Congress, Senate, White House, Elizabeth Warren, Trends, Biden, White House Press, Sens Bernie Sanders, Jen Psaki, Psaki, Economic Security Project, Joseph Zeballos Roig, Jen Psaki Alex Wong Getty, Centrist Democrats


Former CFPB Chief Cordray Lands New Job in Biden Administration

Former Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Richard Cordray has been appointed to a new position in the administration of President Joe Biden, where he will oversee the federal government’s $1.6 trillion portfolio of student loans and financial aid programs at the U.S. Department of Education. This is according to original reporting at Politico. Cordray’s official position within the Education Department will be to lead the Office of Federal Student Aid, and his appoint...
Tags: Finance, Massachusetts, Politico, Elizabeth Warren, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, United States, Biden, Donald Trump, Department Of Education, Trump, CFPB, U S Department of Education, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Education Department, Cardona


The Elizabeth Warren ally just picked to oversee US student loans could help make her debt-cancelation dream come true

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Former CFPB head Richard Cordray will lead the Federal Student Aid office, which oversees student debt. Elizabeth Warren helped create the CFPB and was key in nominating Cordray when she couldn't helm the agency. Warren wants to cancel $50,000 in student debt per person and Cordray has shared her agenda for much of his political career. See more stories on Insider's business page. Since she was elected to the Senate almost...
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Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming Your Way?

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Elizabeth Warren reflects on 2020 loss and gender in new memoir

Weeks before Elizabeth Warren launched her first senatorial campaign, she made a call to a woman she said was a longtime Democratic activist in Massachusetts. She recalls telling the woman she was going to run for Senate.
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Warren reflects on 2020 loss in memoir

Weeks before Elizabeth Warren launched her first senatorial campaign, she made a call to a woman she said was a longtime Democratic activist in Massachusetts. She recalls telling the woman she was going to run for Senate.
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Should Colleges Break Down How Much Money Students Make For Each Major?

The Boston Globe published some thoughts from a professor of political science at Fordham University: A bipartisan group of senators, including Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, are backing a bill called the College Transparency Act. It would require public and private colleges around the country to report how many students enroll, transfer, drop out, and complete various programs. Then that information would be combined with inputs from other federal agen...
Tags: Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Tech, Louisiana, Bill Cassidy, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Boston Globe, Sheldon Whitehouse, Internal Revenue Service, Whitehouse, Tim Scott, Fordham University


'Maybe I just wasn't good enough': Elizabeth Warren reflects on unsuccessful presidential campaign in new book

Then-US presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren speaks during a rally at Washington Square Park in New York on September 16, 2019. Preston Ehrler/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Sen. Warren reflects on her unsuccessful 2020 presidential bid in her upcoming book, "Persist." After entering the race to much fanfare, she was unable to translate that enthusiasm to votes. "Maybe I just wasn't good enough to reassure the voters," she wrote. See more stories on Insider's business ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Warren, Biden, Donald Trump, Hillary, Vermont


Elizabeth Warren: Democratic party was reluctant to nominate a woman in 2020

In new book, Massachusetts senator reflects on why she lost the presidential nominationIn a new book, the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren suggests part of the reason for her failure in the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination lay in the party’s reluctance to nominate another woman. Related: Mitt Romney booed and called ‘traitor’ at Utah Republican convention Continue reading...
Tags: Utah, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, US news, Democrats, US politics, Mitt Romney, US Senate, US elections 2020


Leon Cooperman made a bearish stock forecast, said rich people should pay more taxes, and addressed his Elizabeth Warren feud in a recent interview. Here are the 10 best quotes.

Leon Cooperman decried the public and politicians "attacking the wealthy". CNBC/Getty Leon Cooperman said the stock market will be lower a year from now and the Fed will be "surprised" at inflation. He also said wealthy individuals should pay more in taxes but he disagrees with Sen. Warren's wealth tax plan. The billionaire detailed his "modest" taste and said he recently traded in a 2002 Lexus for a Hyundai. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. In...
Tags: Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, US, America, Trends, Markets, Credit Suisse, Warren, Federal Reserve, Hyundai, Cnbc, Forbes, Fed, SPAC, Powell, Sen Elizabeth Warren


Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman predicted the stock market will be lower one year from today, said rich people should pay more taxes, and addressed his back-and-forth with Elizabeth Warren in an interview. Here are the 10 best quotes.

Leon Cooperman decried the public and politicians "attacking the wealthy". CNBC/Getty Leon Cooperman said the stock market will be lower a year from now and the Fed will be "surprised" at inflation. He also said wealthy individuals should pay more in taxes but he disagrees with Sen. Warren's wealth tax plan. The billionaire detailed his "modest" taste and said he recently traded in a 2002 Lexus for a Hyundai. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. In...
Tags: Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, US, America, Trends, Markets, Warren, Federal Reserve, Hyundai, Cnbc, Forbes, Fed, SPAC, Powell, Sen Elizabeth Warren, Leon Cooperman


Stimulus Check Latest: Will You Get A Fourth Relief Payment?

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Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment On The Way?

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Billionaire Leon Cooperman slams Elizabeth Warren's wealth tax again, suggests eliminating the Education Department instead

Billionaire Leon Cooperman. Screenshot, CNBC Billionaire Leon Cooperman went on CNBC and spoke out against Elizabeth Warren's wealth tax again. Cooperman is one of the most vocal opponents of both Sen. Warren and her key policy agenda item. He recently declined Warren's invitation to testify to the Senate; she said he was "too frightened." See more stories on Insider's business page. Billionaire Leon Cooperman has lodged yet another entry in his ongoing back-and-forth with Sen....
Tags: Senate, Massachusetts, New York City, Elizabeth Warren, Trends, New York Times, Warren, Bill De Blasio, US Senate, Times, Cnbc, Economic Policy Institute, Sen Elizabeth Warren, Education Department, Leon Cooperman, Abigail Disney


Vaccines should return life to normal, not more of the same

Since the creation of Operation Warp Speed, we’ve been told the ticket out of the pandemic is getting the population vaccinated against COVID-19. It would be then, and only then, when life could return to normal. As part of the campaign to get us to take the shot, a bevy of politicians, news people, celebrities, and athletes have posted selfies getting jabbed in the arm. Even Facebook has offered up a special border that you can add to your profile picture, to let friends and family know that yo...
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I didn't watch Biden's speech last night.

I see — — that he made "costly proposals" that "amount to a risky gamble that a country polarized along ideological and cultural lines is ready for a more activist government." Was that something America voted for last autumn? Obviously, not. It doesn't seem fair to spring this on us now. Invoking the legacy of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Mr. Biden unveiled a $1.8 trillion social spending plan to accompany previous proposals to build roads and bridges, expand other social programs and combat cli...
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10 Things in Politics: Giuliani steps over Biden's parade

Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Here's what we're talking about:Trumpworld shuns Rudy Giuliani amid DOJ investigation.Biden is betting big with plans to remake America.Capitol Hill staffers talk DC's double standard on weed use. Rudy Giuliani conducting a news conference at the Republican National Committee on November 19. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images 1. LEAVE IT TO RUDY: Wednesday was supposed to ...
Tags: New York, Texas, Justice, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, New York City, Elizabeth Warren, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Noah, Gop


Elizabeth Warren fist-pumps and Joe Manchin takes notes during Biden's first joint address to Congress

U.S. President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress as Vice President Kamala Harris (L) and Speaker of the House U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (R) look on in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol. Doug Mills/Getty Images Joe Biden's first address to a joint session of Congress was met with enthusiasm from progressive Democrats but put some moderates on the spot. Sen. Joe Manchin, who was seen taking copious notes at the back of the chamber, didn't clap for some of Biden...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, House, Warren, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Kamala Harris, Sen Bernie Sanders, Sen Elizabeth Warren, Manchin, House Appropriations Committee


Elizabeth Warren and other Democratic senators demand to know how US pharmaceutical companies plan to share vaccine technology as COVID-19 devastates India

Moderna chose the firm Recipharm to produce part of its vaccine against COVID-19 in France. GUILLAUME SOUVANT/AFP via Getty Images Senate Democrats are asking vaccine makers what their plans are to share intellectual property. The questions come as developing nations struggle to inoculate their populations against COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. In the next few weeks, more than half of Americans will have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine. In mu...
Tags: Politics, France, India, Elizabeth Warren, Narendra Modi, US, International, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, South Africa, Healthcare, World Trade Organization, Astrazeneca, WTO, Pfizer


Puppy protection: A new bill would require breeders to quit stacking caged dogs on top of each other

Members of the Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society of Charlotte assisted Rutherford County, N.C. Sheriff's Office during the 20th puppy mill bust in three years in the state of North Carolina Thursday, June 12, 2014 at an undisclosed location in Rutherford County, N.C. Jason E. Miczek/AP Images for The Humane Society of the United States The Puppy Protection Action would establish new requirements for dog breeders. It calls for puppies to be given room to stand u...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Dogs, Washington Post, Life, Animals, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Trends, Usda, Legislation, United States, New Jersey, US Senate, North Carolina, Illinois


Elizabeth Warren: US taxes are rigged in favor of Amazon, Netflix and other big companies

Senator Elizabeth Warren is making her case for why America's tax system is rigged by calling out Amazon, Netflix and other companies that pay little or nothing in federal income taxes.
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Elizabeth Warren slams billionaire Leon Cooperman as 'too frightened' to talk to Congress about a wealth tax

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). GREG NASH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Sen. Elizabeth Warren called out billionaire Leon Cooperman in a Senate Finance hearing. Warren had invited him to testify as he's been a vocal critic of her wealth tax proposal. Warren also highlighted three tax proposals that she said could pay for the infrastructure packages. See more stories on Insider's business page. In her first hearing as chair of the Senate Finance subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and E...
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Elizabeth Warren takes aim at FedEx, Nike, Amazon in push for corporate tax hike

Sen. Elizabeth Warren blasted FedEx, Nike and Amazon as she pushed for higher corporate taxes.
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Elizabeth Warren brings back her $700 billion universal childcare plan and wants the wealthy to pay for it

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). GREG NASH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveiled a $700 billion universal childcare plan on Tuesday. Her plan, cosponsored by Rep. Mondaire Jones, would ensure no family pays more than 7% of income on childcare. Democrats have made several related proposals recently, notably a permanent expansion of the bigger child tax credit. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ahead of President Joe Biden's second infrastructure proposal u...
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Why Elizabeth Warren wants to fire the company servicing your student loans

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). GREG NASH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Since 2013, Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts has been accusing Navient of misleading practices. Navient says Warren's allegations are false; she says the government should fire Navient, which should fire its CEO. She told Insider it's "past time" to fire Navient and other student-loan servicers. See more stories on Insider's business page. As calls increase for President Joe Biden to cancel $50,000 in stude...
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Stimulus Check Update: Will There Be A Fourth Relief Payment?

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Abigail Disney will testify on Elizabeth Warren's wealth tax after billionaire Leon Cooperman rejected invite

Abigail Disney. Monica Schipper/Getty Images for The New York Women's Foundation Abigail Disney will testify at Sen. Elizabeth Warren's hearing next week on the US tax system. This comes after billionaire Leon Cooperman rejected Warren's invite, calling it "disingenuous." Disney has advocated for a wealth tax and was among a group of 19 ultrawealthy Americans calling for its support. See more stories on Insider's business page. After billionaire Leon Cooperman rejected Sen....
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