elizabeth warren

the Web Editors 2-08-2017

Sen. Jeff Sessions, R, Ala., during confirmation hearing for U.S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts in 2005.Rob Crandall / Shutterstock.com

Following more than 24 hours of heated debate and testimony on the Senate floor and dozens of protests leading up to the vote, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) was confirmed as attorney general on Feb. 8 in a 52-47 vote, with only one Democrat, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), voting yes.
the Web Editors 2-07-2017

In an effort to stop the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as secretary of education, Senate Democrats spent Monday night and Tuesday morning speaking on the Senate floor about DeVos’ inexperience and the havoc she could wreak if confirmed. With Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) flipping to "nos," Senate Democrats need one more vote against DeVos in order for her nomination to be rejected. The vote is slated for midday Tuesday.

the Web Editors 10-27-2011

Baby steppin': Economy grew 2.5 percent in the third quarter. Democrats first offer: $3 trillion for debt. Immigration is a faith issue. Harsh rhetoric to derail the GOP? The canon of St. Paul's Cathedral in London resigns over plans to evict Occupy London protesters. Elizabeth Warren and the #OccupyWallStreet election test.

Jim Wallis 2-09-2011
Yesterday, Elizabeth Warren and the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau convened their first roundtable of religious leaders at the White House. Why does this matter?
Jeannie Choi 9-17-2010
Commuter Traffic. October 30. DREAMers. Here's a little round up of links from around the web you may have missed this week:

Elizabeth Palmberg 9-17-2010

It's a great thing that Elizabeth Warren has just been appointed an advisor to the newly-created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which will help protect consumers from incomprehensible and pr

Jeannie Choi 8-20-2010
Tea Party quotes. Elizabeth Warren. Quran burning. Here's a little round up of links from around the web you may have missed this week.

Stephen Colbert does the second best interview in recent memory with economist, passionate advocate for consumer protection, and veteran Sunday school teacher Elizabeth Warren. Second best, that is, to Sojourners' interview with her for our April magazine cover story.


Elizabeth Palmberg 4-27-2010

Last month, the Guinness World Records folks certified American Bryan Berg as building the world's largest house of cards, a replica of a hotel and casino in Macau.

Elizabeth Palmberg 5-22-2009
The folks at NPR's Planet Money podcast have already sort of repented for verbally badgering Elizabeth Warren, a Harvard professor and high government official who happens to be female, in