Politics Elizabeth Warren

  • BOSTON— The industry that makes medical devices from artificial hips to miniature pumps for IV drips is looking for a fallback plan to repeal a widely reviled sales tax that almost met its end in GOP health care legislation. "We know it resulted in job loss when it was in effect and we also know it resulted in decreased investment and development," said Patrick Hope,...

  • Rep. John Delaney, D-Md.

    After Trump's win, Democrats should prepare for a packed debate stage similar to the GOP in 2016, says National Review's Jim Geraghty.

  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

    High-profile Democratic senators are taking a stand on labor, immigration and corporate malfeasance, USA Today reports.

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren, Democrat from Massachusetts

    Democrats want to nix a legal paradigm which held that consumer welfare is the sole relevant metric for making antitrust policy, Vox reports.

  • President Donald Trump called on Sunday for the firing of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director Richard Cordray. Its my recommendation to the president of the United States to fire Richard Cordray, Lewandowski told NBC's "Meet the Press." Cordray is widely expected to run for governor in Ohio, though he has not announced any plans to do so.

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren called on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to remove members of Wells Fargo& Co's board after revelations the company improperly charged customers for auto insurance. In a letter sent Friday to Yellen, Warren, a Democrat, said the recent revelation of more improper charges at the bank indicates "deep risk management problems," and...

  • Democratic senators are raising questions about President Donald Trump's special adviser, Carl Icahn, asking in a letter on Thursday if the activist investor is attempting to persuade the government to lift its "too big to fail" tag from insurer American International Group. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Senators Elizabeth Warren and Sheldon...

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, questions Randal Quarles, governor of the U.S. Federal Reserve nominee during a Senate Banking Committee nomination hearing in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, July 27, 2017.

    Trump's choice to oversee the banking system indicated...

  • WASHINGTON, July 25- The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to erase a new rule that lets bank and credit-card customers band together in lawsuits, as the agency that drafted the measure, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, moves closer to the center stage of congressional politics. It now goes to the Senate.

  • U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during a rally in front of the Capitol March 22, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Democrats led by Pelosi, Schumer and Warren roll out their 2018 economic platform titled "A Better Deal."

  • Senator Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the U.S. Senate, accused Trump of running a populist election campaign and then abandoning working people for special interests once in the White House. "We can't delude anyone that this Congress will begin passing our priorities tomorrow but we have to start presenting our vision for the country's future," Schumer said...

  • Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

    Democrats' most high-profile politicians have embraced Sanders's "Medicare-for-all" rallying cry, Vox reports.

  • Democrats take aim at big business and drug prices in new economic campaign

    Democrats unveil "A Better Deal" economic platform, which outlines greater scrutiny of corporate mergers like AT&T's $85 billion bid for Time Warner.

  • "The number one thing that we did wrong is we didn't tell people what we stood for," Senator Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the U.S. Senate, told ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. Schumer and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi will roll out the plan in the town of Berryville, Virginia at the northern end of the Shenandoah Valley. Accompanying them will be Senators...

  • President Donald Trump intends to nominate former Senate Republican aide Hester Maria Peirce to be a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the White House said on Tuesday. Peirce is a former Senate Banking Committee staff member and currently is the director of the Financial Markets Working Group at George Mason University's Mercatus Center.

  • John R. Shrewsberry, Wells Fargo

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren ripped into Wells Fargo during a hearing Thursday, repeating her demand that board members should be tossed from office.

  • On Sept. 8, the company announced a $185 million settlement with regulators to atone for the sales abuses. In response, Wells Fargo has fired senior managers, changed pay incentives for branch staff, separated the role of chairman and CEO and faced a difficult shareholder vote at its annual meeting. http://tmsnrt.rs/2tNpLd1 John Stumpf, the company's CEO when...

  • WASHINGTON, July 13- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Thursday the central bank was prepared to act against directors of Wells Fargo if an investigation deems it appropriate. Under questioning by Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts about the bank's creation of millions of fake accounts, Yellen said she would not comment on...

  • A pedestrian walks past a Wells Fargo bank branch in Washington, D.C.

    Yellen would not comment specifically on what actions the Fed will take, but she also was critical of the bank's actions.

  • Randal Quarles, a former Wall Street lawyer and U.S. Democrats including Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown have said they intend to scrutinize Quarles' ties to Wall Street during his confirmation hearing. But both the White House and Congress are controlled by Republicans, who have the ability to approve Trump's nominees with a simple majority after Senate rules...