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Elizabeth Warren

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Elizabeth Warren

American academic and politician, who is the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party add

Category: Politics

Born in 1949.

Countries: United States (64%), Massachusetts (23%), California (3%)

Main connections: Massachusetts, Ted Kennedy, United States Senate

Linked to: Democratic Party, Republican Party, United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

 

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Elizabeth Warren was born in 1949 add something


1970

There she enrolled in the University of Houston and was graduated in 1970 with a degree in speech pathology and audiology add something


1976

Shortly before her graduation in 1976, Warren became pregnant with her second child, and began to work as a lawyer from home, writing wills and doing real estate closings add something


1978

After having two children, Amelia and Alexander, she and Jim Warren divorced in 1978 add something


1980

In 1980, Warren married Bruce Mann, a Harvard law professor, but retained the surname, Warren add something


1987

She joined the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1987 and became a tenured professor add something


1992

She began teaching at Harvard Law School in 1992, as a visiting professor, and began a permanent position as Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law in 1995 add something


1995

In 1995 Warren was asked to advise the National Bankruptcy Review Commission add something

 

She states that in 1995 she began to vote Democratic because she no longer believed that to be true, but she says that she has voted for both parties because she believed that neither party should dominate add something


2000

In the late 2000s, she was recognized by publications such as the "National Law Journal" and the "Time" 100 as an increasingly influential public policy figure add something


2005

In 2005, Warren and David Himmelstein published a study on bankruptcy and medical bills, add something

 

Warren and others opposing the legislation were not successful; in 2005 Congress passed the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 add something


2006

From November 2006 to November 2010, Warren was a member of the FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion add something


2008

On November 14, 2008, Warren was appointed by United States Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to chair the five-member Congressional Oversight Panel created to oversee the implementation of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act add something


2009

She was named one of "Time Magazine"'s 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2009 and 2010 add something

 

Brad Miller (politician) - The bill, modeled on a concept proposed by Harvard Law School Professor Elizabeth Warren, was subsequently included in the financial regulatory reform package announced by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on July 24, 2009.


2010

The "National Law Journal" repeatedly has named Warren as one of the Fifty Most Influential Women Attorneys in America, and in 2010 it honored her as one of the 40 most influential attorneys of the decade add something

 

The seat had been won by Republican Scott Brown in a 2010 special election after the death of Ted Kennedy add something


2011

In 2011, Elizabeth Warren was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame add something

 

In September 2011, Warren announced her candidacy for the U.S. Senate, challenging Republican incumbent Scott Brown add something

 

On September 14, 2011, Warren declared her intention to run for the Democratic nomination for the 2012 election in Massachusetts for the United States Senate add something

 

Scott Brown - October 2011 polling showed Brown's approvals had fallen and he faced a competitive re-election if matched against Democrat Elizabeth Warren


2012

President Barack Obama later echoed her sentiments in a 2012 election campaign speech add something

 

In January 2012, Warren was named a "Top-20 U.S. Progressive" by the "New Statesman", a magazine based in the United Kingdom add something

 

In April 2012, the "Boston Herald" drew attention to Warren's law directory entries from 1986 to 1995, in which she had self-identified as having Native American ancestry add something

 

In August 2012, Rob Engstrom, political director for the United States Chamber of Commerce, claimed that "no other candidate in 2012 represents a greater threat to free enterprise than Professor Warren add something

 

Warren received a primetime speaking slot at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, immediately before Bill Clinton, on the evening of September 5, 2012 add something

 

She won the general election on November 6, 2012, to become the first female Senator from Massachusetts add something

 

In December 2012, Warren was assigned a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, the committee that oversees the implementation of Dodd-Frank and other regulation of the banking industry add something

 

Victoria Reggie Kennedy - A year later, speculation continued as some noted Democrats saw her as their best chance to take back Senator Kennedy's seat from Brown and the Republicans in the 2012 election; however, she again declined, and the Democratic nomination was awarded to Elizabeth Warren

 

Scott Brown - Brown ran for a full senate term in 2012, but lost to Democrat Elizabeth Warren

 

Michael Dukakis - He did the same in 2012 for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren

 

Matt Damon - In 2012 Damon, Ben Affleck, and John Krasinski hosted a fundraiser for Democratic Senate nominee Elizabeth Warren

 

Niki Tsongas - In the 2012 Massachusetts Senate election, Tsongas was the first major Democratic politician to endorse the winner, Elizabeth Warren, whom she called "a fighter for middle class families"

 

Ted Kennedy - That control was regained following Brown's 2012 defeat to Elizabeth Warren

 

Norton, Massachusetts - The state's senior Senator, newly elected in 2012, is Elizabeth Warren and the state's junior Senator is currently Mo Cowan, appointed by Deval Patrick as the state prepares for the June 25 special election to replace John Kerry, who was nominated as Secretary of State by Barack Obama in January, 2013

 

Jehmu Greene - On the May 4, 2012 edition of "America Live", referred to fellow debater Tucker Carlson as a "bow-tying white boy", in a discussion about Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren's decision to list herself as a member of a racial minority in the Association of American Law Schools desk book, a directory of law professors, in the 1980s and 1990s, because her great-great-great-grandmother was listed as Cherokee

 

John Krasinski - Krasinski is a Democrat and on May 21, 2012 in Santa Monica, California he, Ben Affleck, and Matt Damon hosted a Democratic Party fundraiser for Democratic Senate nominee Elizabeth Warren

 

Victoria Reggie Kennedy - A year later, speculation continued as some noted Democrats saw her as their best chance to take back Sen. Kennedy's former seat from Brown and the Republicans in the 2012 election; however, she again declined, and the Democratic nomination was awarded to Elizabeth Warren, who went on to defeat Brown in November 2012


2013

Warren was sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden on January 3, 2013 add something

 

At Warren's first Banking Committee hearing on February 14, 2013, she pressed several banking regulators to answer when they had last taken a Wall Street bank to trial and stated, "I'm really concerned that 'too big to fail' has become 'too big for trial add something

 

In May 2013, Warren introduced her first bill, the Bank on Student Loans Fairness Act, which would allow students to take out government education loans at the same rate that banks such as Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan Chase pay to borrow from the federal government add something

 

Subprime mortgage crisis - During 2013, Senators John McCain and Elizabeth Warren proposed a bill to separate investment and depository banking, to insulate depository banks from higher risk activities

 

North Andover, Massachusetts - Massachusetts' senior Senator is Elizabeth Warren , and its junior Senator is Ed Markey , both in office since 2013

 

United States Senate - With the resignation of John Kerry, the most-junior "senior senator" is Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, who was sworn in on January 3, 2013 , and is currently 96th in seniority, ahead of senator William Cowan who was sworn in on February 1, 2013 and is currently 99th in seniority


2014

Warren's book "A Fighting Chance" will be published by Metropolitan Books in April 2014 add something

 

Dighton, Massachusetts - The state's junior Senator is Elizabeth Warren and the state's senior Senator, up for re-election in 2014, is John F. Kerry

 

Gary Peters (Michigan politician) - In July 2014, Senator Elizabeth Warren supported Peters at a campaign fundraising event


2016

However, Warren repeatedly stated that she was not running for President in 2016 add something

 

In the run-up to the 2016 US presidential election, Warren's name was put forward by liberal Democrats as a possible presidential candidate add something

 

It would end up boosting further speculation about a possible presidential run by Warren in 2016 add something

 

She was frequently mentioned by political pundits as a potential 2016 presidential candidate add something

 

In June 2016, when she endorsed Clinton, Warren said that she's not currently being vetted, but she would be ready to join the Clinton ticket add something

 

On June 9, 2016, after the California Democratic primary, Warren formally endorsed Hillary Clinton for president add something

 

In a September 20, 2016 hearing, Warren called for the CEO of Wells Fargo, John Stumpf, to resign, adding that he should be "criminally investigated" over Wells Fargo's opening of two million checking and credit-card accounts without the consent of their customers under his tenure add something

 

Eve Ensler - In 2016, Ensler co-signed a letter to Ban Ki-Moon calling for a more humane drug policy, along with people like Warren Buffett, John Legend and Elizabeth Warren

 

Navient Corporation - On March 14, 2016, Senator Elizabeth Warren gave a speech in Congress qualifying Navient's service and subsequent contract award by the Department of Education as an outrageous fiasco

 

Navient Corporation - On March 14, 2016, Senator Elizabeth Warren gave a speech in Congress qualifying Navient's service and subsequent contract award by the Department of Education as an outrageous fiasco

 

Howie Carr - On June 29, 2016, Carr, as an opening speaker at a Bangor, Maine rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, made a racially stereotypical Native American "war whoop" when referring to Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts


2017

On January 6, 2017 in an e-mail to supporters, Warren announced that she would be running for a second term as US Senator from Massachusetts add something

 

On January 9, 2017, a bill introduced by Warren, the Presidential Conflicts of Interest Act, was first read in the Senate add something

 

In a widely publicized incident, on February 7, 2017, Republicans in the Senate voted that Sen. Warren had violated Senate rule 19 during the debate on attorney general nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions, claiming that she impugned his character when she quoted statements made about Sessions by Coretta Scott King and Sen. Ted Kennedy add something

 

On October 3, 2017, Warren called for Wells Fargo's chief executive, Tim Sloan, to resign during his appearance before the Senate Banking Committee, saying, "At best you were incompetent, at worst you were complicit" add something

 

Coretta Scott King - On February 7, 2017, Republicans in the Senate voted that Sen. Elizabeth Warren had violated Senate rule 19 during the debate on attorney general nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions, claiming that she impugned his character when she quoted statements made about Sessions by Coretta and Sen. Ted Kennedy

 

Jeff Sessions - On February 7, 2017, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stopped Senator Elizabeth Warren who was reading out statements opposing Sessions's nomination as federal judge that had been made by Ted Kennedy and Coretta Scott King


2018

In 2018, the Women's History Month theme in the United States was "Nevertheless, She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination against Women", referring to Mitch McConnell's "Nevertheless, she persisted" remark about Warren add something

 

President Donald Trump in July 2018 promised "I will give you a million dollars to your favorite charity, paid for by Trump, if you take the test and it shows you're an Indian add something

 

The Senate election in Massachusetts took place on November 6, 2018 add something

 

After months of intense speculation, Warren announced on December 31, 2018, that she had formed an exploratory committee to run in the 2020 presidential election add something

 

On December 31, 2018, Warren announced that she was forming an exploratory committee to run for president add something

 

Curt Schilling - Schilling has announced that he will challenge Senator Elizabeth Warren in the 2018 US Senate election in Massachusetts

 

New Bedford, Massachusetts - The state's senior senator is Elizabeth Warren, re-elected in 2018

 

Charles D. Baker, Jr. - In June 2018, Baker, along with 11 other governors, wrote a letter to Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan, U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer urging the passage of the bipartisan STATES Act sponsored by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren and Colorado Senator Cory Gardner


2019

During a 2019 public appearance in Sioux City, Iowa, Warren was asked by an attendee, "Why did you undergo the DNA testing and give Donald more fodder to be a bully-" Warren responded: add something

 

In February 2019, Warren apologized for identifying herself as Native American in 1986 on a Texas bar application form add something

 

On February 9, 2019, Warren officially announced her presidential campaign at a rally in Lawrence, Massachusetts add something

 

Lawrence, Massachusetts - On February 9, 2019, in recognition of the role the town has played in the labor movement, Senator Elizabeth Warren officially announced her candidacy for President of the United States in Lawrence