Ten years ago today, Lehman Brothers collapsed. It was the largest failure of an investment bank in decades – and the biggest bankruptcy in our country’s history. It sent a chain reaction through the markets that brought our economy to its knees. In the months that followed, millions of hard-working people lost their homes, jobs, … Continued
Elizabeth on the Issues
We believe in leveling the playing field so all of our kids have a fighting chance to succeed.
Nevertheless, We Persist.
Yesterday, a senior official in the Trump Administration wrote an anonymous New York Times op-ed that alleges that “the president continues to act in a manner that is detrimental to the health of our republic” and that the presidential cabinet does not believe Donald Trump is mentally fit for office: Given the instability many witnessed, … Continued
Elizabeth Warren grew up in a family hanging on by their fingernails to their place in the middle class. As a law professor, she became one of the nation’s top experts on bankruptcy and the financial pressures facing working families.
After the 2008 financial crisis, Elizabeth fought to protect taxpayers and hold Wall Street accountable. She is widely credited with the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – a new agency to get the tricks and traps out mortgages, credit cards, and other financial products.