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Lehman Brothers

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

If Trump is unfit, invoke the 25th

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

My new anti-corruption bill (I went big)

In Washington, money doesn’t just talk. It screams. And it grabs our government by the throat. Powerful interests, big banks, and giant corporations keep getting their way – and working people keep getting kicked in the teeth. We need to fight back. That’s why I just introduced the most ambitious anti-corruption legislation since Watergate. We … Continued

My new bill: The Accountable Capitalism Act

There’s something rotten at the core of our economy. And I’ve just introduced a new bill to help fix it. For the past few decades, the wealthy shareholders of giant corporations have gobbled up trillions of dollars in surging profits. But even though workers have been getting more and more productive, their wages have stayed … Continued

Happy 83rd Birthday, Social Security Act!

Yesterday, August 14, was a special day. It was the day that President Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law, 83 years ago. Social Security was built on a simple, but powerfully important, idea: that after a lifetime of hard work, seniors have the right to retire with dignity. For millions of Americans, it’s … Continued

Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos is the worst Secretary of Education that this country has ever seen. And it’s not even close. Here’s the latest reason why: At the end of July, it was reported she’s moving to make it easier for shady for-profit colleges to get away with cheating people. She’ll let for-profit schools suck down taxpayer … Continued

This fight is about all of us

I’m Ana, the Deputy Political Director for Elizabeth Warren’s 2018 re-election campaign – and a proud longtime resident of Lawrence, Massachusetts! 19 years ago, my family immigrated from the Dominican Republic. After earning the opportunity to attend and graduate from Denison University through the POSSE scholarship, one of my first jobs was as Elizabeth’s Press … Continued

Are you registered to vote in the primary?

Are you registered to vote in the September 4th Massachusetts primary? Are you really, really sure about that? Next Wednesday, August 15th is the deadline to register to vote in the 2018 Massachusetts primaries for governor, House, and Elizabeth Warren’s re-election campaign to the Senate. Plus, if you register to vote now, you’ll be registered … Continued

ANOTHER tax giveaway for billionaires

This is outrageous. The billionaires, big banks, and powerful corporations got a $1.5 trillion tax break last year, thanks to the GOP Tax Scam. Now the Trump administration is planning ANOTHER $100 BILLION tax giveaway – without the approval of Congress – and most of the benefits are going to billionaires and huge corporations. Add … Continued

Take a stand against 3D-printable guns

Our country’s gun laws are already full of gigantic loopholes. And the Trump administration wants to punch in a brand-new one. They recently settled a legal case that would allow a private website to publish downloadable blueprints for 3D-printable guns. Here’s what that could mean: Without going through a background check, and without getting a … Continued