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  Warren, Elizabeth
NameElizabeth Warren
Address24 Linnaean St
Cambridge, Massachusetts , United States
Website [Link]
Born June 22, 1949
Died Still Living (64 years)
Last ModifiedPaul
Oct 25, 2013 10:41am
Tags Caucasian - Native American - Swedish - Liberal - Very Liberal - Anti Marijuana Legalization - Anti-Bush Tax Cuts (Pro-Tax Cut Rollback) - Anti-Social Security Privatization - Government Reform - Health Care Reform - Internationalist - Pro Environment - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gay Marriage - Pro-Gun control - Pro-Labor - Protectionist - Divorced - Married - Methodist - Straight -
InfoElizabeth Warren says she “came up the hard way…out of a hard-working middle class family in an America that created opportunities for kids like me.” She has made her life’s work fighting for middle class families. The Boston Globe calls her “… the plainspoken voice of people getting crushed by so many predatory lenders and under regulated banks.” TIME magazine has called her a “New Sheriff of Wall Street” and has twice included her among America’s 100 most influential people. She’s taken on big banks and financial institutions to win historic new financial protections for middle class families.

Elizabeth learned first-hand about the economic pressures facing middle class families. When she was twelve, her dad suffered a heart attack. The store where he worked changed his job and cut his pay, and the medical bills piled up. The family lost their car, and her mom went to work answering phones at Sears to pay the mortgage.

Elizabeth got her first job at nine, babysitting for a family across the street from her house. She started waiting tables at 13 at her Aunt Alice’s Mexican restaurant. All three of her brothers served in the military. She got married at 19, and after graduating from college, started teaching in elementary school. Her first baby, a daughter Amelia, was born when Elizabeth was 22.

When Amelia was two, Elizabeth started law school. Shortly after she graduated, her son Alex was born. She practiced law out of her living room, but she soon returned to teaching. Elizabeth has been a law professor at Harvard for nearly 20 years and has written nine books, including two national best-sellers, and more than a hundred articles. National Law Journal named her one of the Most Influential Lawyers of the Decade, and she has been honored by the Massachusetts Women’s Bar Association with the Lelia J. Robinson Award.

In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, Elizabeth served as Chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). Her independent and tireless efforts to protect taxpayers, to hold Wall Street accountable, and to ensure tough oversight of both the Bush and Obama Administrations won praise from both sides of the aisle. The Boston Globe named Elizabeth Bostonian of the Year in 2009 for her oversight efforts.

She is widely credited for the original thinking, political courage, and relentless persistence that led to the creation of a new consumer financial protection agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She led the establishment of the agency, building the structure and organization to hold accountable even trillion-dollar financial institutions and to protect consumers from financial tricks and traps often hidden in mortgages, credit cards and other financial products.

Elizabeth and her husband Bruce Mann, who was born and grew up in the Boston area, have been married for 31 years and now have three grandchildren. They live in Cambridge with their golden retriever, Otis.


DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
09/25/2012-09/30/2012 Opinion Dynamics (FOX) 51.00% ( 0.0) 39.00% ( 0.0) 10.00% ( 0.0)
09/21/2012-09/27/2012 University of New Hampshire 56.00% ( 0.0) 36.00% ( 0.0) 0.00% ( 0.0)
09/13/2012-09/16/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 51.00% ( 5.0) 43.00% ( 0.0) 6.00% ( 5.0)
09/07/2012-09/09/2012 Kimball Political Consulting (R) 55.00% ( 5.0) 38.00% ( 0.0) 6.00% ( 0.0)
08/16/2012-08/19/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 46.00% ( 5.0) 43.00% ( 0.0) 11.00% ( 0.0)

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Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Aug 31, 2012 01:00am Sep 02, 2012 11:00pm Scandal Cherokee National Holiday  Scott³ 

Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Dec 05, 2013 05:00pm News Elizabeth Warren threatens companies she suspects of funding public criticism of her  Article Scott³ 
Sep 08, 2013 07:00pm News Elizabeth Warren assails Supreme Court as too far right  Article Scott³ 
Dec 04, 2012 12:00pm News Elizabeth Warren headed to Senate Banking Committee  Article GavinBrown 
Jul 30, 2012 06:00pm News Elizabeth Warren to speak before Bill Clinton at Democratic convention, but will not deliver keynote  Article karin1492 
Jun 22, 2012 08:00pm Event Elizabeth Warren’s Birthday Gift From GOP: An Ancestry.com Account  Article Jason 
May 31, 2012 07:00pm News Elizabeth Warren Admits She Told Employers Of Her Native American Heritage  Article J.R. 

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Previous Messages]
D:8059Joshua L. ( 0.0000 points)
Sat, October 8, 2011 06:36:09 PM UTC0:00
I'm very impressed by her. She seems to be a true progressive voice lately and I didn't think Scott Brown was beatable.

D:1658Homegrown Democrat ( 758.3651 points)
Sun, October 9, 2011 03:42:12 AM UTC0:00
Ralphie: Did she really just ask Cher to play a fundraiser for her?

These aren't from her account. She hasn't tweeted since the 4th.

These are probably what twitter ranked as "top tweets" that include @elizabethforma

R:7206Hikikomori Blitzkrieg! ( 290.2565 points)
Sun, October 9, 2011 05:24:31 AM UTC0:00

I:8417Incurious Mongrul ( 0.0000 points)
Sun, October 9, 2011 08:07:23 AM UTC0:00
Warren should just buy a truck! That'll get the people on her side!

So now it's bad to go to Harvard? Doesn't it take hard work to get there? I never understood the bashing of academia but I never paid enough attention to the politics of the teacher to be "brainwashed". Don't they get their ideas from intellectuals as well? When people bring up the brainwashing aspect, it's insulting to the bright student.

D:2109Andy ( 4160.6357 points)
Mon, October 10, 2011 01:55:04 AM UTC0:00
I didn't say it was a bad thing to be from Harvard, nor do I personally think that possessing the qualities of an "elitist" is a bad thing; rather, I think that the public wouldn't take kindly to it, as stupid of a reason as that is to vote against someone.

D:6086Jason ( 7718.4429 points)
Mon, October 10, 2011 02:18:34 AM UTC0:00
Admission to Harvard is a greater indicator of being from a wealthy or influential family than it is of intelligence.

I agree that having attended Harvard is a dumb reason to vote against someone, but at the same time it's also not worthy of the pedestal it's placed on. Heaven forbid someone attend Tulane, USC or even *gasp* a public university.

P:130karin1492 ( 609.4522 points)
Mon, October 10, 2011 03:40:31 AM UTC0:00
The thing is that she teaches at Harvard. She graduated from Oklahoma State University for her undergraduate stuff and got her law degree from Rutgers. Neither school is particularly elitist, though Rutgers would like you to think it belongs in that class.

D:1RP ( 3311.3784 points)
Mon, October 10, 2011 08:14:10 PM UTC0:00
Poll Suggests Harvard Jabs Not Effective - [Link]
Just 13% of registered voters said they were "less likely" to vote for Warren because she works at Harvard, while 21% said it made them "more likely" to back her and 63% said it "makes no difference" in how they would vote.

D:15COSDem ( 3540.3062 points)
Tue, October 11, 2011 12:31:49 AM UTC0:00
Over $3,150,000 raised.
96% of donors gave less than $100.
Over 11,000 donors from Massachusetts.

SAP:262Gaear Grimsrud ( 6920.2134 points)
Tue, October 11, 2011 02:48:29 AM UTC0:00
elitist librul

D:1107GavinBrown ( 1359.3580 points)
Tue, October 11, 2011 08:27:52 PM UTC0:00
Bush went to Yale, but I don't ever recall him being called an elitist scholarly snob :)

D:633WesternDem ( 892.4465 points)
Tue, October 11, 2011 08:57:19 PM UTC0:00
GWB is pretty much the epitome of elite -- son of a President and grandson of a Senator; family connections helped him get into Andover prep school, Yale, and Harvard Business School; connections also handed him business opportunities and then bailed him out when he screwed them up.

R:194Scott³ ( 8016.0796 points)
Wed, May 2, 2012 05:54:35 AM UTC0:00
Elizabeth "Cherokee" Warren now marked as Native American since she is 1/32nd Cherokee.

D:917NYDem Junior ( 1973.3054 points)
Wed, May 2, 2012 03:15:20 PM UTC0:00

D:917NYDem Junior ( 1973.3054 points)
Wed, May 2, 2012 03:16:26 PM UTC0:00
Those tweets are pretty brutal.

D:1989RBH ( 1271.2517 points)
Wed, May 2, 2012 08:21:56 PM UTC0:00
no idea why this is the only Twitter on the site where it either displays nothing or displays the people who mention the account only

SNP:8431Progressive Scot ( 413.0498 points)
Sun, September 30, 2012 03:31:08 PM UTC0:00
The favourability poll is going crazy it wont let me put in the Approve and Disapprove columns.

The figures for Warren were

Approve 56%
Disapprove 36%

DL:1025Some say... ( 6043.1475 points)
Sun, September 30, 2012 04:49:32 PM UTC0:00
Yeah, I just tired to add them and it is coming up 0% as well.

D:1RP ( 3311.3784 points)
Sun, September 30, 2012 05:19:15 PM UTC0:00
You changed the Type of poll after saving it.

D:479Brandon ( 1558.3782 points)
Mon, October 1, 2012 12:25:10 AM UTC0:00
So I'm guessing that whole "remember when Warren said she was part injun" thing from the Brown campaign isn't doing much.

IND:1196Monsieur ( 5890.8623 points)
Mon, October 1, 2012 12:30:16 AM UTC0:00
It appeals only to hardcore Republicans and the Jason demographic.

D:479Brandon ( 1558.3782 points)
Mon, October 1, 2012 12:31:49 AM UTC0:00
I don't think it even appeals to Jason, at least not really. That's one of those intentional trolling things he sometimes does.

SNP:8431Progressive Scot ( 413.0498 points)
Mon, October 1, 2012 02:43:48 AM UTC0:00
Got the poll problem fixed earlier :D.

R:194Scott³ ( 8016.0796 points)
Mon, February 25, 2013 06:43:35 PM UTC0:00
What happened to the Native American tag for this annoying woman?

SAP:262Gaear Grimsrud ( 6920.2134 points)
Mon, February 25, 2013 06:46:11 PM UTC0:00
The same thing that happened to Scott Brown's Senate career.