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DEC 16, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Senate Democrats Tell The SEC To Get Moving On CEO Pay Rule

WASHINGTON -- Fifteen Senate Democrats including Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called Tuesday for the Securities and Exchange Commission to implement a rule on CEO pay that the agency has suppressed for more than a year. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) organized a letter to SEC Chair Mary Jo White demanding action on the rule, which requires companies to disclose the ratio of ...

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DEC 15, 2014 - Mother Jones

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Elizabeth Warren Says Gay Men Should Be Able To Donate Blood

Elizabeth Warren and a host of Democratic lawmakers are demanding the Obama administration stand up for gay rights. A coalition of 80 senators and House members spearheaded by the Massachusetts senator—alongside Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Reps. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) and Barbara Lee (D-Calif.)—sent a letter Monday to Sylvia Burwell, secretary of the Department of Health and ...

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DEC 12, 2014 - Huffington Post

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The Levee Breaks: Democrats Rage Against Obama Over Wall Street Giveaway

WASHINGTON -- Less than a month after Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) landed a new Senate leadership position, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and President Barack Obama risked a fight with her over government subsidies for risky Wall Street derivatives trading. They won the near-term policy fight: After a bruising bicameral battle, the House of Representatives ...

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DEC 12, 2014 - Huffington Post

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The Levy Breaks: Democrats Rage Against Obama Over Wall Street Giveaway

WASHINGTON -- Less than a month after Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) landed a new Senate leadership position, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and President Barack Obama risked a fight with her over government subsidies for risky Wall Street derivatives trading. They won the near-term policy fight: After a bruising bicameral battle, the House of Representatives ...

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DEC 11, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Congress Is About To Lose Its Last World War II Veterans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is saying farewell to its last two veterans of World War II, the member whose lodgings inspired TV's "Alpha House," a founding firebrand of the tea party, one of the shorter-term senators and a few dozen others this week as another session of bickering winds down. As they end their careers, many lawmakers of various eras ...

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