Tag: Elizabeth Warren

Justin Vernon Reportedly Gave The Maximum Allowed Donation To The Campaigns Of Bernie Sanders And Elizabeth Warren

With the Democratic primary elections looming, it’s no surprise that many citizens have already picked out their favorites to receive the nomination to run against the incumbent President of the United States. It’s also no surprise that those citizens count among their number many celebrities and entertainers, who have also been quite vocal in their […]

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Warren’s Medicare-for-All Dodge Is Wearing Thin

Tuesday’s debate offered Elizabeth Warren the opportunity to feel what it’s like to be the Democratic field’s clear frontrunner, a prospect that recent movement in the polls has brought to the point of likelihood. Throughout the night, her rivals pointedly forsook Joe Biden as their main target and instead took pointed jabs at her. Warren […]

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Elizabeth Warren Won’t Say the Word ‘Taxes’ When She Talks About Medicare for All

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Sen. Elizabeth Warren was knocked back on her heels for the first time in months during Tuesday’s debate, struggling to parry questions on whether Medicare for All would increase middle-class taxes as her primary opponents piled on. Warren (D-Mass.) repeatedly refused to […]

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The Democrats Don’t Have a Frontrunner

Before the final game of the 1944 World Series, a veteran sportswriter looked at the two bedraggled teams gathered at Sportsman’s Park in St. Louis. During the last year of World War II, with their star players in Europe or the Pacific, both teams were filled with aged has-beens and younger 4-Fs. Assessing their odds, […]

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Bernie Sanders Takes Aim at Wealth—and Warren

Since his heart attack earlier this month, the press has begun loudly asking how long Bernie Sanders can stay afloat in the Democratic primary and why, moreover, he should bother trying. After all, Elizabeth Warren, the field’s other solid progressive, has taken the lead against Biden in a number of national polls and has declared […]

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Sitelock: Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker lead presidential candidates on cybersecurity awareness

The ugly news about Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election forced the issue of cybersecurity into the political spotlight in 2016.  But in the intervening years politicians haven’t been so smart about cybersecurity awareness and the readiness of their campaign sites when it comes to cyber protection, Sitelock reported. Since the catalytic events of […]

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Elizabeth Warren Says She Would ‘Welcome’ the Rock’s President Bid

Elizabeth Warren loves Ballers. Yes, the Democratic candidate and comic genius is a massive fan of the show starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as a former NFL star-turned-financial manager whose gargantuan muscles are always straining to burst free from the confines of his suit. We’ve known this for a while now. She also just loves […]

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Elizabeth Warren Reportedly ‘Courting’ Andrew Gillum as Possible VP Pick

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.); former Fla. gubernatorial candidate and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew GillumPhoto: Scott Eisen (Getty), Joe Skipper (Getty) Could a Warren-Gillum ticket be in the works? An election 2020 ticket featuring Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren and Andrew Gillum, the Democratic former mayor of Tallahassee, Fla., who came thisclose to being the Sunshine State’s […]

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Warren’s Plan to Spurn Big Money Donors Has a Catch

A few weeks ago, I wrote that Senator Elizabeth Warren should not raise funds from millionaires at private fundraising events if she is the Democratic nominee, and argued that she “cannot spend a primary campaign proudly rejecting big donor money because she recognizes its dangerous influence on politics, and then turn around and take millions […]

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Elizabeth Warren’s New Labor Plan Is Good. Bernie Sanders’ Is Better.

On Thursday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren released her plan to “empower” American workers, offering a detailed proposal to not only defend but expand labor rights. Among many other things, Warren hopes to end exploitative practices like forced arbitration, which severely limits workers’ ability to sue over things like sexual harassment, and employee misclassification, which companies use […]

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Don’t Trust These Gigalos: Scam Artist Who Started Kamala Harris Birther Scheme Concocts Elizabeth Warren Sex Scandal

Screenshot: News2Share (YouTube) The MAGA dream team of conspiracy theory trolls known for perpetrating such frauds as the Robert Mueller sexual misconduct scandal, the Pete Buttigieg sex scandal, the Ilhan Omar sex scandal and the Kamala Harris birther lie (you thought I was going to say “sex scandal, didn’t you?) has set their sights on […]

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Don’t Trust These Gigolos: Scam Artist Who Started Kamala Harris Birther Scheme Concocts Elizabeth Warren Sex Scandal

Screenshot: News2Share (YouTube) The MAGA dream team of conspiracy theory trolls known for perpetrating such frauds as the Robert Mueller sexual misconduct scandal, the Pete Buttigieg sex scandal, the Ilhan Omar sex scandal and the Kamala Harris birther lie (you thought I was going to say “sex scandal, didn’t you?) has set their sights on […]

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Elizabeth Warren Is Officially a Frontrunner—Except Among Black South Carolina Voters

Photo: Scott Eisen (Getty Images) Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren certainly appears to be living some version of “hot nerd fall.” New polls show the presidential hopeful, who’s branded herself as the candidate with a detailed plan for everything, surging ahead of in three key primary contests: Iowa, New Hampshire, and Nevada. In Iowa and New […]

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Zuckerberg predicts Facebook antitrust win if Warren is elected president

(Reuters) Leaked audio of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressing questions from staff in two internal July meetings was published on Tuesday by The Verge. In the audio, Zuckerberg talks to employees about issues ranging from the possibility of U.S. lawmakers attempting to break up the company to its plans to compete with video-sharing app TikTok. […]

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CNBC Survey Finds Wall Street Democrats Will Sit Things Out if Elizabeth Warren’s Their Nominee

Elizabeth WarrenPhoto: Scott Olson (Getty) It’s all about the Benjamins, baby—even for Wall Street bigwigs who call themselves Democrats, who say they’ll sit out the election, or even wholesale back Donald Trump, if Elizabeth Warren, the big-banks-bashing senator from Massachusetts, is their party’s presidential nominee. That’s the finding of a recent informal survey by CNBC of private […]

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The Green New Deal Meets Green Republicanism

In Concrete Economics, Stephen S. Cohen and J. Bradford DeLong exalt Alexander Hamilton as the architect of the booming industrial economy that took off in America in the second part of the nineteenth century. Hamilton’s great innovation was to marshal the federal government behind the infrastructure required to create a strong industrial base for the […]

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Elizabeth Warren Pays Tribute to Slain Black Trans Women at LGBTQ Forum, Demands Trump ‘Say Their Names’

Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) Elizabeth Warren gets it. As the latest edition of The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings indicates, the 70-year-old Senator is firing on all cylinders in her quest to rid the Oval Office of its imbecilic orange incumbent. Advertisement She’s got a plan for damn near everything, and when she’s […]

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The Democrats’ Disappointing Rhetoric on LGBTQ Rights

It was Valentine’s weekend in San Francisco in 2004. The city’s new mayor, Gavin Newsom, had been in office for less than two months when, in defiance of California state law, he began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Nearly immediately, people from across the United States flocked to the city, waiting in lines that […]

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