Let’s see how much of a progressive you really are, Mr.Obama. But you won’t do it because you are a cynical politician that is more interested in getting along with the Washington establishment. If you do decide to nominate Warren it will be your greatest legacy. And then maybe you can call your presidency a success. But that ain’t happening. You can’t be counted on:
Amid a political firestorm surrounding the nomination process to replace the late Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson floated a modest proposal: appoint fellow liberal populist Sen. Elizabeth Warren.Grayson’s campaign released a statement Monday afternoon saying Warren would be an ideal candidate to shake up the high court’s delicate balance, wherein four conservatives have battled four liberal justices for the swing vote of moderate, Republican-appointed Justice Anthony Kennedy.Grayson, an Orlando Democrat running for the U.S. Senate, cited Warren’s decades-long work as an attorney, Harvard academic, and federal lawmaker.“She’s earned it, and she deserves it,” Grayson said. “And she’ll be so, so good at it.”
Elizabeth Warren must be on Bernie Sanders’ ticket. And he should say it now:
Elizabeth Warren entered the intensifying battle for the Democratic presidential nomination, defending Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders from a new attack by the head of Goldman Sachs — a Wall Street behemoth whose executives have delivered hundreds of thousands of dollars to Hillary Clinton, her presidential campaign and her family’s foundation.In an interview with International Business Times hours before Wednesday night’s Democratic town hall in New Hampshire, the Massachusetts senator — whose endorsement is coveted by both Democratic candidates — slammed Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein for asserting earlier in the day that Sanders’ criticism of Wall Street had created a dangerous environment in America.
We need Warren on the ticket in 2016. We need a woman in the White House; the right woman. Sorry, Hillary
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Wednesday that the National Rifle Association will not prevail in blocking gun safety reforms from passing Congress.“The NRA can be defeated, and the NRA will be defeated,” the Massachusetts Democrat said. “The president has shown that change is possible, now it is our job in Congress to show that there are many of us who are willing to fight. And, that’s how we will get sensible gun reform. We will get it.