Posts tagged "elizabeth warren"

Senate Democrats Kill Fast Track Of Terrible TPP Trade Deal

Elizabeth Warren for Queen of Everything!

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 12, 2015

Elizabeth Warren: The Government Shouldn’t Profit Off Of Kids Trying To Get An Education

You know who is the greatest ever? Elizabeth Warren. I sometimes feel like I just want a tape of Elizabeth Warren talking and making all the sense, so that I can listen to it when I am having anxiety problems. It is honestly just very, very soothing.
Here she is on Conan, talking about…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 8, 2015

Is Hillary Clinton Only Meant To Be A Foil For An Eventual Male Nominee?

If I were Hillary Clinton, I would not run for president in 2016.

By: Robyn Pennacchia / March 9, 2015

Hillary Clinton Is Having Brainstorming Sessions With Elizabeth Warren

Hillary Clinton met with Elizabeth Warren to brainstorm policy in December. [New York Times]
A new strain of HIV has been identified in Cuba. [MSN]
Women scientists in Nigeria are killing it. [NPR]
Sexual harassment at work has only become more complicated with the advent of social media. [Cosmopolitan]
Science…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 17, 2015

Watch Elizabeth Warren Bust Rand Paul’s Balls While Asking About Vaccines

Certified bad ass Elizabeth Warren took some time out of a Senate hearing today to have a lovely chat with Anne Schuchat, the CDC’s director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases about the basic facts of vaccines. Warren asked her a series of questions–including, delightfully, whether or not vaccines cause “profound mental disorders”…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / February 11, 2015

Senator Elizabeth Warren Has Some Great Advice For Handling Life’s Curveballs

“Never be so faithful to your plan that you are unwilling to consider the unexpected. Never be so faithful to your plan that you are unwilling to entertain the improbable opportunity that comes looking for you. And never be so faithful to your plan that when you hit a bump in the road — or…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 28, 2014

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Senator Elizabeth Warren, Who’s Trying To Save Students Buried Under Mounds Of Debt

Student loan debt in America currently totals $1.2 trillion, and is rising quickly. As graduation day approaches, the class of 2014 might be feeling less than hopeful about their future, faced with a less-than-stellar job market and tens (or hundreds) of thousands of dollars of debt accrued in the process of getting a…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 7, 2014

Meet All The Pro-Choice Women Victorious In Last Night’s Election!

Oh my God, you guys. I didn’t realize just how BIG us pro-choice feminists won last night’s election until compiling this list. It’s not just that we have more four years of President Obama — we also have our first openly gay person to serve in the Senate, the first Asian-American women in both the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 7, 2012

Scott Brown Pays Homeless To Be His “Supporters”

The Scott Brown campaign has admitted that it has been paying homeless people to demonstrate in Boston’s working-class Roxbury neighborhood with signs declaring themselves “Obama Supporters for Brown.” Benjamin Thomas, the former city elections commissioner running the operation, tells the Boston Herald that these “supporters” are paid a per-diem that “works out to” about $8 an hour,…

By: Newser / October 16, 2012

Today’s Lady News: Scott Brown Comments On Elizabeth Warren’s Body

Massachusetts Governor Senator Scott Brown made an obnoxious comment about his opponent Elizabeth Warren’s body. (Thanks to commenter  PhD_Bookworm for the correction!) [Slate]
Meet Angella Reid, the first-ever woman to become the White House’s Chief Usher. [Madame Noire]
On the movement to stop shackling female prisoners during childbirth. [Colorlines]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 6, 2011