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Sean Collier remembered one year after Boston bombing

Sean Collier remembered one year after Boston bombing

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 19 (UPI) -- Memorial planned at MIT to honor officer allegedly killed in shootout with suspected Boston Marathon bombers.
Danielle Haynes
Sheryl Sandberg: 'I'd love to see Hillary Clinton be president'

Sheryl Sandberg: 'I'd love to see Hillary Clinton be president'

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- Sheryl Sandberg is the COO of Facebook and author "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead" which encourages women to be confident in the professional world.
Aileen Graef
Scott Brown moves one state north as he seeks return to U.S. Senate

Scott Brown moves one state north as he seeks return to U.S. Senate

NASHUA, N.H., March 15 (UPI) -- Scott Brown has launched a bid to return to the U.S. Senate, this time from New Hampshire, with a speech at the Northeast Republican Leadership Conference.
Senate Democrats to pull all-nighter on climate change

Senate Democrats to pull all-nighter on climate change

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- A group of more than two dozen Senate Democrats plan to take, after final votes Monday night, an all-night "talkathon" on climate change.
Gabrielle Levy
Democrats overwhelmingly back Hillary Clinton in 2016 presidential bid

Democrats overwhelmingly back Hillary Clinton in 2016 presidential bid

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- An overwhelming 80 percent of Democrats want Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016, says the New York Times/CBS News poll released Wednesday.

Scott Brown's contributor contract with Fox News renewed

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Ex-Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., renewed his contract with Fox News, a Fox executive said Wednesday, confirming Brown's denial he and the network had parted ways.
Poll: Clinton trounces others in hypothetical 2016 Dem primary

Poll: Clinton trounces others in hypothetical 2016 Dem primary

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Hillary Clinton has a huge lead over other Democrats while the Republican field is muddled in hypothetical U.S. presidential primary races, a poll indicates.

Poll: Huckabee leads hypothetical GOP field for White House bid

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- In a hypothetical Republican presidential primary race for 2016, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee leads the field, a Public Policy Polling poll indicates..
Janet Yellen becomes first woman to lead Federal Reserve

Janet Yellen becomes first woman to lead Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Monday voted to confirm Janet Yellen as the first woman to head the Federal Reserve, replacing Ben Bernanke.

Elizabeth Warren ends WH rumors, says she'll finish her Senate term

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., pledged to finish her term, squashing speculation that she was mulling a possible bid for the White House in 2016.
Senate committee approves Yellen's nomination as Fed chairwoman

Senate committee approves Yellen's nomination as Fed chairwoman

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The Senate Banking Committee Thursday approved Janet Yellen's nomination to serve as the first U.S. Federal Reserve chairwoman with a 14-8 vote.
Politics 2016: Is there a White House bid for Sen. Elizabeth Warren?

Politics 2016: Is there a White House bid for Sen. Elizabeth Warren?

There's a movement afoot not to allow Hillary Clinton -- who hasn't even announced whether she'll try a second stab at the White House -- to march unchallenged to the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Possible Hillary Clinton rival Warren touts bank reform

Possible Hillary Clinton rival Warren touts bank reform

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- "Too big to fail" U.S. banks have grown since the financial crisis and could spawn a new crisis, a senator seen as a presidential rival to Hillary Clinton said.
Obama nominates Treasury's Timothy Massad as CFTC chairman amid banking regulatory woes

Obama nominates Treasury's Timothy Massad as CFTC chairman amid banking regulatory woes

Nov. 12 (UPI) -- The White House announced Tuesday that Treasury official Timothy Massad will be nominated as chair of the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission. The new chair will have a large undertaking in Wall Street reform, replacing current Chairman Gary Gensler.
Sonali Basak
Ex-Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., says no to gubernatorial bid

Ex-Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., says no to gubernatorial bid

BOSTON, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., said he won't run for governor next year.
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Elizabeth Warren (born Elizabeth Herring; June 22, 1949) is an American attorney and law professor. She served as Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She is also the Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where she has taught contract law, bankruptcy, and commercial law. In the wake of the 2008-2011 financial crisis, she became the chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel created to oversee the U.S. banking bailout (formally known as the Troubled Assets Relief Program). She long advocated for the creation of a new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which was established by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act signed into law by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2010. As the special advisor she worked on implementation of the CFPB.

On May 24, 2010, Time magazine called Warren, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chairman Sheila Bair, and Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro the "New Sheriffs of Wall Street" in a cover story. On September 17, 2010, she was named a special adviser by President Obama to oversee the development of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The position included the responsibility of recommending a director for this new entity. She was not chosen for the post, with Obama instead nominating Richard Cordray, prior to congressional approval. On August 18, 2011, she launched an exploratory committee for the Massachusetts United States Senate seat currently held by Scott Brown.

Elizabeth Warren was born Elizabeth Herring in Oklahoma City, the daughter of Pauline and Donald Herring. At 16, she became a state champion debater. At 19, she married Jim Warren, and transferred from George Washington University to the University of Houston. She earned a B.S. in 1970. Warren went on to study law at the Rutgers School of Law–Newark, where she served as an editor of the Rutgers Law Review, and was one of two female summer associates at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft's Wall Street office. She received her Juris Doctor in 1976. After law school, Warren worked from home, writing wills and doing real estate closings for walk-in clients. She divorced Warren in 1978, and later married Bruce Mann.

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