Elizabeth Warren Public date: 21.11.2019 18:45:26

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30 Oct 2019

Poor communities and hardest hit by industrial pollution, we need to reduce harmful emissions

Industrial pollution has been disproportionately concentrated in low-income communities and communities of color like in Louisiana's Cancer Alley. We need to be reducing harmful emissions—not permitting more. These communities need environmental justice.
Industrial pollution has been disproportionately concentrated in low-income communities and communities of color like in...

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28 Oct 2019

Students perform better when they don’t have to worry about their next meal!

“Our students shouldn’t have to worry about where they’ll get their next meal. Under my public school plan, we’ll cancel student breakfast and lunch debt and provide free and nutritious school meals so our kids can succeed in school.”
“Our students shouldn’t have to worry about where they’ll get their next meal. Under my public school plan,...

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27 Oct 2019

Fixing criminal justice system means we have to think about the whole family

“When someone is sent into our criminal justice system, it's not a single person. When a person is arrested, we have to think about how that pulls their entire family into the system—and how that family is treated.”
“When someone is sent into our criminal justice system, it's not a single person. When a person is arrested, we have...

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20 Oct 2019

Exxon deceived its investors on climate data, and my climate risk disclosure will address that

Climate change is an existential threat—and it's time for companies to reveal their emissions and dependence on fossil fuels. My Climate Risk Disclosure Act will require companies to publicly disclose their role in contributing to the climate crisis.
Climate change is an existential threat—and it's time for companies to reveal their emissions and dependence on fossil...

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14 Oct 2019

Corruption in Washington is holding back progress, and its time to get big money out of politics

Corruption in Washington is holding back progress—and much of it is perfectly legal thanks to the Supreme Court. It’s time to get big money out of politics and put power back in the hands of the people—and I've got a plan for that.
Corruption in Washington is holding back progress—and much of it is perfectly legal thanks to the Supreme Court....

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14 Oct 2019

I will not sell cushy diplomatics jobs to wealthy donors

Trump may think a big campaign check qualifies someone to represent our country abroad—but I don’t. I've pledged to not participate in the corrupt practice of selling cushy diplomatic posts to wealthy donors. And my new plan to get big money out of politics goes further.
Trump may think a big campaign check qualifies someone to represent our country abroad—but I don’t. I've pledged to...

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14 Oct 2019

Warren talks about breaking Big Tech during DemDebate

Big tech giants are able to use their power to limit competition and undermine small businesses. You get to be the umpire or you get to have a team in the game—but you don't get to do both at the same time. We need to #BreakUpBigTech. #DemDebate
Big tech giants are able to use their power to limit competition and undermine small businesses. You get to be the...

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7 Oct 2019

My Plan to End Washington Corruption

In 1958, the National Election Survey first asked Americans a simple question: Do you trust the government to do the right thing most of the time? That year, 73% of Americans said yes. In 2019, that number is just 17%. Five out of every six Americans do not trust their government to do the right thing.Why have so many people lost faith in government?
In 1958, the National Election Survey first asked Americans a simple question: Do you trust the government to do the...

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7 Oct 2019

We need a president that fights discrimination, unlike Trump

The Trump administration is arguing that the Supreme Court should undo the progress we've made and let employers fire LGBTQ+ people because of their gender identity or sexual orientation. We need a president that will fight discrimination and protect LGBTQ+ rights. #RiseUpOct8
The Trump administration is arguing that the Supreme Court should undo the progress we've made and let employers fire...

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7 Oct 2019

We need to stop the practice of offering cushy diplomatic posts to political donors

Gordon Sondland, our Ambassador to the European Union, got his job after donating $1 million to Trump's inaugural committee. We need to end the corrupt practice of selling cushy diplomatic posts to wealthy donors. And I've got a plan for that.
Gordon Sondland, our Ambassador to the European Union, got his job after donating $1 million to Trump's inaugural...

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6 Oct 2019

My plan will ensure that federal judges do not hear cases where they have conflict of interest

It’s time for fundamental reform. My plan will ensure that federal judges do not hear cases where they have conflicts of interest, strengthen our nation’s ethics rules for judges, and ensure accountability for those who violate these rules.
It’s time for fundamental reform. My plan will ensure that federal judges do not hear cases where they have conflicts...

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6 Oct 2019

We will make sure supreme court justices follow code of ethics and investigate Kavanaugh

We'll ensure that Supreme Court justices follow a code of ethics, too. That means that a judge accused of lying to Congress, like Brett Kavanaugh, could face a full judicial investigation. And they couldn't end that investigation by being elevated to the Supreme Court.
We'll ensure that Supreme Court justices follow a code of ethics, too. That means that a judge accused of lying to...

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1 Sep 2019

All Democrats should speak out against Ballot measure supported by DoorDash

“DoorDash—recently caught pocketing tips intended for their drivers—is joining the fight for a ballot initiative that will allow them to exploit their workers and deny them protections. All Democrats should speak out against this proposed ballot measure”
“DoorDash—recently caught pocketing tips intended for their drivers—is joining the fight for a ballot initiative...

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31 Aug 2019

California senate must pass AB 5 to protect workers

“Uber and Lyft are prepared to spend millions so they can continue classifying their workers as "independent contractors" to exploit them and deny them protections. The California Senate must pass AB 5, and all Democrats should fight this ballot measure. https://t.co/6SkXpHQdFt”
“Uber and Lyft are prepared to spend millions so they can continue classifying their workers as "independent...

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28 Aug 2019

As President I will welcome Asylum seekers at points of entry

Nicol wants to be a doctor. Hilary wants to be an engineer. Ilich wants to be an American. As president, I'll reverse the Trump administration's cruel "Remain in Mexico" policy and ensure that asylum seekers will be welcomed at ports of entry.
Nicol wants to be a doctor. Hilary wants to be an engineer. Ilich wants to be an American. As president, I'll reverse...

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27 Aug 2019

I am concerned that Trump is pulling money from FEMA to detain immigrants

I'm particularly concerned that Trump is pulling millions of dollars from FEMA to detain more immigrants and implement his administration’s inhumane immigration policies. This is a cruel, dangerous move—especially at the height of hurricane season.
I'm particularly concerned that Trump is pulling millions of dollars from FEMA to detain more immigrants and implement...

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27 Aug 2019

In my administration executives that knowingly hurt people will face real criminal penalties

Not good enough. Under my Corporate Executive Accountability Act, executives of major companies that knowingly hurt people through criminal negligence won’t just pay a fine, they'll face real criminal penalties.
Not good enough. Under my Corporate Executive Accountability Act, executives of major companies that knowingly hurt...

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26 Aug 2019

We have to protect our public lands for future generations

We have to protect our public lands for future generations. That’s why, on my first day as president, I'll sign an executive order that sets a total moratorium on all new fossil fuel leases, including for drilling offshore and on public lands.
We have to protect our public lands for future generations. That’s why, on my first day as president, I'll sign an...

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25 Aug 2019

Giant corporations are only American in name, I will change that!

“A lot of giant companies refer to themselves as “American.” But let’s face it, they only have one real loyalty: Their shareholders. A Warren administration will halt the hollowing out of American cities and create good American jobs. Here’s how.”
“A lot of giant companies refer to themselves as “American.” But let’s face it, they only have one real loyalty:...
25 Aug 2019

I propose lifetime ban on members of Congress becoming lobbyists

The Massachusetts Democrat advocates a lifetime ban on lobbying by former members of Congress, Presidents, and agency heads and banning foreign lobbying and lobbyists donations to candidates and members of Congress. “The trial of Donald Trump’s campaign manager has exposed how foreign governments hide their efforts to influence the American government through lobbying. We should ban Americans from getting paid to lobby for foreign governments—period. If foreign governments want to express their views, they can use their diplomats,” said Warren.
The Massachusetts Democrat advocates a lifetime ban on lobbying by former members of Congress, Presidents, and agency...

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25 Aug 2019

My anti-corruption bill will be the biggest since watergate, stopping people like Trump

“Donald Trump is a walking, talking conflict of interest. No president should be allowed to push the rules of our government to benefit their personal bottom line. My anti-corruption bill—the biggest since Watergate—tackles this kind of corruption head on.”
“Donald Trump is a walking, talking conflict of interest. No president should be allowed to push the rules of our...

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23 Aug 2019

Bolsonaro needs to step up and take responsibility for Amazon fires

“The #AmazonRainforest is still burning, with thousands of acres of wildlife in flames. World leaders must come together to end this crisis—and President Bolsonaro must step up and take responsibility for these fires and their consequences.”
“The #AmazonRainforest is still burning, with thousands of acres of wildlife in flames. World leaders must come...

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23 Aug 2019

World leaders must come together and end the Amazon fire crisis and Bolsonaro must take responsibility

“The #AmazonRainforest is still burning, with thousands of acres of wildlife in flames. World leaders must come together to end this crisis—and President Bolsonaro must step up and take responsibility for these fires and their consequences.”
“The #AmazonRainforest is still burning, with thousands of acres of wildlife in flames. World leaders must come...

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21 Aug 2019

We must end corporate capture of federal courts

“I've argued for years that corporate capture of the federal courts is a serious problem. It's getting worse. The next president must address it—and that starts by committing to dramatically increase the professional diversity of the federal bench.”
“I've argued for years that corporate capture of the federal courts is a serious problem. It's getting worse. The next...

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20 Aug 2019

We will fight the gag rule that keeps providers like Planned Parenthood serving patients

“I stand with @PPact. The Trump administration’s gag rule is a deliberate attempt to keep providers like Planned Parenthood from serving patients—and an attack on women with low incomes who depend on them to get the care they need. We’ll fight this.”
“I stand with @PPact. The Trump administration’s gag rule is a deliberate attempt to keep providers like Planned...

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19 Aug 2019

Federal government must recognize and honor its treaty obligations to tribal nations

“Our federal government must recognize its ongoing failure to honor its trust and treaty obligations to Tribal Nations. Proud to work alongside @Deb4CongressNM on a proposal to uphold the federal government’s promises to Tribal Nations and empower Native communities.”
“Our federal government must recognize its ongoing failure to honor its trust and treaty obligations to Tribal...

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19 Aug 2019

I apologize to Native Americans over handling of past claims of native ancestry

Sen. Elizabeth Warren apologized Monday to a Native American audience over her handling of past claims of native ancestry, telling a group of tribal leaders that she realized it had been a mistake.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren apologized Monday to a Native American audience over her handling of past claims of native...

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16 Aug 2019

Funding tribal nations is an obligation of the united states

“Funding critical programs for Indian Country isn't optional. It's required to fulfill the United States’ trust and treaty obligations. So @Deb4CongressNM and I have teamed up on writing a bill to ensure predictable, guaranteed funding to Tribal Nations and indigenous peoples.”
“Funding critical programs for Indian Country isn't optional. It's required to fulfill the United States’ trust and...

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15 Aug 2019

All Democrats must support AB-5 and back full employee status for gig workers

“This is a crucial moment in the fight for workers in this country, and it’s time for us to show whose side we’re on. All Democrats need to stand up and say—without dodging or weaving—we support AB 5 and back full employee status for gig workers.
“This is a crucial moment in the fight for workers in this country, and it’s time for us to show whose side we’re...

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15 Aug 2019

Equifax must pay customers for breach of their data

“Last month, the FTC tweeted and advertised that the nearly 150 million Americans who had their data exposed in the @Equifax breach were eligible for $125 each in compensation. Now they’re saying, “Just kidding!” I’m demanding answers.
“Last month, the FTC tweeted and advertised that the nearly 150 million Americans who had their data exposed in the...

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14 Aug 2019

As President I will take the side of American Workers over multinational corporations

“For decades, Washington has done the bidding of giant multinational corporations that have no loyalty to American workers like Kim and Bella. They deserve a government that’s on their side. As president, I’ll use every tool available to defend and create American jobs.”
“For decades, Washington has done the bidding of giant multinational corporations that have no loyalty to American...

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25 Jun 2019

My ultra Millionaire tax will pay for universal child care, student loan relief, education and more

My #UltraMillionaireTax is a two-cent tax on the 75,000 biggest fortunes in the country. We’d use it to pay for #UniversalChildCare, student loan debt relief, free public college, and a lot more. Here’s how it works.
My #UltraMillionaireTax is a two-cent tax on the 75,000 biggest fortunes in the country. We’d use it to pay for...

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20 Jun 2019

Next education secretary needs to be a public school teacher

A few months ago I met @Liat_RO, a public school science teacher and activist, at an organizing event in Brooklyn, NY. Liat gave me a great idea: The next Secretary of Education should be a former public school teacher. I agreed—and pledged to make it happen.
A few months ago I met @Liat_RO, a public school science teacher and activist, at an organizing event in Brooklyn, NY....

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19 Jun 2019

America needs to right the wrongs and help Black and Brown families

America needs to face the things we’ve done wrong and take steps towards making it right. My housing plan creates a first-of-its-kind down-payment assistance program to help Black and Brown families living in formerly redlined neighborhoods buy a home.
America needs to face the things we’ve done wrong and take steps towards making it right. My housing plan creates a...

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19 Jun 2019

End forever wars by limiting Presidents power to wage war

It’s long past time to bring our troops home, and Congress should always have a vigorous and very public debate before sending our troops into harm's way. I support @BLeeForCongress's amendment to repeal the current AUMF and help #EndForeverWar.
It’s long past time to bring our troops home, and Congress should always have a vigorous and very public debate before...

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7 Jun 2019

Enough is enough to gun deaths, we need gun reform

On #NationalGunViolenceAwarenessDay, I’m thinking about how our country loses an average of seven children and teens to gun violence every day. Enough is enough. I’m fighting like hell for #GunReformNow and to end the @NRA’s death grip on our federal government.
On #NationalGunViolenceAwarenessDay, I’m thinking about how our country loses an average of seven children and teens...

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25 May 2019

Selling arms to Saudi Arabia will not make us safe only benefits defense contractors

Selling more weapons to Saudi Arabia doesn't make America safer or align with our country's values. It only benefits defense contractors and @realDonaldTrump's alarming desire to sow chaos abroad. l'll do everything I can in Congress to stop it.
Selling more weapons to Saudi Arabia doesn't make America safer or align with our country's values. It only benefits...

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24 May 2019

Our inquiry pushed FEMA to rebuild hospital in Puerto Rico

Last week, @SenatorMenendez, @NydiaVelazquez & I questioned @FEMA about the delays. Now, the agency has confirmed the hospital on Vieques will be rebuilt. It's a critical win for the people of Puerto Rico – and we’ll be with them every step of the way.
Last week, @SenatorMenendez, @NydiaVelazquez & I questioned @FEMA about the delays. Now, the agency has confirmed...
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24 May 2019

When we work together our nation comes on top

Last night, I voted for a major bipartisan disaster relief package that will help people across the country recover from natural disasters like hurricanes, flooding, and wildfires. When we work together, our nation comes out on top.
Last night, I voted for a major bipartisan disaster relief package that will help people across the country recover from...

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23 May 2019

I cosponsored women’s health protection act, ensuring access to abortion

I'm proud to cosponsor the Women’s Health Protection Act. It would #StopTheBans by enshrining Roe v. Wade into federal law – ensuring everyone in this country has access to abortion, no matter where they live. #ActForWomen
I'm proud to cosponsor the Women’s Health Protection Act. It would #StopTheBans by enshrining Roe v. Wade into federal...

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23 May 2019

We need to hold credit card companies accountable and protect consumers

10 years ago this week, Congress passed a bipartisan bill to help get the tricks & traps out of the fine print of credit card agreements – but the fight’s not over. We need a strong @CFPB to hold credit card companies accountable when they cheat customers & break the law.
10 years ago this week, Congress passed a bipartisan bill to help get the tricks & traps out of the fine print of...

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22 May 2019

McConnell will not bring the Violence Against Women act to the floor for a vote

It's been 48 days since the Violence Against Women Act passed the House. But @SenateMajLdr McConnell would rather help his @NRA buddies than bring #VAWA to the floor. This is ridiculous. Women's lives are more important than gun lobbyists' wish lists.
It's been 48 days since the Violence Against Women Act passed the House. But @SenateMajLdr McConnell would rather help...

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12 May 2019

Unions give teachers and workers power in negotiation

And we need to make it easier to join a union. Unions give teachers—and all workers—power in negotiations over the long run. That's good for teachers, good for students, and good for making sure we put the resources we need directly into our schools.
And we need to make it easier to join a union. Unions give teachers—and all workers—power in negotiations over the...

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