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Elizabeth Warren wants answers on Facebook’s fact-checking loophole

Elizabeth Warren wants answers on Facebook’s fact-checking loophole

Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Tom Carper, Brian Schatz, and Sheldon Whitehouse are demanding more information from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about a reported “loophole” for climate misinformation in Facebook’s fact-checking program. In a letter sent to Zuckerberg on Wednesday, the senators reference a widely reported-on incident from last year that involved a story about climate change…
An Elizabeth Warren supporter moved to Palo Alto to make residents vote on a wealth tax

An Elizabeth Warren supporter moved to Palo Alto to make residents vote on a...

Tech billionaires may have dodged Sen. Elizabeth Warren and her promise to tax their wealth. But now, Warren supporters are taking the fight to the billionaires’ backyard: Silicon Valley. Inspired by Warren’s campaign, activist Kevin Creaven is pursuing a clever, although legally questionable, strategy to tax the fortunes of billionaires. Creaven, previously a chemical engineer…
Exclusive: Elizabeth Warren has a plan to end mask and medicine shortages amid the Covid-19 crisis

Exclusive: Elizabeth Warren has a plan to end mask and medicine shortages amid the...

Under a new bill from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), a new federal agency would take responsibility for eliminating protective gear shortages and other supply scarcities critical to the coronavirus response. The legislation, to be released on Thursday and shared first with Vox, seeks to remedy the critical supply shortages reported…
Exclusive: Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown’s plan to protect consumers from financial ruin

Exclusive: Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown’s plan to protect consumers from financial ruin

The $1,200 stimulus checks from the government have quite a loophole. Banks and loan sharks can seize the money before it lands in your account — a wrinkle that favors debt collectors over the vulnerable people the checks are supposed to help. Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) are calling for Congress to…
Elizabeth Warren has a plan for this, too

Elizabeth Warren has a plan for this, too

In January, Sen. Elizabeth Warren was the first presidential candidate to release a plan for combating coronavirus. In March, she released a second plan. Days later, with the scale of economic damage increasing, she released a third. Warren’s proposals track the spread of the virus: from a problem happening elsewhere and demanding a surge in…
Elizabeth Warren did better with college-educated white men than with working-class women

Elizabeth Warren did better with college-educated white men than with working-class women

Many Democratic women were devastated by Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s departure from the presidential race, and they suspect that sexism played a role: Misogyny exists in American life and in important American institutions, therefore misogyny was a factor in Warren’s presidential campaign — QED. But many of the postmortem takes on Warren’s campaign miss an important…
Sen. Elizabeth Warren makes a surprise appearance on SNL

Sen. Elizabeth Warren makes a surprise appearance on SNL

Saturday Night Live’s Kate McKinnon has been praised for her spot-on impression of Sen. Elizabeth Warren impression for the past few months. But Saturday night, she got the opportunity to give her impression the ultimate test: Playing the senator opposite the real Warren. The show’s cold open began with McKinnon as Fox News host Laura…
This Is The One Way Elizabeth Warren Has Already Won

This Is The One Way Elizabeth Warren Has Already Won

But this was about more than just one debate performance for Warren. In an extremely Elizabeth Warren move, the former professor of contract law actually created a release-contract template for the women bound by his NDAs. Soon after, Bloomberg tepidly walked back his stance, announcing that his company would release three women from their NDAs…
Elizabeth Warren On Mentoring Young Women, Equal Pay & Oprah

Elizabeth Warren On Mentoring Young Women, Equal Pay & Oprah

"Something I'm deeply proud of is how many young women that I encountered in my classes in law school that I pulled into teaching and helped them launch their teaching careers, pulled into government and helped them launch government-service careers, helped them get a start in jobs that are really hard," Warren said.
Elizabeth Warren Playing “Name That Billionaire” Is The Best Thing You’ll See This Week

Elizabeth Warren Playing “Name That Billionaire” Is The Best Thing You’ll See This Week

He first described Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, with the following: “He never shows emotion, looks like he cut his own bangs with toenail clippers, he—” "Bill Gates?" Warren replied. Although Warren's first guess was wrong, things soon picked up — and got quite heated. Colbert later moved on to fellow Democratic contenders Mike Bloomberg and…

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