$5.7 million in fundraising last quarter…yep I’d be smiling too, Elizabeth Warren! Not to mention gushing praise from Rolling Stone:
What She’s Done As chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel, Warren exposed the Bush administration for giving big banks a secret handout worth $78 billion. Then she midwifed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau into law, creating a host of new protections for average Americans. Now, attempting to oust Wall Street darling Scott Brown, Warren has unabashedly embraced Occupy Wall Street’s fight to hold the nation’s big banks accountable for their crimes. “There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own,” says Warren, a registered Republican into her forties. “Nobody.”
Gives Us Pause Her intelligence and solution-oriented approach may be wasted on the Senate.