Posts filed as “Policy”

Elizabeth Warren: From Consumer Advocate to United States Senator

No doubt Republicans are now wishing they had not opposed ’s appointment to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. ’s victory in the Massachusetts Senate race this evening is a huge victory for consumers – and a huge loss for the banking industry, which poured millions of dollars into the coffers of the incumbent, Republican ...Read more.

No Mitt Romney, Private Charity Is Not Enough

Will the era of a thousand points of light end with Mitt Romney’s photo op of a thousand cans of soup? Ever since President George H.W. Bush proclaimed a need for “a thousand points of light,” Americans have been enthralled by the idea that private charity is all that is needed to help those in ...Read more.