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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren: Statement on President Biden Cancelling Student Debt

Washington, D.C. August 24, 2022– United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) released the following statement after President Biden cancelled student loan debt: Today is a day of joy and relief because President Biden has canceled a big chunk of student debt for as many as 43 million Americans. The President has taken a powerful step […]

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On Senate Floor, Warren Calls for Crackdown on Deceptive and Misleading Practices Used by Many Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Washington, D.C. August 5, 2022 – In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) delivered remarks on the Senate floor about the need to crack down on the deceptive and misleading practices employed by many crisis pregnancy centers. Senator Warren also spoke on the need to bring the Stop Anti-Abortion Disinformation Act, which […]

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On Senate Floor, Warren Calls on Senate to Pass Women’s Health Protection Act and Fight Back Against Republican Extremism

Washington, D.C. May 10, 2022 – In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) delivered remarks on the floor of the Senate on the need to protect the Constitutional right to abortion and pass the Women’s Health Protection Act, which would enshrine the right to an abortion in federal law. This comes after […]

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Warren and Jayapal Lead 22 Colleagues in Bicameral Letter Demanding Explanation from Justice Clarence Thomas on Failure to Recuse from Key SCOTUS Decisions and Seeking Future Recusals

Washington, D.C. March 29, 2022 – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) led 22 colleagues in a bicameral letter to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and Chief Justice John Roberts demanding answers regarding Justice Thomas’s potential violation of federal ethics law, after last week’s explosive reporting on the efforts of his […]

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At Hearing, Warren Calls Out Corporations for Abusing Their Market Power to Raise Consumer Prices and Boost Profits

Washington, D.C. February 17, 2022 – During a hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called out corporations for hiding behind inflation to raise consumer prices and boost profits. Video of Hearing Exchange In questions to members of the Council of Economic Advisers, Senator Warren called […]

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As Temperatures and Sea Levels Continue to Rise, Warren and Escobar Call on DoD to Increase Resilience Against Climate Change

Washington, D.C. December 21, 2021 – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), and Representative Veronica Escobar (D-Texas), a member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III urging the Department of Defense (DoD) to take proactive […]

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Warren, Schumer, Pressley Release New Analysis Showing that Resuming Student Loan Payments Will Strip $85 Billion from the Economy in 2022

Washington, D.C. December 8, 2021 – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) sent a bicameral letter to President Joseph R. Biden releasing new data about the adverse economic impact of restarting student loan payments and calling on him to act without delay to cancel up to […]

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New Report from Senator Warren: Tax Dodgers: How Billionaire Corporations Avoid Paying Taxes and How to Fix It

Washington, D.C. November 18, 2021 – Today, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) released a new staff report, “Tax Dodgers: How Billionaire Corporations Avoid Paying Taxes and How to Fix It.” Currently, the U.S. tax code allows large corporations to pay little to no taxes because they are able to exploit a host of loopholes, deductions, and […]

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At Hearing, Warren Calls on the Biden Administration to Use Every Available Tool to Fight COVID-19 Worldwide

Washington, D.C. October 26, 2021 – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) highlighted several existing authorities to fight the COVID-19 pandemic which has killed nearly 5 million people worldwide. Currently, less than 1% of COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in low-income countries — prolonging […]

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Warren to Yellen: Our Tax Code Lets Billionaires Like Bezos Opt Out

During today’s Senate Finance Committee hearing, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) questioned Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on the need for significant reforms in the U.S. tax code system. The exchange follows the recent ProPublica report which revealed that the richest Americans often paid little or no federal income taxes. Senator Warren also continued her […]

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Warren, Sanders Urge SEC to Immediately Remove and Replace Members of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) sent a letter to Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler requesting the SEC use its authority to immediately remove and replace the members of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), which sets standards for audits of public company financial statements required under Sarbanes-Oxley. […]

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Warren Calls on SEC to Investigate Potential Insider Trading by CEO of Emergent BioSolutions, Company That Ruined 15 Million Doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine

Washington, D.C. – Today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to Gary Gensler, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) urging the agency to investigate Mr. Robert G. Kramer, president and CEO of Emergent BioSolutions (Emergent) – a biopharmaceutical company and contract manufacturer for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. A new […]

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Warren, Jayapal, Boyle Introduce Ultra-Millionaire Tax on Fortunes Over $50 Million

Washington, DC March 1, 2021 – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-WA-07), a member of the House Budget Committee, and Representative Brendan Boyle (D-PA-02), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee today unveiled the Ultra-Millionaire Tax Act. The Ultra-Millionaire Tax Act would […]

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As Nation Grapples With COVID-19 Surge, Warren, Smith Release Their Findings on National Testing Capacity and Pediatric Testing Availability

Washington, DC December 9, 2020 – United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Tina Smith (D-Minn.), members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, sent a letter to Alex Azar, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) summarizing the findings from their investigation into the nation’s testing capacity and […]

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Warren and Smith Call on Agencies To Provide “Complete, Transparent, and Timely National Reporting of COVID-19 Cases” in K-12 Schools

Washington, DC October 28, 2020 – United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Tina Smith (D-Minn.), members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, ) sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, U.S Department of Education (ED) Secretary Betsy DeVos, and Center for […]

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At Senators’ Request, Independent Watchdog Agrees to Investigate Trump Administration Political Interference at FDA and CDC

Washington, DC, October 19, 2020 – At the request of United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the HELP Committee, the Government […]

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Warren Calls for SEC, CFTC Insider Trading Investigation of Pandemic Profiteering Resulting from Trump Administration’s COVID-19 “Early Warning” to Republican Donors, Insiders, and Investors

Washington, DC, October 15, 2020- United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) formally requested that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) conduct an insider trading investigation after reports that in February, Trump administration officials privately gave dire warnings to conservative allies and Republican donors about the risks to the economy […]

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Senate Democrats Release Report Detailing How SCOTUS Nominee Could Escalate Corporate Takeover of Our Judiciary

Washington, DC, October 5, 2020- United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Jack Reed (D-R.I.), and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) released a new report detailing how President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court could solidify the corporate capture of our courts. The report highlights how The Roberts […]

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Warren, Casey Release New Findings from Investigation Of Delivery Delays for Mail-Order Prescription Drugs Under Trump’s Postal Service Chief Louis DeJoy

Washington, DC September 9, 2020 – Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), member of the Senate Aging and Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committees, and Senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.), Ranking Member of the Senate Aging Committee and HELP Committee member released new findings from their investigation into USPS’s delayed delivery of mail-order medications following operational changes […]

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