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Warren, Espaillat, Colleagues Reintroduce Legislation to Provide Stable Housing for Survivors of Natural Disasters

Washington, DC, May 22, 2019 – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Representative Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.) today led 10 of their Senate and House colleagues in reintroducing legislation that enables survivors of major natural disasters to receive housing assistance. The Housing Survivors of Major Disasters Act of 2019 comes after a string of natural […]

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Warren and Jayapal Release “Rigged Justice 2.0”

Washington, DC, May 14, 2019 – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) today released a new report, “Rigged Justice 2.0: Government of the Billionaires, by the Billionaires, and for the Billionaires.” The report, prepared by Rep. Jayapal and Senator Warren, is the second in a series on the failure of the federal government to hold corporate and […]

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Warren Refutes McConnell’s “Case Closed” Conclusion; Urges Congress to Uphold Constitutional Oath (VIDEO)

Washington, DC, May 7, 2019 – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) today delivered a 40-minute long speech on the Senate floor in which she responded to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s declaration that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report means “case closed” on the investigation into President Trump’s response to Russian interference in the 2016 […]

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Senators Warren and Gardner Reintroduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Protect States’ Marijuana Policies

Washington, DC, April 4, 2019 – United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) today reintroduced the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act (STATES Act) to ensure that each State has the right to determine for itself the best approach to marijuana within its borders. U.S. Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) and […]

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Warren Seeks Answers from DOD & State Department on Reports of American Weapons Transferred to Suspected Terrorists and Militias

Washington, DC February 22, 2019 – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) yesterday sent a letter to Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo requesting information on the suspected retransfer of American weapons from foreign governments to suspected terrorists, armed militias, and other unauthorized third-party, non-state actors. Senator Warren’s letter follows a […]

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Senator Warren Delivers Floor Speech Opposing William Barr’s Nomination for Attorney General (VIDEO)

Washington, DC, Feb. 12, 2019 – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) today delivered a speech on the Senate floor in which she spoke out against the nomination of William Barr for United States Attorney General.  In her remarks, Senator Warren expressed concern that as Attorney General, Mr. Barr would put his loyalty to President […]

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Sen. Warren Raises Concerns about ED Secretary-Designate’s Experience, Positions, and Priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 9, 2017 – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) today sent a 16-page letter to the U.S. Department of Education Secretary-Designate, Betsy DeVos, raising questions about DeVos’ experience, positions, and priorities. This letters comes in advance of DeVos’s confirmation hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. “There is […]

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Democrats Introduce Bill to Require President and VP to Fully Divest Personal Financial Conflicts of Interest

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2017 – Today, Democratic members of Congress introduced the Presidential Conflicts of Interest Act of 2017 in the United States Senate and House that would require the President and Vice President to disclose and divest any potential financial conflicts of interest. It also would require presidential appointees to recuse themselves from any […]

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Democratic Senators Introduce Legislation to Block Establishment of Federal Religious Registry

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 9, 2017 – U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), joined by Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Brian Schatz (D-HI), Ed Markey (D-MA), Patty Murray (D-WA), Bernie Sanders (D-VT), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), and Mazie Hirono (D-HI), announced the introduction of legislation that would block the establishment of a registry of people based […]

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Senate Democrats to Introduce Bill to Require President and Vice President to Fully Divest Personal Financial Conflicts of Interest

WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 15, 2016 – On the day President-elect Donald Trump was supposed to inform the American people about his future with the Trump Organization, a group of Democratic U.S. senators announced they will introduce a bill in January that would require the President and Vice President to disclose and divest any potential financial […]