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Senate Expected To Confirm Steven Mnuchin As Treasury Secretary

On Monday, the Senate is expected to confirm two of President Trump’s Cabinet nominees, Steven Mnuchin as treasury secretary and David Shulkin to head the Department of Veteran Affairs. The vote on Mnuchin, a former top Goldman Sachs executive and Hollywood financier, will be much closer than Shulkin’s confirmation. Republicans argue that Mnuchin is well-qualified…

Senate Confirms Tom Price As HHS Secretary

On Monday the Senate voted 52 to 47 to confirm Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) to lead the Health and Human Services Department. The party-line vote was the fourth contested Cabinet vote in a row. Democrats argued before the vote that Price, a seven-term congressman and former orthopedic surgeon, had failed to come clean about some…

Senate Votes To Confirm Sen. Jeff Sessions As U.S. Attorney General

Senator Jeff Sessions was confirmed as the next attorney general in President Trump’s administration on Wednesday night, earning a simply majority by around 7:20 p.m. with the vote total at 52 yes to 47 no. The night before Senator Elizabeth Warren made headlines for attempting to read a letter written by Coretta Scott King criticizing…

#ShePersisted Goes Viral After Senate Votes To Silence Warren

GOP Turtle-Man Mitch McConnell inadvertently created a rallying cry for supporters of Sen. Elizabeth Warren when he rebuked her after the Senate voted to prevent her from speaking. As Democrats held the Senate floor overnight to protest Sen. Jeff Sessions’s (R-Ala.) nomination for attorney general, Warren quoted a 1986 letter that the late Coretta Scott…

Trump to Senate GOP: Go Nuclear on SCOTUS Vote

On Wednesday President Trump said that he would be fine with the Senate changing rules to pass his Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, with just 50 votes as opposed to the necessary 60 required now. “Yes, if we end up with the same gridlock we’ve had in Washington for longer than eight years, in all…

Colbert: Elizabeth Warren Rips Wells Fargo’s CEO Stumpf [VIDEO]

Stephen Colbert detailed the fallout at San Francisco-based bank, Wells Fargo, which accrued $185 million in regulatory fines earlier this month after opening “roughly 1.5 million bank accounts and applied for 565,000 credit cards that may not have been authorized by customers,” according to The New York Times. Wells CEO John G. Stumpf testified before…

Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders To Campaign For Clinton In Ohio

Hillary Clinton’s campaign announced Thursday that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will be hitting the campaign trail in Ohio this weekend. The announcement came just a day after two different polls showed Donald Trump 5 points ahead in the Buckeye State. Sanders is slated to appear Saturday in the Canton, Kent,…

Watch Warren, Bernie Sanders, Corey Booker & First Lady Full Speeches

Watch MA senator Elizabeth Warren addressing DNC delegates and slamming Donald Trump ———————– WATCH Bernie Sanders DNC Full Speech Video Bernie Sanders: Hillary Clinton must win . Hillary Clinton must become the next president.’ ———————— U.S. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey talks about the founding fathers, quotes Maya Angelou and tells the crowd that…

Hillary Clinton to Announce Her VP Pick

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her choice for running mate via email Friday afternoon and to appear with her new pick on Saturday in Miami. Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Thursday night that it’s “probably not” going to be her and sources close to Clinton say she’ll likely choose Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia for…

[VIDEO] Watch Elizabeth Warren Rip Trump Apart at NH Dem Convention

In her feud with Donald Trump, Sen. Elizabeth Warren is taking no prisoners. A week after Warren called Trump a “thin-skinned, racist bully,” she found a way to hammer him even harder. Speaking at the New Hampshire Democratic State Convention on Saturday, Warren pilloried the presumptive GOP presidential nominee over his statements about people of…

Warren Delivers Devastating Attack on ‘Thin Skinned Bully’ Trump

Sen. Elizabeth Warren escalated her attacks on presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, and tied Mr. Trump’s inflammatory comments about a federal judge to what she calls the Republican Party’s obstructionism on judicial appointments. In a speech she plans to deliver Thursday night, the Massachusetts Democrat and potential vice presidential pick sharply chastises Mr. Trump…

Clinton & Warren Meeting At Clinton’s Home

Massa-chusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday arrived at Hillary Clinton’s home in Washington, D.C., for a private meeting with the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. Cameras captured Warren exiting a blue SUV and heading into Clinton’s Whitehaven residence Thursday morning, more than an hour before Clinton is scheduled to deliver remarks at the Planned Parenthood Action…

Warren: Trump Loved More by KKK Than GOP

After Donald Trump’s Indiana victory and Ted Cruz’s subsequent campaign dropout, Sen. Elizabeth Warren posted a series of tweets criticizing the presumptive nominee. “There’s more enthusiasm for [Trump] among leaders of the KKK than leaders of the political part he now controls,” she wrote, adding that the controversial real-estate mogul “built his campaign on racism,…

FULL SPEECH Elizabeth Warren Gives Hell to The GOP Candidates

Sen. Elizabeth Warren delivered a barn burner of a speech to California Democrats this past weekend, a speech that went after the Republican candidates, as well as the policies that have been destroying labour, wages, education, and all the pillars of the middle class for years, starting with Ronald Reagan and his ‘Trickle Down Economics”…

[VIDEO] Obama Attacks Elizabeth Warren on the TPP

In a interview with Yahoo news, President Obama went after Elizabeth Warren, who is against the Presidents’ trade initiative the Trans Pacific Partnership, or the “TPP” as it’s know. “The truth of the matter is that Elizabeth is, you know, a politician like everybody else,” he said. “And you know, she’s got a voice that…

[VIDEO] Rachel Maddow Interviews Dem Superstar Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Warren draws distinction between Dems and Repugs for 2014 midterm elections Senator Elizabeth Warren, Democrat from Massachusetts, talks with Rachel Maddow about the differences between Democrats and Republicans on issues like pay equity and student loans and what’s at stake in the 2014 midterm elections.