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Elizabeth Warren is a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. A former Harvard law professor, she ran against Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass. in 2012. In 2008, she headed an oversight panel for Congress' Troubled Asset Relief Program, better known by its acronym, TARP. Warren helped create the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which she oversaw as an interim director. Born in Oklahoma City in 1949, Warren moved to Massachusetts in 1995 with her husband Bruce Mann, also a Harvard law professor. She has a daughter, Amelia, and a son, Alex.

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Did Elizabeth Warren break the rules? Plus 5 other questions about Rule 19

Before the silencing of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, few people outside the Senate had ever heard of Rule 19. -- the provision that Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used to stop Warren from speaking on the Senate floor. Did Elizabeth Warren break the rules? McConnell said she did. Some of this is a matter of interpretation, but if Warren did break the rules, her penalty is clearly an instance of selective enforcement. We’ll explain.

Fact-checking a Hillary Clinton speech in Milwaukee

Hillary Clinton made claims contrasting herself with the Republican presidential candidates and her rival for the Democratic nomination, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

 

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Fact-checking Bernie Sanders' Madison speech

A closer look at an old Bernie Sanders talking point

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders recently revived one of his old talking points about middle-class income stagnation. Sanders doesn't make the claim anymore, but it was interesting enough for us to take a deeper look at whether it's accurate.