Elizabeth Warren

If the notion on this is we're going to elect somebody to the United States Senate so they can be the 100th least senior person in there and be polite, and somewhere in their fourth or fifth year do some bipartisan bill that nobody cares about, don't vote for me.Elizabeth Warren

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People who graduate are more resilient financially, and they weather economic downturns better than people who don't graduate. And, throughout their lives, people who graduate are more likely to be economically secure, more likely to be healthy, and more likely to live longer. Face it: A college degree puts a lot in your corner.Elizabeth Warren

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We've seen filibusters to block judicial nominations, jobs bills, political transparency, ending Big Oil subsidies - you name it, there's been a filibuster.Elizabeth Warren

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Banks were once places to hold money and were very careful in lending to finance families as they built a future - bought homes, bought cars, took out student loans.Elizabeth Warren

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Every time the U.S. government makes a low-cost loan to someone, it's investing in them.Elizabeth Warren

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You can put handcuffs on people who push the envelope. When they break the law, they deserve to have handcuffs.Elizabeth Warren

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In the 1960s, a minimum wage job would keep a family of three afloat.Elizabeth Warren

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Credit card agreements run as long as 30 pages, and it's 30 pages of largely incomprehensible text.Elizabeth Warren

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We can't go out and tell ourselves we've done good if we haven't.Elizabeth Warren

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It doesn't make me happy to go back and talk about how great high school was.Elizabeth Warren

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America had been a boom-and-bust economy going into the Great Depression - just over and over and over, fortunes were wiped out, ordinary families were crushed under it.Elizabeth Warren

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I was 30 before I realized, you know, that I probably was an accident. These things just suddenly hit you one day.Elizabeth Warren

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Going to college and finding a good job no longer guarantee economic safety.Elizabeth Warren

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Marathon Day in Boston and all of Massachusetts, it's Patriot's Day, and it's a big celebration for us. It's a day when we're kind of the whole world's city there.Elizabeth Warren

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Consumers get used to reading and understanding their credit card contracts, their mortgages, their check overdraft agreements, those are good things. That puts power back in the hands of consumers.Elizabeth Warren

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Thomas Piketty assembles the facts to prove a central point about trickle-down economics: Doesn't work. Never did. He has cold, hard data showing how the rich keep getting richer and how the playing field is rigged against working families.Elizabeth Warren

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What I've learned is that real change is very, very hard. But I've also learned that change is possible - if you fight for it.Elizabeth Warren

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I think I grew up with a profound sense of watching people who were good people, who were smart people, who were hardworking people - God, nobody on this Earth worked harder than my mom and dad - and they had very little.Elizabeth Warren

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Writing laws based on an abstract theory, rather than reality, is a dangerous undertaking.Elizabeth Warren

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I had to make a choice - recede into the academic world, or wade into politics.Elizabeth Warren

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All I can say is I was a lot more discreet as a candidate than I was in real life. Can I say that? Maybe it's indiscreet to talk about discretion.Elizabeth Warren

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The 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act will reestablish a wall between commercial and investment banking, make our financial system more stable and secure, and protect American families.Elizabeth Warren

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I'm willing to throw my body in front of the bus to stop bad ideas.Elizabeth Warren

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I have to prove myself to everybody.Elizabeth Warren

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We're Americans. We celebrate success. We just don't want the game to be rigged.Elizabeth Warren

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My brothers and I grew up on stories about our grandfather building one-room schoolhouses and about our grandparents' courtship and their early lives together in Indian Territory.Elizabeth Warren

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I'm really concerned that too-big-to-fail has become too-big-for-trial.Elizabeth Warren

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If large financial institutions can break the law and accumulate million in profits - and, if they get caught, settle by paying out of those profits - they do not have much incentive to follow the law.Elizabeth Warren

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We shouldn't be profiting from our students who are drowning in debt while giving a great deal to the banks. That's just wrong.Elizabeth Warren

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Who is Antonio Weiss? He's the head of global investment banking for the financial giant Lazard.Elizabeth Warren

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