U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a favorite among liberals for her forceful advocacy for consumers and criticisms of the financial industry, has a book deal.Full story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An outspoken freshman senator with a record of taking on Wall Street wants financial regulators and federal prosecutors to provide an economic justification for allowing big banks to settle investigations without admitting any wrongdoing. Full story
In his “Now We Know” segment, Steve Kornacki notes that Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren’s first piece of legislation is aimed at lowering the rate that students pay on their loans to the same rate that big banks get when they borrow from the Fed.
Tom Brokaw joins the NOW panel to talk about the millennial generation, an age group that’s stuck in low-paying jobs, Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s bill on student loans, and what it all means for the American political system.
The Senate Judiciary Committee added almost 300 amendments to the immigration reform bill. MSNBC.coms’ Trymaine Lee, Heather McGhee from Demos, and Viviana Hurtado of Wise Latina Club discuss.
More homeowners caught in the foreclosure crisis were promised relief from a massive mortgage abuse settlement with big banks. Rep. Elijah Cummings and The National Memo’s Joe Conason discuss.
Paul Rieckhoff, founder and executive director of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) and Iraq war veteran, talks with Rachel Maddow about the increasing pressure his organization and others are bringing upon the Obama administration to deal with the backlog of cases choking the V.A.
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) listens to answers during a testimony while sitting on the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee in Washington February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke is questioned by U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) during a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on "The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress." in Washington February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron