December 10, 2013 A recent op-ed from a centrist Democratic think tank reignited an intraparty fight over the political pluses and perils of economic populism. But there are good reasons why we're unlikely to see a repeat of the battles of the mid-1980s.
May 23, 2013 Also: Amazon to begin publishing fan fiction; Paul Ryan and Elizabeth Warren are writing books; Keith Richards' exorbitant library fines.
February 14, 2013 Warren made her debut at the Senate Banking Committee hearing, where a simple question stumped federal regulators. She asked Securities and Exchange Commission regulators when was the last time they took a big bank to trial.
January 6, 2013 WBURThe Massachusetts Republican left Congress this week after losing in a contentious race to Democrat Elizabeth Warren. But if John Kerry is confirmed as the next secretary of state, Scott Brown could be back on the campaign trail in weeks.
October 7, 2012 WBURDespite the state's liberal reputation, voters there have never elected a woman to the U.S. Senate or the governor's office. Next month, control of the Senate may hinge on whether Massachusetts will vote for a woman, as Democrat Elizabeth Warren challenges incumbent Sen. Scott Brown.
September 26, 2012 The principal chief of the Cherokee Nation is calling on Massachusetts senator to apologize for a video that allegedly shows members of his staff imitating "stereotypical 'war whoops chants.'" Brown has said he doesn't condone the actions.
September 25, 2012 WBURThe tight U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts is getting feistier. Republican Sen. Scott Brown is going on the offensive, running his first attack ad against his Democratic challenger, Elizabeth Warren. Yet going negative is risky, thanks to an earlier agreement between the two candidates.
September 6, 2012 A classic Bill Clinton speech, a defense of Obamacare from women and a platform distraction were highlights from the DNC in Charlotte.
June 2, 2012 Warren secured more than 95 percent of the delegate vote at the state's Democratic Convention, clearing the way for her to focus solely on incumbent Sen. Scott Brown.
May 16, 2012 U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren's claims of Native American heritage seem uneasy to swallow. But why? What does it take to be considered an ethnic minority, and what does the controversy say about the way we judge ethnic backgrounds?
February 17, 2012 A roundup of some of Friday's political stories.
November 4, 2011 The video of Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate from Massachusetts, being called a "socialist whore" by a man at a meeting for campaign volunteers, has gotten a lot of attention this week.
October 6, 2011 Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard University law professor and darling of liberals, was recently asked about a younger Sen. Scott Brown posing in the buff in Cosmopolitan magazine to help pay his college costs. She said she "didn't take her clothes off" to pay for college. On Thursday, Brown was on a Boston radio station when he was asked about Warren's comment." Thank God," he responded.
July 18, 2011 For modern presidents, there haven't been many knock-down, drag-out confirmation fights that ultimately have been worth having.And President Obama wasn't about to make Elizabeth Warren an exception to that general rule.
May 27, 2011 The symbol of the partisan standoff remains Elizabeth Warren, the unflappable, plain-talking Harvard University law professor who is overseeing the creation of the agency which is due to open its doors July 21.