Elizabeth Warren Likely Headed to Senate Banking Panel

Elizabeth WarrenBy STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wants Massachusetts Sen.-elect Elizabeth Warren to join the Banking Committee.

A Senate Democratic official confirmed Tuesday that Warren's appointment was likely, but cautioned nothing was final until the Democratic caucus approves the move. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement has been made.

A favorite of the party's liberal wing, Warren's likely committee assignment is already winning praise from progressive groups. The Senate Banking Committee oversees the implementation of the so-called Dodd-Frank financial system overhaul and other banking regulations.

Warren was an outspoken advocate for the Obama administration's newly created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau last year, but Republican opposition helped prevent her from becoming leader of bureau.

Warren defeated Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown, a Republican, and takes office in January.

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cpo1514

She looks like a Native American.... put her on an Obama $3 bill..

December 05 2012 at 10:12 AM Report abuse -3 rate up rate down Reply
smiles41

Bwhahahahahahahahahahahahahaha.....another liberal given free access to YOUR wallet....

December 05 2012 at 8:24 AM Report abuse -5 rate up rate down Reply
obamasafiasco

You know you've posted the truth when a lib has to sign in under all his screen names and vote your comment down.

LOL!!!

December 04 2012 at 11:32 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
obamasafiasco

mitchnoconnell
Thanks for your vote last month dear, unfortunately it just was not enough, but don't worry I'll do my best to push us over the fiscal cliff since I failed so miserably at making President Obama a one term President.

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Obamas hopes we go over the fiscal cliff that way he can get his hands on everyones money in the form of tax increases for all.

Mitchnobraincells strikes again!!!!! LOL.

December 04 2012 at 11:28 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
contactjohn

As they say Sic 'em baby or more respectfully seek them and indict them... Senator Warren.

December 04 2012 at 11:25 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
obamasafiasco

mitchnoconnell
I'm a big liar too and look at me, I'm the Senate Minority leader!!!

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Yeah mitchnobraincells you surely are but the biggest liar of all them all is Senate majority leader Harry Reid.

December 04 2012 at 11:23 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
mitchnoconnell

Welcome aboard Liz! Come see me when you get settled in, I'll show you the ropes when it comes to obstruction and corruption!

December 04 2012 at 10:40 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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obamasafiasco

That's right mitchnobraincells. Introduce her to Harry Reid. He will surely give her lessons on obstructing. He can also tell her how he blocked Obamas bill and also how he hasn't passed a budget in 3 years.Maxine Waters and Charlie Rangle can give her a few tips on corruption. And the Pelosi can give her a few insider trading tips. Then Obama can teach her how to lie and say that terrorist attacks are the result of a video that nobody even saw.

Mitchnobriancells strikes again. LMAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

December 04 2012 at 11:15 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
chris1011

"Warren was an outspoken advocate for the Obama administration's newly created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau last year, but Republican opposition helped prevent her from becoming leader of bureau."

That was a tactical mistake of the Republican party. They could have let her be head of that agency and simply defunded it. However, by opposing her nomination, this let her run for senate against the popular Brown, thus losing this senate seat to the Democrats. Bad move, Republicans.

December 04 2012 at 8:50 PM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply
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freethedems2012

Of course you like her. She's a liar.

December 04 2012 at 9:00 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
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mitchnoconnell

What did she lie about?

December 04 2012 at 10:30 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down
obamasafiasco

repeat after me mitchnobraincells

liar liar Warren's teepee's on fire.

December 04 2012 at 11:31 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down
fred

Such an honor-overseeing what Dodd/Frank goobered up.

December 04 2012 at 8:47 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
democrackso

Somehole wants a new dunce cap for Christmas. His old one is all worn out.

December 04 2012 at 8:34 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
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mitchnoconnell

Don't worry I made sure you are at the top of the list for your Etch a Sketch and a pack of 50 Romney Ryan bumper stickers for Christmas for being such a faithful little dittohead. We appreciate your support!

Aiken-Mourdock-Angle-O' Donnell 2016!

December 04 2012 at 10:32 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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obamasafiasco

Maybe if you're a good little Obamite along with your free cell phone Obama gave you for your vote he'll up your welfare benefits and you can go out and sell your foodstamps and buy your own etcha a sketch.

December 04 2012 at 11:19 PM Report abuse rate up rate down