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Learning from the right-wing media, Elizabeth Spiers is starting an 'Insurrection'

Media entrepreneur and journalist Elizabeth Spiers thinks the Trump presidency is offering America “the most expensive civics lesson” the country has “ever had to learn.” Catching up with Brian Stelter in this week’s “Reliable Sources” podcast, Spiers said she thinks Donald Trump is running his presidency in ways that are “completely unprecedented,” ways that are exposing “the limits of what the norms are for the executive office very quickly.” Spiers, an early member of the Gawker team and formerly the editor in chief of the New York Observer, which was ...

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Elizabeth Warren tells grads with loads of debt: Agitate!

Tuition-free college comes with strings Senator Elizabeth Warren has a message to new graduates dealing with student debt: Stand up for yourself with the politicians. During a commencement speech at the University of Massachusetts Friday, Warren told students that decisions made by state and federal lawmakers “heavily influenced” the amount of student loans they’ll have to pay. “As a practical matter, how much you owe and who has access [to education], is set, in part, by a handful of people who, in a democracy, are supposed to answer directly to ...

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Elizabeth Warren's epic takedown of Wells Fargo CEO

Wells Fargo CEO on Capitol Hill Elizabeth Warren unleashed a verbal barrage at Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf on Tuesday, calling the embattled bank boss “gutless” and demanding he step down. “You should resign…You should be criminally investigated,” Warren told Stumpf during a fiery one-sided exchange at the Senate Banking Committee’s Wells Fargo hearing. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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Elizabeth Warren v. Wells Fargo: Senate hearing set for September 20

Senator Warren calls Wells Fargo scam a “staggering fraud” Get ready for fireworks next week when Elizabeth Warren grills Wells Fargo over the bank’s mind-boggling creation of millions of fake accounts. The powerful Senate banking committee plans to hold a Wells Fargo (WFC)hearing on September 20, according to the office of Senator Richard Shelby, the committee’s Republican chairman. Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf will be invited to testify, a spokesperson from his office told CNNMoney. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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What's next for Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos?

Inside the Theranos lab with Elizabeth Holmes It could come down to Elizabeth Holmes versus the Food and Drug Administration. Holmes is the 32-year-old founder of Theranos, a startup that wanted to disrupt blood testing by gathering just a pinprick of blood and running up to 70 lab tests in record time. But that claim, and Theranos’ technology, had a lot of cracks that started to show after a Wall Street Journal investigation last October. Holmes was banned by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services from owning or operating ...

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