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Elizabeth Warren’s Post Office Banking Plan Gains Public Support

A new poll finds significant backing for expanding the post office’s offerings to include financial transactions, with 44 percent of those surveyed favoring the idea.

Posted on Feb 14, 2014 READ MORE



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Elizabeth Warren’s Bill Could Mean Billions for Taxpayers

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has teamed up with Republican Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma to introduce a bill that takes aim at the efficacy and malfeasance of government settlements on corporate wrongdoing and could bring billions of dollars back to taxpayers. If corporations have the same rights as people, then they should have to suffer the same consequences.

Posted on Jan 13, 2014 READ MORE


Condoleezza Rice
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Condi Tickles the Ivories for the Queen

Of all the items we might have expected would rank high on outgoing Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s wish list of things she’d like to do before leaving office, playing Brahms in a private concert for Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II wouldn’t have been one of them.

Posted on Dec 1, 2008 READ MORE


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Edwards Admits Affair, Denies Having Love Child

If John Edwards hoped to keep the lid on his extramarital affair with fledgling filmmaker Rielle Hunter, his alleged recent chase scene at a Beverly Hills hotel, co-starring spies from the National Enquirer, probably didn’t help matters much. The former presidential candidate has finally owned up to the affair, although he still denies that he fathered Hunter’s newborn. Updated

Posted on Aug 8, 2008 READ MORE


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John and Elizabeth Edwards Spill the Beans

As North Carolinians head to the polls, John Edwards, their former senator, has disclosed that after months of being politically courted he will not endorse any candidate in the Democratic primaries. The two-time presidential contender and his wife, Elizabeth, recently sat down with People magazine to explain what they like—and don’t like—about Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

Posted on May 5, 2008 READ MORE


The Queen Gets Her Revenge

Queen Elizabeth began a toast on Tuesday by teasing the president: “I wondered whether I should start this toast saying I was here in 1776, but I don’t think I will.” Though she has since departed our shores, the British monarch is not done teaching Americans a lesson—her carbon footprint for the trip will be calculated and matched with a donation to an environmental charity.

Posted on May 9, 2007 READ MORE


John Dean and Elizabeth Holtzman
Dean: AP; Holtzman: The Nation

John Dean and Liz Holtzman Square Off on Impeaching Bush

Former Nixon aide John Dean and former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman, who were foes during the early stages of the Nixon impeachment hearings in 1973, sound off in separate interviews on the prospects of impeaching President Bush. (Dean and Holtzman will debate the topic at UCLA on Sept. 13 at a Truthdig/The Nation Institute-sponsored event.)

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  • Click here for the Holtzman interview

  • Posted on Sep 12, 2006 READ MORE


    Dennis and Elizabeth Kucinich in Lebanon
    Courtesy Dennis and Elizabeth Kucinich

    Dennis and Elizabeth Kucinich on Lebanon

    U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich and his wife, Elizabeth, discuss their recent personal peace-building initiative in Lebanon, where the congressman was the first U.S. official to tour the area and meet with the country?s leaders in the wake of its war with Israel. Truthdig Editor Robert Scheer conducts the interview.

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    Posted on Sep 12, 2006 READ MORE


    Elizabeth Holtzman
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    Elizabeth Holtzman on Impeaching George W. Bush

    Former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman, co-author of ?The Impeachment of George W. Bush,? will be discussing that topic at UCLA on Wednesday, Sept. 13. She speaks with Truthdig about the president?s use of signing statements and how it will feel to share a stage at UCLA with onetime Nixon aide John Dean.

    Posted on Sep 12, 2006 READ MORE


    Elizabteh Dole

    Dole in the Headlights

    Elizabeth Dole was asked by Fox News to name a Democrat who was appeasing terrorists.  She couldn?t, but instead launched into a nonsensical yarn, loosely linking opposition to the long-ineffective missile defense program and the Patriot Act to appeasement.

    Posted on Sep 3, 2006 READ MORE


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