Freshman Senator and 2016 frontrunner Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) has written a memoir. The book documents her rise from humble beginnings, her tireless efforts to establish the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the internal struggles of someone who never really wanted to come to Washington, D.C., and get involved with politics, but who nevertheless has found it hard to quit the nation’s capital.
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A battle is shaping up over former Nebraskan Senator Chuck Hagel’s potential nomination as defense secretary. President Barack Obama may name Hagel as the nominee as early as Monday.
Former Rep. Barney Frank (D., Mass.) announced Friday morning on MSNBC that he would like to fill the vacant Massachusetts Senate seat once Sen. John Kerry resigns, assuming his successful nomination as secretary of state.
Rep. Barney Frank will oppose the potential nomination of former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense if he is nominated, the retiring Massachusetts Democrat announced Monday, reports the Washington Blade.