Barney Frank

16 Takeaways from Elizabeth Warren’s New Memoir, ‘A Fighting Chance’

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. Here are 16 takeaways:

Battle Lines

Washington readies for potential Hagel nomination fight

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.