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Elizabeth Warren
Elizabeth Warren--Official 113th Congressional Portrait--.jpg
United States Senator
from Massachusetts
Assumed office
January 3, 2013
Serving with Ed Markey
Preceded by Scott Brown
Special Advisor for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
In office
September 17, 2010 – August 1, 2011
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Raj Date
Chairperson of the Congressional Oversight Panel
In office
November 25, 2008 – November 15, 2010
Deputy Damon Silvers
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Ted Kaufman
Personal details
Elizabeth Ann Herring

June 22, 1949 (1949-06-22) (age 71)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Jim Warren (1968–1978)
Bruce Mann (1980–present)
Children Amelia
Residence Cambridge, Massachusetts
Alma mater George Washington University
University of Houston (B.S.)
Rutgers University, Newark (J.D.)
Website Congressional website Campaign website

Elizabeth Warren (née Herring; born June 22, 1949) is a Democratic Party candidate in the 2012 United States Senate election for Massachusetts and a bankruptcy law expert. She was also Assistant to the President through Barack Obama. She supports student loan reform, banking reform, and consumer protection.

The progressive wing of the Democratic Party tried to draft her for the Presidential nomination, but after several rejections from Warren, the wing threw its support behind Bernie Sanders.

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