“Corporations are not people. People have hearts, they have kids, they get jobs, they get sick, they cry, they dance. They live, they love and they die. And that matters. That matters. That matters because we don’t run this country for corporations, we run it for people.”
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren
speaking at the 2012 Democratic
Senator Elizabeth Warren
Elizabeth Warren was elected to the U. S. Senate in November 2012. She was the driving force behind the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and she served as chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). A law professor for more than 30 years, most recently at Harvard Law School, she is the author of nine books, including The Two-Income Trap and All Your Worth. She is a graduate of the University of Houston and Rutgers School of Law. Elizabeth lives with her husband Bruce Mann in Cambridge, Mass., and has two children and three grandchildren.