Who is Elizabeth Warren?

Elizabeth Warren is a former senior United States Senator and an American politician. Previously, she was a former law school professor specializing in bankruptcy law.

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Early life

Warren is the fourth child of her parents. She has three older brothers. Furthermore, she was born a Methodist. Warren lived in Norman till 11 years of age. Warren attended Northwest Classen High School and became the star member of the debate team.

Furthermore, she won the state high school debating championship. She aspired to be a teacher but left her university in 1968. She married Jim Warren and moved to Houston. Her husband worked at IBM. Later, she graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science degree in speech pathology and audiology in 1970.

They moved to New Jersey, and Warren became pregnant with their first daughter Amelia. She later enrolled in Rutgers Law School and graduated in 1976. She gave birth to her second child, Alexander. Furthermore, she received her J.D and passed the bar exam. Warren divorced Jim in 1978. Later, she married Bruce H. Mann. Moreover, she also has grandchildren.

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The career of Elizabeth Warren

Warren used to be a law professor in several universities. Her teaching career gained her quite a fame, and she was able to become one of the most cited professors in the field of commercial law. After her successful teaching career, she started her political career.

Warren played a vital role in the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She also gained her fame and respect when she became the first Special advisor under President Barack Obama.

Warren won the U.S. Senate election in Massachusetts in November of 2012 by defeating Republican Scott Brown. With this win, she was able to become the first female Senator from Massachusetts.

Warren decided to participate in the 2020 United States presidential election. She announced this at a rally that occurred in Lawrence, Massachusetts, on the 9th of February, 2019.

List of Committee Assignments
•Committee on Armed Services
1. subcommittee on Airland
2. Subcommittee on Personnel
3. Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
• Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
1. Subcommittee on Economic Policy
2. Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection (ranking member)
3. Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment
• Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
1. Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security
• Special Committee on Aging

Elizabeth Warren

Honors and Awards

•The Bostonian of the Year in 2009 (The Boston Globe), as well as
•Lelia J. Robinson Award 2009 (Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts), as well as
•Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World (2009, 2010, 2015), as well as
•Fifty Most Influential Women Attorneys (The National Law Journal), as well as
•Inducted in the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 2011