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Will Elizabeth Warren run?

Will Elizabeth Warren run?

In her recently published memoir, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) relays a chilling anecdote about how Washington really works. In 2009, she was running a congressional panel to oversee the Treasury Department's bailout of the financial industry, and the new Obama administration was unhappy that she was being as tough on them as she had been on its Republican predecessors. So the president's top economic advisor, Lawrence H. Summers, took Warren out for a friendly dinner. "Late in the evening, Larry leaned back in his chair and offered me some advice," Warren writes. "I had a choice. I could be an insider or I could be an outsider. Outsiders can say whatever they...

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