Elizabeth Ann Warren-- (née Herring; born June 22, 1949) is an American academic and politician. She is a member of the Democratic Party, and is the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts. Warren was formerly a professor of law, and taught at the University of Texas School of Law, the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and most recently at Harvard Law School. A prominent scholar specializing in bankruptcy law, Warren was among the most cited in the field of commercial law before
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Elizabeth Warren has dedicated her life to fighting for middle-class families, a crucial component in her campaign to become U.S. senator for Massachusetts. When she was head of the Congressional Oversight Panel on TARP, her tireless efforts to hold big banks and mortgage giants accountable for the 2008 financial crisis made her a liberal icon.