Elizabeth Warren is currently in her second term as US Senator from Massachusetts. She announced her run for President on December 31, 2018. (For debate info, visit our home page.)
Birthdate: June 22, 1949
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Birth name: Elizabeth Ann Herring
Father: Donald Jones Herring, salesman / custodian
Mother: Pauline (Reed) Herring, homemaker / phone sales
Marriage: Jim Warren (div. 1978), Bruce H. Mann (m. 1980)
Children: Amelia, Alexander
Education: George Washington University 1966-68, University of Houston, B.S. 1970, Rutgers Law School, J.D. 1976.
Campaign website: https://elizabethwarren.com/
- Warren taught law at several universities, including the University of Houston, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard University.
- Was an early advocate for the creation of a new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and appointed the first Special Advisor to that agency.
- First elected to US Senate in 2012.
An expert on bankruptcy law, was an adviser to the National Bankruptcy Review Commission in the 1990s.
Of her many books, two were co-authored with her daughter, Amelia Warren Tyagi, "The Two-Income Trap: Why Middle-Class Mothers and Fathers Are Going Broke" and "All Your Worth: The Ultimate Lifetime Money Plan."
According to Congressional disclosure reports, Warren's net worth is between $2.59 million and $8.38 million.
State high school champion in debate, attended George Washington University on a debate scholarship.
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