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February 04, 2013

WGBH: Elizabeth Warren, DA Dan Conley Tout Violence Against Women Act in Boston

VAWA is the Violence Against Women Act, which ensures that women have access to anti-abuse programs. Some of its advocates say it has reduced annual incidence of domestic violence by as much as 50 percent. Now Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is among those who want to add protection for college students, immigrants -- legal and otherwise -- Native Americans and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. "And I'm in here as a very tangible reminder of the work that is done to … Continue Reading

January 05, 2013

WBZ: Sen. Warren Holds Mock Swearing In Saturday In Roxbury

BOSTON (CBS) - Elizabeth Warren was sworn in again on Saturday in a mock ceremony held for those who couldn't make it to Washington, DC. The state's newest U.S. senator held the ceremony at Roxbury Community College in Boston. Warren was officially sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday. But the state's first female senator wanted to extend her gratitude to the constituents who could not make it to Washington, DC for Thursday's ceremony. Several big political names made … Continue Reading

January 03, 2013

Boston Globe: Warren and Kennedy sworn in as 113th Congress convenes

WASHINGTON - Elizabeth Warren arrived at the US Capitol on Thursday morning carrying an L.L. Bean backpack in the manner of a student in one of her former classes at Harvard Law School. Inside was a treasured, tattered King James Bible that she had used since third grade and had chosen for her swearing-in as the US Senator from Massachusetts. "I know people come with big fancy family Bibles," Warren said in an interview shortly before her Noon induction into the Senate. "Mine's a little … Continue Reading

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