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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) during a confirmation hearing for Nominee for the Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen before Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Nov. 14, 2013.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) during a confirmation hearing for Nominee for the Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen before Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Nov. 14, 2013.

Manchin to Yellen Then: ‘Be Bold’ — Manchin to Yellen Today: ‘No’

Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia had a lot of nice things to say about Janet Yellen before voting against her today. The only Democrat to oppose her confirmation as Federal Reserve chair had this to say 15 days ago after a...

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Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, left, talks to Thomas Curry, comptroller of the U.S. currency, following a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, on March 7, 2013.

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Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, left, talks to Thomas Curry, comptroller of the U.S. currency, following a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, on March 7, 2013.

Senator Kirk’s Sardonic Moment

When are drug cartels and terrorism funny? When you know your audience, as Sen. Mark Kirk apparently did when he devoted his microphone to a comedic moment as the Senate Banking Committee grilled federal regulators today. After hearing banking regulators...

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