Elizabeth Warren

Born:June 22, 1959 (age 59)
Career:U.S. Senate, 2013-present
State:MA
Education:B.S., University of Houston
J.D., Rutgers University
Website:http://www.warren.senate.gov/

Elizabeth Warren assumed office as a U.S. senator for Massachusetts in January 2013, becoming the first female senator from Massachusetts.

Warren was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on June 22, 1949. She received her bachelor's degree in speech pathology and audiology from the University of Houston in 1970 and her J.D. from Rutgers University in 1976. Warren has been a law professor at Harvard for nearly 20 years and has written nine books, including two national best-sellers, and more than a hundred articles. National Law Journal named her one of the Most Influential Lawyers of the Decade, and she has been honored by the Massachusetts Women's Bar Association with the Lelia J. Robinson Award.

In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, Warren served as chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) and led the establishment of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

For information on Warren's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. Senate, please visit her profile on https://www.congress.gov.

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