While Hillary Clinton remains the one to beat for the Democratic presidential nominee in 2016, others could shape the race, writes Noam Scheiber in The New Republic. Elizabeth Warren is in a good place to do so, positioning herself as a progressive scourge of Wall Street. Witness her take down of then Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner at a Senate hearing.
AIG received $70 billion in TARP money, $100 billion in loans from the Fed... Do you know where the money went?
I am excited by the prospect of two very intelligent women vying for the Democratic nomination, with Warren pushing the debate leftwards. Her National Convention speech was one of the highlights of last year's presidential race.