One of the most important results on Tuesday was the election of Elizabeth Warren as United States senator from Massachusetts. Her victory matters not only because it helps the Democrats keep control of the Senate but also because Ms. Warren has a track record of speaking truth to authority on financial issues – both to officials in Washington and to powerful people on Wall Street.
This comes from Simon Johnson: The Importance of Elizabeth Warren - NYTimes.com.
I wonder if she could be a serious contender for President in 2016. Too honest, I suppose