A Fighting Chance

A Fighting Chance

Elizabeth Warren


A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

An not going political megastar tells the inspiring tale of the two-decade trip that taught her how Washington particularly works—and relatively doesn't.

As a toddler in small-town Oklahoma, Elizabeth Warren yearned to visit university after which develop into an common institution teacher—an bold target, given her family's modest potential. Early marriage and motherhood appeared to placed even that dream out of achieve, yet fifteen years later she used to be a exclusive legislations professor with a deep realizing of why humans pass bankrupt. Then got here the telephone name that modified her lifestyles: might she come to Washington, D.C. to aid propose Congress on rewriting the financial ruin laws?

Thus begun an rude schooling into the bare-knuckled, usually dysfunctional methods of Washington. She fought for greater financial ruin legislation for ten years and misplaced. She attempted to carry the government responsible in the course of the monetary problem yet grew to become a goal of the massive banks. She got here up with the belief for a brand new organisation designed to guard shoppers from predatory bankers and was once denied the chance to run it. ultimately, at age sixty two, she determined to run for optional workplace and received the main competitive—and watched—Senate race within the kingdom.

In this passionate, humorous, rabble-rousing publication, Warren indicates why she has selected to struggle enamel and nail for the center class—and why she has develop into a hero to all those that think that America's govt can and needs to do greater for operating families.

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