"older Americans taking on student debt on behalf of their children and grandchildren"...
1) In 2012, Elizabeth Warren was elected a senator from this state. Answer: What is Massachusetts? Mr. Trebek: You got it. 2) Mrs. Warren is on the Senate committee known as HELP: Health, Education, Labor and these retirement benefits. Answer: (incorrect) What is Social Security? Answer: (correct) What are pensions? Mr. Trebek: P stands for pensions, correct. 3) Elizabeth chaired the Congressional oversight panel for this program, whose 4-letter abbreviation sounds like a canvas cover. Answer: What is TARP? 4) An expert on bankruptcy, Elizabeth Warren wrote a 2008 text on the essentials of this part of the bankruptcy code. Answer (incorrect): What is Chapter 13? Answer (correct) What is Chapter 11? 5) Mrs. Warren championed the creation of and was the interim director of this bureau, CFPB for short. Answer: Contestants are stumpedOkay, I'll take the bait. Here are 5 alternative questions for the next time Jeopardy covers the topic in its regular rounds:
There is plenty to criticize about Elizabeth Warren's made-for-YouTube theatrics in the Senate Banking Committee. Warren has some good goals shared on both sides of the aisle, such as addressing "too big to fail" and "too big to prosecute," but unfortunately she goes about it the wrong way...
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