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A man walks past an Amazon logo outside the company's collection point in Mumbai, India.(REUTERS)

Amazon denies reports of workers urinating in bottles, ‘heckles’ US senators

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 04:20 PM IST
  • It started with a tweet from an Amazon executive, Dave Clark, taking a jibe at Vermont senator Bernie Sanders’ plan to meet Amazon workers in Alabama who are attempting to unionise.
"I have long believed that the business model of Wall Street is flawed," Bernie Sanders said.(Reuters)
"I have long believed that the business model of Wall Street is flawed," Bernie Sanders said.(Reuters)

GameStop: US senators Sanders, Warren call for Wall Street reform

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 12:47 AM IST
"We need an SEC investigation," Warren told CNN, referring to the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.
Ramamurti helped Warren campaign develop wealth tax and student loan debt cancellation plans(Twitter / @bharatramamurti)
Ramamurti helped Warren campaign develop wealth tax and student loan debt cancellation plans(Twitter / @bharatramamurti)

Indian-American attorney explains how student loan debt cancellation via executive order is good economics

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON NOV 17, 2020 09:18 PM IST
Bharat Ramamurti, who acted as top economic adviser of Senator Elizabeth Warren during her presidential campaign, said that student debt contributes to the reason behind declining home ownership.
Democratic US presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event in Wilmington.(Reuters)
Democratic US presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event in Wilmington.(Reuters)

With Kamala Harris in his notes, Joe Biden says vice-president pick next week

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 05:42 AM IST
Others on the list include Senators Elizabeth Warren and Tammy Duckworth, Congressional Black Caucus chair Karen Bass, Representative Val Demings, Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer, former National Security Advisor Susan Rice, Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottom, and Georgia politician Stacey Abrams.
US President Donald Trump(Reuters photo)
US President Donald Trump(Reuters photo)

Donald Trump threatens to veto defense bill over bases named after confederate generals

Hindustan, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 09:24 PM IST
President Donald Trump has threatened to veto the US defense budget legislation for 2021 now being considered by congress if it included provisions renaming army bases and assets honouring confederate figures.
Many U.S. airlines are cancelling between 60% and 80% of their flights, and under federal law passengers on those flights are entitled to full refunds.(Unsplash)
Many U.S. airlines are cancelling between 60% and 80% of their flights, and under federal law passengers on those flights are entitled to full refunds.(Unsplash)

U.S. airlines sitting on $10 billion owed to consumers for cancelled flights, lawmakers say

Reuters | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2020 12:04 PM IST
U.S. airlines are estimated to be sitting on more than $10 billion in travel vouchers that should have been cash refunds from canceled flights, a group of senators released on Friday.
United States Senator Elizabeth Warren.(Reuters file photo)
United States Senator Elizabeth Warren.(Reuters file photo)

Elizabeth Warren becomes latest ex-presidential rival to back Joe Biden

Washington | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2020 07:51 AM IST
Bernie Sanders dropped out last week and endorsed Biden within days, hoping to persuade his fervent progressive supporters to warm to the more centrist Biden.
Elizabeth Warren dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Thursday.(Reuters File Photo)
Elizabeth Warren dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Thursday.(Reuters File Photo)

Joe Biden surge, Bernie Sanders slump, Elizabeth Warren exit and India

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2020 11:19 AM IST
Senator Warren, whose son-in-law is from India, expressed “concern” over Kashmir in October, backed Indian America congresswoman Pramila Jayapal in her spat with external affair minister S Jaishankar, and just this past week tweeted about religious freedom and freedom of expression in relation to recent protests in India.
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren’s exit extinguished hopes that Democrats would get another try at putting a woman up against President Donald Trump.(Reuters photo)
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren’s exit extinguished hopes that Democrats would get another try at putting a woman up against President Donald Trump.(Reuters photo)

Elizabeth Warren drops out of 2020 Democratic presidential race after Super Tuesday rout

Washington | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 01:34 AM IST
The Massachusetts senator has spoken with Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden, the leading candidates in the race, according to their campaigns.
Democratic US presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden addresses supporters at his Super Tuesday night rally in Los Angeles, California, March 3, 2020.(REUTERS)
Democratic US presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden addresses supporters at his Super Tuesday night rally in Los Angeles, California, March 3, 2020.(REUTERS)

Trump hails rival Joe Biden’s ‘incredible comeback’ after Super Tuesday polls

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 07:24 AM IST
Joe Biden is running as a moderate, in contrast to his leftist rival Bernie Sanders, but Trump insisted that some of the former vice president’s “handlers are further left than Bernie
US Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden(REUTERS)
US Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden(REUTERS)

Joe Biden wins four early states in solid super Tuesday start

Bloomberg | By Joe Sobczyk and Justin Sink
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 07:47 AM IST
Television networks declared Biden the winner in the three southern states shortly after polls closed, an indication that his victories there were decisive and could net him a large portion of the total available delegates.
Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks as former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg listens during the ninth Democratic 2020 U.S. Presidential candidates debate.(REUTERS)
Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks as former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg listens during the ninth Democratic 2020 U.S. Presidential candidates debate.(REUTERS)

Michael Bloomberg mauled at debate, Elizabeth Warren stood out

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2020 11:06 PM IST
Straight off the bat, Senator Bernie Sanders, who leads the pack in polls, brought up discriminatory policing methods during Bloomberg’s stint at mayor of New York calling them “outrageous”.
A late entry to the race, Bloomberg, 78, has risen in public opinion polls as he pours money from his estimated $60 billion personal fortune into a national campaign, spending hundreds of millions of dollars on television ads.(REUTERS)
A late entry to the race, Bloomberg, 78, has risen in public opinion polls as he pours money from his estimated $60 billion personal fortune into a national campaign, spending hundreds of millions of dollars on television ads.(REUTERS)

Democrat Michael Bloomberg makes it to the debate, rivals raring to rattle him

Washington | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 05:31 PM IST
The debate on Wednesday will be the ninth in the contest for who will challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the November 3 election.
President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Huntington Center in Ohio on January 9.(AP Photo)
President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Huntington Center in Ohio on January 9.(AP Photo)

Donald Trump takes Sanders’ side in tiff with Warren over prospect of female US president

Milwaukee | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2020 10:56 AM IST
Tensions between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders , two progressive US senators who are running for the Democratic nomination, have risen after a report that Sanders told Warren in 2018 that he did not believe a woman could beat Trump.
Democratic presidential candidates largely praised Twitter’s decision Wednesday to ban all political advertising,(REUTERS)
Democratic presidential candidates largely praised Twitter’s decision Wednesday to ban all political advertising,(REUTERS)

‘A bold step’: Democrats laud Twitter for political ad ban

Washington | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2019 04:16 PM IST
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock suggested Facebook should follow Twitter’s lead, tweeting simply: “Good. Your turn, Facebook.”
Senator Elizabeth Warren does an interview in the Spin Room after the fourth Democratic US 2020 presidential election debate at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio .(Photo: Reuters)
Senator Elizabeth Warren does an interview in the Spin Room after the fourth Democratic US 2020 presidential election debate at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio .(Photo: Reuters)

Elizabeth Warren pummeled in debate as new front-runner

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
PUBLISHED ON OCT 16, 2019 08:39 PM IST
Warren got the front-runner treatment for the first time in these debates replacing Biden, who had been the key target in the previous rounds because of his lead in polls.
US Senator Mark Warner has expressed concern over the restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir.(TWITTER.)
US Senator Mark Warner has expressed concern over the restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir.(TWITTER.)

US Senator who heads India caucus calls for removing curbs on Kashmir

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2019 06:23 AM IST
Warner’s remarks are important as he is the co-chair of the Senate India caucus and a staunch supporter of close US-India ties, who has moved many critical legislations promoting relations and petitioned the administration for crucial relief and help when needed.
Senator and leading Democratic candidate for the presidential nomination Elizabeth Warren.(AP file photo)
Senator and leading Democratic candidate for the presidential nomination Elizabeth Warren.(AP file photo)

Elizabeth Warren is second US president candidate to raise concern over Kashmir

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 01:07 AM IST
The Trump administration, which was a major concern for New Delhi after the president offered to mediate the Kashmir dispute between India and Kashmir, has since reverted to the default US position of letting India and Pakistan resolve it bilaterally.
The congresswoman is the first Hindu ever elected to US congress and to run for the White House and has been close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(AFP file photo)
The congresswoman is the first Hindu ever elected to US congress and to run for the White House and has been close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(AFP file photo)

Tulsi Gabbard likely to miss next debate, White House chances dim

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2019 08:00 AM IST
Though Tulsi Gabbard made it to the first two debates and did reasonably well in both, she struggled to find traction and never did break into the top league that has been dominated thus far by former vice-president Joe Biden, Senators Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris.
Kamala Harris had entered the race as a frontrunner posting the highest first 24-hour collection of donations of the race till then. But, was soon overtaken by Bernie Sanders, and occasionally by others such as former Congressman Beto O’Rourke and Mayor Pete Buttigieg.(AFP PHOTO.)
Kamala Harris had entered the race as a frontrunner posting the highest first 24-hour collection of donations of the race till then. But, was soon overtaken by Bernie Sanders, and occasionally by others such as former Congressman Beto O’Rourke and Mayor Pete Buttigieg.(AFP PHOTO.)

After her take-down of Biden, Indian-American Kamala Harris leaps to No 2 slot

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2019 08:08 PM IST
The first-time senator from California, whose father is black and mother Indian, had confronted Biden on his history of opposition to busing as a racial desegregation tool in the 1970s and 80s and his recent remarks portraying himself as a unifier who could even work with leading segregationists of the time.
According to many experts, the night belonged to US Senator Elizabeth Warren and former housing secretary Julian Castro.(AFP PHOTO.)
According to many experts, the night belonged to US Senator Elizabeth Warren and former housing secretary Julian Castro.(AFP PHOTO.)

Senators Warren, Castro shine in opening Democratic debate

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 12:05 AM IST
In all 10 candidates took the stage in Miami on Wednesday night for the first of the two presidential debates, in a format that experts have said was designed for the candidate to introduce themselves to the party’s primaries voters. The second bunch of 10, with frontrunner Joe Biden in the middle, will go on stage on Thursday night.
President Trump will have an eye on Joe Biden, who appears to have had the President worrying the most, given the frequency and intensity of his public attacks on him, his age and his experience as President Barack Obama’s vice-president.(AP PHOTO)
President Trump will have an eye on Joe Biden, who appears to have had the President worrying the most, given the frequency and intensity of his public attacks on him, his age and his experience as President Barack Obama’s vice-president.(AP PHOTO)

Democrats kick off 2020 White House race with a debate

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 10:54 PM IST
Each candidate will get 60 minutes to answer questions on the debate, 30 seconds for rebuttals, and one minute for their closing remarks.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden declared Saturday that the Equality Act would be his top legislative priority, an effort to enshrine LGBTQ protections into the nation’s labor and civil rights laws(AP Photo)
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden declared Saturday that the Equality Act would be his top legislative priority, an effort to enshrine LGBTQ protections into the nation’s labor and civil rights laws(AP Photo)

‘LGBTQ rights my top-most legislative priority’: Joe Biden

Columbus | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2019 08:54 AM IST
The former vice president shared his hopes of signing the legislation as part of a keynote address to hundreds of activists at the Human Rights Campaign’s annual Ohio gala on the first day of Pride Month.
Harris, Senator from California where all the major US tech giants are based, said that Facebook has experienced massive growth and has prioritised its growth consumers’ interests, especially on privacy, she said.(AFP)
Harris, Senator from California where all the major US tech giants are based, said that Facebook has experienced massive growth and has prioritised its growth consumers’ interests, especially on privacy, she said.(AFP)

‘Have to seriously take look at breaking up Facebook’: Indian-origin US senator Kamala Harris

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 02:23 PM IST
Harris, Senator from California where all the major US tech giants are based, said that Facebook has experienced massive growth and has prioritised its growth consumers’ interests, especially on privacy
Even as the ball dropped in New York’s Times Square on New Year’s Eve, Elizabeth Warren, the senator from Massachusetts, decided to get hers rolling(AFP)
Even as the ball dropped in New York’s Times Square on New Year’s Eve, Elizabeth Warren, the senator from Massachusetts, decided to get hers rolling(AFP)

The new US Democrats may be India’s safest bet

Hindustan Times | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2019 04:30 PM IST
Warren is among the first in what is certain to be a #MeToo movement of its own. At least two dozen possible contenders are weighing runs, and that’ll make for a crowded field. New Delhi will be observing this process with interest since the eventual nominee will face off against Donald Trump and have a fair shot was getting into the White House in January 2021
US Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-MA, speaks to people gathered at Copley Square in Boston, Massachusetts to decry US President Donald Trump's sweeping executive order, which restricts refugees and travellers from seven Muslim-majority countries on January 29, 2017.(AFP File)
US Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-MA, speaks to people gathered at Copley Square in Boston, Massachusetts to decry US President Donald Trump's sweeping executive order, which restricts refugees and travellers from seven Muslim-majority countries on January 29, 2017.(AFP File)

Democrat Elizabeth Warren takes step toward US presidential bid, to challenge Donald Trump in 2020

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2019 10:34 AM IST
Elizabeth Warren said on Twitter she would announce her decision on whether to run early in 2019.
Keynote speaker Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is introduced as she attends the 73rd Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner Thursday in New York.(AP Photo)
Keynote speaker Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is introduced as she attends the 73rd Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner Thursday in New York.(AP Photo)

On her way out, Nikki Haley takes a last jab at Donald Trump

Washington, Hindustan Times | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2018 01:32 AM IST
On a serious note, Nikki Haley delivered a sharp rebuke of Donald Trump’s divisive politics, saying opponents are not evil.
File photo of Sen. Elizabeth Warren who has released results of a DNA test showing Native American ancestry in an effort to diffuse the issue ahead of any presidential run.(AP File)
File photo of Sen. Elizabeth Warren who has released results of a DNA test showing Native American ancestry in an effort to diffuse the issue ahead of any presidential run.(AP File)

US senator Elizabeth Warren accuses Trump of ‘creepy comments’ about her DNA test

Washington | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2018 03:08 PM IST
Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is seen as a potential 2020 challenger to Trump, appears to have taken a page out of his political playbook, striking back almost instantly at the president who continues to ridicule her claim of Native American ancestry.
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