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Elizabeth Warren Tells Hollywood: "the Game Is Rigged In Congress"

pictures of kim kardashian /> She said bluntly: "We have to face it: The game is rigged in Congress." See more Politicians (and First Ladies) Who Have Guest-Starred on TV Shows (Photos) Using the inability to raise the minimum wage nationally, Warren said: "We face a basic question in this country: Who does this government work for? Is government to advance the interests of the rich and the powerful? Does government exercise its power only for those who can hire armies of lobbyists and lawyers? Is it there only to strengthen the strong and enrich the wealthy? Or does government work for all of us?" In too many instances whether it's raising the minimum wage or appointing noncorporate lawyers to federal judgeships the playing field in Washington is tilted against working Americans, Warren said. Warren was in town to attend the ACLU of Southern California's 91st anniversary Bill of Rights Dinner and to receive the organization's Ramona Ripston Liberty, Justice & Equality Award for her work on behalf of consumers and working families. The accolade is named for the local ACLU chapter's more.. longtime director, who was on hand along with Norman Lear to present the award to Warren. See more The Top Celebrity Political Twitter Commentators Also honored with the organization's Bill of Rights Award for their efforts to further civil liberties were Participant Media CEO Jim Berk; Grammy Award-winner Cyndi Lauper, co-founder of True Colors Fund; Cameron Strang, chairman and CEO of Warner Bros.
Source: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/elizabeth-warren-tells-hollywood-game-747738

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