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Elizabeth Warren
Elizabeth Warren is an American politician who is serving as United States Senator, representing Massachusetts since 2013. Warren had earned her reputation even before her entry into the Senate. She was a Harvard law professor and the country’s leading bankruptcy expert. A reputed law scholar, Warren has several publications to her name and is among the most quoted academicians under bankruptcy law. She served as chair of Congressional Oversight Panel and was subsequently assigned as Assistant to the President. In the aftermath of the financial collapse in 2008, she served as an advisor to the Obama administration and worked relentlessly to build the government agency Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. This was created for consumers who needed an official body to avoid diabolic lending schemes. With her expanding presence in public and constant effort to build better policies, she made it to the Time’s 100 Most Influential list. Her popularity pushed her to contest for the Senate and she won the general election, becoming the first female senator from Massachusetts. As an academician, she has several articles and bestselling books to her credit. She was honored with the Leila J. Robinson Award by the Massachusetts Women's Bar Association as well. Recently, she declared her intention to run for the office of the President of the U.S as the Democratic Party candidate.
Bernie Sanders
Bernie Sanders is an American politician and junior United States senator from Vermont. He ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016 where he finished second behind Hillary Clinton with 46 percent of the pledged delegates. Though a Democrat, Sanders is the longest-serving independent in U.S. congressional history. A politician with an illustrious career spanning several decades, he previously served for two years as chair of the ‘Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee.’ He is also a co-founder of the ‘Congressional Progressive Caucus.’ Born in Brooklyn to Jewish parents, Sanders was raised in a middle-class family. Intelligent and ambitious from a young age, he went to the ‘University of Chicago’ where he became involved in the civil rights movement and served as an organizer for the ‘Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.’ His interest in politics strengthened over the next few years and he was elected as the mayor of Burlington, Vermont's most populous city, in 1981. He became a popular politician and went on to win a seat in the ‘U.S. House of Representatives.’ He entered into a caucus with the Democrats as his prominence in the national political arena grew. In 2019, he announced his plans to run for the Democratic presidential nomination in the 2020 election.
Charlie Baker
Charlie Baker is an American politician and the 72nd Governor of Massachusetts. After being the pillar of ‘Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’ for almost a decade and escorting the firm to great success, he was the more obvious choice as governor for the citizens of Massachusetts. Politically, he gained sound knowledge of administration working as a cabinet official under two governors of Massachusetts. Having established a career both in business and in politics, Baker resounded at his campaigns that his aim on taking the governor’s seat would be to assist in the development and improvement of small industries and firms in the department of health, reiterating the fundamental concepts of job sustainability and the policy of education for all. Coming from a family with first-hand experience in politics, Baker grew up with political discussion at the dinner table. The education he received was both affluent and top-notch. Ever since he assumed office, he has remained in spot light and has been largely liberal on social issues though he is one who firmly demonstrates fiscal conservatism.
Tim Allen
Tim Allen is an American actor, comedian, voice over artist, entertainer, and writer. After struggling for years as a stand-up comedian at the comedy clubs in Los Angeles and appearing in small-time cable shows and television commercials, Allen received his big breakthrough with ABC’s sitcom ‘Home Improvement.’ The series ran for eight years and kick-started Allen’s acting career and established him as an actor and comedian in Hollywood. After appearing in the sitcom, he landed meaty roles in movies like ‘Galaxy Quest’ and ‘The Santa Clause’ film series. He also voiced ‘Buzz Lightyear’ in the ‘Toy Story’ film series. Before becoming an actor, Allen’s life was chaotic. His father died when he was only 11, and he dealt with illegal drugs to make easy money. He was arrested for the possession of cocaine and was put behind bars for 28 months.

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