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Warren to Join Senate Finance Panel Responsible for Tax Policy

Feb. 2, 2021, 8:20 PM

Senator Elizabeth Warren will join the Senate Finance Committee, an A-list Senate panel that oversees tax, trade and health care legislation, according to a person familiar with the assignment.

The appointment will give Warren more ability to exercise influence over tax increases -- a key priority for President Joe Biden as he looks to raise levies on corporations and wealthy Americans to pay for his infrastructure and pandemic recovery plans.

Elizabeth Warren
Photographer: Michael Short/Bloomberg

Warren, who ran against Biden in the Democratic primary, has long been focused on income inequality. She often says the system is skewed in favor of big banks, lobbyists ...