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Elizabeth Warren's Secret: The Salon Interview

Mary Jo White, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), left, talks to Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Demo
Mary Jo White, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), left, talks to Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, before the start of a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. U.S. banks' ownership and trading of physical commodities faced further scrutiny today when the heads of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and SEC testified before lawmakers. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

It’s been well-documented that the 113th Congress specializes in getting nothing consequential done. While the nation’s supply of named post offices is apparently well-stocked, anything more critical has generally stalled out, with little hope to break the gridlock.

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