Warren returns to Washington a senator

This time the consumer advocate will acquire a bully pulpit and a vote

Posted: November 11, 2012 at 2:37 a.m.

U.S. Sen.-elect Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. (left) faces reporters as Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick (right) looks on during a news conference Thursday.

Last year, Elizabeth Warren left Washington after failing to gain enough support in the U.S. Senate to be confirmed as director of the new consumer financial protection agency she championed.

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Business, Pages 71 on 11/11/2012