Politics & Policy

Warren's Calendar


In February, the Harvard professor spent more time meeting with reporters, like-minded liberal groups, and community bankers than she did wooing the senators and Wall Streeters who stand in the way of her nomination. A selective look at her calendar:

2/1
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Lunch with CFPB staffer Holly Petraeus
5:30 - 6 p.m.: Call with Lawrence Katz, professor of economics at Harvard University

2/2
* 10 - 10:45 a.m.: Meeting with Mid-Size Bank Coalition of America
3 - 3:30 p.m.: Meeting with Anita Dunn, partner, SKDKnickerbocker
4:45 - 5:45 p.m.: Meeting with Associate Attorney General Thomas Perrelli on foreclosure settlement with banks (Warren endorsed a $20 billion fine for mortgage servicers)

2/3
*** 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Lunch with Mike Lux, chief executive officer of Progressive Strategies
4:15 - 4:45 p.m.: Meeting with staff members from the Office of the First Lady
7 - 9 p.m.: Dinner with Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to the President

2/4
12 - 1:30 p.m.: Lunch with Harvard government professor Daniel Carpenter
**** 4:45 - 5:15 p.m.: Interview with The New York Times

                                                  

WEEKEND

2/7
12:45 - 1:45 p.m.: Lunch with Rebecca Blank, Commerce Under Secretary for Economic Affairs
3 - 3:30 p.m.: Call with Cass Sunstein, administrator, White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
4:15 - 4:45 p.m.: Call with Bob Barnett, Williams & Connolly. (Barnett is the D.C. superlawyer who helped ink multimillion-dollar book deals for Bill and Hillary Clinton)

2/8
* 1:30 - 2 p.m.: Call with Independent Bankers Association of New York
**** 2 - 2:30 p.m.: Interview with Religion News
*** 4 - 4:30 p.m.: Meeting with David Halperin, director of Campus Progress

2/9
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Lunch with Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Chairman Sheila Bair
*** 3 - 4 p.m.: Call with Americans for Financial Reform, a coalition of liberal groups

2/10
*** 12:45 - 1 p.m.: Meeting with Travis Plunkett, lobbyist, Consumer Federation of America
* 5:15 - 6 p.m.: Calls with community bankers from Louisiana, Nebraska, and North Dakota

2/11
* 10 - 10:30 a.m.: Meeting with Independent Community Bankers Association of America
** 3:15 - 4 p.m.: Meeting with Frank Keating, president of the American Bankers Assn. (The ABA and CBA represent the country's largest banks as well as many smaller ones)
4:30 - 4:45 p.m.: Call with former Representative David Obey (D-Wisc.)
5 - 5:15 p.m.: Call with Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, a leader in mortgage settlement negotiations

                                                  

WEEKEND

2/14, Warren in New York
12 - 1:15 p.m.: Lunch with Asheet Mehta, leader of the Americas Banking Practice at McKinsey
**** 2 - 3 p.m.: Meeting with Bloomberg News reporters and editors
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.: Meeting with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

2/15, Warren in New York
**** 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Interview with Time
*** 1:30 - 4 p.m.: Remarks at Consumers Union's 75th anniversary celebration

2/16
**** 9:30 - 10 a.m.: Interview with Chicago Tribune
10 - 10:30 a.m.: Meeting with David Laibson, Harvard economics professor
* 2 - 2:45 p.m.: Meeting with five CEOs of credit unions
7 - 9 p.m.: Dinner with Drew Faust, president of Harvard

2/17
** 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Meeting with Consumer Bankers Assn. (The ABA and CBA represent the country's largest banks as well as many smaller ones)
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.: Meeting with Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), the majority whip

2/18
1:45 - 2:00 p.m.: Call with Mary Schapiro, chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission
2:45 - 3:15 p.m.: Call with Shaun Donovan, Housing and Urban Development Secretary

                                                  

WEEKEND

2/21
4 - 4:30 p.m.: Call with New York Attorney General Schneiderman

2/22
8:30 - 9:45 a.m.: Keynote address at Treasury Dept. conference on the 2009 credit-card reform law
2 - 2:30 p.m.: Meeting with Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin
** 5 - 5:45 p.m.: Meeting with Steve Bartlett, president, Financial Services Roundtable
6 - 8 p.m.: Dinner with Katherine Porter, a University of Iowa professor specializing in bankruptcy and consumer credit law

2/23, Warren in Chicago
**** 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Interview with Newsweek
**** 8:30 - 10 p.m.: Dinner with Bloomberg columnist Jonathan Alter

2/24, Warren in Chicago
9:30 - 10:15 a.m.: Meeting with Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan
12:30 - 1:45 p.m.: Lunch with David Axelrod, former White House adviser and senior strategist for President Obama's reelection bid

2/25
** 9 - 9:15 a.m.: Call with Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase (Dimon is the only Wall Street exec on Warren's calendar in February)
9:45 - 10 a.m.: Meeting with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner
10 - 11 a.m.: Meeting with Geithner and Treasury staff to discuss mortgage settlement
**** 3 - 3:30 p.m.: Interview with Yahoo! Finance
4 - 5 p.m.: Call with state attorneys general on mortgage settlement
**** 5 - 5:45 p.m.: Interview with The Washington Post

                                                  

WEEKEND

2/28
9:30 - 10 a.m.: Call with Elise Bean, staff director for the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
3 - 3:15 p.m.: Meeting with Neil Barofsky, then the special inspector general of the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program

* small lenders
** Wall Street
*** liberal groups
**** press


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