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Politics

Warren book offers revealing inside tales

Wide attention likely for senator’s political and personal memoir

WASHINGTON — Elizabeth Warren came face to face with the harsh political realities of Washington in a pair of 2010 White House meetings with President Obama.

The first, according to her new memoir, was in the Oval Office. Obama told her that he dared not appoint her to head the consumer agency she created, because she made Senate Republicans and Wall Street bankers “very nervous.”

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