One story that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a contender for the Democratic presidential nomination, tells on the campaign trail is how she was ushered out of a teaching job in 1971 because she became pregnant. It was a hard-knock lesson in how American employers mistreat their workers, and the discrimination that working women in particular face — but also an ironic change in life circumstances that ultimately put Warren on a course for politics and a run for the presidency. The...


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