WASHINGTON — There was little question about the extent of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's star power when she took office in January — it was just a matter of what she would do with it.

After 10 months on the job, the Massachusetts Democrat seems to have embraced a dual approach to her work, using her national following to bring attention to issues like "too big to fail" while also digging down into the weeds on illegal foreclosures, insurance licensing and other lower-profile topics, both on the Senate Banking Committee and off of it.

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