Tag Archives: Elizabeth Warren

Warren Softens On Medicare For All Amid Veepstakes

Politico reports: In the thick of primary season, Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden brawled over Medicare for All: He called her approach “angry,” “elitist,” “condescending”; she shot back anyone who defends the health care status quo with industry talking points is “running in the wrong presidential primary.” Six months later, with Biden the presumptive nominee and Warren in the running …

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Brother Of Elizabeth Warren Dies Of COVID At Age 86

The Independent reports: Elizabeth Warren has announced that one of her brothers has died from coronavirus. Don Reed Herring, the Massachusetts senator’s oldest brother, died in Oklahoma on Tuesday with Covid-19, she said. He was 86. The former candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination expressed her gratitude to the health workers who cared for her brother but said “it’s hard …

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Warren Leads Field Of VP Prospects In Midwest Poll

Axios reports: A group commissioned a poll in two Midwestern swing states to test the viability of women of color to be Joe Biden’s vice presidential pick and found Stacey Abrams as the top choice for black voters — but Elizabeth Warren as the overall candidate to beat. Kamala Harris was the only candidate of color to break the top …

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Endorses Joe Biden [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren officially endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday morning. The former 2020 Democratic presidential candidate tweeted out her endorsement with a video message, noting the empathy Biden extends to struggling Americans. “Empathy matters. And, in this moment of crisis, it’s more important than ever that the next president restores Americans’ faith in good, effective government,” …

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Carlson: Warren Is A “Bottomless Well Of Venom”

“Why did everyone get so shallow? I thought we were going to have, like, a debate about tax rates, or foreign policy, and instead it’s about sexism. “Not sexiness, which is different, but sexism. Everyone’s a sexist, or a racist, it’s like, why can’t we have like, a debate that’s, like, higher than your average freshman dorm debate? “I will …

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Women’s Rights Group To Warren: Don’t Endorse Bernie

Newsweek reports: The National Organization for Women (NOW) has urged Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren not to endorse Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in the 2020 Democratic race. In an interview with Associated Press, NOW President Toni Van Pelt urged Warren not too “rush into” anything. “He’s really, as far as we know, done next to nothing for women and for our …

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BREAKING: Elizabeth Warren Ends Presidential Bid

The New York Times reports: Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts plans to drop out of the presidential race on Thursday and will inform her staff of her plans later this morning, according to a person close to her, ending a run defined by an avalanche of policy plans that aimed to pull the Democratic Party to the left. She appealed …

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Sanders Condemns Backers’ Attacks On Warren

The Hill reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Wednesday that he is “disgusted” by any personal attacks his supporters or anyone else has lobbed at his presidential primary opponent Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow asked Sanders about attacks some of his supporters have made, tweeting images of snakes and even calling for Warren to be challenged in a …

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POLL: Warren Falls Behind Sanders In Home State MA

NBC News reports: Bernie Sanders has leapfrogged Elizabeth Warren in her home state, according to a poll released Friday, days before the Massachusetts Democratic primary. In the poll by WBUR, NPR’s Boston affiliate, Sanders got 25 percent of support from the state’s Democrats, while Warren, who has represented the state in the Senate since 2013, got 17 percent. Massachusetts is …

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Warren Bill Would Move Wall Money To Virus Battle

Via press release from the Warren campaign: Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, today unveiled legislation, the Prioritizing Pandemic Prevention Act, requiring all funds that have been appropriated to build a border wall-including funds directly appropriated by Congress and funds diverted by the executive …

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Warren Ready To Continue Campaign Until Convention

CNN reports: Elizabeth Warren said Wednesday that she is ready for a convention floor battle this summer if none of the Democratic candidates reaches a delegate majority during the primaries. The senator from Massachusetts made it clear at a CNN town hall in South Carolina that she would be willing to lobby superdelegates, who have votes on the second ballot …

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Hometown Boston Globe Endorses Elizabeth Warren

From the editorial board of the Boston Globe: In December 2018, this editorial board expressed doubt that Elizabeth Warren should run for president. She has proved us wrong and has shaped the course of the race for the better. The electorate, at least in recent polls and in the early states, is signaling its preference for the profound change that …

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TEXAS: Biden And Sanders Tied, Warren Close Third

The Hill reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) are in a statistical tie among primary voters in Texas, followed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren(D-Mass.), according to a poll released Monday from the University of Houston Hobby School of Public Affairs. The survey found Biden with 22.5 percent support in the Lone Star State and Sanders with …

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Elizabeth Warren Issues New Plan On Legalizing Weed

The Daily Beast reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) announced a new plan on Sunday to battle “Big Tobacco” and reduce federal funding for police in states that do not legalize marijuana if racial disparities in the number of marijuana arrests remain static. Warren, who has co-sponsored numerous cannabis bills such as the STATES Act and the Marijuana Justice Act, proposes …

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Warren Formally Reverses On Super PAC Support

CNBC reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren reversed her position on rejecting super PAC support as she seeks a comeback in the Democratic presidential primary. Warren, who has previously said that she would disavow the support of a super PAC that sought to aid her bid for the presidency, told reporters that she had changed her mind after failing to get her …

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Elizabeth Warren Raises $5M Since Nevada Debate

CBS News reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said Thursday that her presidential campaign has raised more than $5 million since the Democratic primary debate the night before. The seven-figure haul is the latest sign that Warren’s performance in the Wednesday debate in Las Vegas might have been a boon for her campaign, which has scrambled in recent weeks to recover …

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Elizabeth Warren Dominates At Fiery Debate [VIDEO]

The Washington Examiner reports: After a lackluster performance in New Hampshire, Elizabeth Warren brought the heat during the Nevada debate. The Massachusetts senator, 70, asserted herself to drive home her message that she would stand for working families if elected to the White House while also attacking Michael Bloomberg over his record and some of her center-left rivals for their …

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NEVADA: New “Persist” Super PAC Airs Pro-Warren Ads

The New York Times reports: Supporters of Senator Elizabeth Warren have formed a last-minute super PAC to boost her candidacy in Nevada and are plunging $1 million into television and other ads in the race’s final days, despite the Massachusetts senator’s previous outspoken opposition to such groups. The group, which calls itself the Persist PAC, filed paperwork with the Federal …

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Warren: We Are Descending Into Authoritarianism

The Hill reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a Democratic presidential candidate, said Wednesday that the country is watching a “descent into authoritarianism,” as she amped up her call for Attorney General William Barr to resign. “The whole notion that we have people in our Justice Department resigning because of Donald Trump’s inappropriate influence, and the attorney general overturning a sentencing …

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Warren: AG Bill Barr Must Resign Or Be Impeached

The Guardian reports: Senator Elizabeth Warren becomes the first Democratic presidential candidate to weigh in on the justice department reversal in the Roger Stone case. Warren says attorney general William Barr is corrupt and calls for his resignation. She includes a harsh appraisal of Senate Republicans. “Donald Trump is shredding the rule of law in this country. His AG overruled …

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