Tag Archives: Elizabeth Warren

Iowa’s Biggest Newspaper Endorses Elizabeth Warren

From the editorial board of the Des Moines Register: Unifying the country may not be possible, but to gain the support required to govern, she must show that her vision will lift people up rather than divide them. Warren’s competence, respect for others and status as the nation’s first female president would be a fitting response to the ignorance, sexism …

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Warren Vows To Release Impeachment Docs Withheld By Trump If Elected, Calls On Others To Pledge Same

Talking Points Memo reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) pledged Friday to release the trove of impeachment-related documents that the White House has barred, should she become president. The remarks come as Senate Democrats push for the chamber to vote next week to allow a slate of witnesses and documents be made available in its impeachment trial. It is unclear if …

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Warren Calls On Bloomberg To Divest Of News Division

Bloomberg News reports: Elizabeth Warren called on fellow Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg to divest from the news division of his company “so there’s no question about his influence” over its coverage of 2020 candidates. “If Michael Bloomberg wants to be the Democratic nominee, he should let reporters do their jobs and report on him, and everyone else, as they …

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New Warren Ad: Trump Fears Me The Most [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: The presidential campaign of Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released a new ad today, which aims to bill the senator from Massachusetts as the Democratic candidate President Donald Trump “fears” the most to take on in November. The new ad comes a week after Democratic presidential front runner Joe Biden released a campaign ad that boasted the question to …

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Warren Vows DOJ Task Force On Trump’s Corruption

Axios reports: 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren pledged Tuesday to start an independent Justice Department task force if elected to investigate possible corruption by members of the Trump administration “to restore public confidence in government and deter future wrongdoing.” While presidents historically have avoided large-scale investigations of their predecessors, Warren’s message tracks with her anti-corruption stance — as she …

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Joe Biden +6 Over Elizabeth Warren In New Iowa Poll

The Hill reports: Joe Biden is the top choice among 24 percent of surveyed Iowans in the Focus on Rural America poll released Monday. Biden’s support fell just 1 point since a September. The ranking of the top candidates remained the same since September, but Buttigieg and Sanders saw increases in support while Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) had a decrease, …

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NYT Endorses Amy Klobuchar And Elizabeth Warren

From the New York Times editorial board: The New York Times editorial board endorsed the two leading female candidates for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination on Sunday, throwing its support behind Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. The board’s decision to back not one but two candidates is a significant break with convention, one that …

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Warren Seeks Probe On Trump Telling Pals Of Airstrike

The Daily Beast reports: 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is calling on financial regulatory agencies to investigate whether President Donald Trump broke the law when he told associates and attendees of his Mar-a-Lago club to expect something “big” in response to Iran’s killing of an American contractor in Iraq. The Daily Beast previously reported that Trump told allies …

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Warren: Sanders Did Tell Me A Woman Can’t Win WH

Politico reports: Elizabeth Warren stood by news reports that Bernie Sanders told her a little over a year ago that he thought Democrats would lose in 2020 if they nominated a woman to challenge Donald Trump — an account Sanders denied earlier in the day. In an extraordinary statement issued the night before the debate before the Iowa caucuses, Warren …

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Bernie Sanders: I’ve Never Trashed Elizabeth Warren

The New York Times reports: A nearly yearlong run of good will between two of the leading progressives in the 2020 presidential race, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders, appears to be evaporating in the run-up to the Iowa caucuses. Ms. Warren said on Sunday she was “disappointed” that Mr. Sanders’s campaign had been using a script for volunteers …

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Sanders Campaign Rips Warren As Favorite Of Elitists

Politico reports: The non-aggression pact between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren is seriously fraying. Sanders’ campaign has begun stealthily attacking Warren as a candidate of the upper crust who could not expand the Democratic base in a general election, according to talking points his campaign is using to persuade voters obtained by POLITICO. The script instructs Sanders volunteers to tell …

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BREAKING: Julián Castro Endorses Elizabeth Warren

San Antonio’s CBS News affiliate reports: Shortly after dropping out of the presidential race, Former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro is throwing his name behind one of the remaining candidates. The former Housing and Urban Development Secretary tweeted a video endorsing Senator Elizabeth Warren Monday morning. “Elizabeth and I share a vision of America where everyone counts. An America where …

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Bloomberg Ties Warren For Third In New National Poll

The Hill reports: Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg saw a 6-point bump in the latest Hill-HarrisX survey of the Democratic presidential primary. The nationwide poll, which was released Friday, shows Bloomberg up from 5 percent to 11 percent support for the nomination nationally. The former New York City mayor is now in a dead heat for third place …

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Elizabeth Warren Raised $21.2M In Fourth Quarter

The New York Times reports: Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts raised $21.2 million for her presidential campaign in the fourth quarter of 2019, her team announced on Friday, a slight dip from the previous quarter and behind three of her top rivals for the Democratic nomination. The total raised by Ms. Warren in the final three months of the year …

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Warren: Biden Should Comply With “Lawful” Subpoena

The Hill reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said Saturday that former Vice President Joe Biden should comply with any lawfully-issued Senate subpoena after Biden suggested he would not comply with one. “Joe Biden has said that he has always abided by every lawful order, and if there’s a lawful order for a subpoena, then I assume he would follow it.” …

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Warren Campaign Warns Of Dip In Q4 Fundraising

CNBC reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s campaign told supporters in an email on Friday that, so far, it has raised just over $17 million in the fourth quarter, a significant drop from her fundraising haul during the third quarter. The memo asks backers to step up in giving to the campaign. Warren finished the third quarter bringing in $24.6 million, which …

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Democrats Brace For Long, Brutal Primary Season

Talking Points Memo reports: Democrats are bracing for a long, drawn-out primary season. With just six weeks until the Iowa caucuses, some Democrats say they don’t expect a likely nominee to emerge anytime soon after early-voting states hold their contests. Instead, they’re preparing for a bruising four-way match-up that could drag on for months as candidates compete for the chance …

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Warren Blasts Trump Admin For Migrant Deaths

The Hill reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a top Democratic presidential candidate, criticized the Trump administration and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in a Christmas day tweet over the “cruel treatment” of migrants. Warren referenced in her tweet the death of Felipe Gómez Alonzo, an 8-year-old migrant who died on Christmas Eve last year. The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) …

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Warren Jabs Mayor Pete On Donors In New Ad

Talking Points Memo reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released a new TV ad targeting Washington corruption and pledging not to sell ambassadorships, a line of attack she leveled against South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) during Thursday’s primary debate. In the 30-second video spot that was posted Friday to YouTube and is set to air in Iowa, Warren …

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Buttigieg And Warren Feud At Dem Debate [VIDEO]

Politico reports: The simmering feud between Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg the past few weeks had been confined to a tit-for-tat followed mostly by political reporters and political junkies. On Thursday, it spilled into open view before a national audience — and in captivating fashion. In a riveting, minutes-long exchange that punctuated just how much the two leading candidates view …

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