Tag Archives: Elizabeth Warren

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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Sanders And Warren Battle For Second In New Poll

The Hill reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden leads the pack of Democratic presidential contenders, while Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and (D-Mass.) are running neck and neck for second place, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Monday. With 30 percent support nationally among Democrats and Democratic-leaning independent respondents, Biden is in his strongest position since August, when a …

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Mayor Pete Rips Warren On Donor “Purity Tests”

Politico reports: Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Friday fired back at an attack from Sen. Elizabeth Warren the previous day, dismissing her criticism of his fundraising practices as a trivial “process purity test” while pointing to her recent shift on the issue. “The thing about these purity tests is, the people issuing them can’t even meet them. Right?” Buttigieg said during …

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Soccer Icon Megan Rapinoe Endorses Elizabeth Warren

People Magazine reports: Elizabeth Warren‘s list of endorsements just got a little bit longer and a lot more athletic: Megan Rapinoe has picked the progressive Massachusetts senator as her choice for president in 2020. “I truly believe the best things in life are a result of being bold and being real,” Rapinoe wrote on Instagram Friday. “This extends to every …

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Warren Unveils Environmental “Blue New Deal”

Axios reports: Elizabeth Warren is out with new plans to speed up offshore wind projects, expand marine sanctuaries, and bolster use of oceans to soak up carbon emissions. Driving the news: Those are three pillars of the far wider “Blue New Deal” — a riff on the “Green New Deal” concept — on ocean policy that the Democratic White House …

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Mayor Pete To Open Fundraisers, Disclose Donors

Politico reports: Pete Buttigieg announced Monday that he will open his private, high-dollar fundraisers to the press and publicly disclose the names of his top financial supporters within the week, amid pressure from Elizabeth Warren. Buttigieg and Warren have traded attacks on campaign transparency in recent days: On Sunday night, Warren announced she earned $1.9 million over decades of corporate …

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Warren’s Doctor Pronounces Her “Very Healthy”

CNN reports: Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign on Friday released the results of the senator’s most recent annual physical exam, as well as a letter from her doctor that said Warren is a “very healthy 70 year old woman” with no medical conditions that would prevent her from serving as president. Warren’s latest physical was conducted on January 14, according to …

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Warren Hits Mayor Pete For Closed-Door Fundraisers

CNN reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren called on Pete Buttigieg to open up his private fundraisers to reporters and reveal the clients he worked with during his time at McKinsey, the management consulting firm, after a speech on Thursday in Boston. Warren, who rarely goes after her rivals by name, has mostly steered clear of responding to Buttigieg’s own criticism of …

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Lobbyists Wrote Reps’ Op-Eds Against Medicare-For-All

The Washington Post reports: Lobbyists either helped draft or made extensive revisions to opinion columns published by three state lawmakers in a way that warned against the dangers of Medicare-for-all and other government involvement in health care, according to emails obtained by The Washington Post. Montana state Rep. Kathy Kelker (D) and Sen. Jen Gross (D) acknowledged in interviews that …

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POLL: Warren +13 Over Bernie With LGBTQ Voters

Out Magazine reports: In a first-of-its-kind poll, a new survey from YouGov and Out magazine found that LGBTQ+ voters favor the Massachusetts Senator by a nearly 2-to-1 margin over her Democratic rivals in the 2020 primary race. In an online survey of 816 likely voters conducted between November 11 and November 18, 31 percent claimed that Warren is their preferred …

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Warren Bashes Bloomberg: Billionaires Get To Have More Everything But They Don’t Get More Democracy

“I understand rich people are going to have more shoes of the rest of us.  They’re going to have more cars than the rest of us. They’re going to have more houses. But they don’t get a bigger share of democracy. Especially in a Democratic primary. “We need to be doing the face-to-face work that lifts every voice. That’s how …

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Warren Blasts Zuckerberg’s Secret Dinner With Trump

Politico reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) today hammered Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for attending a previously undisclosed dinner with President Donald Trump at the White House, accusing the tech mogul’s company of cozying up to the administration as it faces mounting pressure over its competitive practices from federal regulators. “Amid antitrust scrutiny, Facebook is going on a charm offensive with …

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Elizabeth Warren Shades Bloomberg’s Entry Into Race

The Hill reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) welcomed billionaire Michael Bloomberg to the Democratic primary race by referring him to her newly launched “Calculator for Billionaires.” Welcome to the race, @MikeBloomberg!” Warren tweeted Thursday evening. If you’re looking for policy plans that will make a huge difference for working people and which are very popular, start here.” Attached to the …

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Warren: I’ll Undo Trans Military Ban On “Day One”

Politico reports: Elizabeth Warren Tuesday released a detailed plan to tackle the needs of the military and veterans that pledges to roll back Trump administration policies that bar transgender troops and to not deport non-citizens who have served in uniform, or their families. The Massachusetts senator who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination maintains her first step as president would …

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REPORT: Mayor Pete Targets Warren In Iowa Messaging

CNN reports: In the first few minutes of his bus tour that began Saturday, Pete Buttigieg said he misspoke. He hadn’t meant to say that the 2020 Democratic primary was a two-person race between himself and Elizabeth Warren. His message this weekend, however, told a markedly different story. Buttigieg spent much of his time on his three-day, 330-plus mile bus …

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Elizabeth Warren Issues Plan To Fund Medicare For All

CNBC reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren pledged Friday not to raise middle class taxes to fund her “Medicare for All” plan, responding to pressure she faced as she emerged as one of the frontrunners for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. In a new outline, Warren’s campaign said her single-payer health care plan would cost the country “just under” $52 trillion over …

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