In Dec 2018, Elizabeth Warren announced her interest in running for President of the United States. This page offers some basic information about Warren. For more information on general political news and resources visit ResourcesForLife.com/politics
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Elizabeth Warren told supporters in New Hampshire that a victory over President Trump would be possible only if Democrats were united.
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The articles below are listed in chronological order with the most recent at the top.
- Daily Iowan, 10 Feb 2019. “2020 Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren visits eastern Iowa” by Julia Shanahan. Excerpt: “2020 Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren condemned President Trump’s economic policies as catering to wealthy Americans and putting the working class at a disadvantage in her Eastern Iowa stops on Sunday — her first since officially announcing her candidacy. Warren, a U.S. senator from Massachusetts, made campaign stops in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, and Davenport a day after launching her presidential campaign in her home state, Massachusetts. Warren made a three-day trip to Iowa in early January after announcing her presidential-exploratory committee.” [More…]
- GQ, 5 Feb 2019. “5 Tough Questions Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign Will Have to Answer” by Jay Wilis. Excerpt: “In the lead-up to 2020, GQ will be examining the front-runners vying for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. Next up: the bankruptcy-law professor from Massachusetts who strikes fear in the hearts of billionaires everywhere. After two years of speculation about which of them is best suited to bring the Trump era to a merciful end in 2020, Democratic politicians who have been spending their free time forming exploratory committees, soliciting donations, giving inspiring speeches, and hanging out in Iowa diners are at last announcing formal bids to become the next president of the United States. Over the next few weeks, we’ll take a look at each of the front-runners: Who are they? What do they stand for? And in order to have a shot at winning the nomination they seek, what tough questions will they have to answer first? Previously, we looked at Kamala Harris and Bernie Sanders. Up next: Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren.” [More…]
- New York Times, 31 Dec 2018. “Elizabeth Warren Announces Iowa Trip as She Starts Running for President in 2020” by Elizabeth Frantz. Excerpt: “Senator Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat and a sharp critic of big banks and unregulated capitalism, entered the 2020 race for president on Monday, becoming the first major candidate in what is likely to be a long and crowded primary marked by ideological and generational divisions in a Democratic Party determined to beat President Trump. Ms. Warren quickly made plans to campaign this weekend in Iowa, which holds the first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses in February 2020. The senator, who has not traveled to Iowa recently, announced Tuesday that she would visit several of the state’s major cities: Des Moines, Council Bluffs, Storm Lake and Sioux City.” [More…]
The videos below are listed in chronological order with the most recent at the top. News and commentary videos are found further down on this page.
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News and Commentary Videos
The videos below are listed in chronological order with the most recent at the top.
CNN (2 Mar 2019)
CNN’s David Axelrod presses presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren (D) on why she identified as an “American Indian” on a law application in the 1980s.
The View (11 Feb 2019)
CNN (9 Feb 2019)
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) announces she will run for President in 2020.
Now This News (4 Feb 2019)
Apologizing for Native American Claims
On 6 Feb 2019, Elizabeth Warren apologized for having claimed that she was an American Indian on a Texas Bar form in 1986.
ABC News (6 Feb 2019)
Democrat Elizabeth Warren said the claim was based on her “understanding” from stories told within her family.
CNN (6 Feb 2019)
Fox 10 Phoenix (6 Feb 2019)
NBC (6 Feb 2019)
CNN (5 Jan 2019)
CNN’s SE Cupp explains why she believes Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential bid is not headed for success.