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Top 5 Democratic Presidential Candidates for 2020

Elizabeth Warren tops the list

(Newser) - “It appears we’re going to have an old-folks’ home," New York Magazine quotes Sen. Harry Reid as saying about hypothetical Democratic 2020 presidential contenders. "We’ve got Warren; she’ll be 71. Biden will be 78. Bernie will be 79.” Regardless, the Hill has ranked... More »

Elizabeth Warren Slams Wells Fargo CEO as 'Gutless'

Says he should 'be criminally investigated'

(Newser) - Sen. Elizabeth Warren went after Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf during a Senate hearing Tuesday with the kind of heat she usually reserves for Donald Trump tweetstorms . "You should resign ... and you should be criminally investigated," NPR quotes Warren as saying. Stumpf was in front of the Senate... More »

Trump Under Fire for '2nd Amendment' Remark

'Give me a break,' he says

(Newser) - Donald Trump's campaign is once again on damage control, this time over remarks that critics say hinted at Hillary Clinton's assassination . His comment that "Second Amendment people" could "maybe" do something about Clinton picking Supreme Court justices if she wins was widely condemned Tuesday, though he... More »

Warren to Trump: America 'Is Not Falling for It'

Don't even try to fill America with hate, Mass. senator warns—it will never happen

(Newser) - Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who's made a part-time job of sorts taking on Donald Trump on social media, laid out two choices for the American people Monday night in Philadelphia. "On one side is a man who inherited a fortune from his father and kept it going by... More »

Beyoncé Says Police Killings Are a 'War'

Obama, Drake, others address deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling

(Newser) - With two deadly shootings of black men at the hands of police caught on tape this week, the country is reacting with outrage, sadness, and protests. Here's how some politicians, celebrities, and others—including President Obama and Beyoncé—addressed the deaths of Philando Castile in Minnesota and Alton... More »

Warren Wants a New Job—at Wizard School

She wants to fight dark magic, aka 'Trump'

(Newser) - Elizabeth Warren: wizard professor? In a tweet to Harry Potter author JK Rowling—who revealed details about a fictional wizarding school in Massachusetts this week—Warren says she would be up for teaching Defense Against the Dark Arts, the class that prepares students to fight dark magic and Lord Voldemort'... More »

Scott Brown: Elizabeth Warren 'Can Take a DNA Test' to Prove Cherokee Roots

No, it's not 2012 again

(Newser) - Former Massachusetts senator Scott Brown is not letting the Elizabeth Warren Native American controversy go. For those of you who don't remember, Warren's claims of Native American ancestry made waves during the 2012 senate race ( she's reportedly only 1/32 Cherokee ), and Brown made sure to... More »

'Slayer-in-Chief' Warren and Clinton Tag-Team on Trump

Mass. senator makes fun of his 'goofy' hat, says he would 'crush you into the dirt' to get his way

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton's eventual running mate or not, as Elizabeth Warren headed out on the campaign trail Monday, she embraced a role she's already been practicing on her own: the "chief public antagonist" against Donald Trump, as CNN describes it (or the "Trump slayer-in-chief," per... More »

Here Are the VP Contenders Clinton Is Vetting (Spoiler: Not Sanders)

But Elizabeth Warren is on the list

(Newser) - The Wall Street Journal has revealed a list of potential running mates being vetted by Hillary Clinton, and it doesn't include Bernie Sanders. Possible future vice presidents currently in the early stages of vetting include Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Labor Secretary Tom Perez, Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro,... More »

Trump Apologizes ... to Pocahontas

He says Mitt Romney 'choked like a dog'

(Newser) - Meet the new Trump, same as the old Trump: On Friday night, Donald Trump held his first rally since the end of the GOP primaries and it resembled his primary rallies right down to attacks on Jeb Bush, the Guardian reports. More than 100 gathered outside the event in Richmond,... More »

Warren: I'm Ready to Work My Heart Out for Clinton

She endorses Hillary, praises Bernie on 'Maddow'

(Newser) - Things are falling into place for Hillary Clinton: Her endorsement from President Obama Thursday was followed by that of Elizabeth Warren, the progressive senator who could be key to winning over Bernie Sanders supporters. "I'm ready. I am ready to get in this fight and work my heart... More »

Warren Plans to Endorse Clinton, Hasn't Ruled Out Vice President

And Clinton is open to an all-woman ticket

(Newser) - Sen. Elizabeth Warren—notably the only female senator not to endorse Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders—plans to officially back Clinton in the coming weeks, Reuters reports. An endorsement from Warren, who is popular with progressives, could bring Sanders' supporters over to Clinton's side. Reuters cites sources close to... More »

'Goofy' Elizabeth Warren Spent Friday Twitter- Attacking Trump

She's not impressed with his new nickname for her

(Newser) - Donald Trump and Elizabeth Warren took to the gladiator arena of our modern age—Twitter—to do battle Friday night. Politico reports it actually started with a tweet from Warren on Tuesday that called Trump racist and narcissistic, among other things. He finally fired back Friday, calling her "goofy,... More »

Warren: I'll Fight 'Toxic' Trump Every Step to White House

Mass. senator goes on Facebook rant against presumptive GOP nominee

(Newser) - Donald Trump is now the GOP's presumptive nominee , and that has some moving straight into "defeat Trump" mode. Count Elizabeth Warren among their number with what Fortune calls an "epic" social-media rant Tuesday night following Trump's big win in Indiana. In her Facebook diatribe against the... More »

Elizabeth Warren: Donald Trump Is a 'Loser'

Massachusetts senator goes on the attack

(Newser) - Looks like Elizabeth Warren and Donald Trump won't be getting cozy anytime soon. The Massachusetts senator today called Trump "a loser" on Facebook and Twitter, just days after he was quoted in an interview mocking her claim to Native American heritage. "Let’s be honest—Donald Trump... More »

Elizabeth Warren Glaringly Absent at Clinton Fundraiser

Mass. pol only one of 14 female Democratic senators not at DC event for Hillary

(Newser) - Thirteen of 14 Democratic female senators showed up Monday night at the DC Hyatt Regency for what Politico calls a "high-profile fundraiser-cum-endorsement summit" for Hillary Clinton, but it was the absent No. 14 who caused the most buzz. Sen. Elizabeth Warren still hasn't thrown her weight behind any... More »

Warren Issues Big Defense of 'Black Lives Matter'

She compares it to the civil rights movement

(Newser) - On Sunday, Elizabeth Warren gave what the Washington Post is calling "the speech that Black Lives Matter activists have been waiting for." Speaking at the Edward Kennedy Institute in Boston, Warren compared the Black Lives Matter movement to the 1960s civil rights movement and called for all police... More »

This Long-Shot Scenario Could Beat Clinton

It's a Biden-Warren ticket, but with a surprise twist

(Newser) - The smart money is still very much on Hillary Clinton winning the Democratic nomination, despite the various investigations unfolding around her, writes Charles Krauthammer in the Washington Post . That changes, of course, if the Justice Department indicts her on something, but Krauthammer isn't holding his breath. In terms of... More »

Biden Met With Warren, Stirring 2016 Speculation

Sign that the veep is serious about a run

(Newser) - In what's being called the biggest indication that he's considering jumping into an already crowded presidential race, Joe Biden invited lefty darling Elizabeth Warren over to his DC residence for a lengthy and cozy lunch yesterday, reports CNN . The two talked economic policy and the Democratic and Republican... More »

What Worries Me After Reading Obama's Secret Trade Deal

Much is kept secret from those being asked to advise on it: Michael Wessel

(Newser) - It's hard to publicly criticize a trade deal when revealing details of said deal could land you in jail. But Michael Wessel, a designated "cleared adviser" who has read President Obama's proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership , writes at Politico that critics such as Elizabeth Warren are right to be... More »

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