Warren Announces Senate Run in Massachusetts
2:47 PM, Sep 14, 2011 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard law professor who helped create the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, announced this morning she is running for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts. Warren joins six other declared candidates in the Democratic primary race, the winner of which will face incumbent Republican Scott Brown in the general election next year. Boston's WCVB has more:
WCVB reporter Janet Wu reported on Twitter that Warren "won't say" if she would vote for President Obama's jobs bill, even as some of her would-be Democratic colleagues in the Senate are sounding less than enthused about the proposal.