Elizabeth Warren Articles


Elizabeth Warren Supported Single-Payer Before She Opposed It

11:31 AM, Jun 30, 2012

On Friday evening, Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat, told a local television news host that she does not support a single-payer health care system, despite the fact that Warren publicly advocated for such a system in 2008. Watch the video below:

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Mass. GOP Ad: Warren Got Rich Flipping Houses

2:19 PM, Jun 27, 2012

The Massachusetts Republican party has a new ad criticizing Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren for her real estate speculation practices--purchasing homes, many of which were foreclosures, and selling them for a profit. The video claims Warren was "profitting off the misery of the middle class" while later railing against real estate speculation in the wake of the 2008 housing crisis. Watch the ad below:

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PPP: Brown, Warren Tied in Massachusetts

2:02 PM, Jun 26, 2012

A new poll of the Massachusetts Senate race confims the results of the last several polls: Incumbent Republican Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren are locked in a tie, at 46 percent apiece. From PPP:

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Brown Withdraws from Vicki Kennedy-MSNBC Debate

3:24 PM, Jun 19, 2012

Republican senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts has decided not to participate in a televised debate with his opponent, Democrat Elizabeth Warren, after the one of the debate's sponsors, Vicki Kennedy of the Kennedy Institute, refused to promise to stay neutral in the Senate race. The Boston Herald reports:

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Native American and Harvard Alum Blasts Warren, Harvard

4:34 PM, Jun 11, 2012

A registered Native American and alumna of Harvard has co-authored a column denouncing Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren and Harvard University for perpetrating "nothing less than ethnic fraud."

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Mass. Senate Candidates Debut New Ads

9:14 AM, Jun 11, 2012

Senate candidates Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown have new TV ads running in Massachusetts. Brown, the Republican, features his wife Gail Huff in two new ads. Watch both ads below:

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Warren Agreed with Brown's Approach to Financial Regulatory Reform Before Opposing it

"We're very much like-minded on this," Warren told Brown's aide.
4:27 PM, Jun 04, 2012

Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has been hammering her Republican opponent, incumbent Scott Brown of Massachusetts, for "undermining" the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill Brown helped pass, even though Warren expressed agreement with Brown's proposed changes to the bill during the debate in 2010.

In a campaign statement Monday, Warren blasted Brown for his behind-the-scenes maneuvering to loosen the banking regulations in Dodd-Frank, after the financial regulatory bill passed. 

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Mass. Dems' Pow-wow Clears Field for Warren

2:52 PM, Jun 02, 2012

 

Massachusetts Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has won her party's nomination to face Republican Scott Brown in the general election, MassLive.com reports:

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Warren Doubles Down, Dodges Questions on Cherokee Heritage Claims

"I won't deny who I am."
8:18 AM, Jun 01, 2012

In a revealing column by Boston Globe writer Brian McGrory, Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren continues to insist that she is descended from Native Americans. Warren called McGrory and spoke with him about the controversy, "sometimes expansively and without the slightest hint of apology about her conviction that she has maternal roots from the Cherokee and Delaware tribes."

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Cherokees to Protest Warren at State Convention

5:22 PM, May 31, 2012

A group of Cherokee Native Americans will be protesting Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren at this weekend's Massachusetts Democratic party convention in Springfield. The Boston Herald reports:

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Warren Didn't Reveal Cherokee Heritage to Employers During Hiring Process

8:50 AM, May 31, 2012

The Boston Globe reports that Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren admitted in a prepared statement that she told two of her employers that she was a Native American--after she was hired. From the Globe:

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'FDR Style' Democrat Challenges Warren in Massachusetts

7:00 AM, May 31, 2012

Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren won’t get to face Scott Brown in November without a fight from a fellow Democrat.

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Warren: I Was 'First Nursing Mother' to Take Bar Exam in NJ

Plus, Cherokees demand truth.
8:27 AM, May 30, 2012

Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren claimed at an event in 2011 that she was the "first nursing mother" in New Jersey to take that state's bar exam.

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Brown Ad: 'I'll Work With Anyone to Get Things Done'

8:24 AM, May 29, 2012

Republican senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts has a new TV ad out today, which will air throughout the state. In the ad, Brown sits in a booth at a diner and touts his bipartisan record in the Senate.

"I was the tie-breaking vote on Wall Street reform, led the way on a jobs bill for veterans, and helped pass a strong new ethics law for Congress," Brown says. Watch the ad below:

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Warren Fights Media Questions about Heritage

"Because my mother told me so."
4:16 PM, May 24, 2012

Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren refused to answer local reporters' questions about her claims to Native American heritage and minority status in a tense exchange in Brookline.

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Suffolk Poll: Brown 48, Warren 47

6:01 AM, May 24, 2012

A new poll from Suffolk University shows incumbent Republican senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts remains neck and neck with his Democratic challenger, Harvard law professor Elizabeth Warren. Forty-eight percent of likely voters support Brown, placing him in a statistical tie with Warren, who earned 47 percent support. A Suffolk poll from February showed Brown with a more substantial lead, 49 percent to Warren's 40 percent.

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Primary Opponent Criticizes Warren over Native American Flap

4:09 PM, May 18, 2012

Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren was criticized by a fellow Democrat over her inability to explain the recent controversy over Warren's disputed Native American heritage.

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Warren Contributed Recipes to 'Pow Wow Chow' Cookbook

1:21 PM, May 17, 2012

Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren contributed a number of recipes to "Pow Wow Chow," a cookbook edited by Warren's cousin:

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Fordham Law Article Referred to Warren as 'Woman of Color'

1:49 PM, May 15, 2012

Politico has unearthed a 1997 article from the Fordham University law review referring to Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts as a Harvard law school's "first woman of color." Maggie Haberman reports:

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Scott Brown Ad: 'Unpredictably Independent'

1:18 PM, May 15, 2012

Republican senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts has just released his first television ad of the cycle. At the center of the ad is a quotation from CBS News correspondent Lesley Stahl, who reports on Brown's perceived independence in his two years in the Senate. "He's turned out to be unpredictably independent and beholden to no one," Stahl says. View the ad below:

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Boston Globe Correction: Actually, Still No Proof Warren Part Cherokee

10:00 AM, May 15, 2012

The Boston Globe issued this lengthy correction to an article the newspaper ran on May 1, which purported to have a document proving Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren was part Cherokee, as she has claimed. "A record unearthed Monday shows that US Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has a great-great-great grandmother listed in an 1894 document as a Cherokee, said a genealogist at the New England Historic and Genealogy Society," the original Globe article read, with the headline, "Document ties Warren kin to Cherokee."

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Questions for Elizabeth Warren

2:18 PM, May 14, 2012

Jennifer C. Braceras notes in the Boston Herald that "Liz Warren has been unable to put to rest the flap over her claimed Native American ancestry. That’s because the controversy raises legitimate questions about the integrity of this Senate candidate and Harvard Law prof, who once listed herself as a minority — despite being, at best, only 1/32nd Cherokee. But the story also has legs because of questions it raises about affirmative action in the 21st century — and about Warren’s views on this issue."

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Rasmussen: Brown 45, Warren 45

2:41 PM, May 08, 2012

A new poll from Rasmussen shows a dead heat in the Massachusetts Senate race between incumbent Republican Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger, Harvard law professor Elizabeth Warren. Both candidates are tied at 45 percent. Here's more from Rasmussen:

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Chief Mass. Dem Skips Harvard Powwow

How?
9:18 AM, May 08, 2012

How could Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic Senate candidate in Massachusetts, Harvard law professor, and (as we all know) 1/32 Native American, miss out on Harvard University's 17th annual Powwow? The Boston Herald reports:

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Mass. GOP Chair: Warren May Have Committed 'Academic Fraud'

1:41 PM, May 07, 2012

The chairman of the Massachusetts Republican party, Bob Maginn, knocked Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren for her claim that she has Native American heritage. Maginn argued that Warren's registration as a minority professor at Harvard Law could constitute "academic fraud" and urged the elite university to investigate.

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Warren May Still Be Registered as a Native American at Harvard

10:04 AM, May 04, 2012

Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate challenging Republican Scott Brown in Massachusetts, has had to address her claims of Native American heritage, despite the fact that genealogists have not been able to confirm Warren is descended from the Cherokee tribe.

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Warren: My Grandfather Had High Cheekbones 'Like All the Indians Do'

8:32 PM, May 02, 2012

Speaking to a reporter on a local news station in Boston, Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts cited her ancestor's "high cheekbones" (quoting an aunt) as evidence of her Native American heritage:

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Warren Identified as Native American to Get 'Invited to a Luncheon'

3:00 PM, May 02, 2012

Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts told a reporter today that she publicly identified herself as part Native American while teaching at Harvard University in order to get "invited to a luncheon" with people of similar heritage. The Boston Herald reports:

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Elizabeth Warren Isn't the Only One

Confessions of an ethnic fraud.
9:30 AM, Apr 27, 2012

Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren finds herself in a bit of a quandary. In the mid-90s there was a minor kerfuffle over the lack of diversity on Harvard Law's teaching staff. At the time, 54 of Harvard Law's 71 professors were white males. There was not a single minority female on staff. Or so they thought.

“Although the conventional wisdom among students and faculty is that the Law School faculty includes no minority women, [Law School spokesman] Chmura said professor of law Elizabeth Warren is Native American,” the Harvard Crimson wrote in 1996.

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Warren Received Interest-Free Loan from Harvard

1:17 PM, Apr 25, 2012

Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic candidate for Senate in Massachusetts running against incumbent Republican Scott Brown, received a 20-year interest-free loan from her employer, Harvard University, in 1996, the Boston Herald reports:

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