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:Read more
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:Read more
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:Read more
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."Read more
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.Read more
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."Read more
Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren won’t get to face Scott Brown in November without a fight from a fellow Democrat.Read more
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.Read more
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:Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren contributed a number of recipes to "Pow Wow Chow," a cookbook edited by Warren's cousin:Read more
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:Read more
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."Read more
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."Read more
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:Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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:Read more
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.Read more
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