(CNN) – She served as one of President Barack Obama's top advisers during the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, so it's no surprise that Obama has thrown his backing behind Elizabeth Warren, who is running for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts.
"Elizabeth Warren will be a strong, tireless and determined advocate for the people of Massachusetts, building on her remarkable record of working to help middle class families get ahead," Obama wrote in his statement. "Her life's work has been helping ordinary Americans get the fair shot they need and deserve."
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Obama goes on to laud Warren's work at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which she helped found.
In a statement of her own, Warren said she's "honored to have President Obama's endorsement and eager to work with him to help the people of Massachusetts and to level the playing field to help middle class families get ahead."
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Miss Warren, you should have waited for the outcome of the debate and the libyan investigation. What you see as coat tails is really an anchor.
Kind of ironic isn't it? Two people being challenged on their true heritage backing each other politically...
this is really big news..obama backs democratic native american from harvard...
Wall Street voted Scott Brown their favorite senator last year. Wonder why .....................PROFITS at the expense of taxpayers is why.
not much news here – who do you think he's going to back ? certainly not a republican.
May the Best Man Win – 2012
Hillary – 2016 ( with a surplus in – 2018 )
America's first African-American President
Massachusetts first Cherokee Senator
Now that"s progress!!
she will do a good job. Forward 2012 Obama/Biden
Elizabeth Warren would be a great Senator. We need more politicians like her in office.
Do not reward the Republicans by voting them back into the office. Look, they left this country in an economic mess, started two wars and gave away trillions in tax cuts to the super wealthy. They keep blaming Obama for not cleaning up their mess fast enough.
Obama / Biden 2012
She is a proven liberal that hates truth and herself
That is the BEST reason I know of.......to NOT vote for her!
I'm having trouble telling Warren and Pelosi apart. They're both slimy politicians who bend the truth to fit their own agenda.
Elisabeth Warren is a champion of the real people. She will win. And the funny guy in the truck should go back to his
Well Obama's record of backing a person hasn't gone to well for them. Poor Poor Elizabeth, sinking with the ship now.
Her opponent has tried to cast Ms. Warren in a bad light. He debate comments were way out of line. None of us should speculate on a person's heritage based on skin color, eye color, shape of nose, etc. How childish was that and how little understanding of heritage.
Mr. Brown may have been a centerfold but he should not be the center of anyone's team in Washington. Ms. Warren is extremely bright, a wonderful teacher and a person who will bring new ideas to the Senate. Massachusetts needs Ms. Warren.