(CNN) - Sen. Elizabeth Warren received a standing ovation and chants of "run Liz run" as she took to the podium Friday at a major gathering of progressive leaders and activists.
While the freshman senator from Massachusetts has repeatedly said she isn't running for the White House in 2016, a group titled "ReadyforWarren" was out in force at the annual Netroots Nation conference, held this year in Detroit. As Warren was introduced at the event, supporters from the group unveiled a large "Run Liz Run" banner.
(CNN) - The spotlight will shine on the 2014 and 2016 elections as some 3,000 activists from the left gather in Detroit starting Thursday.
That's when the annual Netroots Nation conference, the largest gathering of progressive leaders and activists, kicks off. And two of the Democratic Party's biggest stars - Vice President Joe Biden and freshman Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts - will give keynote addresses.
(CNN) – In the hypothetical battle of Elizabeth Warren vs. Hillary Clinton in 2016, one former Clinton opponent is putting his money on the former secretary of the state, but not without caveats.
On Wednesday’s “Crossfire,” 52% of viewers who responded to the show’s fireback question said they believe Warren could beat Clinton in a Democratic primary. Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, who ran against Clinton (and Obama) in 2008 in the Democratic presidential primary, disagreed.
(CNN) - As liberals flock to Detroit this week for a major progressive confab, a leading grassroots group announced a big fundraising haul to help Democratic candidates ahead of the midterm elections.
The Progressive Change Campaign Committee said Wednesday that it raised over $1 million this campaign cycle. The report comes a day before the kickoff of Netroots Nation, the largest annual gathering of progressives in the country.
(CNN) – Should Hillary Clinton be concerned about a possible Elizabeth Warren candidacy in 2016?
Rep. Michele Bachmann believes so.
The Minnesota Republican, who ran for president in 2012, was responding to a question posed Tuesday by CNN’s Van Jones on “Crossfire” on whether Warren might be somebody who could pull away Republican votes in a presidential election.
Shepherdstown, West Virginia (CNN) – Elizabeth Warren doesn’t roll deep.
The Massachusetts senator and reigning champion of progressives everywhere arrived right on time Monday afternoon for a campaign event in West Virginia, this one for Democratic Senate hopeful Natalie Tennant, Warren’s latest stop in a national political tour boosting 2014 candidates. Her slight frame slid gingerly out of the passenger side of a blue SUV – her own car, with Bay State plates – and she greeted a volunteer with a golly-gee smile.
(CNN) - It's a mixed bag for a Republican 2016 favorite in New Hampshire, according to a new survey of registered voters in the state.
The WMUR Granite State poll also indicates Hillary Clinton leading the potential Democratic presidential pack but her popularity has fallen slightly over the past few months.
Washington (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden appeared at a closed-door fundraiser in South Carolina Friday and delivered what one attendee called “an Elizabeth Warren-type speech” about the struggles of America’s middle class, remarks that were well-received by a room full of influential primary state Democrats.
Biden was in the state capital of Columbia on Friday to give the commencement address at the University of South Carolina. But never one to pass up an opportunity to network with political leaders in a key presidential primary state, the vice president also reached out to the state Democratic Party ahead of his visit to help them raise money.
As Congress returns to session after a two-week break and President Barack Obama returns from his trip to Asia, the leaders face new and ongoing challenges domestically and overseas. While new sanctions to punish Russia for continued aggression in eastern Ukraine are expected, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is adamant that he will not negotiate with a unity Palestinian government.
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(CNN) – Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Sunday that Hillary Clinton is "terrific" and she hopes the former secretary of state will run for president in 2016.
"You know, all of the women - Democratic women, I should say, of the Senate urged Hillary Clinton to run. And I hope she does," the freshman Democrat from Massachusetts said on ABC.
But Warren didn't give a firm answer when asked by host George Stephanopoulos if she'd endorse Clinton, the overwhelming favorite for the Democratic nomination, should she launch a campaign.