November 6th, 2012
09:57 PM ET
1 year ago

Warren beats Brown for Senate seat in Massachusetts

(CNN) – In a key pick-up of a Republican Senate seat, Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren defeated GOP Sen. Scott Brown Tuesday, according to a CNN projection. With 37 percent of the estimated vote counted, Warren led Brown 52 percent to 48 percent.

The victory is critical to Democratic ambitions to maintain their majority control of the Senate.
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Filed under: 2012 • Congress • Elizabeth Warren • Massachusetts • Scott Brown • Senate
Polls: Tight race in Massachusetts Senate race
November 5th, 2012
11:47 AM ET
1 year ago

Polls: Tight race in Massachusetts Senate race

(CNN) - As the hours wind down until Election Day voters cast their ballots, two new polls in the battle for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts indicate an increasingly tight race.

The University of Massachusetts/Lowell-Boston Herald poll showed Republican Sen. Scott Brown with a one point advantage over Democrat Elizabeth Warren, 49% to Warren's 48%, while a survey from the Western New England University Polling Institute showed Warren up four points over Brown, 50%-46%.

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Filed under: 2012 • Elizabeth Warren • Massachusetts • Scott Brown
Brown-Warren Senate debate canceled
October 30th, 2012
08:11 PM ET
1 year ago

Brown-Warren Senate debate canceled

(CNN) - The two Massachusetts candidates in a closely-watched and hard-fought race for a U.S. Senate seat will not engage in a fourth debate before Election Day, the debate sponsor announced Tuesday.

A final faceoff between Republican Sen. Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger, Elizabeth Warren, was originally scheduled for Tuesday evening, a week out from the election.
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Poll: Warren 53%-Brown 46% in Mass. Senate race
October 30th, 2012
12:41 PM ET
1 year ago

Poll: Warren 53%-Brown 46% in Mass. Senate race

(CNN) - With one week to go until Election Day, a new survey in the high profile Senate battle in Massachusetts indicates that the Democratic challenger has the edge.

According to a Suffolk University/7 News poll released Tuesday, 53% of likely voters in the Bay State say they support Democratic nominee Elizabeth Warren, with 46% backing Republican Sen. Scott Brown.
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Brown, Warren scrap debate appearances
October 29th, 2012
06:09 PM ET
1 year ago

Brown, Warren scrap debate appearances

(CNN) – Shortly after Sen. Scott Brown's campaign announced Monday that the Republican incumbent will cancel his appearance at Tuesday's Senate debate in Massachusetts, his Democratic opponent Elizabeth Warren also pulled out of the event. Both cited conditions related to Hurricane Sandy.

"It is simply not appropriate to go forward with a political debate when a disaster strikes," Colin Read, Brown's campaign communications director, said in a statement. "The focus for all of us before, during and after the storm needs to be on emergency response and disaster relief, not campaigns and politics."
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New poll shows Mass. Senate race still close
October 29th, 2012
02:13 PM ET
1 year ago

New poll shows Mass. Senate race still close

(CNN) – The high-profile Senate battle in Massachusetts remains neck-and-neck in the final eight-day sprint to Election Day, according to a new poll released Monday.

Republican Sen. Scott Brown holds a slender edge over Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren, 45% to 43%, among likely voters, the Boston Globe survey shows. That margin falls well within the sampling error, meaning the candidates are statistically tied.
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Filed under: 2012 • Elizabeth Warren • Polls • Scott Brown • Senate
Obama backs Elizabeth Warren in Massachusetts
October 16th, 2012
09:48 AM ET
2 years ago

Obama backs Elizabeth Warren in Massachusetts

(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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Warren takes in sizable 3Q cash haul, outraises Brown
October 15th, 2012
01:46 PM ET
2 years ago

Warren takes in sizable 3Q cash haul, outraises Brown

(CNN) - Democrat Elizabeth Warren outraised incumbent Sen. Scott Brown in the heated Massachusetts Senate race by more than $4.6 million in the third quarter.

Warren, a Harvard law professor, took in $12.1 million compared to $7.45 million for the Republican lawmaker, according to numbers announced by both campaigns Monday.
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Filed under: 2012 • Elizabeth Warren • Fundraising • Massachusetts • Scott Brown • Senate
Fewer barbs in third debate between Brown and Warren
October 10th, 2012
10:03 PM ET
2 years ago

Fewer barbs in third debate between Brown and Warren

(CNN) – After a pair of confrontational debates between Sen. Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren, the two candidates toned it down slightly Wednesday for their third faceoff.

The debate focused largely on issues of taxes and the economy, with Warren asserting Brown favored big banks over middle class families, and Brown volleying back that his bipartisan record in the Senate showed he was on the side of working voters.
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Polls show narrow Senate race in Massachusetts
October 9th, 2012
11:04 AM ET
2 years ago

Polls show narrow Senate race in Massachusetts

(CNN) - The battle in Massachusetts between Sen. Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren for U.S. Senate is locked in a dead heat, two polls released this week indicated.

One poll, from Western New England University, showed Warren edging Brown 50%-45%. Another survey, from WBUR, showed Brown with the advantage, netting the support of 47% of likely Massachusetts voters compared to 43% for Warren. Margins in both polls were within the sampling error.
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