(CNN) – The candidates were quick to attack Thursday night in their first debate as they vie for a U.S. Senate seat from Massachusetts, delivering pointed barbs on their opponent’s character and record.
Republican Scott Brown pounced on the first question in the hour-long event moderated by WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller – a question about a candidate's character. Brown seized the opportunity to tear into Democrat Elizabeth Warren for a comment that has been a drag on her campaign since last spring for claiming Native American heritage–a claim Brown says could have helped her gain employment as a professor at Harvard Law School.
(CNN) – Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts appears to have received a slight bounce after her big speech at the Democratic National Convention, according to a new poll released Monday.
The Suffolk University/7News poll indicates Warren has a four-percentage-point margin, 48%-44%, among likely voters over Republican incumbent Sen. Scott Brown.
(CNN) - Elizabeth Warren, the White House consumer-protection adviser now running for a U.S. Senate seat from Massachusetts, ripped into the tax plan put out by Mitt Romney, the state's former governor, at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night.
"He wants to give tax cuts to millionaires and billionaires," said Warren, a former Harvard law professor who served as the Senate watchdog over the 2008 bank bailout. "But for middle-class families who are hanging on by their fingernails? His plans will hammer them with a new tax hike of up to $2,000."
That's a lot of money to average folks, so let's take a closer look.FULL STORY
(CNN) - While we learned that rising stars in the Democratic Party come in younger (Sandra Fluke) and older (Elizabeth Warren) versions, it was a party elder and established superstar (President Bill Clinton) who stole the show on Day Two of the Democratic convention.
Wednesday's session began amid controversy over language in the party's platform that saw a tumultuous voice vote. And another one. And another one. It's not the image Democrats wanted to project after a successful opening night.FULL STORY
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (CNN) – For a first-time candidate in one of the tightest and most closely watched Senate races, there's no better spot to raise your profile than a prime-time speaking slot at the Democratic convention just before former President Bill Clinton takes the microphone.
But that's where Elizabeth Warren will find herself on Wednesday night, speaking as a major voice for the Democratic Party and embraced by its liberal base.FULL STORY
Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton's convention speech Wednesday night may be rooted in the former president's own re-election bid from 1996, a time when Clinton pushed similar narratives as President Barack Obama's current campaign slogan to move the country "forward."
"There are some thematic echoes between the two presidents," a senior campaign official said while speaking with CNN reporters covering the convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) - Hours before Elizabeth Warren speaks in prime at the Democratic convention, a leading progressive group backing the Democrat's Senate nominee in Massachusetts will announce they've raised $1 million for her bid to defeat Republican Sen. Scott Brown.
In addition, the Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) also tells CNN that they've received more than 50,000 grassroots donations that will be directed to Warren's campaign, with the average donation being $16.
(CNN) – U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts will speak in a headlining role at the Democratic National Convention, the Obama campaign said Monday.
A rising star in the Democratic Party, Warren will speak in primetime just before former President Bill Clinton, who will enter President Obama’s name into the nomination.
(CNN) - Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown launched a campaign web video Monday evaluating America's past and present while taking a swipe at his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren, along with President Barack Obama.
The video, called "Let America Be America Again," hailed presidents including John F. Kennedy, Bill Clinton, Gerald Ford, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Ronald Reagan as supporters of free enterprise and job creation.
(CNN) - Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts raised $5 million in the second quarter of the year, his campaign said Wednesday, which is approximately $3 million less than his Democratic challenger's haul.
His campaign ended the three-month period including April, May, and June with $15.5 million cash on hand and did not say the committee held any debt.