(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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(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.
(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.
(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.
(CNN) – In their second debate in the Massachusetts Senate race, Republican Sen. Scott Brown on Monday sought to cement his image as an independent fighter, while Democratic opponent Elizabeth Warren attempted to tie the senator to the conservative base of the Republican Party.
"I vote about 50 percent with my party and about 50 percent with the Democratic Party," Brown said at the debate, held at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. "That's a lot different than what Professor Warren would do."
(CNN) - A new poll indicates Democratic Senate hopeful Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is holding on to her narrow margin over incumbent Sen. Scott Brown in the Massachusetts Senate race, but nearly a fifth of voters say they're still undecided.
(CNN) - With the release of a new television ad Friday, Republican Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts is not letting up in reminding voters of a controversy involving Elizabeth Warren's claim to Native American heritage.
The new ad, "Got Caught," features interviews with people criticizing the Democratic Senate candidate for listing herself in faculty directories as having Native American heritage while teaching at Harvard Law School.
(CNN) – The battle for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, which seemed over the summer to be the nation's most civil political race, has morphed into one of the ugliest.
In just the last three days, dueling attack ads have reignited the debate over Elizabeth Warren's Native American heritage, with Sen. Scott Brown, Warren's Republican rival, suggesting in his spot that Warren is untrustworthy.
(CNN) - Republican Sen. Scott Brown, engaged in one of the nation's closest battles for U.S. Senate against Democrat Elizabeth Warren, said Tuesday he does not condone the offensive gestures and sounds some of his staffers made at a rally this week.
The Brown staffers were captured on video making "war whoops" and "tomahawk chops," an apparent reference to the controversy surrounding Warren's claim to Native American heritage during her time as a professor at Harvard Law School. Both Brown and Warren released television spots Monday on the topic.
Washington (CNNMoney) – The $48 million fight for the Senate seat in Massachusetts pitting Harvard University professor Elizabeth Warren against Sen. Scott Brown is now this year's priciest congressional race.
Warren, a Democrat, is the nation's most recognized consumer advocate who helped create the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.FULL STORY