‘We can win,’ Warren tells Democratic activists
November 6th, 2013
11:54 PM ET
7 years ago

‘We can win,’ Warren tells Democratic activists

(CNN) - Sen. Elizabeth Warren delivered a lively reinforcement of progressive ideals and financial reform at a gala in Washington on Wednesday, touting Democratic political wins after Tuesday night's elections.

"Anyone see any of those elections yesterday?" the Massachusetts Democrat said, referring to New Jersey voters agreeing to raise the minimum wage. "When we fight for that, people know what we're fighting for."

Warren, a rising star in the Democratic party who is considered a potential 2016 presidential contender, also touted the work of the Consumer Financial Protection Agency, which she helped create, for challenging banks on what she described as abuse of credit card fees and charges, and for compensating the American consumers for unfair practices.

"We win because the things we are fighting for are America's agenda. Our agenda is America's agenda," she told a group of Democratic legislators and activists at the annual event sponsored by the Campaign for America’s Future.

Warren continued: "When people tell me, ‘You can't get anything done in Washington. Give up now. There's nothing that can happen.’ I say back to them, we can win."

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  1. HenryMiller

    Unfortunately, when Democrats win, the country loses—just look at what Democrat-only Obamacare is do to the country and to the economy.

    November 7, 2013 12:02 am at 12:02 am |
  2. Gurgyl

    Shhh, do not talk of Obamacare anymore, what a Humiliation for GOP and teatrolls. ACA is a Law. Period.
    PS: GOP is gone to dogs, pretty much.

    November 7, 2013 06:22 am at 6:22 am |

    Get them Liz! The NRA wont' give the Guns Over People tea potty money these days.

    November 7, 2013 06:24 am at 6:24 am |
  4. Wire Palladin, S.F.

    The Kochs and Boehner are against any increase in the minimum wage, so that means 75% of Americans must agree with Warren, and support an increase. How can RWNJs and the Kochs be so against the poor? Does it give them a sense of superiority?

    November 7, 2013 06:35 am at 6:35 am |
  5. rick

    She would have my vote in 2016

    November 7, 2013 07:24 am at 7:24 am |
  6. CB FL

    With the percentage of blacks that turned out in Virginia to give the Dems the win you will see more voter suppression from the Repubs.

    November 7, 2013 07:47 am at 7:47 am |
  7. Tampa Tim

    Have republicans ever been on the right side of any important issue facing Americans? Hell no!

    November 7, 2013 08:00 am at 8:00 am |
  8. Name jk. Sfl. GOP CRUZ lee&rubio 24billion dallar LOSS of your tax money conservatives,the garbage of America.

    She is a riseing stare but should stay where she is to do the most good. The GOP is going nowhere in 2014 and 2016 except backwards and will lose the house of reps!!!!!

    November 7, 2013 08:10 am at 8:10 am |
  9. MaryM

    Clinton/Warren 2016

    November 7, 2013 08:12 am at 8:12 am |
  10. Mark

    You think it is bad now if this lady want to be Indian gets in power I will give up and move my family to a third world country where it will be safe!

    November 7, 2013 08:37 am at 8:37 am |
  11. Data Driven

    We can win doing what? Would CNN care to elaborate on what she was talking about?

    November 7, 2013 08:42 am at 8:42 am |
  12. Hector Slagg

    It is totally amazing to me that the Liberal's and Democrats rip the conservatives and Republican's to shreds every chance the get on one side of the coin and then expect the Republican's and Conservatives to pay huge amounts of Taxes so the Liberal's can hand it out to the Nanny Stater's. It is no wonder business keeps much of it's money offshore where the peasants and liberal's can't steal it.

    Yes Warren, you can win, it just takes work. Not familiar with it? Time to learn.

    November 7, 2013 09:01 am at 9:01 am |