Elizabeth Warren

Age: 63
Party: Democrat
Career Highlights: Harvard Law School professor; Chairperson of the Congressional Oversight Panel (2008-2010); Assistant to the President; Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury; author
Education: Degrees in speech pathology and audiology from the University of Houston (transferred from George Washington University); J.D. from Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Website: http://elizabethwarren.com/
Twitter: @ElizabethforMA
Facebook: facebook.com/ElizabethWarren
Did You Know?Warren was once a member of the Republican party.
Hair: Tidy bob
Criticism: Warren gained valuable Gen-Y votes during her appearnances on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, but since then her credibility has been questioned. Namely, people are talking about Warren’s long-time claim of having Native American ancestry. Thanks to spotty record-keeping, we’ll probably never know the truth.
Polling: Warren 47.6, Brown 45.0 (Real Clear Politics average, 9/6-9/17)
Fundraising Total: $$28,255,422 (FEC, as of 8/17)
Cash on Hand: $12,337,044

Three Great Stories about Elizabeth Warren:
1. “The Woman Who Knew Too Much” by Suzanna Andrews (Vanity Fair, November 2011)

2. ”Elizabeth Warren: Held to Account” by Rebecca Johnson (Vogue, December 2010)

3. “Stumped” by Janelle Nanos (Boston Magazine, September 2012)

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I endorse Elizabeth Warren for Senate:

Check out her opponent, Scott Brown.

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