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Republicans See Strong Early Challengers for Trump

“The early Democratic jockeying to take on President Donald Trump has not gone unnoticed on the other side of the aisle — and Republicans concede there are quite a few potentially formidable contenders. … In interviews with two dozen GOP operatives, strategists and officials around the country, Republicans placed the most credible Democratic candidates into categories: the rising congressional stars (Kamala Harris) and the pure political outsiders (Mark Cuban), the fiery progressives (Elizabeth Warren) and the pragmatic moderates (John Hickenlooper).”

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Mitch McConnell Fears Elizabeth Warren

“I’ve spoken to him, but he has not spoken to me. I say hello to Mitch every chance I get, and he turns his head.”

— Sen. Elizabeth Waren (D-MA), quoted by the Boston Globe, noting how Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has given her the cold shoulder.

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Sen. Warren Reads the Letter about Attorney-General Nominee Jeff Sessions That the GOP Doesn’t Want You To Hear

The optics of what happened on the Senate floor last night ought to be horrific. The Republican Senate leader, an elderly white man from a border state, essentially told a woman Democratic senator to shut up and sit down just as she was about to read a letter from an African-American civil rights icon.

Adding to the outrage — the letter was already part of the congressional record, and had been for 31 years.

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Warren to Run for Re-Election

The people of Massachusetts didn’t send me to Washington to roll over and play dead while Donald Trump and his team of billionaires, bigots, and Wall Street bankers crush the working people of our Commonwealth and this country. This is no time to quit. … I don’t kid myself: the upcoming fights in the Senate – and our campaign in Massachusetts in 2018 – are likely to be uglier and nastier than anything we’ve ever imagined. I’m not taking anything for granted.

— Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) announced this morning that she is running for reelection in 2018, the Boston Globe reports.

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Warren Hits Trump Appointment

Donald Trump promised that he was not going to have a government that was going to work for Wall Street. He promised that he was not going to have a revolving door. And then he turns around in his first big economic appointment is to appoint a Wall Street insider.

— Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), quoted by Politico.

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Warren: No More Whimpering!

The time for whimpering, the time for whining, the time for crying is over. It is time to fight back. Are we clear on that?

— Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), quoted by the Wall Street Journal.

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Warren: Trump Hates Getting Beaten by a Girl

Donald Trump makes death threats because he’s a pathetic coward who can’t handle the fact that he’s losing to a girl.

— Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), on Twitter.

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Warren Critiques Trump’s Speech in One Sentence

He sounded like some two-bit dictator of some country you couldn’t find on a map.

— Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), quoted by The Week, on Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention.

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Warren, Gingrich Seen as Likely Veep Picks

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“More than a third of likely voters backing Democrat Hillary Clinton in the latest Bloomberg Politics national poll say she should pick Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, a darling of the party’s liberal wing, as her running mate. … On the Republican side, almost a third of likely voters supporting Donald Trump say former House Speaker Newt Gingrich would be his best pick.”