Draft Elizabeth Warren Group to Shut Down
On Tuesday, Run Warren Run announced that it will disband June 8. The group launched in December 2014 as a joint effort between MoveOn.org Political Action and Democracy for America to draft Warren into the 2016 presidential campaign.
Although Warren has vigorously …
Krauthammer’s Take: After POTUS’s Obamacare Lies, ‘Trust Me’ Is Not a Sufficient Argument for TPP
President Obama says you can trust him when it comes to the Trans-Pacific Partnership. But “trust is not an argument,” says Charles Krauthammer.
“It would help if when the president says [Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren] is dead wrong, he would …
Jeb Bush vs. Fauxcahontas
From this morning’s New York Times:
There is little doubt that Jeb Bush possesses strong credentials for appealing to Hispanic voters.
He speaks fluent Spanish. His wife, Columba Bush, was born in Mexico. For two years in his 20s, …
The Better Homes and Gardens of Populist Democrats, Part Four
Senator Elizabeth Warren, the Democrat of Massachusetts who touts herself as the intellectual godmother of the Occupy Movement, is getting some very cushy coverage of her book rollout, touting her humble upbringing:
MUIR: In fact, a new study shows the …
Bloomberg: I’m Giving Cash to Candidates, but Won’t Reveal Which Ones
A reader had asked for more congressional-race coverage here on Campaign Spot, and so I will attempt to oblige, but note that there has been some excellent coverage of House and Senate races around NRO lately.
Today Charles C. W. …
Brown on Warren: ‘She’s Obsessed With Raising Taxes.’
The final Morning Jolt of the week features a lot of discussion about “you can’t change Washington from the inside,” but also an update on last night’s debate between Republican senator Scott Brown and Democrat Elizabeth Warren.
The Fancy Hotels & Luxurious Headboards of Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign
Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren may tout herself as the candidate of the poorest 99 percent, but someone on her campaign likes staying at hotels worthy of the richest1 percent.
A review of the Warren for Senate campaign’s filings with …
Warren Trails Brown by One; Most in Mass. Think She’s Native American
The Suffolk Poll released its results at 11 p.m. last night:
Republican incumbent Scott Brown (48 percent) clings to a one-point lead over Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren (47 percent) in the Massachusetts race for the U.S. Senate, according to a Suffolk …
Elizabeth Warren, a.k.a. Martha Coakley 2.0
The Massachusetts state GOP puts out a web video on Elizabeth Warren, sudden self-proclaimed Native American, entitled “Fraudster.”
I expect to see the footage of Warren claiming, “A picture of my grandfather . . . had high cheekbones, like all of the Indians …
Elizabeth Warren, Native American?
I doubt this will move many votes in the Massachusetts Senate race, but it does illustrate how pursuit of “diversity” in higher education can drive institutions to make rather implausible claims:
Elizabeth Warren’s avowed Native American heritage — …
Elizabeth Warren Bought Foreclosed Homes to Make a Quick Profit
Nearly two years after Veo Vessels died, her daughter, 70-year-old Mary Frances Hickman, decided to sell the home her mother had left to her. A sprawling brick house in Oklahoma City’s historic Highland Park neighborhood, it was built in 1924, …
Krauthammer’s Take: Hillary’s Free Trade Meltdown May Pull Warren into Race
Hillary Clinton was for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but now she’s not so sure. And, says Charles Krauthammer, her waffling may be enough to draw Elizabeth Warren into the race.
“When you have a 50-point lead and you can’t take …
‘The Game Is Rigged,’ but Not the Way Elizabeth Warren Thinks
“The game is rigged,” declared Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard University Law School professor who claimed Native American ancestry and minority status in professional directories.
Yes, she’s right that the game is rigged, but she’s off-base in her assessment of …
First Massachusetts Exit Polls: Brown, Warren ‘Dead Even’
A Massachusetts media source sends along this look at the early exits in the Senate race up there:
We’re hearing the race (between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren) is dead even. Turnout in Boston wards not quite as high …
Elizabeth Warren, Unlicensed Lawyer?
Over at Legal Insurrection, William Jacobson has a bombshell: considerable evidence that Democrat Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren practiced law in Massachusetts without a license.
I confirmed with the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers by telephone that Warren never has been …
Those Perennially-Crumbling Roads and Bridges
Just about a year ago, I observed that no matter how much the federal government spends on “infrastructure,” we still get predictable cries that “we need to do something about our crumbling infrastructure.” The need to fix “crumbling roads and …
Gov. Patrick Protects Warren, Jumps in Front of Oncoming Question
At a press conference for Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick leaps in front of an oncoming question about her claims of Native American heritage:
Gov. Patrick replied, “On behalf of the people of the Commonwealth, we don’t care …
Hooray! No Talk of Replacing Warren in Massachusetts!
Great news for Scott Brown in Massachusetts: “‘This is a race that is a dead heat,’ said state Democratic Party chairman John Walsh, citing a recent poll and insisting the flap has had no effect on Warren’s standing …
Harvard: We’re Not Saying Who Our Native American Professor Is
Harvard University tries to help Elizabeth Warren, and only hurts themselves in the process:
Harvard Law School lists one lone Native American faculty member on its latest diversity census report — but school officials and campaign aides for Elizabeth Warren …
American Crossroads Spotlights Warren-Defending DSCC’s Wall Street Cash
American Crossroads aims to complicate matters for Elizabeth Warren, arguing that you can’t bash Wall Street and then turn around
and take millions of dollars of donations on your behalf from the industry you have identified as the locus …