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OPINION: Women just can’t win

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., announces the end of her presidential campaign.

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions & Social Media Editor

March 8, 2020

Perhaps one of the best moments of the Democratic primary was when Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., verbally dressed down fellow candidate Mike Bloomberg on two separate debate stages for his history of sexist behavior and penchant for non-disclosure agreements. “I’d like to talk about who we’re runn...

Elizabeth Warren ends 2020 presidential bid after Super Tuesday rout

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a primary election night rally, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Eastern Market in Detroit.

Associated Press

March 5, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren, who electrified progressives with her “plan for everything” and strong message of economic populism, dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Thursday, according to a person familiar with her plans. The exit came days after the onetime front-runner...

Bernie Sanders edges Pete Buttigieg in New Hampshire, cementing Democratic front-runners

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., greets supporters at a primary night election rally in Manchester, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020.

Associated Press

February 12, 2020

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire’s presidential primary election Tuesday night, narrowly edging moderate rival Pete Buttigieg and scoring the first clear victory in the Democratic Party’s chaotic 2020 nomination fight. In his win, the 78-year-old Sanders, a self-described...

UPDATED: Associated Press unable to declare a caucus winner

Supporters of Pete Buttigieg attend the Mt. Vernon South precinct caucus.

Emma Oxnevad and Bianca Cseke

February 4, 2020

Feb. 6, 2020, 7:17 p.m.:  The Associated Press declared that they are not able to declare a winner for the Iowa caucus. Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez asked the Iowa Democratic party to recanvass. This will require a check of the vote count to ensure that results were added corr...

Warren-Sanders clash was inevitable as voting gets closer

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., talks to reporters just after the start of the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020.

Associated Press

January 17, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — As long as they are rivals, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders couldn't stay friends forever. The White House hopefuls and longtime allies have spent the past year throwing red meat to the party's progressive base with calls for massive structural reforms to the nation's political...

Warren vows to cancel college debt without awaiting Congress

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a campaign event, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Marshalltown, Iowa.

Associated Press

January 14, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren says she'd order her secretary of education to cancel up to $50,000 in college debt for about 95% of student borrowers on her first day in office, effectively erasing outstanding loans for about 42 million Americans. The Democratic senator...

OPINION: After Warren breaks the taboo on impeachment, Democrats need to take a hard look at strategy

Some top Democrats vying for the White House in 2020 are clamoring for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but some congressional leaders who would have to manage such efforts are far more wary. On the same day that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged rank-and-file Democrats to proceed with relative caution after the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, Warren doubled down on her impeachment calls.

Cole Bursch, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2019

Elizabeth Warren took a bold stance in an April 19 tweet by calling for Congress to begin the impeachment process on President Trump. In the wake of a redacted version of the Mueller Report going public, many Democratic presidential hopefuls are avoiding taking a firm stance on impeachment. Elizabeth War...

Warren unveils $640 billion college debt forgiveness plan

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a campaign rally Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Salt Lake City.

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press

April 22, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrat Elizabeth Warren is proposing the elimination of existing student loan debt for millions of Americans, part of a sweeping set of education funding proposals announced as she and other presidential candidates seek to differentiate themselves in a sprawling field. The...

Run, Warren, Run: Why Elizabeth Warren should run for president in 2016

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. speaks to a staff member on Capitol Hill in Washington Feb. 25 as Democrats and Republicans headed to their party caucus meetings to discuss the homeland security funding.  (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)

Sam Schwindt

March 2, 2015

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is not likely running for president in 2016 — unless, of course, you ask her supporters. Read More »...

Durbin, Warren talk student loans at Harold Washington Library ahead of Nov. election

Sen. Dick Durbin speaks to college students about student loans at Harold
Washington Library Oct. 10 in an event with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) (Brenden Moore / The DePaulia)

Brenden Moore

October 12, 2014

U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) fired up Chicago college students in a joint appearance last week hoping to drive that constituency to the polls in November’s elections about the issue of student loans. Read More »...

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