Senator Elizabeth Warren?

July 20, 2011

A liberal political group is pushing Elizabeth Warren candidacy for the Senate now that President Obama has decided not to name her to lead the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Warren dreamed up the idea of the new agency, but Republicans in Congress vehemently oppose her and the bureau.

Progressive Change Campaign Committee has been trying to get signatures and donations for the Harvard law professor’s potential race to represent Massachusetts in the U.S. Senate.

The “Draft Elizabeth Warren” campaign has so far raised $45,300 and collected 25,548 signatures.

It’s a new twist on the adage: If you can’t beat them, join them.”


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