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NEW: Obama Endorses Warren for Senate

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

 

 

Though it seemed a foregone conclusion, President Barack Obama formally endorsed Democratic hopeful Elizabeth Warren in her efforts to unseat Republican Senator Scott Brown in the highly-contested Massachusetts Senate race on Tuesday.

"Elizabeth Warren will be a strong, tireless and determined advocate for the people of Massachusetts, building on her remarkable record of working to help middle class families get ahead," said Obama.

"Her life's work has been helping ordinary Americans get the fair shot they need and deserve. Elizabeth's passionate advocacy on behalf of consumers led to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The agency is now protecting people from being taken advantage of by powerful companies. I know I can count on Elizabeth to stand with me to create jobs and opportunity for the people of Massachusetts and keep our country moving forward."

Obama appointed Warren to set up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the new federal financial watchdog that she advocated for prior to her Senate run.

"I am honored to have President Obama's endorsement and eager to work with him to help the people of Massachusetts and to level the playing field to help middle class families get ahead," Warren said. 

 

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Stephen Quist

Obama gets my vote for President and Senator Brown gets my vote for US Senator from Massachusetts......
Massachusetts cannot afford to send someone that believes in partisianship before citizenship......
Senator Brown understands this while warren wants to wallow in the mud.
Honesty and integrity do matter and warren lacks on both counts....
This independent will vote against warren who made over $250,000 working for the largest insurance company in America to deny working men and women suffering from Asbestosis contracted on the job.......
This independent will be voting against a candidate who talks about unaffordable higher education costs for our children while she is raking in over $350,000 for teaching ONE class at Harvard.....
Honesty and integrity do matter!




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