Sen. Elizabeth Warren Brings Presidential Bid to Iowa

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Brings Presidential Bid to Iowa

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Brings Presidential Bid to Iowa

"I'd like to see how she deals with people one-on-one, that interaction between her and regular folks", said Jan Bauer, the Story County Democratic chairwoman, who planned to attend the private event with Warren Saturday.

Warren covered a range of issues, addressing questions from the audience on the future of the Democratic party, healthcare and immigration. Many said they were impressed.

"I'm in this fight because I am grateful", she said.

She went on to tell of her visit to the southern border, where she saw detention camps holding migrants who had tried to cross into the United States from Mexico.

An aide to the senator told Axios that Warren backs the proposal that includes shifting the 100 percent renewable energy in the next decade - a plan that has gained some traction in the House and elements of which the Senate could see in legislation Sen.

Warren's event started at 6 p.m., and there were lines of people ready to hear what the senator had to say. But this trip offers the first glimpse of what the likely Democratic presidential candidate will look like in that role. Warren in October released a DNA test meant to bolster those claims, but the test seemed only to generate more controversy for Warren. I hope she does well.

Trump and other conservatives have seized on Warren's past claims of Native American heritage in their opposition to the progressive senator.

He suggested that she's a weak candidate, however, as he said of her ability to win: 'Well, I don't know, you'd have to ask her psychiatrist'. Bernie Sanders during his presidential run in 2016 - or hamper it.

Iowa's caucuses, local political meetings held statewide and run by the party, are scheduled to begin the 2020 nominating campaign in February 2020. This was all stated Monday night, after Warren's announcement. But, she said, she doesn't think it'll do Warren any harm.

Warren's willingness to take on Trump in Twitter tangles and pointed public speeches could give some voters additional pause.

We can not allow billionaires & giant corporations to buy our Democratic primary. Pat Rynard, a political blogger in Iowa, wrote that it was "noteworthy" Warren had already taken a considerable bite out of the universe of Iowa political staffers.

But a PAC-free grassroots funding message is popular with other potential candidates.

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