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Fat Cats Shore up Elizabeth Warren’s PAC
Boston Herald ^

Posted on 07/20/2014 3:56:30 PM PDT by nickcarraway

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s PAC has raised tens of thousands of dollars from wealthy Democrats, including a top President Obama donor and a close friend of Hillary Clinton’s — even as the Bay State lawmaker travels the country blasting big business and the super rich.

Among the most recent donors with the deepest pockets who gave to Warren’s PAC for a Level Playing Field, according to its latest federal filing:

• Barbarina Heyerdahl, a Democratic activist in Vermont who has given heavily to President Obama. She gave $5,000 to Warren’s PAC last month; Heyerdahl has donated more than $190,000 to Obama and other Democratic candidates and committees since 2006, federal elections data show;

• Susie Tompkins Buell, a major national Democratic donor and fundraiser who has been referred to as the best friend of potential presidential contender Hillary Clinton. She gave $5,000 to the PAC in May; and

• California billionaire John Tu, co-founder and president of Kingston Technology, and his wife. They each donated $5,000 — the maximum allowed — last month; Tu is listed as No. 110 on Forbes’ list of the richest people in America, with a net worth of $4 billion.

Buell, co-founder of the clothing line Esprit, declined a request to speak with the Herald on the record about her donation or whether she would support a potential president bid by Warren. Tu and Heyerdahl did not return calls seeking comment.

The Massachusetts senior senator has so far denied she will mount a White House run as she crisscrosses the country campaigning for Democratic U.S. Senate candidates.

Warren’s PAC has raised $620,365 since April and has $826,525 cash on hand, records show, and has given to the likes of New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and New Jersey Sen. Corey Booker.

Kerstin Adams, a retiree from Oregon, said she gave $5,000 to Warren’s PAC in April in support of a possible Warren presidential run. Adams, who said she’s never met Warren, donated to her Senate campaign several years ago because she was impressed with her stance on financial issues.

“Yes, I would support Elizabeth Warren for president,” Adams said. “I would certainly vote for her. I can’t think of anyone else I would vote for.”

Meanwhile, Progressive Change Campaign Committee, which bills itself as the “Elizabeth Warren Wing” of the Democratic Party, claims it raised more than $1 million since January 2013, although data on their latest quarterly filing wasn’t available on the Federal Election Commission website last night.


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: elizabethwarren; pacahuntress; plutocrats; porkahuntress
"Those with power fight to make sure every rule tilts in their favor. That's what democracy is up against." —Elizabeth Warren
1 posted on 07/20/2014 3:56:30 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

can you even imagine wasting a vote on the likes of pseudo-indian Warren...I mean really, after the disaster that is Obama...voting for another unknown Democrat would call into question your sanity.


2 posted on 07/20/2014 4:22:09 PM PDT by terycarl
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To: nickcarraway

She’s a former professor of law at Harvard yet doesn’t know that we’re not a democracy?


3 posted on 07/20/2014 4:23:44 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: nickcarraway
Warren's gone on the "War-PAC"?


4 posted on 07/20/2014 4:33:10 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: nickcarraway

White woman of color like lots of wampum.


5 posted on 07/20/2014 4:39:33 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: terycarl

The part-Indian version of Obama


6 posted on 07/20/2014 4:54:03 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Get rid of "birthright citizenship" Out of room . . . no mas)
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To: nickcarraway

Who’s behind Warren, the fake American Indian with no business background? How many fake presidents do the Liberals think America will fall for? How did a junior senator get a plum slot on the Banking Committee, deliver an address at the DNC, and land first-choice in the running for “permanent” head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? How did yet another small time lawyer nobody suddenly rise to the chosen child for Liberals? Somebody in the RNC better find out the answers to those questions and come up with a plan to counterplay, and quick.


7 posted on 07/20/2014 5:03:33 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: nickcarraway

we are gonna have so much fun with this fake indian babe.


8 posted on 07/20/2014 5:05:38 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: nickcarraway
I think Warren's biggest electoral vulnerability is her own damning words, in which she publicly claims to have created the looney, juvenile, business destroying, socially disruptive, disease-laded, out of control, intellectually bankrupt, philosophically incoherent, America-hating, unsanitary, disgusting, left-wing extremist temper-tantrum movement Occupy Wall Street:

“I created much of the intellectual foundation for what they do,” she says. “I support what they do.”

Conservatives need to endlessly tie her to Occupy Wall Street, recapping the horrific images of its appalling behavior:

VIDEO: Occupy Wall Street - Students occupied TD Bank 11.17.

VIDEO: Everyday Rebellion presents: Occupy Wall Street/Shut down Citibank, #S17

Minneapolis/St Paul Business Journal: Occupy Wall Street protesters close Wells Fargo HQ in S.F.

New York Times: For Some, Wall Street Is Main Street


9 posted on 07/20/2014 5:05:57 PM PDT by Maceman
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To: nickcarraway

They know Fauxcahontas will take care of them.


10 posted on 07/20/2014 5:12:23 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: nickcarraway

Elizabeth Warren seems more inevitable than Hillary as the Democrats’ 2016 presidential nominee.

Any far-left New England Democrat who is capable of winning a Senate race in Massachusetts should be favored to win the all-important Democratic presidential primary in Massachusetts’s neighboring state of New Hampshire. Especially if she’s already become a favorite of the Democrats’ feminist wing.

All of Elizabeth Warren’s donors and workers from her successful Senate campaign would cross the border to help her trudge through the snows of NH to win its primary. And who will Hillary have in her corner? Bill and Chelsea whom everyone is even more tired of than they were during Hillary’s losing presidential campaign in 2008?

The first major Democratic pundits who start supporting Elizabeth Warren will have superior access to her during the rest of her political career. They’ll get lucrative book deals to write authorized Elizabeth-Warren biographies, be invited to the best cocktail parties, be hired by liberal think-tanks, and maybe even become White House speech writers or other staff members. So what is everyone waiting for?

The Elizabeth Warren presidential bandwagon is already starting to leave the station.


11 posted on 07/20/2014 5:30:57 PM PDT by Bluestocking
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To: nickcarraway

I think we should all be crystal clear about this right from the beginning. These moneybags and other supporters do not give two hoots for Warren. They are just desperate for *anybody* to oppose Hillary.

Basically, there are smoldering hatreds in the Democrat party, factions that would gladly allow the other factions to burn to death in a fire.

Hillary is in one of them. Last time, they were willing to back an almost unknown Chicago senator against her. They they were able to win with him against her speaks volumes about their hatred of Hillary.

Truthfully, if they do force Warren into the nomination, she will likely get stomped, unless the Republican leadership forces through another RINO hoser.


12 posted on 07/20/2014 6:07:18 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: nickcarraway
Barbarina Heyerdahl, a Democratic activist in Vermont ...

Who in hell names their kind "Barbarina"? It sounds like a cross between Barbara and farina.

13 posted on 07/20/2014 6:14:12 PM PDT by Flick Lives ("I can't believe it's not Fascism!")
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To: terycarl

I don’t understand your comment.
The people who voted in Baraq and likely will vote in Lizzie know exactly what they are getting.

Entitlement Army to provide the votes.
Crony capitalists to provide the dough.


14 posted on 07/20/2014 6:17:32 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Secret Agent Man
we are gonna have so much fun with this fake indian babe.

In late 2007 one of the smartest guys I know told me "no way are the Americans gonna vote in a guy from Kenya named Hussein as President"

15 posted on 07/20/2014 6:19:00 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: nascarnation

warren isnt obama.

and grandma be trippin’.


16 posted on 07/20/2014 6:51:57 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: nascarnation

further when we put up such a turd - mccain - really, truly negatively impacted republican voter turnout.

if the rnc is dumb enough to do that again, after 2008 and 2012, then it only helps her.


17 posted on 07/20/2014 6:55:06 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Caipirabob

now forever known as “crazy bitch” /crazy horse


18 posted on 07/20/2014 6:56:12 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

and the gop-e loves rinos. that’s our problem.


19 posted on 07/20/2014 6:58:03 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Caipirabob

“crazy horseface” would work too....


20 posted on 07/20/2014 6:59:04 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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I know that Mass. is really politically out there - but my god, how could Scott Brown actually have lost to this woman?!

He must have run one hell of a terrible re-election campaign.


21 posted on 07/21/2014 3:07:04 PM PDT by MplsSteve
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