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  • Scott Brown calls for Todd Akin to drop out of Senate race

    08/20/2012 10:25:40 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 92 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 08/20/2012 | Twitchy Staff
    As a husband and father of two young women, I found Todd Akin’s comments about women and rape outrageous, inappropriate and wrong. There is no place in our public discourse for this type of offensive thinking. Not only should he apologize, but I believe Rep. Akin’s statement was so far out of bounds that he should resign the nomination for US Senate in Missouri.
  • New Elizabeth Warren ad: Golly, why aren’t we more like China?

    08/01/2012 1:47:38 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/01/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Suddenly, I'm getting more enthusiastic about watching the Democratic convention. The latest ad from the DNCC's prime-time speaker compares America unfavorably to China, demands more government spending, and its title "Rebuild" reminds voters of her original "you didn't build that" rant to entrepreneurs. What could go wrong?CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO The New York Sun can't quite believe that someone who wants Elizabeth Warren to win would have approved this ad for distribution: The first problem is mathematical. U.S. gross domestic product is about $15 trillion a year. Increasing infrastructure “investment” to the 9% Chinese level that Ms. Warren...
  • Elizabeth Warren: Some Of My Best Friends Are Small Businesses

    07/23/2012 7:38:31 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 25 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    In an unintentionally hilarious variation on the some-of-my-best-friends-are line employed by people defending themselves against accusations of prejudice, Elizabeth Warren—lefty Dem candidate for Senate from Massachusetts—has claimed that various people close to her have started small businesses. Warren let loose her laugh line on Al Sharpton's MSNBC show this evening, responding to an ad Sen. Scott Brown is running that reveals how President Obama's "you didn't build that" line was eerily similar to an earlier Warren utterance. View the video here.
  • (Big Chief) Elizabeth Warren for President? Democrats' Barren 2016 Bench

    06/20/2012 3:30:55 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/20/12 | Molly Ball
    Elizabeth Warren for President? Democrats' Barren 2016 BenchBy Molly Ball, The Atlantic | National Journal – 5 hrs ago Regardless of whether the president wins re-election, the Obama era will be over before long. Democrats will have to find a new leader on whom to pin their hopes. But who? I went to a conference of liberal activists this week hoping to find out whom the party's activist base sees as its up-and-coming stars. But the exercise turned out to be revealing largely for how unprepared people were to answer the question. Nearly every answer I got began with a...
  • Brown agrees to Kennedy Institute debate,sets conditions(see below)

    06/18/2012 5:33:53 PM PDT · by GQuagmire · 16 replies
    boston herald ^ | June 18, 2012 | Chris Cassidy
    (No MSNBC, Vicki Kennedy can’t endorse a candidate)U.S. Sen. Scott Brown has accepted a debate invite at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute with Elizabeth Warren, but with two conditions attached, his campaign announced this afternoon. First, the Brown camp wants Vicki Kennedy to pledge neutrality in the race and not endorse either Brown or Warren. Second, Brown wants only local media to sponsor the event, not MSNBC, but Brown has approved Tom Brokaw as moderator.
  • Cherokee, Warren showdown (Faux squaw 'staffers' to meet with real Native Americans?)

    06/18/2012 5:27:14 PM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 6/18/12 | Chris Cassidy
    Cherokee, Warren showdownTribe activists find Liz claim ‘offensive’ By Chris Cassidy Monday, June 18, 2012 - Updated 1 hour ago Four outraged Cherokee activists who say Elizabeth Warren’s campaign has ignored their emails and phone calls will trek to Boston this week in hopes they can force a meeting with the Democratic Senate candidate over her “offensive” Native American heritage claims. “It’s almost becoming extremely offensive to us,” said Twila Barnes, a Cherokee genealogist who has researched Warren’s family tree. “We’re trying to get in contact and explain why her behavior hurts us and is offensive, and she totally ignores...
  • Say What? Stupid Things Liberals Say; June 18th Edition

    06/18/2012 4:54:58 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 3 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-18-12 | Gary Kukis
    Liberals:Barack Obama: on the Wisconsin Recall: "One of the lessons learned is, it's better to try make them [decisions] with people as opposed to against people"  Like Obamacare, WZ suggests. Van Jones of Elizabeth Warren: “There’s a reason that Wall Street wants to stop her.  I think when she gets there, she’s gonna be in the White House someday.  When you have a talent like she has, to communicate some of the most complicated ideas in politics, the most simple way, without losing any of the intellectual integrity, but just from the heart out of her own biography, that is...
  • Elizabeth on Hardball

    06/14/2012 7:35:04 AM PDT · by pabianice · 38 replies
    Friend, In case you missed it -- Elizabeth was on Hardball with Chris Matthews tonight. She talked about JPMorgan's reckless $3 billion trading loss, the importance of real accountability for the big banks, and what electing Mitt Romney and Scott Brown will mean for Wall Street reform. If you didn't see it, the interview's up online. Please help us introduce Elizabeth to even more people -- take a look and share it with your friends: Thanks, Alethea Harney Press Secretary Elizabeth for MA
  • Elizabeth Warren's 'Native American' claims: if a Republican, the media would call her a racist

    06/15/2012 10:11:37 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 9 replies
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | June 14, 2012 | Tim Stanley
    Imagine if a Republican candidate claimed, confidently, that she was part Native American. Imagine if she had actually used that identity to have herself listed as a minority at Harvard, qualifying her for special treatment and celebration as proof of how diverse and progressive her department is. Imagine if, many years later, it turned out that her claims to Native heritage were dubious and, when pressed for proof, she offered her “high cheekbones.” Oh, and she once contributed a recipe to a Native American cookbook called “Pow Wow Chow” (that may even have been plagiarised).
  • Elizabeth Warren on attack at progressive gathering

    06/09/2012 6:49:30 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 40 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 6/9/12 | Hillary Chabot
    PROVIDENCE — Elizabeth Warren sought to put U.S. Sen. Scott Brown on defense today, attempting to tie him to former Bay State Gov. Mitt Romney and the Republican presidential nominee’s conservative values at a progressive rally where she was warmly welcomed. “Now if you have any doubt about where the Romney-Brown Republicans stand just consider this: the Republican nominee, Mitt Romney, has said he would repeal all financial reform,” she said. “The Republican nominee, Mitt Romney, said corporations are people. No Mitt, corporations are not people. ... Learn the difference.” ... Warren’s assault against Romney — who shares a chief...
  • Ministers skeptical on Elizabeth Warren

    06/04/2012 4:38:54 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 10 replies
    Bos Globe ^ | 6/4/12 | Stephanie Ebbert
    Dogged by weeks of questions about whether her claims of Native American heritage helped advance her career, Elizabeth Warren now faces skepticism from some of Boston’s black ministers whose appearance with Scott Brown just after his 2010 election to US Senate helped shape Brown’s image as a different breed of Republican. “It will take more than an impromptu endorsement by Governor Patrick to make an intellectually compelling case why Elizabeth Warren deserves to be the next senator,” said the Rev. Eugene F. Rivers III, referring to the state’s governor, Deval Patrick, who is black. Rivers said he will ask Warren...
  • Warren’s Indian move screams ‘Pick me!’

    06/03/2012 4:39:37 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 15 replies
    Enterprise News ^ | Jun 03, 2012 | Wendy Murphy
    Elizabeth Warren fessed up last week and admitted telling Harvard Law School officials she was a Native American. Actually, it wasn’t quite a fess up – because she admitted only what she had to and didn’t apologize for taking weeks to answer the question. She also didn’t put the problem to rest. In fact, her announcement was provocative rather than reassuring because it was oddly cavalier, suggesting she sees the whole controversy as no big deal. And her words were so surgically prepared, they seemed more tactically designed to make the press go away than help voters assess the situation....
  • Elizabeth Warren Says She Will Be MA’s First Native American Senator – Cherokees Disagree (Video)

    06/03/2012 2:43:11 PM PDT · by No One Special · 36 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | June 3, 2012 | Jim Hoft
    Good grief. Democrat Elizabeth Warren told reporters this weekend that if elected she would be the first Native American Senator from Massachusetts. Here's the video: Elizabeth Warren: I Would Be MA's First Native American Senator - YouTube
  • Deval Patrick Endorses Elizabeth Warren

    05/31/2012 5:53:23 AM PDT · by pabianice · 14 replies
    Friend, I'm honored to receive Governor Deval Patrick's endorsement today. For the past six years, Governor Patrick has led Massachusetts with a strong belief in the importance of social justice, generational responsibility, and the politics of conviction, not convenience.I'm looking forward to working with Governor Patrick to level the playing field for middle class families and to give working people across the Commonwealth a fair shot at success. Thank you for being a part of this, Elizabeth -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- From: Deval L. Patrick Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 Subject: Elizabeth Warren Dear Friend, Democrats are lucky to have two strong candidates...
  • Axelrod To Romney Protesters: "You Can't Handle The Truth" (video)

    05/31/2012 12:09:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 5/31/12 | Ian Schwartz
    Obama senior adviser David Axelrod was met with protests from Romney supporters at a press event in Massachusetts today. A frustrated Axelrod, who was shouted down, tells the protesters "they can't handle the truth." After his brief remarks, Axelrod asked for questions from the press but was met with more banter from Romney protesters with slogans like "where are the jobs?" "You can't handle the truth, my friends. That's the problem. If you can handle the truth, then you quiet down," Axelrod said.
  • House Dem: Warren response on heritage 'like water torture'

    06/01/2012 1:33:05 AM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/31/12 | Cameron Joseph
    House Dem: Warren response on heritage 'like water torture'By Cameron Joseph - 05/31/12 06:05 PM ET Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren (D) has badly botched questions surrounding her Native American heritage and the issue is damaging her campaign, Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) told The Hill. "There has to be an answer for this at some point, something that's full and comprehensive and has some closure to it as opposed to the way it's been dragged out — like water torture," Lynch said late Thursday afternoon. Asked if Warren and her campaign should put out all the information to put the...
  • Landslide Liz Warren ‘ready’ for Scott Brown showdown

    06/03/2012 9:43:57 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | June 3, 2012 | By Hillary Chabot and John Zaremba
    SPRINGFIELD — Fearing a costly and potentially damaging primary, the Democratic establishment at yesterday’s convention went all in for Elizabeth Warren — warts and all — as party leaders muscled out her longshot rival, allowing the embattled candidate to focus on Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Scott Brown. She spent the week leading up to the loyalist gathering trying to clear up the scandal. She fessed up to telling Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania about her tribal roots when she had originally said she didn’t know how they found out. She also once again defended her heritage, telling supporters she...
  • Results of MA Democratic Convention (the liar won)

    06/02/2012 2:15:53 PM PDT · by rockabyebaby · 17 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | June 2, 2012 | Bryan Jacoutot
    Results are trickling in. I’m having trouble finding any webpages with official results as of this moment, but the Twittersphere has reported that Elizabeth Warren received 95.77% of the vote. If this is confirmed, Warren will have successfully secured the Democratic nomination and won’t be forced into a primary battle. Official results to come as soon as they are available. WAJ UPDATE: It’s official, the delegates have deprived voters of a choice for the first time in history, and handed the nomination to Warren.
  • Cherokees hammer Elizabeth Warren on ancestry claim ahead of Mass. party convention

    06/02/2012 6:53:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | June 2, 2012 | Patrik Jonsson
    As Massachusetts Democrats meet at their nominating convention today, some members of the Cherokee Nation are stepping up a campaign to get answers about candidate Elizabeth Warren’s claims of tribal ancestry – a sideshow controversy that has nevertheless begun to wobble one of the most closely-watched Senate campaigns in the country. This week, Indian reporters say they were snubbed by Warren’s campaign as they sought clarification on why Ms. Warren was listed as a minority Native faculty by Harvard in the 1990s, even though she has no evidence to back that claim and apparently never sought out other Native Americans...
  • Exclusive: Eloped? Elizabeth Warren's Parents Married in Religious Ceremony

    06/01/2012 10:25:46 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 64 replies ^ | 6/1/12 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Last night, in an interview with the Boston Globe, Elizabeth Warren claimed that her parents were forced to elope because her father’s family objected to her mother’s Native American heritage: "In the 1930s, when my parents got married, these were hard issues,’’ Warren said. “My father’s family so objected to my mother’s Native American heritage that my mother told me they had to elope. [emphasis added] Breitbart News has obtained a copy of what it believes to be Warrens' parents’ marriage certificate from Hughes County, Oklahoma, dated January 4, 1932. The marriage took place in Holdenville, Oklahoma, the county seat,...