Elizabeth Warren Makes It Official, Announces She’s Running For President In 2020

Cambridge Ma. 12/31/2018 Senator Elizabeth Warren and her husband Bruce and dog Bailey greet the media outside her home after announcing she has launched an exploratory committee for President 2020. Suzanne Kreiter  Globe staff

And that was something US Senator Elizabeth Warren failed to address in her presidential kickoff Saturday.

The progressive darling, smarting from a week of hard questions and another apology for calling her race "American Indian", will speak on the steps of Everett Mills, the site of the 1912 Bread and Roses Strike, in Lawrence, Massachusetts. I am in that fight all the way.

In order to hold large American corporations accountable, she suggested putting workers in "corporate boardrooms where the real decisions are made", break up monopolies when they "choke off competition", take on Wall Street banks and to prosecute companies that "rob their workers". Corruption is a cancer on our democracy. "How did we get here?" "I was told ever since I was a young child that we are part Native American".

The outdoor rally - on the steps of a former cotton mill and the site of a historic labor strike led by women and immigrants - was meant to position Warren as the leader of a renewed crusade against what she called the "corrupt" influence of large companies and powerful politicians. She walked onto the stage to Dolly Parton's classic "9 to 5", a song that exemplifies the struggles of working people and power inequality.

How much effect the negative headlines will have on her in a crowded field will likely depend on how, or whether, Warren can put the controversy behind her.

He also accused her of "impersonating and disrespecting" Native Americans "to advance her professional career", referring to a DNA test she took to prove her Cherokee ancestry. It will be exciting to see this diverse crop of candidates battle it out throughout the long primary season ahead.

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"I am in that fight all the way", she told supporters.

In 1912, textile workers in Lawrence, many of them immigrant women, walked off the job and went on strike to protest wage cuts.

Rawding added that she's thrilled Warren chose Lawrence to launch her 2020 Democratic presidential run, particularly in wake of the deadly September gas explosions that impacted the city and surrounding communities. Cory Booker and more, while U.S. Sen.

Donald Trump says he isn't concerned about potentially squaring off against Elizabeth Warren in the 2020 USA presidential election.

Warren's announcement makes her the eighth Democrat officially running for president, joining the likes of Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, Senator Kamala Harris of California, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of NY, former Congressman John Delaney of Maryland, Spiritual author Marianne Williamson of Texas and businessman Andrew Yang of NY. It's expected to expand further Sunday, with Sen. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ran, but lost to Trump in 2016.

In 2003, Senator John Kerry chose for his announcement not the reliably blue MA, but the red state of SC, and stressed his military service during a time of war by using a US Navy ship for a backdrop.

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