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2020 Vision: Pols Traveling North of the Border for Warren…

UPDATED 1/14/20 1:07PM: To correct a previous version of this story that called Michelle Wu a former Boston City Councilor. She is still on the Council, but is its former President. CLAREMONT, N.H.—Despite the drizzly weather and half-frozen slush last Saturday, a bus load of

Valentin Closes out Council Tenure While Going National with Warren…

NORTHBOUND ON INTERSTATE 91, Vt.—These days, highway travel, not constituent work, dominates outgoing Ward 4 Holyoke city councilor Jossie Valentin’s time. The Saturday before her successor would take office, she was leading Pioneer Valley supporters of US Senator Elizabeth Warren to New Hampshire on a

Warren at Netroots

2020 Vision: In the City of Warrenly Love…

PHILADELPHIA—For years now, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren has been a staple of Netroots Nation, an annual gathering of progressive political activists. Her earliest visits talked up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the financial product regulator Warren successfully lobbied to include in the 2010 financial

Elizabeth Warren

2020 Vision: A Single Step in a Long Journey for Warren?…

HOLYOKE—It started as a town hall, the 36th Elizabeth Warren had held since Donald Trump took office. It may go down as where she made her most explicit comments about her future. Warren, Massachusetts Senior United States Senator, is running for reelection this year and

2020 Vision: A Life & Advice for Prospective Candidates…

BOSTON—Was it past and future? Or past and past? Or future and future? It could any of these or perhaps none. On September 7, former Secretary of State—and US Senator—John Kerry discussed his new book in an interview conducted by former Governor Deval Patrick. Kerry’s

2020 Vision: One Marketplace of Ideas for Progressives…

WASHINGTON—By this time next year, the contest for the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating contest will have probably begun. With such a massive field likely, the sea of candidates will not wait until the last minute, lest they fail to lock up key behind the scenes