WASHINGTON — Senator Elizabeth Warren on Monday took the first step toward with the announcement of her anticipated campaign for the presidency. She is running on her reputation as a populist fighter can help her thraough the Democratic field that could include nearly two dozen candidates.
Elizabeth Warren Announces She Is Running for President in 2020
“No matter what our differences, most of us want the same thing,” the 69-year-old Massachusetts senator said in a video that highlights her family’s history in Oklahoma. “To be able to work hard, play by the same set of rules and take care of the people we love. That’s what I’m fighting for and that’s why today I’m launching an exploratory committee for president.”
Sen. Warren came into the national scene over a decade ago during the financial crisis, She has called for more consumer protections. She was one of the Democrat Party’s more prominent liberals even as she sometimes fought with the Obama administration officials over their response to the market turmoil.
Her campaign message will likley be around the same theme she’s createded into speeches and policy proposals in recent years, From inequality, special interests, and the differences between racial and economic inequities.
“America’s middle class is under attack,” Warren said in the video. “How did we get here? Billionaires and big corporations decided they wanted more of the pie. And they enlisted politicians to cut them a fatter slice.”