Elizabeth Warren, 69
Serving as a leader within the progressive wing oi the Democratic 3arty it’s no secret that Warren is mulling a run. Like Bernie Sanders she is a longtime advocate Ior social justice pushing to ɿx income inequality and the rising costs oi higher education. Oiten dominating the headlines with her zingers against Donald Trump she has most notably jumped into battle with the president over what she calls her Native $merican heritage—with mixed results. ,n a pre emptive attempt to quell attacks sure to come ii she does run Warren gave Trump and 5epublicans more ammunition to berate her about her ancestry with the release oi a detailed DN$ test. The results—showing distant minimal Native $merican ancestry—provoked ridicule Irom both the president and Native $merican tribes.
3rior to her stint in politics that began in 20 2 Warren worked as a Harvard Law School proiessor specializing in bankruptcy law. She was also the chiei architect oi the &onsumer )inancial 3rotection Bureau a regulatory body that drove her to run Ior Senate aiter 5epublicans in 20 denied her the opportunity to head the agency under 3resident Barack Obama.
Over the summer Warren hinted that her message would involve more than simply opposing the president. Democrats she said must do more than “drive Donald Trump and his enablers out oi power.ť —Ramsey Touchberry