"I don't think most people know her personal story", said John Norris, who was the Iowa state director for John Kerry's 2004 presidential campaign and an unsuccessful candidate for governor in the state a year ago. "I'm gonna get me a beer", leaving the frame, rattling about in her icebox, and then taking a big gulp from the bottle once she was back onscreen.
Smith, a financial data analyst who says she sees herself in Warren's "nerdy" personality, wondered why the MA senator made a decision to announce her exploratory committee ahead of other candidates, a move she predicted would be more necessary for people with less name recognition. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) announced on Thursday that she is shutting down her joint fundraising PAC. The state hosts the first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses about a year from now. Warren in October released a DNA test meant to bolster those claims, but the test seemed only to generate more controversy for Warren.
For someone known for her ability to rouse crowds with her takedowns of Wall Street and Trump, Warren ignited her audience in Iowa by promising, in her trademark style, to "persist".
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He suggested that she's a weak candidate, however, as he said of her ability to win: 'Well, I don't know, you'd have to ask her psychiatrist'. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, another likely 2020 presidential contender.
Activists in New Hampshire, the Democratic Party's first 2020 primary state, said they have concerns about her running for president.
Iowa's caucuses will not be held for another 13 months in February of 2020. Topping that anti-Trump list is one of Warren's potential competitors for the Democratic nomination: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of NY, who votes with Trump 11.9 percent of the time.
Warren's willingness to take on Trump in Twitter tangles and pointed public speeches could give some voters additional pause. "We are the Democratic Party, and that's the party of the people". Steyer plans to visit Iowa Wednesday.