Warren praises Sanders’ attacks on Wall St. banks

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BOSTON – Did U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D- Massachusetts) just endorse Bernie Sanders?

Not really, but a Twitter rant earlier this week might have looked that way to some observers. On Wednesday, Warren posted a series of comments shredding Republican policies dealing with big banks.

Then, the excited former Harvard Law School professor tossed Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, her Senate colleague from Vermont, a compliment that was rapidly and widely reposted on Twitter by her followers, both excited for the support and calling her out:

Warren quickly clarified:

She continued her rant about banking regulation Friday and jabbed at Republican contender Jeb Bush in the process:

Interestingly enough, the previous night, Sanders had appeared on Comedy Central’s “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore” and answered a question about Warren’s candidacy as a running mate with a simple:  “She and I will work together.”


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