Sen. Elizabeth Warren has announced her plans to run for re-election for her Senate seat in Massachusetts. The announcement, made on Monday via Twitter, was accompanied by a campaign ad featuring Massachusetts voters speaking about their support for Warren.
Warren has held her Senate seat since 2012 and is known for her advocacy on issues such as consumer protection, income inequality, and student loan debt relief. She has also been a vocal critic of big banks and corporate power in politics.
In the announcement, Warren stated, “”We’ve won some big victories for working families in Massachusetts and across the country, but there’s a lot more to do. So today I’m making it official: I’m running for re-election to keep up the fight.””
The announcement puts an end to speculation that Warren could challenge President Biden if he decides to run for re-election in 2024. While Warren was a contender for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, she ultimately dropped out and endorsed Biden.
With her re-election campaign officially underway, Warren will likely continue to focus on progressive policies and issues that have defined her political career.