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Meet The Democratic U.S. Senate Candidates

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Here's a primer on the seven six five four three two remaining candidates running in the U.S. Senate Democratic primary. Click a candidate's name for their information.


Marisa DeFranco (AP)

Marisa DeFranco

Salem immigration lawyer (See her full biography)

Candidate Resources:

Issues Excerpt: On jobs (See all of her issue stances):


  • Incentives for Small Businesses
  • Close loopholes for Corporations shipping American jobs overseas
  • Real Finance Reform
  • Equitable Earnings — fair pay for hard work

Featured Media Report: "Dems take shots at Brown" (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)

In Her Own Words:
http://youtu.be/KnPwiF1nwPE


Elizabeth Warren (AP)

Elizabeth Warren

Cambridge Harvard Law School professor

Also: Consumer advocate; White House adviser (See her full biography)

Candidate Resources:

Issues Excerpt: On rebuilding the middle class (See all of her issue stances):

... We need a 21st century manufacturing base and expanded service capacity. We need a set of workable rules that don’t tangle up those who are trying to create something new. We need to be able to invent things, make things, and sell things to the rest of the world. ...

Featured Media Report: "Warren’s Winding Path Leads To A Senate Run" (WBUR)

This program aired on October 3, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.

Benjamin Swasey Twitter Digital Manager
Ben is WBUR's digital news manager.

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