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hardly a complete picture since most of warrens donations were less than 200 amp unitemized but a few big fund
@DavidWright_CNN @GregJKriegHardly a complete picture since most of Warren’s donations were less than $200 & unitemized, but a few big fundraising days that stand out from Q2:
- Calling for Trump impeachment
- Student loan debt cancelation plan/CNN town hall
- Homestead visit/debate
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a closer look at the 19 million elizabeth warren raised in q2 w davidwrightcnn gregjkrieg
A closer look at the $19 million+ Elizabeth Warren raised in Q2, w/ @DavidWright_CNN @GregJKrieg
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mitch mcconnell the presidents not a racist
Mitch McConnell: “The President’s not a racist.”
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trump more than once says the new york times is the enemy of the people a dangerous and irresponsible statemen
Trump more than once says the New York Times is the “enemy of the people” — a dangerous and irresponsible statement coming from the President of the United States
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ok wont tweet this so im doing it for her she has the best passenger ever sitting behind her on a flight to th
Ok @SungCarolyn won’t tweet this so I’m doing it for her — she has the best passenger ever sitting behind her on a flight to the west coast!!! A very pretty, very good girl 😭🐶❤️❤️❤️ @Delta
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omg is being interviewed on set on my floor so who thinks i can sprint downstairs so fast and say hi or not i
omg @roselavelle is being interviewed on set on my floor so who thinks I can sprint downstairs so fast and say hi or not I could say play it very cool from afar 😍😍😍
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also asked warren if harvard should return millions jeffrey epstein donated to school warren i haven t seen th
Also asked Warren if Harvard should return $ millions Jeffrey Epstein donated to school:

Warren: "I haven't seen this but what I do know is we are looking at once again a system that works very differently with those with $ and those who don't have $ and that just isn't right"
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on steyer potentially using his own funds warren says i believe everyone should be doing this with grassroots
On Steyer potentially using his own funds, Warren says: "I believe everyone should be doing this with grassroots funding."
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asked warren about tom steyer potentially getting in the 2020 race warren says it s great for anyone to get in
Asked Warren about Tom Steyer potentially getting in the 2020 race:

Warren says it's "great for anyone to get in this race who has ideas" but adds: "I sure hope they'll do it with grassroots support, because that's what a primary should be all about."
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warren responds in part that if our ideas are pointed toward the kind of america that we want to be she thinks
Warren responds in part that "if our ideas are pointed toward the kind of America that we want to be," she thinks they can bring more people into the movement.

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seriously urge everyone to watch this entire question from a woman at gop obamacare townhall in tennessee
Seriously urge everyone to watch this entire question from a woman at GOP #Obamacare townhall in Tennessee:
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look at this gt
Look at this >
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really important under obamacare 64 yo making 26500 would pay 1700 in 2026 under gop plan same person would pa
Really important:

Under Obamacare, 64-yo making $26,500 would pay $1,700 in 2026

Under GOP plan, same person would pay $14,600
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i spoke with avenatti s wife on the phone i havent see michael in months its a complete fabrication she said b
I spoke with Avenatti's wife on the phone. “I haven’t see Michael in months. It’s a complete fabrication," she said. “Bruises on my face? It is insanity. He wouldn’t hit anybody. Especially a woman. He’s got two daughters.”
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new trump doorman dino sajudin releases statement i was instructed not to criticize president trump s former h
NEW: Trump doorman Dino Sajudin releases statement: "I was instructed not to criticize President Trump's former housekeeper due to a prior relationship she had with President Trump which produced a child.” (via )
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breaking michael cohen tells me american people must head to the polls and vote against trump predicting that
Breaking: Michael Cohen tells me American people must head to the polls and vote against Trump, predicting that if they did not, there would be two or six more years of “craziness.”
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am told that warren who was flying back to boston from salt lake city yesterday began reading the redacted mue
Am told that Warren, who was flying back to Boston from Salt Lake City yesterday, began reading the redacted Mueller report on the plane. She continued reading into the night after getting home, and when she was finished, felt it was her “duty” publicly say what she just tweeted
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the us office of special counsel says wh aide kellyanne conway violated the hatch act on two occasions intervi
The US Office of Special Counsel says WH aide Kellyanne Conway violated the Hatch Act on two occasions — interviews on CNN and Fox — last year when she advocated for and against candidates in the Alabama Senate special election.
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jim gensheimer who has been friends w christine blasey ford for 8 years just gave me this statement he says sh
Jim Gensheimer, who has been friends w/ Christine Blasey Ford for 8 years, just gave me this statement -- he says she has previously told him about "her need to have more than one exit door in her bedroom to prevent her from being trapped."
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anderson cooper coming back after trump putin presser you have been watching one of the most disgraceful perfo
Anderson Cooper coming back after Trump/Putin presser: "You have been watching one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president…”
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