Elizabeth Warren: 'I love what Bernie is talking about'
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenThe Memo: Trump faces steep climb to reelection Feehery: A whole new season of 'Game of Thrones' Overnight Energy: Warren wants Dems to hold climate-focused debate | Klobuchar joins candidates rejecting fossil fuel money | 2020 contender Bennet offers climate plan MORE (D-Mass.) praised her colleague Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Memo: Trump faces steep climb to reelection California Democrats face crisis of credibility after lawsuits Fox's Brit Hume fires back at Trump's criticism of the channel MORE (I-Vt.) this week for championing progressive issues as a Democratic presidential candidate. 

“Bernie’s out talking about the issues that the American people want to hear about,” Warren, who has yet to endorse a candidate, told the Boston Herald for a story published Tuesday. 

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“These are people who care about these issues, and that’s who Bernie’s reaching,” she said. “I love what Bernie is talking about. I think all the presidential candidates should be out talking about the big issues.”

Sanders has surged in polls recently as supporters of Warren have moved to back him.

Two top officials with Ready for Warren, a group that hoped to lure the Massachusetts senator into launching a presidential bid, recently announced they would throw their support behind Sanders.

Sanders, a self-proclaimed democratic socialist, has run on a platform of income inequality, calling for higher taxes on the wealthy, and criticizing big banks and international trade.

While he’s seen as an underdog to Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Memo: Trump faces steep climb to reelection What the Mueller report tells us about Putin, Russia and Trump's election Steve Bullock puts Citizens United decision at center of presidential push MORE, recent polls have shown him pulling within 10 percentage points of the former secretary of State in New Hampshire.

Warren has not said yet if she will campaign for Sanders at any point and did not tell the Herald if she has been lobbied by Sanders or other Democratic candidates, such as former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, to do so.

“Too early to say,” she told the newspaper.