Warren has contacted 100 people in early 2020 primary states: report

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenThe Hill's Morning Report - Protesters' defiance met with calls to listen Biden wins DC primary Warren asks Pentagon IG to probe military role in Trump's protest response MORE (D-Mass.) has reportedly reached out to roughly 100 people since the midterms in states like Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada, which host the first primaries and caucuses of the 2020 presidential primaries.

Politico reported Monday that Warren has personally contacted an estimated 100 people in early presidential states and has begun looking for a campaign headquarters space in Boston since the midterms concluded a month ago.


The moves are just a few of several that indicate Warren is gearing up for a White House bid.

Politico reported that Warren has fielded a campaign staff of more than 50 people, including field workers.

Warren has yet to formally commit to whether she will run for president in 2020, but told supporters that she intended to consider the possibility after the midterm elections.

She is widely considered a likely candidate, along with Sens. Bernie SandersBernie SandersBiden wins DC primary Biden wins Montana primary Biden wins New Mexico primary MORE (I-Vt.), Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisThe Hill's Morning Report - Protesters' defiance met with calls to listen Calls for police reform sparks divisions in Congress Harris: Trump 'just tear-gassed peaceful protesters for a photo op' MORE (D-Calif.), Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandSenate Dems press DOJ over coronavirus safety precautions in juvenile detention centers Senate Democrat introduces bill to protect food supply It's as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process MORE (D-N.Y.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPoll: Majority 'sympathetic' to protesters, disapprove of Trump's response In a year like no other, we'll hold the election of our lifetime The Hill's Morning Report - Protesters' defiance met with calls to listen MORE, among others, in what will likely be a crowded Democratic primary field.

The Boston Globe, Warren's hometown newspaper, wrote in an editorial piece last week that the senator's time to run for president had passed, calling her a "divisive figure" and implying that she would not be the strongest candidate in 2020.

“While Warren is an effective and impactful senator with an important voice nationally, she has become a divisive figure," the editorial board wrote. "A unifying voice is what the country needs now after the polarizing politics of Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says inviting Russia to G7 'a question of common sense' Pentagon chief does not support invoking Insurrection Act Dershowitz: Does President Trump have power to declare martial law? MORE.”