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

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Biden, Sanders edge Trump in hypothetical 2020 matchups in Fox News poll Omar controversies shadow Dems at AIPAC 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.

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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 SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Biden, Sanders edge Trump in hypothetical 2020 matchups in Fox News poll O'Rourke tests whether do-it-yourself campaign can work on 2020 stage MORE (I-Vt.), Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Top Dem: 'Certainly a possibility' that Congress will call Barr, Mueller to testify publicly Biden, Sanders edge Trump in hypothetical 2020 matchups in Fox News poll MORE (D-Calif.), Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche O'Rourke tests whether do-it-yourself campaign can work on 2020 stage Omar controversies shadow Dems at AIPAC MORE (D-N.Y.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Lessons from the 1999 U.S. military intervention in Kosovo Biden, Sanders edge Trump in hypothetical 2020 matchups in Fox News poll 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 TrumpHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Countdown clock is on for Mueller conclusions Omar: White supremacist attacks are rising because Trump publicly says 'Islam hates us' MORE.”