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

Stefani Reynolds

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (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.

{mosads}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 Sanders (I-Vt.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and former Vice President Joe Biden, 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 Trump.”

Tags 2020 Bernie Sanders Democratic primary Donald Trump Elizabeth Warren Joe Biden Kirsten Gillibrand Massachusetts Senate White House

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