Warren: 'I am angry and I own it'

Warren: 'I am angry and I own it'
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenBiden looks to shore up lead in S.C. Hillicon Valley: Dems cancel surveillance vote after pushback to amendments | Facebook to ban certain coronavirus ads | Lawmakers grill online ticketing execs | Hacker accessed facial recognition company's database Push for national popular vote movement gets boost from conservatives MORE (D-Mass.) is responding to comments from fellow 2020 White House hopeful Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden looks to shore up lead in S.C. Hillicon Valley: Dems cancel surveillance vote after pushback to amendments | Facebook to ban certain coronavirus ads | Lawmakers grill online ticketing execs | Hacker accessed facial recognition company's database Vulnerable Democrats brace for Sanders atop ticket MORE, who this week said the “my way or the highway” approach of her presidential campaign signaled an “angry” viewpoint.

“I am angry and I own it,” read the subject line of a Friday fundraising email from Warren's campaign.

“Over and over, we are told that women are not allowed to be angry. It makes us unattractive to powerful men who want us to be quiet,” the email read.

Warren’s email referred to backlash toward Biden and another 2020 Democratic candidate, South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegBiden looks to shore up lead in S.C. Vulnerable Democrats brace for Sanders atop ticket The Hill's Campaign Report: Gloves off in South Carolina MORE, both of whom her supporters say launched attacks on her that were sexist, CNN reported.

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Biden has since denied that he went after the fellow front-runner because she’s a woman, telling the network on Friday that "the strong women in my life are angry" but that "has nothing to do with it."

"It had to do with the fact that it started off and she said, you know, Biden is running in the wrong primary because I disagreed, disagree with her 'Medicare for All proposal,'" the former vice president said.

Biden in a Medium post on Tuesday responded to Warren’s earlier comments that suggested his reasons for opposing Medicare for All seemed like they were coming from someone “running in the wrong presidential primary,” CNN reports.

Without naming Warren specifically, Biden’s post said “these kinds of attacks are a serious problem” and “reflect an angry unyielding viewpoint that has crept into our politics.”

He added that such an “approach to politics” is “condescending” and “elitist.”