From the Washington Post:
Elizabeth Warren to challenge Scott Brown in Massachusetts Senate race
By Rosalind S. Helderman and Rachel Weiner, Published: September 13
Warren, 62, had been widely expected to run and had been conducting a campaign-style listening tour. She will formally announce her intentions with an online video statement as she travels the state.
Consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren enters Massachusetts’ Democratic primary, hoping to best a crowded field vying to challenge incumbent Republican Scott Brown for his Senate seat. (Sept. 14)
Her candidacy will set up one of the nation’s most high-profile Senate races. Democrats, who are trying to hold control of the Senate, hunger for a win in one of the nation’s most liberal states, particularly if it would mean snatching back the seat once held by the late Edward M. Kennedy.
Brown (R) won the seat in a 2010 special election after Kennedy’s death.
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