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Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, speaking at a labor day breakfast in western Massachusetts on Friday, denounced President Trump’s moral leadership. The Democrat stressed values she said she shares with union leaders.

Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is in western Massachusetts today. 

She spoke this morning at the Pioneer Valley Central Labor Council’s annual Labor Day breakfast.  This afternoon, the Democrat is scheduled to tour the Northampton VA Medical Center.   

WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke exclusively with Warren following her speech at the breakfast in Chicopee.

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The field of Republicans looking to take on Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren next year is growing.

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Healthcare dominated the conversation at Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren’s town hall in Pittsfield Saturday. 

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At a town hall in Pittsfield Saturday, Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat, said the right people need to get into government because what’s happening now, isn’t working.

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren will hold a town hall in Pittsfield this weekend. 

Energy company Kinder Morgan plans to start cutting down trees in Western Massachusetts this week prepare for the controversial Connecticut Expansion Project. U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are calling on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to revoke its authorization for the pipeline.

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    The Trump administration is trying to turn up the pressure on so-called sanctuary cities, but so far activists in western Massachusetts are not backing down in their efforts to shield undocumented immigrants from deportation.

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Gearing up for a reelection campaign next year, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren today continued a recent series of meetings with Massachusetts constituents.

Elizabeth Warren is seeking another Senate term from Massachusetts.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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As more marijuana shops take root in states that have legalized the drug, they're struggling with a lack of access to the kind of routine banking services other businesses take for granted.

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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is planning to give a presentation on her vision for America in Pittsfield Saturday.

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Two people with knowledge of Elizabeth Warren's plans say the Massachusetts senator will formally endorse Hillary Clinton for president in the next week or two.

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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren held an open house Monday at her office in Springfield where an issue of concern to many of her constituents from rural western Massachusetts was front and center.

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Even as fundraising prowess remains a key indicator of success in the presidential primary campaign, a group of U.S. Senators are prompting the Securities and Exchange Commission to shed light on so-called "dark money" and help address what they see as a growing crisis of out-of-control political spending.

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Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren visited a mentoring program for at risk young men in Springfield today.  She urged local social service providers to be politically active.

Warren visited Suit Up Springfield, a recently launched non-profit that provides professional attire – suits, dress shirts, ties, and accessories – along with guidance and advice to young men who’ve had run-ins with the law but want to turn their lives around.

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Berkshire Community College has announced U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren will serve as the keynote speaker at May’s commencement.

U.S. President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Speech Tuesday night. Local officials react to issues mentioned ranging from free community college to the state of the economy to raising taxes on the wealthy.

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Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has met with Israeli and Palestinian leaders during a tour of the Middle East. It's her first official congressional trip overseas since taking office in 2013.

  There’s a new blip on the 2016 presidential race radar, and her name is Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. Is she the new Barack Obama? Could that spell trouble for presumed candidate Hillary Clinton? Primary Day 2016 may be over a year away—and no one has actually said they’re running—but it’s already shaping up to be an interesting political contest. What do you think?

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Obama's support for a possible presidential run from Elizabeth Warren and voter ID laws.

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Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is trying to stir up support for her student loan bill ahead of an expected vote in the Senate.

Warren's bill would let college graduates with existing federal student loans refinance them at lower interest rates now offered to new borrowers.

To help pay for the program, Warren's bill would phase in a new minimum tax in 2015 for individuals with adjusted gross income between $1 million and $2 million.

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With student loan debt sailing past the trillion-dollar mark, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York is once again pitching a proposed law to let federal loan borrowers reduce their student debts by refinancing.

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Twenty years ago Congress passed legislation requiring women and minorities be included in medical trials supported by the National Institutes of Health. A group of health care specialists and lawmakers met for a summit in Boston today advocating for further sex-specific medical research.