Elizabeth Warren, who announced on Monday that she's considering a bid for the White House, passed on a run in 2016, and faces significant obstacles this time around. There's more competition, early 2020 polling finds her surprisingly weak in her home state despite handily winning re-election in November, and she drew criticism on the left this year over her roll-out of a DNA test to corroborate family stories of Native American heritage. With no obvious front-runner, Warren still has an opening. But she's also a rare figure in that, like Bernie Sanders in 2016, she has the potential to exert a strong influence on her party and the primary even if she falls short.
Read the rest of the story HERE:
Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.