Elizabeth Warren expands her national fund-raising as Democrats try to retain Senate

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Elizabeth Warren has played the role of dutiful freshman in the Senate, careful to avoid upstaging veteran colleagues despite her high national profile and enthusiastic liberal followers. But outside the Capitol, her ability to raise money for Democrats is quickly giving her standing well beyond her newcomer status. The Massachusetts lawmaker has raised $1.1 million for the party’s candidates and helped the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee raise another $1 million. This year, with elections in November, she has said she will do more.

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