Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren participated in an online chat with Boston.com readers on June 22. Read a transcript of the chat below.
The Republican incumbent, Senator Scott Brown, participated in an online chat with Boston.com readers on July 27.
Elizabeth Warren, Democratic candidate for US Senate, takes questions from readers
Warren was an Obama administration official courted by the Washington establishment to challenge Senator Scott Brown. Nonetheless, the Harvard Law School professor has run a grassroots campaign, conducting a listening tour, speaking at house parties, and raising money through her website. The challenge for the Cambridge Democrat is dispelling the elitist image the Republicans are trying to append to her while connecting with distressed middle-class voters.