Elizabeth Warren coming to RI April 29 for Jack Reed fundraiser

CFPB_warren_reedProgressive favorite U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is coming to Rhode Island later this month to raise money for the re-election campaign of her fellow Democrat Jack Reed.

Warren will be the special guest at a fundraiser on April 29 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Rotunda Room at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, according to an invitation sent Monday. Suggested contributions range from $100 for individuals to $1,000 for hosts.

The fundraiser sports an all-female host committee co-chaired by Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts, Treasurer Gina Raimondo and Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed. Maryellen Butke, Helena Foulkes, Sandra Whitehouse and Myrth York are among the hosts.

Warren and Reed have a bit of a mutual admiration society. Reed successfully pushed to get Warren, a vocal Wall Street critic, appointed to serve with him on the Senate Banking Committee, while Warren has praised his work on financial issues. Reed is up for re-election next year.

Warren defeated Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown just last November, but she’s already Massachusetts’ senior senator now that John Kerry has resigned to serve as President Obama’s secretary of state. Democratic Congressman Ed Markey is the frontrunner in the campaign to succeed Kerry.

(photo: Warren’s office)

  • Bob

    We’ll have a pow-wow in her honor.

  • lost in ri

    will be attended by the government dependant feeding at the trough and the social liberal hypocrits with the guilt complexes..

  • richard

    right wingers, lighten up your foolish diatribes. it’s great to live in the best state in the nation. massachusetts. i am proud to have her as my senator.

  • Eric

    richard says:
    April 15, 2013 at 7:45 pm
    right wingers, lighten up your foolish diatribes. it’s great to live in the best state in the nation. massachusetts. i am proud to have her as my senator
    –Hey, DICK, stop drinking the liberal cool-aid.

    Accouncing this LIAR and CROOKED beast of a woman is visiting RI is like annoouncing the Devil himself is coming! She’s a filthy, disgusting, manipulating thing.

    • Cosmo

      Richard can afford to drink the liberal coolaid, he probably has a job unlike many Rhode Islanders who suffer in this economic and political stink hole. I don’t even understand why Reed even needs her to come here, not like most Rhode Islanders have half a brain and would vote him out of office.

  • lost in ri

    so richard , can you tell is why you like her…

  • Eric

    DICK likes the fake Native American because MSNBC tells him to….

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