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Bye-Bye, Scott Brown: Elizabeth Warren Wins Massachusetts Senate Race

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Posted on Nov 6, 2012
AP/Steven Senne

Multiple news media outlets are projecting that Democrat Elizabeth Warren has defeated Republican Scott Brown in the Massachusetts Senate race. Brown won the seat in 2010 in a special election after the death of longtime senator and liberal icon Ted Kennedy.

The Huffington Post:

The Harvard Law professor and consumer advocate had narrowly been favored in recent days, as polls showed her with a slight lead over the incumbent senator.

Warren was the intellectual godmother of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and was its first head. She was denied a permanent appointment due to objections from congressional Republicans and from within the Treasury Department.

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