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Elizabeth Warren on the issues, in under 500 words

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Democrat Elizabeth Warren is a Massachusetts senator known for her consumer advocacy and efforts to weaken big financial institutions. Her brainchild, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, was created in 2011.

Cory Booker on the issues, in under 500 words

Cory Booker at his 2020 campaign announcement in Newark, N.J.
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Democrat Cory Booker is a New Jersey senator known for his soaring oratory and optimistic views. The former mayor of Newark lived in one of the city's most distressed buildings until 2006 in a show of defiance against the landlord and the city.