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“I have a plan for that”: US presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is making a case for optimism

The former law professor and senator has a plan for everything, including taking on billionaires and reforming the US electoral college. But can she win it?

By Emily Tamkin   Winter Special

The advert making its way around American social media in June read: “Grab a Beer with Elizabeth,” adding “or Coffee or Tea or Whatever.” At one level, its purpose was perfectly clear: to make more people donate to Elizabeth Warren’s campaign for the Democratic nomination for president in the hope of being selected to go for a drink…

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