Elizabeth Warren

After Mitch McConnell shushed Elizabeth Warren, Democrats raised $767K from emails

After Mitch McConnell shushed Elizabeth Warren, Democrats raised $767K from emails

In another sign that President Donald Trump's victory has mobilized Democratic voters in a big way, the committee charged with electing Democrats to the House said Tuesday that it set a grass-roots fundraising record in the first months of 2017.

And, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee noted, it got a big hand from congressional Republicans.

When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., moved to silence Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., from reading a 1986 letter from Coretta Scott King during a Feb. 7 debate over the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., as attorney general, the DCCC swung into action, sending fundraising emails and urging supporters to...

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