It has been percolating for some time, but the appetite among some on the left for a strong Democratic primary challenger to Hillary Clinton, should she decide to run in 2016, has burst into the open in recent days.
Two progressive grassroots groups, MoveOn.org and Howard Dean's Democracy for America, announced Tuesday that they would launch efforts to draft Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) into the race, if their members approved.
“There is too much at stake to have anything other than our best candidates in the debate," Ilya Sheyman, executive director of MoveOn.org Political Action, said in a statement. "We are prepared to show Senator Warren that she has the support she needs to enter—and win—the presidential race.”
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