Elizabeth Warren Gives Firm ‘No’ On Whether She’s Going To Run For Prez

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. speaks about raising wages during the forum AFL-CIO National Summit, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Gallaudet University in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) gave a new type of answer about possibly running for president: she’s not going to run for president.

Warren, a favorite of the liberal wing of the Democratic party, was asked if she was going to run for president in an interview with Sheila Bair for Fortune magazine.

“So are you going to run for president?” Bair asked.

“No,” Warren responded.

That response is different from one Warren gave in an interview with NPR where she said she’s not running for president but declined to say in the future tense that she wouldn’t run for president. Fans of Warren running for president in 2016 said this showed that she had not completely closed the door to the idea.

Warren did offer some advice for the 2016 Democratic nominee for president.

“They need to speak to America’s families about the economic crisis in this country,” Warren said. “It starts with the recognition that Washington works for the rich and powerful and not for America’s families. From there, it has to go into what changes we need to make, and that gets back to education, infrastructure, and research.”

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