Democratic Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren released her second video advertisement on Monday, which portrays her as a “gutsy” political outsider with “fresh ideas.”
“I have not been a politician for the last 21 years,” she says at an event in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston in the two-minute YouTube video. “I have run one campaign in my life. And that was a campaign to get a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.”
Warren, a Harvard law professor, had been a long-time advocate for a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She later helped implement it as a Special Assistant to the President. The bureau is charged with regulating mortgages, credit cards and other financial goods and services.
“The people who brought us the financial crisis not only didn’t join to make a better world, they doubled-down on the same principles and the same approach that nearly brought this country to its knees,” she says later in the ad. “And that is wrong.”
Various people in the ad describe her as an “everyday kind of person,” someone with “everyone’s best interest at heart,” a “strong voice for the middle class,” and “tough.”
A poll released last week by the University of Massachusetts put Warren four points ahead of her opponent, incumbent Sen. Scott Brown.
Watch video, uploaded to YouTube by Warren’s campaign, below:
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