AIKEN, South Carolina – Elizabeth Warren is sticking with her endorsement of fellow Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey amid rumors that Rep. Joe Kennedy III is eyeing a primary challenge against him in 2020, but she had child words for the young Kennedy.
"I endorsed Ed Markey six months ago, seven months ago," Warren told reporters in Aiken, South Carolina, on Saturday.
"Joe Kennedy is a great partner," Warren continued. "He and [his wife] Lauren were both my students and I worked with Joe before either one of us He's really an amazing person. "
The New York Times reported that Kennedy, 38, would, in the coming weeks whether to challenge Markey, 73, citing a senior Democratic official Aides for Kennedy did not deny involvement in poll testing Kennedy's Prospects against Markey Kennedy for the race was formed after the poll was
"This is not about the incumbent. It's not about Sen. Markey. 43 years, "Jamie Hoag, who helped launch the Kennedy group, told Politico. "This is about Joe Kennedy and why we think he would be the best fit for the US." Senate. "
Representatives for Markey say that he does not want to be retired.
Kennedy is serving his third term in Congress, representing a district that surrounds some Western Boston suburbs and stretches south to areas outside of Providence in neighboring Rhode Island. Markey is serving his first term as a senator, having spent previously in northern Boston in Congress for 37 years.
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