How Rutgers and Penn helped shape Elizabeth Warren

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U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 presidential candidate, addresses teachers in Philadelphia on Monday, May 12. 2019. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 presidential candidate, addresses teachers in Philadelphia on Monday, May 12. 2019. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

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Decades before she became a liberal firebrand, Elizabeth Warren was a registered Republican. The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jonathan Tamari explains why her time at Rutgers and the University of Pennsylvania helped shift her political views and shaped the future presidential contender.

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