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Quiet Discord Amid Cheers For Elizabeth Warren

Quiet Discord Amid Cheers For Elizabeth Warren

The biggest applause line for Sen. Elizabeth Warren at Monday night's gathering of 1,000 Democrats was not one of her barbs about America's letting down working people, nor any of her slams against Republicans for attacking science, same-sex marriage, labor unions, voting rights and the middle class. It was this: "We believe that corporations are not people!" With that line rebuking the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision — one of several repeat-and-exhort sequences the Massachusetts senator delivered at the annual Jefferson-Jackson-Bailey fundraiser — many in the audience rose to their feet and cheered. Some remained seated, clapping...