3 big-name freshman Democrats join Elizabeth Warren's campaign as co-chairs

Kathryn Krawczyk

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is making some big, structural additions to her 2020 presidential campaign's leadership team.

On Friday, Warren announced that Reps. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), Katie Porter (D-Calif.), and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) would be joining her campaign as co-chairs. All three congressmembers were first elected in 2018's Democratic House sweep, and have remained in the spotlight ever since.

Warren released a statement to announce the representatives' appointments, praising their work in 2018 and how they've continued to campaign for Warren across the country since endorsing her earlier this year. With it came a video of Haaland, Porter, and Pressley speaking at Warren rallies and praising her political rhetoric so far.



Pressley diverged from the rest of the progressive "Squad" earlier this month when she announced her endorsement of Warren. Haaland stirred up controversy with her endorsement given that she was the first Native American woman to be elected to Congress, and Warren made a campaign video to show a DNA test proved she had a Native American ancestor several generations back.

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