In the thick of primary season, Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden brawled over “Medicare for All”: He called her approach “angry,” “elitist,” “condescending”; she shot back, who defends the health care status quo with industry talking points is “running in the wrong presidential primary.”
The shift is the latest public signal Warren has sent Biden’s way in recent weeks that she wants the job of vice president — and wants Biden to see her as a loyal governing partner despite their past clashes, which go back decades.
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Warren’s policy-centered, team-player pitch is counting on Biden caring more about Jan. 20 than Nov. 3, when he makes his vice presidential pick.
Warren and Biden’s policy teams have also been working closely together particularly on economic policy, according to sources in both camps.
Source: Warren pivots on ‘Medicare for All’ in bid to become Biden’s VP