I am writing this letter to express my enthusiastic support for Elizabeth Warren for United State senator.
This year's Senate race is critical. For me, as a woman, a mother and an educator, the choice is clear. Elizabeth Warren has made it her life's work to fight to level the playing field for middle class families and she will continue to fight for tax breaks for the middle class and not for millionaires. She crafted the idea for a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and made it a reality.
And Elizabeth shares my national priorities. She will protect Social Security and Medicare and promote education and access to affordable health care. She will also be a strong voice for women and all issues important to women and families.
By contrast, this year Scott Brown and the Republicans in Congress blocked legislation to ensure women equal pay for equal work. And Scott Brown and Republicans pushed for a law that could allow employers to deny women access to health care services, including birth control, based upon the moral objections of the employer. Recently the comments of Akin on rape and the choice of Paul Ryan as VP on the Republican ticket highlight further the high stakes for women in the 2012 election. The National Republican agenda will hurt women and families.
When she meets young girls, Elizabeth Warren often shakes their hands and says that she is running for Senate because that is what girls do. That is the message I want for our