Elizabeth Warren holds huge rally in Chicago with Illinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky.
Senior United States Senator from Massachusetts Elizabeth Ann Warren held an energetic rally in Chicago as part of her presidential campaign on Saturday, November 30th, 2019.
Senator Elizabeth Warren is climbing in the polls in the Democratic race for president. Currently, she is standing 2nd position according to the several polls.
Supporters and fans holding cards chanted "Warren, Warren!" drew just over 7,000 people.
The Basketball court at the Broadway Armory was packed at standing room only as Warren talked about his platform, including economic and criminal justice reform and healing the rifts that have divided the country.
The supporters were lined up for several hours several blocks outside the Armory for hours before. They were ready even before the doors opened in very cold temperatures and cold drizzle in the streets.
Tamar Manasseh, founder of MASK (Mothers Against Senseless Killing) come up to the stage and introduces Elizabeth Warren to the audience.
She took the stage about 7:00 p.m., greeted by loud applause from the assembled supporters, many of Supporter waved signs emblazoned with her campaign slogan, "Dream Big Fight hard."
Jan Schakowsky endorsed Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who has recently pulled ahead in polls as a Democratic front-runner with former Vice President Joe Biden. "I am here today to endorse and support the woman I believe will not only be the best president, my candidate, Elizabeth Warren," Jan Schakowsky said.
At beginning of her speech. She explains her family's struggles and her life history.
She Propose to tax anyone with over $10 million by charging them two cents per every dollar over $10 million as a wealth tax.
Wealth tax would help creating childcare and school and education system.
She focused heavily on her plans if she's elected president, including protecting the environment, democracy and Reducing emissions, a Medicare-for-all. She assails the power of corporations in America she also wants structural changes in the economy.
She supports complete background checks for gun sales and an assault weapons ban.
The senator also talked about creating big structural change to make the country a more perfect union.
She also said, "I will be fighting for working families." Warren took three questions from members of the audience. Questions are based on the topics of housing and health care. She further said, "She will build a 3 million home for lower-income families as a part of her "Housing Plan for America."
The rally was very well organized. After her speech and she offers to pose for photos with every one of the thousands of supporters who come for her. The Selfie lines were too long. Many attendees wait more than two hours.