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Presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren promises opportunities, wealth distribution

Posted at 2:13 AM, Jun 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-05 11:33:52-04

LANSING, Mich. — Presidential politics took center stage Tuesday night as democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren held a town hall meeting in Lansing.

The Massachusetts senator delivered a speech promising jobs, clean energy and a plan to balance the country's wealth.

Fox 47's Cryss Walker was there.

Roughly 1,700 people filled the Gannon Building where Warren echoed policy changes, starting with the country's top one-tenth-of-one percent.

The former lawyer and special needs teacher announced ways to reform the country's wealth distribution by taxing the mega-rich.

Two cents for every dollar over $50 million will be cut from the top earners to fund universal child care, education and student debt cancellation.

As it relates to gun violence in America, Warren told the crowd she plans to "stand-up to the NRA" and propose changes in gun laws.

A recent poll by Denno Research shows Warren in third place with support from nine percent of likely Michigan voters.

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