Sen. Warren says she's not running for president

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Elizabeth Warren is insisting she isn't running for president in 2016.

She says to interviewers, "You can ask this a lot of different ways. The key is, I am not running for president."

Warren, whose name has been mentioned in building Democratic speculation, said she wants to fight for the consumer issues she champions.

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She acknowledges to "CBS This Morning" she was disappointed that President Barack Obama didn't select her to head a new consumer protection agency.

But Warren also says it "was never about a political future for me."

Warren says the playing field has to be leveled between the well-to-do and the struggling in America, adding that "we have to make changes right now." She said the economic system currently doesn't work very well for ordinary people.


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