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Noting that Warren had shared a story of her high-profile visit to a detention facility in Texas, Hackett added that her account had been "heartbreaking".
It was this country-fried aspect of her identity that Judd leaned into when talking up Warren as this event, speaking about her mother "was married and pregnant and dropped out of school at 19" and, because "we come from coal country", her uncle developed cancer and died. If elected, Sanders said he would fight to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, prohibit any companies that outsource jobs from getting government contracts, provide equal pay for equal work regardless of gender, create a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, legalize marijuana, make it easier to join unions and put a tax on Wall Street speculation to provide free college tuition and cancel all student debt.
"This is what Trump means when we have a booming economy", said Sanders. "At the end of the day when people start picking who they want for a president, it's got to be somebody they trust".
Warren's platform on immigration calls for the act of crossing the border without proper documentation to be decriminalized, in addition to seeking to increase funding for aid to Central American countries, while also looking to change the U.S.'s approach to immigration detention.
"It's an old coal town and Trump tricked them", she said, saying that Donald Trump had told voters in her region that he was "going to give you your jobs back. and give you your lives back".
"Understand this", she said.
Two years later, Warren said, Democrats retook the House of Representatives and many state legislatures "because of women candidates and friends of women who were energized by those candidates".