‘Bailey’ vs. ‘blood and teeth’: The inside story of Elizabeth Warren’s collapse
Elizabeth Warren’s campaign brass realized they had bungled her budget at the worst possible time.
Several weeks before the Iowa and New Hampshire elections, they discovered their fundraising projections for the fourth quarter of 2019 were far too rosy. The army of organizers they hired when fundraising and polling were at their peak — it ultimately ballooned to over 1,000 people — had become a straitjacket. Donations nosedived after an Oct. 15 debate, when Warren was bombarded by her rivals.