Elizabeth Warren on deficit: ‘There’s lots of room for compromise’

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The morning after she was elected as Massachusetts’ first female senator ever, Democrat Elizabeth Warren told TODAY that she is willing to reach across the aisle and work with Republicans in Congress to solve the looming deficit issue.

“I look at that deficit, $16 trillion,’’ Warren said. “We’ve got to find a way to bring that deficit down, and that means that we’ve got to both cut our spending and we’ve got to raise more revenue. I think there’s lots of room for compromise in there.’’

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