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Elizabeth Warren 2012 Campaign Faces Republican Attempt To Get Her Out Of Harvard

10/03/2011 12:39 pm ET | Updated Dec 03, 2011

How is the Massachusetts GOP responding to this emergency? By asking Harvard to dump Warren. Warren is teaching at Harvard Law School while she runs, and that's unethical, the Bay State Republicans claim. "For Harvard to continue to employ her as a candidate is inconsistent with the academic mission of the college; detracts from the work that she would be expected to perform as a member of the faculty; and creates the impression that Harvard endorses, supports and is in fact subsidizing her campaign," Nate Little, executive director of the Massachusetts Republican party, wrote in a letter to Harvard President Drew Faust, according to a Sept. 22 report in the Harvard Crimson.

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