Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic candidate in the Massachusetts U.S. Senate race, picked up a western Mass endorsement Saturday afternoon, as Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno put his name behind Warren.
Sarno made the introduction in front of a large group of supporters outside of One Financial Plaza.
While Sarno worked with Sen. Scott Brown in the past, he said there was one big factor that led to his support of Warren.
"The last two or three weeks has been an extremely negative campaign," said Sarno. "It surprised me and it is really not about the issues."
Sarno said he reached out to Brown to tell the senator he would be endorsing Warren.
As for Warren, she was happy to get the mayor's support and full of energy with just 10 days left in the campaign.
"This race is not about me," said Warren. "It is about us. Our race together. All of these people who are out there knocking on doors, making phone calls. It is a race for all of us. That is our vision for the country."
Warren said she was happy to be back in Springfield, as she was right across the street from where she accepted the Democratic nomination earlier this year.
Brown will have a rally of his own Sunday morning in Springfield.
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