- Manisha Sinha: Sen. Elizabeth Warren seems to have inherited spirit of her predecessors
- John Quincy Adams and Charles Sumner also fought against gag rules
Manisha Sinha is the Draper Chair in American History at the University of Connecticut and the author of "The Slave's Cause: A History of Abolition." Unless otherwise noted, facts here reflect this book and its research. The opinions expressed here are solely hers.
(CNN)Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren seems to have inherited the mantle and fighting spirit of her predecessors from Massachusetts.