Brown Makes a Dig at Warren's Looks

    Elizabeth Warren, right, speaks while fellow debaters listen, from left, Alan Khazei, Robert Massie and Herbert William Robinson in Lowell, Mass. Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011 during a debate between six Massachusetts Democratic candidates for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican Scott Brown. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Elise Amendola / AP Photo

    Is this the first big gaffe of Massachusetts’ epic Senate battle? At a Democratic primary debate this week, Elizabeth Warren was asked how she paid her way through Harvard, and responded, “I kept my clothes on” and took out loans—an implicit swipe at her rival Scott Brown, the incumbent senator who famously posed nude for Cosmpolitan in his younger days. Sen. Brown responded to Warren’s quip on Thursday morning, and his curt answer is already brewing a backlash: “Thank God,” he said.

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