Warren Used to Be Cozy With Big Defense Contractors

Few companies have borne the brunt of Sen. Elizabeth Warrens (D-MA) campaign-trail wrath more than defense contractor Raytheon. She merge with aerospace giant United Technologies. But Raytheon, which is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, isnt giving up on Warren quite yet, despite her populist broadsides against the company. Raytheon maintains positive working relationships with members of Congress who represent our employees across the country, including Senator Warren, spokesman Mike Doble told The Daily Beast in an email. Such anodyne language is fairly typical of companies looking to stay in the good graces of key legislators. But Raytheon has reason to remain hopeful. For years, Massachusetts sizable defense industry has cultivated its relationship with Warren, and the senator, in turn, has been …